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Californian killed by semitruck while walking on I-90 in Post Falls

A 22-year-old pedestrian from California was struck and killed by semi-truck while walking on westbound I-90 in Post Falls Thursday night.


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 27, 2020

Fire damages Post Falls steakhouse GW Hunters

Kootenai County firefighters responded at 4:17 p.m. to GW Hunters at 615 N. Spokane St. near Interstate 90. KHQ reported no one was inside the restaurant at the time.


Setting up shop: Birdie’s Pie in Post Falls serves more than sweet and savory desserts

To say that Sharee Moss has her fingers in many pies is not much of an exaggeration. She’s a mother of five, a nurse practitioner in the pediatric ER at …


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 26, 2019

Spokane Chiefs’ Bear Hughes took unusual path to success in Western Hockey League

If there is an origin story for his nickname, Bear Hughes and his dad can’t recall it.


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 3, 2019

Gov. Little urges collaboration, innovation at Western Governors’ Association workshop

Idaho Gov. Brad Little encouraged policymakers and stakeholders to “get out of their silos” at the Western Governors’ Association workshop in Post Falls on Tuesday.


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 28, 2019

Two Montana residents accused of trafficking meth through Post Falls

Kootenai County sheriff’s deputies arrested Robert P. Chiefstick, 45, and Rosalyn M. Redwood, 36, after a traffic stop Tuesday night.


Post Falls man convicted by federal jury of dealing meth from home

A federal jury this week convicted a Post Falls man of possessing 230 grams of methamphetamine that officials claimed he was selling out of his home.


UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 3, 2019

Chicken fanatics line up early in Post Falls for permanent debut of Popeyes sandwich

Cars started lining up at the Popeyes in Post Falls during breakfast time to get first dibs on the fast-food chain’s popular chicken sandwich that returned to the menu permanently …


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 23, 2019

Woman dies after falling from truck in Post Falls bar parking lot

Jennifer L. Columbia, 49, died after falling from the passenger of a moving pick-up truck, according to the Idaho State Police.


UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 20, 2019

Woman taken to hospital after being struck by truck leaving Post Falls bar, police say

The Idaho State Police did not release the name of the man driving the truck or the woman, who was taken to Kootenai Health for treatment after the incident just …


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 19, 2019

All Hallows Tattoo Expo brings ‘underground out into the open’

Each year in October, tattoo artists and enthusiasts flock to a convention center in North Idaho for a Halloween-themed celebration of all things body modification and macabre. The All Hallows …


Northwest Specialty Hospital in Post Falls completes $4.5 million addition

Northwest Specialty Hospital in Post Falls has completed a $4.5 million addition to its medical facility that includes an endoscopy center and two additional operating rooms. The 15,000-square-foot addition at …


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 3, 2019

Owner of Post Falls-based politically themed restaurants to open The Pentagon in Liberty Lake

Raci Erdem, owner of The White House Grill and The Oval Office Bistro & Martini Bar in Post Falls, is opening a new political-themed restaurant in Liberty Lake.


Plans progress for proposed Hardwick & Sons hardware store in Post Falls

After rising property taxes and traffic congestion forced longtime Seattle hardware store Hardwick & Sons to announce its closure after more than 81 years of business, owner Dean Hardwick chose …


From ‘ghost town’ to thriving development hub, former Post Falls outlet mall finds new life

When the Post Falls Factory Outlets opened in 1991, city officials and business leaders stated it would bring economic prosperity to the region. But as the Great Recession created a …


UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 5, 2019

Adult film actress from Post Falls pleads guilty to paying ‘hitman’ to kill her child’s father

An adult film actress from Post Falls has pleaded guilty to a federal charge that she agreed to pay $5,000 to a “hitman” to kill the father of one of …


UPDATED: Sun., July 21, 2019

Post Falls woman dies in Saturday evening crash near Seltice Way and I-90

A Post Falls woman died Saturday evening after failing to stop at a stop sign on an off-ramp to Seltice Way, according to Idaho State Police.


UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019

Rules for the Fourth of July haven’t changed: fireworks banned in Spokane city limits, most of the county

Fireworks are banned in most of Spokane County, including Spokane, Spokane Valley, Cheney, Liberty Lake and all unincorporated areas.


UPDATED: Tue., June 18, 2019

I-90 crash in Post Falls blocks eastbound lanes, sends three to hospital

A two-car crash on Interstate 90 in Post Falls on Tuesday shut down the eastbound lanes and sent three people to the hospital, according to an Idaho State Police news …


Stranded hiker rescued by helicopter in Post Falls

A Spokane County Sheriff’s Office helicopter rescued a hiker in Q’emiln Park in Post Falls Friday afternoon after he suffered from heat exhaustion and couldn’t hike out. Kootenai County firefighters …


Roger’s Ice Cream & Burgers opens fourth location on Wednesday

Local family-owned business Roger’s Ice Cream & Burgers was established in 1940 in Moscow and is a part of Coeur d’Alene history. On Wednesday, Roger’s adds to its history by …


Lining up: WWII veteran gets treated to breakfast every day at Post Falls diner

Post Falls resident Dan Rankin, 95, served his country during WWII and now customers at Dueling Irons Restaurant regularly pay for his daily breakfasts there. Since his story went viral …


UPDATED: Mon., May 13, 2019

Then and Now: Millwright Frederick Post’s influence felt at Post Falls Dam

A key chapter in the history of Post Falls Dam begins with Frederick Post, a German immigrant who trained as a millwright and settled in Idaho in 1871.


UPDATED: Wed., April 10, 2019

Amway House denied rezoning request

The Amway House will not be allowed to be turned into an event venue or bed-and-breakfast any time soon, after the Post Falls Planning and Zoning Commission voted against a …


UPDATED: Fri., April 5, 2019

A palatial pickle: Amway House’s fate rests on planning and zoning meeting

A palatial property commonly referred to as the ‘Amway House’ has stood vacant since entering the market a decade ago. The broker hopes to change that with a special use …


UPDATED: Tue., April 2, 2019

Police arrest 34-time felon wanted in Spokane for stealing car with child inside

Spokane detectives say a recently arrested 34-time felon used fake tattoos that threw them off in their investigation of a 2018 carjacking and kidnapping.


UPDATED: Fri., March 8, 2019

I-90 reopened after hours-long shutdown between Post Falls and Coeur d’Alene

Idaho State Police have reopened Interstate 90 between Post Falls and Coeur d’Alene following an investigation that had closed the road in both directions for nearly three hours.


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 16, 2019

Post Falls woman dies in Friday night crash near Post Falls

A Post Falls woman died in a crash near Post Falls on Friday night and police are investigating the cause of the crash, according to a news release from Idaho …


Budget committee gives OK for new veterans home in N. Idaho

Lawmakers on a budget-setting committee have voted unanimously to approve money for a new veterans home in northern Idaho.


Nuclear lab director says spent-fuel impasse harms mission

The biggest threat to the nation’s primary lab for nuclear research is a prohibition from bringing in small quantities of spent nuclear fuel for research, the lab’s director said Tuesday.