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Tuesday 02/09/2016
Woman dies as a result of head-on crash
Posted: February 09, 2016

PINEHURST — An 86-year-old Pinehurst woman died in a head-on collision on Interstate 90 near Pinehurst on Sunday night.

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Advocacy speaker to visit Post Falls
Posted: February 09, 2016

POST FALLS — Lisa Maatz, national vice president of government relations for the American Association of University Women, will speak in Post Falls next week on advocacy.

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Warming center to remain open
Posted: February 09, 2016

POST FALLS — St. Vincent de Paul North Idaho's warming center will remain open tonight, and future nights will be extended as extreme cold persists.

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Roundabouts prove rough in DUI cases
Posted: February 09, 2016

POST FALLS — How are folks accused of driving under the influence supposed to drive straight when roundabouts keep getting in the way?

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United Way seeking letters of intent
Posted: February 09, 2016

COEUR d’ALENE — United Way of Kootenai County is pleased to invite interested nonprofit organizations to submit a letter of intent for the 2016-2018 Community Care Fund.

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Monday 02/08/2016
DivorceCare: Healing broken hearts
Posted: February 08, 2016

Valentine’s Day  can be one more painful reminder of love lost for those trying to cope with a divorce or navigate through a separation. People are filled with anger and resentment as symbols of romance, relationship, and love are celebrated by those around them.

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Tuesday 02/09/2016
Lakeview Dental’s Free Dental Day is Friday
Posted: February 09, 2016

COEUR d'ALENE — If you need a tooth pulled, a cavity filled or a dental cleaning, you can do it for free from 8 a.m. to noon on Friday.

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Together again: Wandering Wally returns
Posted: February 09, 2016

COEUR d'ALENE — Wally the dog looked a bit sheepish as he rolled belly up and solicited a scratch from his owner, Eric Wiksten.

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Indicted doctor forfeiting assets
Posted: February 09, 2016

COEUR d'ALENE — Federal prosecutors have started civil forfeiture against a prominent Coeur d’Alene doctor and his wife as the couple's history emerges.

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Local woman celebrates 90th birthday at gym
Posted: February 09, 2016

HAYDEN — It's 5 a.m., and 90-year-old Joyce Dillman isn't just rising and shining or even reading her morning Press.

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Monday 02/08/2016
Press poll: Big 'no' to gun control
Updated: February 08, 2016 - 4:36 pm

Readers of cdapress.com sent a clear message to the nation's capital when they were asked, "Do you support President Obama's executive action on gun control?"

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Thursday 02/04/2016
Saturday night sleuthing, the city of Post Falls’ Parks and Recreation Department offers “non sporting” activities for kids of all ages
Posted: February 04, 2016

Paul Rambacher knew the murderer was close, but he couldn’t quite put his finger on who.

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Monday 02/08/2016
Boots, buckles, bidding
Posted: February 08, 2016

COEUR d’ALENE — More than 170 people gathered in Building 1 at the Kootenai County Fairgrounds on Saturday night to support the 2016 Miss North Idaho Fair and Rodeo Queen.

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Sans Seahawks, fans still turn out to watch Super Bowl
Posted: February 08, 2016

More than 50 people crowded into Capone's Pub and Grill in Coeur d'Alene on Sunday to watch the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers play in Super Bowl 50.

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Sunday 02/07/2016
Confronting the ‘heroin tsunami’
Posted: February 07, 2016

POST FALLS — Crushing news came shortly after Cindy Schaffner heard sirens just a few blocks from her Post Falls home.

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Time to bid at Auction Depot
Posted: February 07, 2016

Buyers can bid online for items at the new Auction Depot in Coeur d’Alene. The inventory includes nearly anything — furniture, antiques, collectibles, tools, dishware, firearms, whatever.

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Milestone Announcements February 7, 2016
Posted: February 07, 2016

ANNIVERSARY

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Press series sparks special council meeting
Updated: February 08, 2016 - 10:12 am

The Pinehurst City Council will go into executive session Tuesday night to discuss the town's police department and public safety.

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Washington man arrested in Coeur d’Alene after three pursuits in seven hours
Posted: February 07, 2016

A Washington man was charged with multiple felonies and misdemeanors after three police pursuits within seven hours led to his arrest in Coeur d'Alene on Sunday.

