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Life-saving amputation performed in tight space by Kootenai Health surgeons

Life-saving amputation performed in tight space by Kootenai Health surgeons

January 21, 2017 at 1:00 am

COEUR d’ALENE — Dr. Edward DeTar and Dr. Marcus Torgenson have performed more than 1,200 leg amputations combined over the course of their careers. But, until Thursday, neither Kootenai Health surgeo...

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Kroc expansion project’s focus is on kids, entrance

January 21, 2017 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press COEUR d’ALENE — The Salvation Army Kroc Center in Coeur d’Alene is about to get bigger. A two-part project, expected to start in late February, will build a new entryway and expand the center’s Pl...

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Locals witness power transfer

January 21, 2017 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press Ron Nilson equated attending Friday's presidential inauguration to the Super Bowl of politics. "It's one of those dreams," said the CEO of mining equipment manufacturer Ground Force Worldw...

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Feb. 4 Wild Salmon Feast will benefit Family Promise

January 21, 2017 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press COEUR d’ALENE — Family Promise of North Idaho will host its ninth annual Wild Salmon Feast at Trinity Lutheran Church Feb. 4. On tap for the evening is a full meal featuring grilled, wild-caught sal...

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Deputy cleared of charges in pedestrian collision

January 21, 2017 at 1:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press COEUR d’ALENE — No charges will be filed against a Kootenai County sheriff’s deputy who was driving a patrol vehicle involved in a fatal collision with a pedestrian in October. Idaho State Police in...

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I-90 repairs begin Monday night

January 21, 2017 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press COEUR d'ALENE — Crews from the Idaho Transportation Department will begin work Monday night to repair sections of Interstate 90 that have pothole damage. Workers will mill and repave damaged section...

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Million-dollar marijuana bust

January 20, 2017 at 4:12 pm | Coeur d'Alene Press A traffic stop Friday on Interstate 90 in Kellogg turned into a million-dollar marijuana bust. An Idaho State Police trooper deployed his drug detection K-9 during the stop of a black Chevrolet Ta...

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Home sales hit 10-year high

January 20, 2017 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press By BRIAN WALKER Staff Writer COEUR d'ALENE — Home sales in Kootenai County in 2016 reached their highest mark in the past decade and increased 12 percent from 2015, but observers don't believe th...

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Plummer handball event returns

January 20, 2017 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press A decade removed from his last NFL snap, 42-year-old Jake Plummer is still light on his toes. The erstwhile Denver Broncos quarterback may not be as shifty as his dated "Jake the Snake" mo...

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