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UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 12, 2019

North Idaho State Fair focuses on ‘Fair Necessities’

Country singers Craig Morgan and Jerrod Niemann will headline the opening day “Party in the Dirt” concert.

UPDATED: Fri., July 26, 2019

JulyAmsh Powwow begins in Coeur d’Alene

Bells jingled, feathers swayed and drums pounded Friday evening as the annual JulyAmsh Powwow kicked off at the Kootenai County Fairgrounds.

UPDATED: Fri., July 21, 2017

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.

North Idaho State Fair a romp around the world

If the mix of entertainment seems eclectic at the North Idaho State Fair next week, that’s no accident. Fair organizers went looking for attractions representing different corners of the globe …

New Julyamsh venue a homecoming for Coeur d’Alene Tribe

Quanah Matheson was watching rodeo at the Kootenai County Fairgrounds last year when realized the arena would be a great spot for Julyamsh, the largest outdoor powwow in the Northwest. …

Ted Cruz draws more than 3,000 to Coeur d’Alene rally

Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz took a victory lap Saturday in front of hundreds of Inland Northwest voters and pleaded with those supporting other candidates to unite against frontrunner Donald …

Woman reports attempted rape at Kootenai County fairgrounds

A woman told police that she was attacked by two men who tried to rape her in the parking lot of the Kootenai County fairgrounds Thursday night.

North Idaho Fair opens with updated feel, same traditions

Dane Dugan has a confession: “I’m a fair junkie, there’s no denying it.” He loves it so much he sleeps at the county fair. Actually that’s more of a necessity …

Summer fun, Idaho style

Call it quaint or down-to-earth, if you like. The North Idaho Fair & Rodeo may not sizzle with celebrity entertainers and souped-up tractor pulls. But it’s got pluck and is …

Coeur d’Alene Music Festival aims to fill community need

The Coeur d’Alene Music Festival got off to an ambitious but somewhat slow start, a reflection of the struggle local musicians face in an area some say is saturated with …

Suspicious briefcase in CdA contained explosive

A suspicious briefcase found near the Kootenai County Fairgrounds this evening contained some kind of explosive device. The briefcase was reported at 5:50 p.m. by passersby who spotted it while …

Hide auction set for CdA this year

For the first time in seven years, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game’s annual hide and fur auction is set to take place in Coeur d’Alene. The department sells …

Campaign starts to show support for fairgrounds events center

Kootenai County residents and businesses need to show the County Commission they want an 80,000-square-foot multiuse events center at the fairgrounds by getting out their pocketbooks and donating. The Kootenai …