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Saturday 02/06/2016
St. Vincent warming shelter open
Posted: February 06, 2016

COEUR d’ALENE — St. Vincent de Paul will open its warming center tonight and Sunday night. Future nights will be extended as extreme cold persists.

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The buzz about beekeeping
Posted: February 06, 2016

COEUR d'ALENE — It’s never too late to master the art of beekeeping. And now, even in February, it’s not too early to start learning.

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Global learning storm lands in North Idaho
Posted: February 06, 2016

RATHDRUM — North Idaho STEM Charter Academy is taking the world by storm.

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Cd’A doctor arrested in alleged drug ring
Posted: February 06, 2016

COEUR d’ALENE — A prominent Coeur d’Alene doctor was among seven people arrested in a multi-state drug ring bust on Thursday.

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When faith and health collide
Posted: February 06, 2016

Emily Walton's sister was very sick as a child and did not receive the help she needed at the time.

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Finishing strong and living to 100
Posted: February 06, 2016

POST FALLS — Norman Leffler tackled a deep subject on Friday — life — and he wants folks to capture more of it.

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Kootenai Democrats to host Pelosi
Updated: February 08, 2016 - 10:11 am

COEUR d’ALENE — The Kootenai County Democrats have selected their guest speaker, Christine Pelosi, for their annual North Idaho Democracy Dinner on Feb. 20.

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Friday 02/05/2016
Alleged drug ring busted; CdA doctor arrested
Updated: February 05, 2016 - 3:13 pm

   COEUR D’ALENE — A prominent Coeur d’Alene doctor was among seven people arrested in an alleged multi-state drug ring on Thursday.

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Rooter Guy attorney responds to EPA case
Posted: February 05, 2016

HAYDEN — The attorney for Ben Broyles who was sentenced in federal court this week for violating the Clean Water Act has issued a statement on his client’s actions leading up to his charges of illegally dumping sewage.

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Cedar Motel and RV owner responds
Posted: February 05, 2016

COEUR d’ALENE — The owner of the Cedar Motel and RV resort on Coeur d’Alene Lake Drive has responded to a story The Press published about the resort on Thursday.

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Man allegedly used vehicle as weapon
Posted: February 05, 2016

POST FALLS — A 19-year-old Post Falls man was arrested Wednesday night after allegedly driving a vehicle into another with his ex-girlfriend inside head-on.

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Hunting tag decision postponed
Posted: February 05, 2016

The public will have more time to comment on an Idaho Fish and Game proposal to offer five additional hunting tags for auction.

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Rathdrum Trading Post Hardware fights to stay in community
Posted: February 05, 2016

RATHDRUM — Members of the Rathdrum community were in an uproar when Rathdrum Trading Post Hardware announced Wednesday that it had been served an eviction notice.

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Saving the Sousaphone
Posted: February 05, 2016

COEUR d'ALENE — A piece of Coeur d'Alene history lies in disrepair in the music room at Lake City High School.

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Felony fugitive arrested after SWAT standoff
Posted: February 05, 2016

COEUR d'ALENE — A multi-agency SWAT team arrested Brandon Kremer, 22, Post Falls, at a home in Coeur d'Alene following a standoff Thursday afternoon.

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Post Falls school projects advance
Updated: February 05, 2016 - 3:25 pm

POST FALLS — Construction projects are rounding corners in the Post Falls School District.

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Thursday 02/04/2016
Man arrested after standoff in Coeur d'Alene
Updated: February 04, 2016 - 3:19 pm

The multi-agency SWAT team arrested Brandon Kremer, 22, Post Falls, at a home on Best Avenue and Fifth Street in Coeur d'Alene following a standoff this afternoon.

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Woman becomes 2-time lottery winner
Posted: February 04, 2016

POST FALLS — Dawna McCallum of Cheney, Wash., became a two-time Idaho Lottery winner on Friday after simply following her instincts both times.

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Cedar RV Park situation escalates
Posted: February 04, 2016

COEUR d’ALENE — The yearlong saga of the Cedar Motel and RV Park’s failed septic system escalated this week after residents discovered they will all be evicted.

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Coach Amos reigns over prognosticating all-stars
Posted: February 04, 2016

There’s still a game to be played — a pretty big one, we’ve heard — but the 2015-16 Coeur d’Alene Press All-Star Pigskin Prognosticators winners have already been determined.

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Local woman excited to be living kidney donor
Posted: February 04, 2016

COEUR d'ALENE — Tosh Opsal is going to save someone's life, and she's willing to give her right kidney to do it. Literally.

