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Stories tagged: Coeur d'Alene Tribe

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 5, 2019, 5:41 p.m.

Spokane man pleads guilty to attempted robbery of Coeur d’Alene Tribe member

Isiah James Harrington and co-defendant McKenna Marie Buss allegedly used Snapchat to track the victim, who they believed to be carrying a large amount of cash, to the Walmart in …

CdA Tribe hosts annual Julyamsh

Organizers of the annual Julyamsh powwow this weekend are expecting large crowds and plenty of dancing as the popular event welcomes days of balmy weather.

Coeur d’Alene Tribe member to lead sold-out basket weaving class at CDA Casino

During the workshop, participants will create a small round root bag, also known as a “sally bag.”

Request for controversial rezoning on Coeur d’Alene Indian Reservation withdrawn

A controversial request to rezone 84 acres of agricultural land on the Coeur d’Alene Indian Reservation has been withdrawn by the property owner.

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 18, 2018, 9:59 a.m.

Reviving the Bunker Hill: Company betting on historic mine runs into financial troubles

The Trump administration announced a deal in March that would allow the long-closed Bunker Hill Mine to reopen. But the Canadian company trying to restart mining operations has financial troubles, …

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 21, 2018, 5:40 p.m.

Idaho Prop 1 backers claim it boosts horse racing, but opponents say it mostly benefits private owners

Proponents of Proposition 1 in Idaho claim the initiative will revitalize the horse racing industry in the Gem State and support public schools. But opponents argue it mostly will authorize …

Coeur d’Alene Tribe to build youth recreation center

The Coeur d’Alene Tribe has approved plans for a nearly $16 million youth and family recreation center in northern Idaho.

Coeur d’Alene Tribe approves $15.8 million youth and family rec complex

The Coeur d’Alene Tribe has approved plans for a $15.8 million youth and family recreation center near Worley, Idaho.

UPDATED: Sun., July 22, 2018, 5:43 p.m.

‘Closer to culture’: Final day of Julyamsh steps out Sunday

Color, percussion and dancing that capped off this weekend’s annual Julyamsh powwow in Coeur d’Alene on Sunday.

Julyamsh celebrates tribes’ culture of dance, music

Every July, members of Inland Northwest tribes gather to celebrate culture, history, dancing, music, food and more at the Julyamsh powwow.

UPDATED: Sun., July 8, 2018, 4:25 p.m.

Breakout Idaho gubernatorial candidate Paulette Jordan faces uphill race

Democrat Paulette Jordan breaks the mold of the typical Idaho candidate.

UPDATED: Fri., June 22, 2018, 9:57 p.m.

‘Historical horse racing’ expected to qualify for ballot

Election officials say a proposal to legalize so-called “historical horse racing” in Idaho appears to have secured enough verifiable signatures to qualify for the November ballot. It’s now up to …

UPDATED: Wed., June 6, 2018, 10:41 p.m.

Coeur d’Alene Tribe member’s body returned to family

The body of a 21-year-old Coeur d’Alene Tribe member who was killed in a car crash Friday was returned to her family after a successful petitioning to have it released …

UPDATED: Tue., June 5, 2018, 1:51 p.m.

Coeur d’Alene Tribe claims coroner held member’s body against family’s will

The family of a 21-year-old who was killed in a car accident Friday has filed a restraining order against the Kootenai County Coroner’s office alleging they kept her body against …

Horse racing initiative backers accuse tribe of breaking law

A group seeking to legalize lucrative betting machines in Idaho on Monday accused the Coeur d’Alene Tribe of breaking state law while attempting to deter the success of their petition, …

Bid to vote on betting machines at tracks sparks dispute

Backers of a ballot initiative seeking to legalize lucrative betting machines in Idaho said Wednesday that the Coeur d’Alene Tribe has hired operatives to deter and intimidate voters from signing …

UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 6, 2017, 10:57 p.m.

Idaho Supreme Court upholds CdA Tribe’s jurisdiction over St. Joe River docks

The Idaho Supreme Court has ruled that the Coeur d’Alene Tribe has the authority to remove unpermitted docks and pilings on the St. Joe River that were placed by nontribal …

Saving Salish: Regional tribes aim to increase fluency for future generations

A year ago, the Kalispel Tribe opened a Salish immersion school, Snyoyoʔspuʔúsm or Place of the Good-Hearted. The facility is one tool among widespread revitalization efforts to save an endangered …

UPDATED: Thu., July 27, 2017, 8:09 p.m.

Post Falls woman admits to stealing money from the Coeur d’Alene Tribe

A Post Falls woman pleaded guilty this week to embezzling nearly $13,000 from the Coeur d’Alene Tribe.

UPDATED: Fri., July 21, 2017, 10:31 p.m.

For the love of dancing: 20th Julyamsh Powwow kicks off in full color

When a basketball player spends hours perfecting a layup or a baseball player goes through hundreds of balls at the batting cages, the commitment is often summed up with the …

Julyamsh continues to be Inland Northwest summer tradition

The 2017 event, Friday and Saturday at the Kootenai County Fairgrounds, is expected to draw between 600 and 800 dancers and 25 to 30 drum groups.

Tribe resumes gillnetting northern pike in Lake Coeur d’Alene

In North Idaho, where northern pike are tolerated by state fisheries managers and prized by many anglers, the Coeur d’Alene Tribe has been clamping down for two years on the …

UPDATED: Wed., March 8, 2017, 5:35 p.m.

FBI still searching for Coeur d’Alene Tribe member missing for 29 years

The FBI is still looking for Tina Finley, a then-25-year-old Coeur d’Alene Tribe member who was last seen in North Idaho 29 years ago.

UPDATED: Mon., March 6, 2017, 10:59 p.m.

Coeur d’Alene Tribe honored at Friday reception for ongoing work to protect Lake Coeur d’Alene

The Coeur d’Alene Tribe will be honored for its work to protect and restore Lake Coeur d’Alene during a Friday evening reception in Spokane.

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 4:48 p.m.

Amid misgivings, Idaho lawmakers introduce bill to target tribal gaming

An Idaho House committee agreed to introduce legislation Wednesday aimed at targeting tribal gaming, including the Coeur d’Alene Tribe’s successful casino, though many members expressed doubts about the bill.

New CEO named for Coeur d’Alene Tribe’s Benewah Medical Center

The Coeur d’Alene Tribe has named a new chief executive for the Benewah Medical and Wellness Center.

Celebration set on culture, history of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe

The history and culture of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe will be shared through November in a collaboration with the Salvation Army Kroc Center and the Human Rights Education Institute in …

Public welcome at Coeur d’Alene Tribe’s water potato celebration

The Coeur d’Alene Tribe is holding its annual Water Potato Celebration on Monday through Thursday at Heyburn State Park.

Coeur d’Alene Tribe opens Northwest’s first tribal eagle aviary

The first tribal eagle aviary in the Northwest is opening on the Coeur d’Alene Indian Reservation, which will allow the tribe to keep captive bald and golden eagles and collect …

University of Idaho ‘lake lab’ to study ecology, economy of local lakes

A $100,000 laboratory at the University of Idaho-Coeur d’Alene will track the ecology of North Idaho lakes and their role in the regional economy.