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UPDATED: Fri., March 29, 2019, 6:29 p.m.

Bones, possibly human, found on Coeur d’Alene’s Tubbs Hill

The Coeur d’Alene Police Department is investigating a report of a human bone discovered by a hiker at Tubbs Hill.


UPDATED: Thu., March 21, 2019, 9:53 a.m.

D.F. Oliveria: Coeur d’Alene’s natural treasure may be worth more than you think

Coeur d’Alene’s Tubbs Hill at the center of a good read.


UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 29, 2018, 5:29 p.m.

Tubbs Hill deer hunting draws ire of neighbors

An apparently misinformed hunter shot and killed a deer on Coeur d’Alene’s Tubbs Hill last week.


Huckleberries: One of these stumbles on Tubbs Hill is going to be ‘the big one’

Shelly Robins Zollman, director of North Idaho Family Magazine, has this thing about rolling her ankle on Tubbs Hill. The Coeur d’Alene woman estimates that she has done it about …


UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017, 10:43 p.m.

Coeur d’Alene’s ‘litterbug fairy’ cleans Tubbs Hill out of love, pride

By 7:45 a.m. Kim Ashbaugh has already picked up two bagfuls of broken glass, bottles and wrappers. Now, standing on one secluded beach on Tubbs Hill in Coeur d’Alene she’s …


UPDATED: Wed., March 15, 2017, 11:05 p.m.

Coeur d’Alene officials weigh possible sale of land next to Tubbs Hill

The Coeur d’Alene urban renewal district, ignite cda, postponed a decision that would sell a small piece of land on the north side of Tubbs Hill, Wednesday.


Coeur d’Alene to pay tribute to two Tubbs Hill conservation champions

A community tribute to the late Coeur d’Alene residents Scott Reed and Art Manley will take place at 5 p.m. Friday at the McEuen Park Pavilion.


Some families avoid the Black Friday shopping crush and head outdoors

Many Inland Northwest residents headed outside Friday to celebrate the region’s natural beauty. Some were inspired by outdoor retailer REI, which closed its stores so employees could take a paid …


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 7, 2015, 9 p.m.

City wants to make it easier to fight fires on Tubbs Hill

The forested Tubbs Hill Park in downtown Coeur d’Alene has been a firefighting hotspot this year, with 15 blazes — about twice the annual average. More than half of them …


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 3, 2015, 11:41 p.m.

Oliveria: WSU sorority makes amends to city of Coeur d’Alene

Some of you know that the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority of Washington State University cleaned litter from Tubbs Hill in September 2014. But did you know that 170 sorority sisters …


Huckleberries: Roadside ripoff was a reminder of a bigger truth

A funny thing happened to Keith Boe of Post Falls on a recent business trip to Seattle. Seems he stopped at a deserted gas station in central Washington for fuel …


Small Tubbs Hill fire contained

A small brush fire threatened six homes on Tubbs Hill last night. Four different agencies responded to the fire, which was reported at 8:30 p.m. and burned about an acre.


Spokane man arrested on suspicion of setting two fires in Coeur d’Alene

A Spokane man was arrested today by Coeur d’Alene police on two counts of third-degree arson.


Environmental advocacy lawyer Scott Reed dies at age 87

Coeur d’Alene lawyer Scott Reed, whose long career was highlighted by cases to protect natural areas from development and maintain public access to places like Tubbs Hill and Sanders Beach, …


CdA wheelchair access advocate dies in crash

A Coeur d’Alene man who recovered from a severe spinal cord injury to lead an active life and advocate for those with physical challenges was killed Sunday when his all-terrain …


Huckleberries: Hope they won’t also be wedding crashers

At traditional weddings, couples promise to stand by each other for better or for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health. Et cetera. An engaged couple received …


Tubbs Hill work will open trail to wheelchairs

One of the busier urban hikes in the Inland Northwest will become accessible to wheelchair users next year. The city of Coeur d’Alene will smooth out a portion of the …


Huckleberries: Nature’s siren is louder than sheriff’s new toy

Talk about stealing your thunder. A 100-pound black bear upstaged Kootenai County Sheriff Ben Wolfinger’s big reveal for his $335,000 BearCat military vehicle Wednesday morning. Spokesman-Review photographer Kathy Plonka was …


Huckleberries: WSU sorority members make amends

You probably heard about that splash the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority of Washington State University made May 3 at Coeur d’Alene City Park. Literally. Several of the young women were …


Flight of passage: popular pastime at CdA’s Tubbs Hill entices thrill seekers

Brad Harrison anxiously stares downward some 25 feet to the shallow lake water below, catching his breath and gathering the courage and focus necessary to make his next jump a …


Tubbs Hill main trail getting an upgrade this fall

Tony A. Tubbs, an immigrant from Germany, came to North Idaho in 1882 and filed a claim that included a large portion of what is now Tubbs Hill. The hill …


Jim Kershner’s this day in history

From our archives, 100 years ago The Rev. J. Neilson Barry, of Spokane, tried to warn parents about the menaces of the annual injury festival called the Fourth of July.


Coeur d’Alene police continue search for kidnapping suspect

Coeur d’Alene Police are offering a reward for information that leads to the capture of Douglas Standish, wanted on suspicions of kidnapping since Monday. Police have recovered a van they …


Makeover begins at McEuen Field

An overlooked park in the heart of Coeur d’Alene will be transformed into a recreational showcase over the next 14 months. In the city’s most expensive park project ever, McEuen …


CdA attorney, 84, still relishes the law

Never an imposing man, Scott Reed has nonetheless transformed his appearance into a mountain of trouble for opponents on scores of environmental issues. The 84-year-old lawyer came to Coeur d’Alene …


Plan for CdA’s McEuen Field has plenty of room for contention

The City of Coeur d’Alene has been wrestling for more than a dozen years over what to do with McEuen Field – 20 acres of land stretching from City Hall …


McEuen Field would be reimagined in new dream

If this dream were to become reality, McEuen Field would be no longer. In its place: a 20-acre destination park designed from the ground up to serve “the greatest number …


Tubbs Hill hiker finds woman’s body

A hiker on Tubbs Hill in Coeur d’Alene stumbled across a grisly find Sunday: the body of a woman on a trail in the popular recreation area.


Shooting on Tubbs Hill

A hiker on Tubbs Hill in Coeur d’Alene called police to report finding the body of a woman on a trail just before 2 p.m. today, said Lt. Rob Turner …


Tree removal will be topic at Tubbs Hill

A Saturday tour of Tubbs Hill will discuss the city of Coeur d’Alene’s efforts to remove non-native maple and cherry trees from the popular recreation area and restore white pine …