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UPDATED: Wed., July 24, 2019, 8:35 p.m.

National Carousel Day Celebrations in Spokane and CDA Thursday

The Looff Carrousel has gone round and round for the last 110 years and the anniversary will be celebrated Thursday as part of National Carousel Day.


Then and Now: Looff Carrousel

The Looff Carrousel in Riverfront Park has its origins in the craftsmanship of Charles Looff, a German woodworker who emigrated to the United States in 1870.


UPDATED: Thu., June 8, 2017, 10:57 p.m.

Iconic carousel returns to Coeur d’Alene

An iconic piece of Coeur d’Alene history will return to the Lake City this weekend. After six years of fundraising and restoration, the Playland Pier Carousel is all set for …


Complete antique carousel finds new home in Sandpoint

The wooden horses were the life of the party, surrounded by bright lights, music and laughing families as they spun under their tent at fairs and festivals. But then the …


Restored Coeur d’Alene carousel expected to open next spring

A new building for an old carousel has risen in downtown Coeur d’Alene, but the ponies won’t be spinning until next spring.


Coeur d’Alene project connects City Park with Memorial Field, carousel

Summer crowds ran into some major public works projects in downtown Coeur d’Alene the past few years, with blocked streets and reduced parking. This season the construction zone is next …


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 7, 2015, 10:24 p.m.

Historic CdA carousel finally finds new home

Coeur d’Alene’s historic carnival carousel has sat in storage for four years, awaiting a new home.


Happy homecoming: Historic carousel returns to Coeur d’Alene

A historic carousel that once entertained crowds on Coeur d’Alene’s waterfront has come home. A pony with a fiery orange mane, carved in the 1920s, was unveiled near the carousel’s …


Carousel donation spurs group

Supporters of bringing a historic carousel back to Coeur d’Alene plan to meet next week to begin planning how, when and where it can happen. Richard LeFrancis, a history buff …


Couple donating carousel back to Coeur d’Alene

A beloved relic of Coeur d’Alene’s past is coming home. The carousel that spun merriment and memories on the city’s shoreline will be purchased and donated to the community by …


Owners offer to sell carousel to Coeur d’Alene

The owners of a 90-year-old carousel that used to delight children at Playland Pier near Independence Point in Coeur d’Alene say they’re willing to sell it to the city.


Carousel owners willing to sell to Coeur d’Alene

The owners of a 90-year-old carousel that used to delight children at Playland Pier near Independence Point in Coeur d’Alene say they’re willing to sell it to the city. The …


Vintage fashions still popular today

Vintage is trendy, there’s no way around it. And who hasn’t listened with envy to the stories of the to-die-for dress that was only $5 hanging unnoticed on a rack …


Vintage fashions still popular today

Vintage is trendy, there’s no way around it. And who hasn’t listened with envy to the stories of the to-die-for dress that was only $5 hanging unnoticed on a rack …


Shops offer vintage fashions that are still popular

Vintage is trendy, there’s no way around it. And who hasn’t listened with envy to the stories of the to-die-for dress that was only $5 hanging unnoticed on a rack …


Memories come full circle

When Mary Floy Dolphin, 81, was a girl, she and her friends would visit the Herschell-Spillman Carousel in Liberty Lake Park during the summers. “In the ’40s, we rode the …