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Stories tagged: post falls

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 29, 2018

Home invasion turns fatal as resident shoots and kills armed intruder near Post Falls

A man was killed early Monday morning near Post Falls in what Kootenai County Sheriff’s deputies are describing as a home invasion that turned into a fatal shooting.

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 23, 2018

Northern Idaho man cites self-defense in fatal Post Falls shooting

Bond will remain at $100,000 for a 41-year-old northern Idaho man who said he shot and killed another man in self-defense.

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 21, 2018

Man arrested after fatal Post Falls shooting

The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Department arrested a man in Post Falls Saturday night after a shooting incident led to the dead of a 24-year-old man.

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 21, 2018

Idaho Prop 1 backers claim it boosts horse racing, but opponents say it mostly benefits private owners

Proponents of Proposition 1 in Idaho claim the initiative will revitalize the horse racing industry in the Gem State and support public schools. But opponents argue it mostly will authorize …

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 29, 2018

Post Falls police report bobcat in neighborhood

Police in Post Falls reported on Saturday that a bobcat was roaming a neighborhood near East 12th Avenue and North Ewell Court.

UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 2, 2018

Hairspray and high heels: Retro fashion, cars and art on display at inaugural Retro Revelry in Post Falls

Car collectors and pinup enthusiasts celebrated 1950s nostalgia with retro cars, fashion, art and rockabilly music at the inaugural Retro Revelry event in Post Falls Saturday.

UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 20, 2018

On 50th anniversary, Post Falls Marine veteran remembers Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia

David A. Smith was a lance corporal in the Marine Corps the night 250,000 Soviet solders landed in Czechoslovakia, and a man holding a dog showed up at his door …

UPDATED: Sun., July 15, 2018

Man dies on Spokane River near Post Falls after falling from inner tube

Kootenai County Sheriff’s deputies say a man drowned in the Spokane River Saturday afternoon.

UPDATED: Tue., July 10, 2018

Rathdrum man charged with vehicular manslaughter in June crash that killed 23-year-old

A Rathdrum man has been charged with vehicular manslaughter in connection with a crash that killed a 23-year-old woman last month.

Judge denies reduced sentence for drug dealer

A Post Falls drug dealer serving 35 years in prison for forcing a man to eat a large quantity of meth, which killed him, must serve out his prison term.

Walmart completes remodel of its Post Falls store

Walmart will hold a 7:30 a.m. Friday ribbon-cutting ceremony following the completion of a remodeling project at its store at 3050 E. Mullan Ave., Post Falls.

Jim Meehan: Prairie Falls makes cool upgrade with scenic No. 14

Prairie Falls Golf Club is whole again with the unveiling of a new No. 14 that looks nothing like its predecessor. What used to be a long, quality par 5 …

Critical Power Products and Services relocates to Post Falls

Critical Power Products and Services has relocated to Post Falls. The 24-employee company sells new and refurbished equipment for power generation and backup infrastructure.

New Vision’s Chandler Roberts never gave up on himself

It was always going to be difficult for Chandler Roberts. Raised in what he describes as a dysfunctional home with alcoholic parents, Roberts said he just wasn’t going to give …

Coding is in his blood – and his name: Classical Christian senior a budding tech entrepreneur

Sometimes a name just fits. Elisha Coad knows how to code with the best of them. A senior at Classical Christian Academy in Post Falls, Coad already boasts a resume …

UPDATED: Wed., April 18, 2018

Richelle Ashburn works to bring softball glory back to Post Falls

State titles are hard to come by. It takes building a program from the bottom, a lot of tireless practices and plenty of heart.

Developers propose technology park for Post Falls site

Developers are hoping to attract technology and aerospace manufacturers to northern Idaho by building a 245-acre tech park community.

Idaho boys state basketball: Post Falls comes up short in 5A semifinals

For the second year in a row, the Post Falls boys basketball team came tantalizingly close to reaching the 5A State championship game.

UPDATED: Thu., March 1, 2018

Idaho boys state basketball: Post Falls rolls in 5A State opener

Senior forward Jake Pfennigs posted a 21-point, 10-rebound double-double and sophomore guard Colby Gennett spearheaded a dominant two-way effort as the Trojans rolled to a 56-38 win over Centennial.

Driver crashes, dies during police chase near Post Falls

The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office says the driver of a vehicle being chased by a deputy died after crashing near Post Falls.

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 8, 2018

Railroad crossing upgraded year after fatal wreck

A railroad crossing in Post Falls has been upgraded with additional safety features a year after a wreck between a car and a train killed a 15-year-old girl.

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 26, 2018

Former nurse charged with killing Post Falls woman

Cathryn Mason, a 19-year-old North Idaho College student, died from a heroin overdose May 16, 2014. Now, 3 1/2 years later, a man she was seeing stands accused of killing …

Three arrested in connection with assault; suspects linked to drive-by shooting last year

Three people have been arrested in connection with an attempted robbery and kidnapping in Post Falls earlier this month.

UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 21, 2018

Post Falls’ Timmy Mueller, GU’s Ben White chosen in MLS SuperDraft

Post Falls native Timmy Mueller and Gonzaga University senior Ben White were chosen in the MLS SuperDraft on Sunday.

Shawn Vestal: How did a system – and a community – fail a boy so completely?

Long after the fact, little Wyatt’s neighbors told police that his parents treated him like “crap.” His father, Melvin Bledsoe, 27, and his stepmother, Joy Tamika Anderson, 30, are facing …

Post Falls couple accused of felony child abuse also face charges of incest

Three months after their arrests in connection to a grievous child abuse case, Melvin W. Bledsoe and Joy T. Anderson remain in Kootenai County jail.

Drake Thompson’s late 3-pointer helps Post Falls edge Lewis and Clark

Drake Thompson drilled a 3-pointer to make it a four-point game with roughly 18 seconds to go and Post Falls hung on and beat Lewis and Clark 58-56 in a …

DOMA history: Every good business story is a love story

The Patanos don’t just roast coffee. DOMA is simply the stage for their real production, which has everything to do with love: conserving and protecting the environment, and making the …

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 8, 2017

Former CdA parks chief narrowly wins hotly contested Post Falls City Council race

Steve Anthony, the former longtime Coeur d’Alene city parks director who relocated to Post Falls when he retired, won a six-way race for an open seat on the Post Falls …

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 2, 2017

Post Falls police say couple abused son and left him so hungry he ate his pillow

Post Falls parents suspected of abusing 6-year-old son. Boy was so malnourished and hungry that he ate his pillow.