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Man allegedly hits ISP car, flees
Posted: February 04, 2016

DALTON GARDENS — An Athol resident was arrested for DUI after allegedly rear-ending an Idaho State Police car on Highway 95 then attempting to flee the scene.

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Study peace on Mondays
Posted: February 04, 2016

COEUR d’ALENE — Unity Spiritual Center of North Idaho is hosting a study course focused on interfaith dialogue and healing.

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ITD office named Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador
Posted: February 04, 2016

COEUR d'ALENE — The Idaho Transportation Department’s office in Coeur d'Alene has received the National Weather Service’s Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador designation.

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Brandon Kremer standoff with law enforcement
Posted: February 04, 2016

Kootenai County Sheriff and Coeur d'Alene SWAT teams have an hour long standoff with 22-year-old Post Falls man Brandon Kremer on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016 on Best Avenue in Coeur d'Alene. Kremer, who has multiple felony warrants, was arrested. No injuries were reported. Flash grenades deployed by police can be heard in the video. 

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Wednesday 02/03/2016
WITH causes positive ripples for veterans and kids
Posted: February 03, 2016

COEUR d'ALENE — It's been less than a year since Wellness Incentive to Health (WITH) Performance launched a pilot wellness program to serve veterans.

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Where’s Wally?
Posted: February 03, 2016

ROSE LAKE — Eric Ross Wiksten has been at the University of Southern California since August while recovering from an emergency liver and kidney transplant.

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Addressing the ‘wicked’ wildfire problem
Posted: February 03, 2016

New partnerships are desperately needed to tackle the "wicked problem" of wildfires, a team of University of Idaho researchers wrote in a report.

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Bill would ensure ORV sticker funds stay local
Posted: February 03, 2016

A proposal introduced to the Idaho Legislature on Tuesday would let off-road vehicle sticker fee funds return to the county of the riders' choice rather than be distributed by the state.

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Man dies on Lookout Pass
Posted: February 03, 2016

A 61-year-old Butte, Mont., man died on Interstate 90 on snowy Lookout Pass on Monday afternoon after pulling over to perform maintenance on his semi trailer.

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Wiedenhoff seeks Barbieri’s state house seat
Updated: February 03, 2016 - 8:52 am

COEUR d'ALENE — Fritz Wiedenhoff has announced he will challenge incumbent Rep. Vito Barbieri, R- Dalton Gardens, for the Republican nomination for Legislative District 2, seat A.

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Tuesday 02/02/2016
Here comes the bridal show
Posted: February 02, 2016

COEUR d'ALENE — Hearts will be aflutter on Valentine's Day, but the fluttering won't stop there.

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Highway 41 trail project to start this spring
Posted: February 02, 2016

POST FALLS — Bicyclists and pedestrians along Highway 41 will soon find a portion of it easier going.

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Tuesday 02/09/2016
Timberlake rolls on to title game

COEUR d’ALENE — They’re not there yet — there’s that matter of a district title game on Wednesday — but the Timberlake Tigers will have at least one fan from their league if and when they head down to the state tournament next week.

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Lakeland falls to Moscow

COEUR d’ALENE — The defensive strategy seemed to work pretty well for a while for the Lakeland High girls basketball team Monday night.

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Charter slips past Maniacs

GENESEE — Mae Alexander’s putback at the buzzer lifted the Panthers past the Maniacs 46-44 on Monday night in a loser-out game at the 2A District 1-2 girls basketball tournament at Genesse High.

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Monday 02/08/2016
Postseason heats up in prep girls basketball

The 4A Region 1 and 3A District 1 girls basketball tournaments begin tonight at North Idaho College.

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Sunday 02/07/2016
Time to bid at Auction Depot
Posted: February 07, 2016

Buyers can bid online for items at the new Auction Depot in Coeur d’Alene. The inventory includes nearly anything — furniture, antiques, collectibles, tools, dishware, firearms, whatever.

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Courage can make a difference
Posted: February 07, 2016

Students in a philosophy class were anxiously awaiting the start of their final exam. The professor had warned them that it would be one of the most challenging tests they would ever take.

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Friday 02/05/2016
North Idaho Housing Coalition board elects new officers
Posted: February 05, 2016

Post Falls City Councilor Kerri Thoreson has been elected president of the board of directors of the North Idaho Housing Coalition. Thoreson has served on the board since 2011. Coeur d’Alene City Councilor Amy Evans was elected vice-president and Kevin Vedder, Wells Fargo, is the board’s secretary/treasurer.

