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Police tried to arrest
suspect before Pease died

Police tried to arrest suspect before Pease died

March 26, 2017 at 5:00 am

North Idaho citizens aren’t just sad over the murder of Kelly Pease. They’re angry. There is a widespread sense that, somehow, the justice system failed the 37-year-old mother of five — leaving her...

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Locals gather to root Gonzaga on to first Final Four

March 26, 2017 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press Gonzaga head coach Mark Few had already emptied the deepest portion of his bench Saturday when Rui Hachimura hit a 3-pointer in the waning moments, giving the Bulldogs a 24-point cushion. Top-seeded...

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Southern Idaho folks take in Cd’A experience for all-star hoop games

March 26, 2017 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press COEUR d'ALENE — Donning a cowboy hat, T-shirt and jeans, southeast Idaho farmer Heath Peterson sat in the Rolly Williams Court stands on Saturday, his attention locked onto his sweet-shooting daughte...

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Goodwill’s new Post Falls location opens Friday

March 26, 2017 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press Goodwill Industries of the Inland Northwest will open the doors Friday to its new 24,000-square-foot facility at 4040 E. 16th St. (east of Highway 41) in Post Falls. It replaces the six-year-old faci...

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Hitting the jackpot

March 26, 2017 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press From humble beginnings building a small bingo hall to what is now a luxurious casino resort, the Coeur d’Alene Tribe has always had one objective — provide a better life for its people. More than tw...

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Jobless rate pinches employers

March 25, 2017 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press POST FALLS — Kootenai County's employment picture is like a reflector toy from a Cracker Jack box. Depending on how you look at it, it shows something different. The county's jobless rate in Februa...

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Fighting, flying and fame

March 25, 2017 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press By DEVIN HEILMAN Staff Writer HAYDEN — Bob Eachon knew at a young age that he could pack a punch when he accidentally broke his dad's ribs. "He went to work that morning at Blackwell Mill a...

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Pint-sized pioneers

March 25, 2017 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press By BETHANY BLITZ Staff Writer Betty Kiefer Elementary fourth-graders marched to their classes Friday in prairie dresses, aprons, cowboy boots, bonnets and bandanas. They had finally made it to P...

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Next up for Odom: Trial

March 25, 2017 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press COEUR d'ALENE — After nearly three months of mental health treatment, Kyle Odom is ready to stand trial. The 30-year-old man accused of shooting Pastor Tim Remington eight times in a church parking ...

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