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UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 11, 2019

Kootenai County commissioners may decide contentious commercial project on Wolf Lodge Bay

Commissioners may decide contentious Lake Coeur d’Alene dock-building project Wednesday


Coeur d’Alene bald eagle numbers ramping up

The yearly migration of bald eagles to Lake Coeur d’Alene is ramping up.


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 14, 2019

EWU moves forward with budget cuts while some decry focus on athletics

EWU is continuing to pursue campuswide budget cuts while raising money for a new football stadium and routing funds into student-athlete scholarships, frustrating some faculty members. President Mary Cullinan, meanwhile, …


Brakes temporarily put on proposed Wolf Lodge Bay development

A Kootenai County official temporarily put the brakes on a proposed commercial development on Wolf Lodge Bay.


Bringing the outdoors in: Virtual classrooms deliver grizzlies, eagles to schools

As video classes go, it’s hard to beat a studio with a view of the snowcapped Bitterroot Mountains and an eagle trap out the window.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 12, 2019

EWU Eagles fans rally downtown to celebrate national championship run

In celebration of Eastern Washington University’s most successful football season since 2010, fans cheered and congratulated players at a rally in the atrium of River Park Square Saturday.


H. George Frederickson: Flying to Frisco With the Eagles

On Saturday at 11 a.m., in Frisco, Texas, the Eastern Washington Eagles will play the North Dakota State Bison for the NCAA Division I (Football Championship Subdivision – FCS) title.


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 3, 2019

Reader photo: Pure ‘serendipity’

It was what Jackie McNeel called a “serendipity event.”


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 26, 2018

Coeur d’Alene Eagle Watch Week a victim of government shutdown

Coeur d’Alene’s annual Eagle Watch Week was canceled on Wednesday due to the federal government shutdown.


UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 23, 2018

As salmon spawn, eagles return in numbers to Lake Coeur d’Alene

Every year, hundreds of bald eagles stop at the lake between November and February to catch spawning kokanee salmon as the birds migrate south.


With new aviary the Coeur d’Alene Tribe is poised to protect eagles

Monday was a monumental day for the Coeur d’Alene Tribe. They officially opened an aviary designed to provide eagles, those which have been severely injured and unable to survive in …


Coeur d’Alene eagles continue to wow

Three-hundred and forty-three bald eagles were counted on Lake Coeur d’Alene, Tuesday.


Eagle numbers continue to soar in Coeur d’Alene

Carrie Hugo, a U.S. Bureau of Land Management wildlife biologist, counted 110 bald eagles Tuesday. It’s the season’s second annual count of the iconic bird on Coeur d’Alene lake.



UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 21, 2018

Spokane doesn’t take it easy when it comes to the Eagles

Feelings about the Eagles divide Spokane more sharply than politics or opinions about bicyclists.


Trump not inviting NBA champions to White House

Whichever team wins the NBA championship, President Donald Trump says he won’t be inviting them to the White House.


North Idaho Eagles leader swept up in child sex sting had extensive business and social connections

Former Coeur d’Alene Fraternal Order of Eagles president Ronald Nold – twice convicted of child sex crimes before he went on to hold leadership positions in at least six other …


UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 4, 2018

Game updates: Foles’ late TD pass leads Eagles to 1st Super Bowl title

In a record-setting shootout between Nick Foles and Tom Brady, the Eagles backup quarterback led a pressure-packed 75-yard drive to the winning touchdown, 11 yards to Zach Etrz with 2:21 …


Remembering Jerry Williams, a Spokane son who helped lead Eagles to 1960 championship victory

The last time the Philadelphia Eagles won an NFL championship – 1960 – my father, Spokane native Jerry Williams, was there on the field, one of three assistant coaches on …


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 3, 2018

Coeur d’Alene eagle numbers down

WILDLIFE – Bald eagle numbers in Coeur d’Alene have dropped this week as expected. Carrie Hugo, U.S. Bureau of Land Management wildlife biologist counted 179 eagles (141 adults and 38 …


Eastern shore of Lake Pend Oreille offers easy, peaceful viewing of eagles

While eagles, and those who love watching them, may flock to Lake Coeur d’Alene this winter, there is another, quieter venue to observe the majestic birds of prey: the eastern …


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 9, 2017

372 bald eagles counted on Lake Coeur d’Alene setting new record

It took only a week for a new record number of bald eagles to be counted on Lake Coeur d’Alene.


Out & about: Bald eagles flock to Lake Coeur d’Alene

OUTBACK – Kokanee are spawning and dying in North Idaho’s two largest lakes and bald eagles have begun congregating for the annual feast. Dozens of eagles are congregating at Granite …


West Valley girls rebound, advance to Class 2A semifinal match after up-and-down season

The West Valley girls are headed to the state semifinals Friday.


West Valley Eagles off to fast start in football

Craig Whitney didn’t answer the question right away. He was asked about his team going for a second straight 5-0 start when his West Valley Eagles travel to Kellogg for …


Eagle ‘chop shop’ case offers window into trafficking trade

A two-year undercover operation that led to indictments against 15 people for illegally trafficking eagles and other migratory birds offers a rare window into the black market for eagle carcasses, …


Field Reports: Profanity Peak Pack removal cost state $135K

Washington wildlife managers spent $135,000 to kill seven of 11 gray wolves in a pack that had attacked or killed about 15 cattle on national forest grazing allotments in northeastern …


Despite Jacob Wiley’s career night, Weber State edges Eastern Washington to stay perfect in Big Sky

Cody John sank four 3-pointers and scored 24 points, Kyndahl Hill tallied 15 points and 15 boards, and Weber State hung on for a 70-67 win on Saturday night to …


Jacob Wiley’s career night helps Eastern shut down Montana State

Times have changed at Reese Court. Now it’s the other guys who live and die with the 3-point shot.


Inland Northwest’s eagles a wildlife success story

While the garden is hidden under snow, head to Lake Coeur d’Alene to see the bald eagles that come each winter to feast on spawned-out kokanee.