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Sunday 01/31/2016
Optimism in moderation is crucial to success
Posted: January 31, 2016

Two old friends met at a local social gathering and one was struck with how sad and depressed the other was.

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Coeur d’Alene Inn receives Director’s Award for superior quality service
Posted: January 31, 2016

COEUR d'ALENE  — The Best Western Plus Coeur d'Alene Inn has been awarded the Best Western Director's Award for superior achievement in quality standards.

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xCraft makes a move south
Updated: February 01, 2016 - 8:38 am

Moving from Sandpoint to 313 E. Sherman Ave., xCraft develops and builds small, powerful flying machines (drones).

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Sunday 01/24/2016
Sometimes a ‘no’ is necessary
Posted: January 24, 2016

The other day I was with a friend who was telling me how stressed he was. He felt that everyone wanted a piece of him and he was spread too thin. He didn’t want to disappoint people, especially family. I told him he needed to learn how to say no.

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Collective Kitchen opens Friday
Updated: January 24, 2016 - 1:08 pm

Collective Kitchen Public House, formerly known as Scratch Bistro downtown at 501 Sherman Ave., is scheduled to reopen Friday with a new menu and new look.

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Wednesday 01/20/2016
Movers and Shakers
Posted: January 20, 2016

Hospice hires Johnson 

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Sunday 01/17/2016
Mentoring is a win-win
Posted: January 17, 2016

January is National Mentoring Month. Mentoring can change your life — and the lives of your mentees. Mentoring means helping less-experienced people observe, experiment with and evaluate different work strategies. And the benefits are not limited to young people. People of all ages can gain from the guidance of a more-experienced person. A mentor can help even experienced managers boost their job performance and advance their careers.

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Flame & Cork ready for business
Posted: January 17, 2016

Wood-fired pizza, salads, starters and beverages in an attractive place with a rustic decor of stone and wood are at the Flame & Cork. The new restaurant opened last week at 9225 N. Government Way. A bit hard to find, it’s just east of the Triple Play complex off Highway 95.

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Sunday 01/10/2016
Coeur d’Alene Taxi moving
Posted: January 10, 2016

Offering shuttles, charters, buses, limousines and, of course, taxis, Coeur d’Alene Taxi has moved from Fourth Street to 2320 Government Way (just over Interstate 90).

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Your head’s got to be in it to win it
Posted: January 10, 2016

According to “The Yogi Book,” when the late Yogi Berra was playing in the minor leagues for the Newark Bears before joining the New York Yankees for his Hall-of-Fame career, his manager told him not to swing at balls out of the strike zone.

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Friday 01/08/2016
Otter promotes Ronk to Commerce Department director
Posted: January 08, 2016

BOISE — Gov. Butch Otter announced Thursday that he is promoting Megan Ronk, chief operating officer at the Idaho Department of Commerce, to director of the agency. The appointment is subject to confirmation by the Idaho Senate.

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Monday 01/04/2016
Movers and Shakers, January 5, 2016
Posted: January 04, 2016

Thompson to chair Boy Scouts leadership breakfast

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Saturday 01/02/2016
Daanen’s gets new owners
Updated: January 02, 2016 - 4:19 pm

Watch for changes at Daanen’s Delicatessen in Hayden next Monday, Jan. 11, with new owners Marc and Claudia Zuniga.

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Life lessons lead to more success
Updated: January 02, 2016 - 4:19 pm

There are three simple rules in life:

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Thursday 12/31/2015
Powers returns to oversee Hagadone food and beverage
Posted: December 31, 2015

Rick Powers is back for an encore as director of food and beverage for Hagadone Hospitality Co.

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Saturday 12/26/2015
How to address post-holiday stress
Updated: December 26, 2015 - 4:27 pm

A lecturer on stress management raised a glass of water and asked, “How heavy is this?” Answers from the audience ranged from 20 to 500 grams.

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Confirmed: Cracker Barrel coming
Updated: February 01, 2016 - 8:38 am

Ah. It’s finally real. The one many readers keep asking about.

