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CdA colleges expanding

Coeur d’Alene is starting to look like a college town. Not the type with dorms and dive bars and VW bugs zipping everywhere. But the kind where institutions of higher …


Road to college gets redo

The transformation of a former lumber mill site into landscaped roadways and a new intersection was celebrated Tuesday as the first step toward a long-envisioned education corridor in Coeur d’Alene. …


Crews start scrapping old tracks

A Chicago company this week began tearing out about three miles of a BNSF Railway Co. line that has run through Coeur d’Alene for 100 years. On Wednesday, heavy equipment …


Officials break ground on higher ed corridor

City and higher education leaders gathered Friday to break ground for the first stage of construction in Coeur d’Alene’s long-awaited education corridor. This phase will include $3.7 million worth of …


Lake City board should have $11.7 million pot

The city of Coeur d’Alene’s urban renewal agency should have $11.7 million over the next 10 years to invest in public projects within its Lake District, according to a financial …


Two CdA businesses face uncertain fate

From Memorial Day to Labor Day, Kevin Eskelin’s bar and restaurant hops with activity. Located at the edge of City Park in Coeur d’Alene, the Parkside Bistro opens at 11 …


Ed corridor piece closer

The BNSF Railway Co. is asking the federal government for permission to abandon 6.23 miles of rail line stretching from downtown Coeur d’Alene to Post Falls. The railroad company is …


Dots connect on Idaho education corridor

A college foundation’s recent purchase of 17 acres of land in downtown Coeur d’Alene has accelerated a process to create an expanded higher education campus shared by multiple schools. On …


Mill site just what NIC, corridor plan needed

There are property deals, and there are property deals. The one that the North Idaho College Foundation finalized this week rises to what Coeur d’Alene Mayor Sandi Bloem characterizes as …


It was almost like being in the room

You missed some great theater if you failed to attend the latest in a series of community forums about the proposed education corridor. Huckleberries Online didn’t – thanks to local …


Our View: Education corridor needs board’s full attention

Backers of Coeur d’Alene’s long-envisioned higher education corridor must feel like they’re playing a board game. North Idaho College trustees authorize purchase of old DeArmond mill site: Move ahead one …


NIC board OKs corridor deal

Coeur d’Alene’s education corridor moved a step closer to reality Tuesday after North Idaho College’s board of trustees authorized the signing of an agreement that calls for the college to …


Plans outline CdA education corridor

Plans for Coeur d’Alene’s proposed education corridor – envisioned for a former 17-acre mill site North Idaho College plans to purchase – were unveiled Thursday. A report released at the …


CdA education corridor stalls

Coeur d’Alene’s dream of an education corridor is on hold as the state postponed until September a $1.3 million lease guaranteeing the University of Idaho’s presence in North Idaho for …


NIC hosts delegation of lawmakers

North Idaho College officials were clear Tuesday in their message to state lawmakers: They need $4.3 million to renovate Seiter Hall but not a cent to purchase the waterfront mill …


Forum addresses NIC land purchase

By North Idaho standards, the public forum Thursday evening at North Idaho College was tame. It was set up that way.


NIC budget details plans for mill-site puchase

Saying it’s a “once-in-a-lifetime” opportunity, North Idaho College may dip into foregone taxes, pull money from the college’s cash reserves and increase tuition to come up with a down payment …


Hagadone fighting education corridor

Somewhere between Jobs Plus and the proposed education corridor, Duane Hagdone lost his vision for Coeur d’Alene, unless that vision was simply that locals should serve rich guys attracted here …


Last CdA mill to close in May

Coeur d’Alene’s last sawmill will process its final log in May, a casualty of the nation’s mortgage lending crisis and rising values for waterfront property. Stimson Lumber Co. gave its …


Officials mum on DeArmond site purchase

COEUR d’ALENE – Coeur d’Alene and local college officials are tight-lipped about how they will come up with $10 million to buy the key piece of property for a higher …


Unused railroad spur to become trail

Coeur d’Alene is getting a new 5.2-mile public trail that will link the Centennial Trail and the town’s northwest neighborhoods, schools and the Kroc Community Center. Lake City Development Corp., …