Stories tagged: silverwood theme park
Thu., Oct. 3, 2019
In 2009, Silverwood took a 180-degree turn with Scarywood Haunted Nights. If you’re a fan of “Stranger Things,” you can think of Scarywood as the Upside Down of Silverwood – …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 3, 2019
The “Light Up the Night” show, featuring more than 300 drones in various formations, will begin in June.
Mon., June 24, 2019
Tickets are $25-$45 and are on sale today at 10 a.m.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019
Silverwood’s former accounting manager, Melissa K. Foeller, and former Chief Financial Officer Christopher A. Wyatt each face five counts of grand theft.
Fri., Oct. 26, 2018
Silverwood’s Nick Norton produced the show, which Isaiah Daniels will star in as Professor Cosmos.
Thu., Sept. 27, 2018
Scarywood opens Friday and continues through Oct. 27.
UPDATED: Wed., May 2, 2018
Silverwood is open Saturdays and Sundays through May 27. The park opens daily beginning May 28.
UPDATED: Mon., April 9, 2018
Silverwood Theme Park is canceling its annual Fourth of July fireworks show amid concerns about fire danger.
UPDATED: Tue., March 13, 2018
Silverwood Theme Park is raising its starting wage by $1 per hour this summer, to $9.75.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 8, 2018
Silverwood to launch blog to celebrate 30 years Silverwood Theme Park will be launching a new, fan-named blog, Silverwood Express, in April to help celebrate its 30th anniversary.
Wed., Aug. 16, 2017
If you’re a last-minute shopper still wanting to buy a pair of solar eclipse glasses, you may be out of luck. Local retailers say a run on safety glasses has …
UPDATED: Tue., May 2, 2017
Silverwood Theme Park north of Coeur d’Alene will open its gates for the season this weekend and be open each weekend through May. Daily operations begin May 27.
UPDATED: Tue., March 7, 2017
Silverwood Theme Park will raise its wages this year as a result of a competitive labor market and higher minimum wage in Washington. The amusement park north of Coeur d’Alene …
Fri., Oct. 14, 2016
Where else to stage a frightening hazardous materials scenario than at Scarywood? The Halloween makeover at Silverwood Theme Park in North Idaho will serve as the setting Tuesday for a …
Thu., May 5, 2016
The Northwest’s largest theme park offers special pricing most weekends in May.
Wed., March 23, 2016
Silverwood Theme Park north of Coeur d’Alene will hire and train up to 1,400 seasonal workers this year. Apply at www.workatsilverwood.com. A hiring fair with interviews will be held Saturday …
Fri., May 23, 2014
Military veterans and personnel along with police officers, firefighters and EMTs can get in free this three-day weekend at Silverwood Theme Park. Their children and spouses get in for half …
Sat., Oct. 19, 2013
When does a Halloween scare go too far? A Kootenai County jury may decide just that after a Benton County woman filed a civil lawsuit against Silverwood Theme Park last …
Sat., May 25, 2013
Silverwood Theme Park’s newest ride, SpinCycle, has the nauseating – er, thrilling – trifecta: It goes backward, upside down and it spins. Sometimes it does all three at once, and …
Mon., May 20, 2013
A 13-year-old boy was in surgery Sunday night after he rode a motorcycle across a state highway and struck a travel trailer being towed a mile north of Wilbur, Wash. …
Wed., Jan. 23, 2013
Silverwood Theme Park is adding a rotating, swinging behemoth of a thrill ride that will test riders’ courage and stomach strength, as well as a far gentler ride for kids …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 22, 2013
Silverwood Theme Park is adding a rotating, swinging behemoth of a thrill ride that will test riders’ fortitude, as well as a far gentler ride for kids and families.
Sat., May 12, 2012
Visitors to Silverwood Theme Park often find the last thrill ride of the day is pulling out of the parking lot back onto Highway 95. For drivers leaving the park …
Sat., May 12, 2012
Much has changed since Gary Norton would climb into the cockpit of a World War II-era P-51 Mustang and perform loops and barrel rolls for spectators at his young theme …
Mon., Sept. 26, 2011
Brian Dalka was in Iraq with the Idaho Army National Guard during his second daughter’s birth. “But I heard it over the phone,” Dalka said. Dalka, his wife and two …
Mon., July 11, 2011
A person can’t appeal the property assessment on land the person doesn’t own, the Kootenai County prosecutor has determined. Prosecutor Barry McHugh said he made his decision after analyzing Idaho …
Wed., March 16, 2011
Silverwood Theme Park will hold job fairs over the next two weekends to find the 1,200 seasonal employees who will staff the park from May to October.
Tue., Oct. 26, 2010
Some lucky guest at Silverwood Theme Park on Wednesday night will win a 2011 season pass as the North Idaho attraction celebrates a record annual attendance of 600,000 guests. That’s …
Mon., April 27, 2009
Silverwood Theme Park in North Idaho will open Saturday. Now in its 22nd season, the attraction north of Coeur d’Alene will be open weekends only in May. Daily operations will …
Thu., Jan. 24, 2008
It will make other roller coasters at Silverwood Theme Park look like Tinker Toys. That’s the report the North Idaho theme park’s maintenance workers called in via cell phone as …