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Sunday 12/20/2015
Restaurants gather the most attention
Updated: December 21, 2015 - 11:40 am

Cracker Barrel’s Coeur d’Alene restaurant is the most anticipated place expected to open sometime in the future. It will be in the southeast corner of the intersection of Appleway and Ramsey Road (officially Lee Court north of Interstate 90). The 8,960-square-foot place will include a 177-seat restaurant and the retail gift shop. It will offer all three meals but no alcohol.

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Saturday 12/19/2015
How to get ahead, from the horse’s mouth
Updated: December 19, 2015 - 4:39 pm

One of the questions I am often asked involves “how to get ahead.” I thought it might be helpful to share some lessons from top U.S. executives.

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Saturday 12/12/2015
Preparation a must for success
Updated: December 12, 2015 - 3:44 pm

I have written seven best-selling business books, and the title of each of them could have been “Prepare to Win.”

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Volkswagen dealership changes owners
Updated: December 13, 2015 - 10:18 am

What was Parker Volkswagen at 811 N. Greensferry Road, Post Falls, is now Post Falls Volkswagen. The reason: Jonah Namsom is the new owner — no longer the Parker Group that also has Parker Toyota and Parker Subaru in Coeur d’Alene.

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Tuesday 12/08/2015
Dependable Machine expands
Posted: December 08, 2015

HAYDEN — The wheels of expansion are churning at Dependable Machine, Inc.

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Wednesday 12/02/2015
Movers and shakers
Posted: December 02, 2015

Movers and shakers

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Hagadone Marine honored
Posted: December 02, 2015

COEUR d'ALENE — The Hagadone Marine Group made Boating Industry's "Top 100 Dealers" list for 2015, ranking No. 12.

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Sunday 11/29/2015
Some rules were made for breaking
Posted: November 29, 2015

My friend Sam is an avid golfer. He plays every chance he gets. He also makes a practice of working out at the gym on weekends, and prefers to get an early start there.

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Condo sales get a boost
Posted: November 29, 2015

Changes in how the Federal Housing Authority views loans on condominiums may provide a boost to local real estate. Our condo sales this year have been strong, outpacing 2014 by 37 percent but it has been challenging for buyers to get financing. The rule changes early this month though will remove some of the roadblocks faced by would-be buyers and should bolster the selling prices somewhat.

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North Idaho on the airwaves
Updated: November 29, 2015 - 7:04 pm

Kootenai FM is a new radio station focused on North Idaho information, music and ads. The KXLY Radio Group has transferred its 92.5 FM translator into the separate station called 92.5 Kootenai FM.

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Friday 11/27/2015
Movers and shakers
Posted: November 27, 2015

Sheree Cooper with Keller Williams Realty Coeur d’Alene has been awarded the Accredited Buyer’s Representation designation by the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council of the National Association of Realtors.

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Beverage distributor building large center in Hayden
Posted: November 27, 2015

HAYDEN — Brand-name beverage distributor The Odom Corp. is building a 92,000-square-foot facility in Hayden that will serve as the operations center for its Coeur d'Alene-area business.

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Sunday 11/22/2015
Loving the new location
Posted: November 22, 2015

COEUR d'ALENE — The agents of Northwest Realty Group and Compass Property Management are enjoying their new building, and you're invited to come visit and enjoy it, too.

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Saturday 11/21/2015
China Inn set to open on Fourth
Updated: November 21, 2015 - 4:38 pm

A traditional Chinese menu focusing on fresh and healthy food will be at The China Inn. The new restaurant will open Dec. 1 at 310 N. Fourth St. The location was the home of The Chinese Gardens restaurant that closed recently when owner E-Chen retired after 42 years.

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How to avoid choking
Updated: November 21, 2015 - 4:37 pm

Last spring, I was playing a great game of golf. I stood on the 18th tee, and with a birdie on the final hole, I would shoot an even par 72. I pulled out my driver one last time. Having hit 13 good drives in a row, I was super excited about telling all my friends ... until I hooked my tee shot into the woods and wound up with a double bogey and a 75.

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Saturday 11/14/2015
Community 1st reports successful third quarter
Posted: November 14, 2015

Community 1st Bank’s third quarter report reflects continued positive growth.

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Growler Guys set to open in Cd’A
Updated: November 14, 2015 - 11:11 pm

The grand opening is Friday and Saturday for The Growler Guys at 225 W. Appleway (next to Tuesday Morning and behind the under-construction Chipotle Mexican Grill building).

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Wednesday 11/11/2015
Movers and shakers
Posted: November 11, 2015

Sales associate joins Keller Williams Realty

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