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UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019, 8:34 p.m.

North Idaho men’s basketball banned from next three postseasons; back-to-back NWAC Tournament titles vacated

The North Idaho College men’s basketball program and athletic department were hit with a bevy of stringent Northwest Athletic Conference sanctions Tuesday for league violations, including extra student-athlete benefits and …


UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 12, 2019, 11:53 a.m.

North Idaho College will face sanctions after NWAC denies appeal

North Idaho College lost its appeal Thursday to avoid Northwest Athletic Conference-issued sanctions for undisclosed violations, according to NIC president Rick MacLennan.


UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 12, 2019, 11:50 a.m.

Sources: North Idaho men’s basketball team faces severe sanctions for alleged NWAC violations

The Northwest Athletic Conference recently handed down sanctions to the North Idaho College men’s basketball program for a violation of the league’s bylaws, according to conference President Marco Azurdia, who …


Former NIC wrestling coach files tort claim seeking damages for ouster

The former wrestling coach at North Idaho College has filed a tort claim seeking damages from the school for how it handled his dismissal earlier this year from one of …


Idaho board approves alcohol consumption at pregame events

Alcohol consumption at University of Idaho tailgating and pregame events was given a green light by the State Board of Education for a second consecutive year during its meeting at …


UPDATED: Mon., May 20, 2019, 8:31 p.m.

Area roundup: North Idaho captures NWAC softball, men’s golf titles

Sarah Williams hit two home runs as North Idaho defeated Edmonds 9-1 to win its second consecutive NWAC Softball Championship on Monday at the Dwight Merkel Sports Complex.


UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2019, 4:31 p.m.

Former North Idaho College baseball coach Jack Bloxom dies at 80

Jack Bloxom was the face of North Idaho College’s baseball program for 30 years and a fixture in the region’s baseball scene.


UPDATED: Wed., May 1, 2019, 9:20 a.m.

Pianist George Winston announces Oct. 4 concert at NIC’s Schuler Performing Arts Center

Tickets are $32 for students and $19 for those younger than 12 and are available now.


North Idaho College Foundation plans to sell former site of Aryan Nations compound

The former site of the Aryan Nations compound near Hayden Lake will soon be put up for sale. The North Idaho College Foundation plans to sell the undeveloped 20-acre property …


Racist propaganda targets diversity event at North Idaho College

Postcards and flyers espousing racist conspiracy theories were distributed at North Idaho College and at least one nearby neighborhood in Coeur d’Alene, with some materials targeting the college’s fourth annual …


North Idaho College booster club faces athletic inquiry

North Idaho College officials say representatives from the Northwest Athletic Conference are investigating the use of booster club funds for the school’s athletic program.


Slain Kittitas County sheriff’s deputy wrestled for North Idaho College

Ryan Thompson wrestled for NIC from 1996 to 1998, a school spokesman confirmed Friday.


UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019, 6:01 p.m.

North Idaho College launches commercial trucking program

The school’s partnership with Drive509 enables students to meet commercial driver’s license requirements in both Washington and Idaho, according to a news release.


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 11:10 p.m.

In rematch, CC Spokane no match for North Idaho

Top-ranked North Idaho College clinched an East Region title after its 96-67 rout of Community Colleges of Spokane, the latest in a lengthy string of thumpings the defending NWAC champion …


NIC trustees: No discussion of ending wrestling program

The North Idaho College Board of Trustees wishes to clarify policy, and dispel recent falsehoods made about the college and our athletic programs.


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 24, 2019, 11:05 a.m.

NIC officials refuse to explain reasons for firing wrestling coach

North Idaho College officials won’t explain why late in the season they would fire a three-time national champion coach of a wrestling team that is currently ranked No. 4 in …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 10, 2019, 10:57 p.m.

Without Pat Whitcomb, North Idaho wrestling cruises past Eastern Oregon

Before North Idaho College handled Eastern Oregon 40-9 in a wrestling dual Thursday at Rollie Williams Court, an announcer spoke into his microphone, thanking Pat Whitcomb for his highly successful …


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 8:58 p.m.

Sources: Pat Whitcomb fired as North Idaho wrestling coach amid academic integrity investigation

According to multiple sources, North Idaho College has fired the longtime wrestling coach Pat Whitcomb following an external review that found possible violations of academic integrity within the athletics Department.


NIC theater students going outside the ordinary

Undergraduate theater students of North Idaho College are taking a wild trip into minimalism and the dramatic absurd this weekend.


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 18, 2018, 5:47 p.m.

Area volleyball notebook: Community Colleges of Spokane Sasquatch off to impressive 20-0 start in NWAC

Community Colleges of Spokane volleyball coach Jenni Hull has been on the job since 2005, so she knew she had the makings of a good team. Roughly four weeks into …


‘God Help Us!’ brings legendary actor Ed Asner to NIC

Asner will perform ‘God Help Us!’ on Wednesday, with Trigger Weddle and Brandon Michael.


Art on the Green celebrates 50 years of bringing artists, art fans together

The annual art festival takes place Friday through Sunday at North Idaho College.


UPDATED: Sat., July 14, 2018, 9:52 p.m.

David Brown leads by one over Derek Bayley, Russell Grove entering final round of Rosauers Open

David Brown went low with a 7-under-par 64 to take a one-shot lead over amateur Derek Bayley, who went even lower with a sizzling 62 on Saturday at Indian Canyon, …


UPDATED: Wed., July 4, 2018, 7:28 p.m.

Gonzaga alum and MLB All-Star Jason Bay enjoying retirement

Jason Bay is embracing this chapter of his life, in which a source of joy comes from teaching his children the game he learned growing up in Trail, British Columbia, …


UPDATED: Thu., May 31, 2018, 9:43 p.m.

North Idaho College professor charged with felony video voyeurism, under investigation for Title IX complaint

A North Idaho College professor was arrested Wednesday night for allegedly filming his roommate and former student with a hidden bathroom camera.


UPDATED: Thu., April 12, 2018, 10:33 p.m.

North Idaho College adopts program to make transferring credits easier

North Idaho College has adopted a program that helps students transfer to other schools without losing credits or repeating courses, a common problem that deters many students from finishing their …


UPDATED: Tue., March 20, 2018, 9:40 p.m.

North Idaho lawmaker’s vote against NIC budget was a mistake – he’d meant to vote ‘yes’

Post Falls Rep. Don Cheatham didn’t realize until afterward that he’d accidentally voted against the North Idaho College budget in the House on Tuesday – he’d meant to vote yes.


Florida State’s Braian Angola, a former NIC standout, shines on and off court

North Idaho College basketball coach Corey Symons will tell you that Florida State senior guard Braian Angola is a great kid and a wonderful player, and he has the stories …


UPDATED: Tue., March 6, 2018, 10:08 p.m.

Lawmakers OK funding for NIC computer science expansion

Idaho lawmakers set a budget for the state’s community colleges on Tuesday that exceeds Gov. Butch Otter’s proposal, which would have resulted in a cut to North Idaho College’s budget …


Area roundup: North Idaho men romp to stay one game out of first place

Jalen Burkett led five players in double figures with 18 points and North Idaho kept its East Region title hopes alive Wednesday with a 110-51 win over Blue Mountain in …