Kerri Thoreson

OPINION: Main Street by Kerri Thoreson

June 27, 2018 at 5:00 am

On Saturday at a celebration of life for Bert Brothers, who passed away earlier this year at the age of 83, I visited with some of the newer members of the Post Falls Lions Club who hadnít known him. Bert was a 50-year member of the Post Fa...

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MAIN STREET - OPINION: Infusion of perspective good for the soul

June 20, 2018 at 5:00 am

ďWhen writing the story of your life, donít let anyone else hold the pen.Ē I think Iíve been doing just that in 2018 and itís time for me to take my pen back. Earlier this month, I spent couple of days attempting to check out of everything ...

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Fathers in all forms a blessing

June 13, 2018 at 5:00 am

Fatherís Day evokes sweet memories of my own father, as well as the father that fate and providence brought into the lives of my three daughters in 1986 when Bert and I were married. Three daughters, two of whom were teenagers, created a re...

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It took a village to achieve his dream

June 06, 2018 at 5:00 am

I first met Nathan Smalley in October 2017, when I was invited to make welcome remarks for the groundbreaking for Habitat for Humanity of North Idahoís 42nd house, this one in Post Falls. It was a brisk but sunny autumn morning and Nathanís...

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MAIN STREET:Special visitors to Memorial Day ceremony

May 30, 2018 at 5:00 am

Butterflies are beautiful ... joyful to watch float and flutter on the breeze. Their symbolism in many cultures is one of rebirth, resurrection and transformation. On Monday morning during the Memorial Day remembrance at Evergreen Cemetery ...

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Remember the reasons for the holiday

May 23, 2018 at 5:00 am

As we head into the first three-day weekend of the upcoming summer season, itís good to remember why Memorial Day is observed. In 1868, it was known as Decoration Day, a day to decorate the graves of Civil War soldiers. Now it commemorates ...

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MAIN STREET: Filling out parade entry forms 101

May 16, 2018 at 5:00 am

Parade season is gearing up, and every year I intend to give suggestions to those who will fill out the parade applications/entry forms. My perspective comes from years of organizing parades, announcing parades and participating in parades....

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Package Ďenjoysí tour of the Northwest

May 09, 2018 at 5:00 am

Stephanie Smithís tale of a packageís most excellent adventure is one for the record books. After placing the order her package left Phoenix on April 27, first stopping in Portland. Before it arrived on the Smithís Hayden doorstep on May 2 ...

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May birthdays, motorcycles and Kentucky Derby picks

May 02, 2018 at 5:00 am

May already? It comes as no surprise to longtime readers or people who know me that May is my favorite month. Whatís not to love about turning the corner on a soggy spring, planting flowers and seeing those first buds and blossoms? Getting ...

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Prom-goers feel the kindness of strangers

April 25, 2018 at 5:00 am

Itís the little things, and not so little things, that bring a smile and the awareness that thereís much good to celebrate in our communities and world. Jane Hamons, who owns Embers by the Lake in Hauser Lake with her husband Chris, shared ...

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