Kerri Thoreson

Yes, Wayne, Things Really Are Working Out

June 19, 2019 at 5:00 am

When Clifford Knudtsen opened a car dealership in Coeur d’Alene in 1939 he likely didn’t envision the longevity and generational success that little company would achieve. During Knudtsen Chevrolet’s 80th anniversary party last week, his gr...

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Bucket list adventure is close to home

June 11, 2019 at 5:00 am

Several years ago Bert and I decided we needed to do an annual adventure and made a list of things we hadn’t done but wanted to do. So far we’ve checked off jet boating in Hell’s Canyon, whale watching in the San Juan Islands, riding the Ro...

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Love a parade? Here’s a tip or two

June 05, 2019 at 5:00 am

Parade season is gearing up and every year I like 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. In...

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Main Street

May 29, 2019 at 1:00 am

It’s the end of a spooky era for the Post Falls Lions. Its nearly four-decade run operating the epic haunted house will be no more in 2019.It was incredibly generous of the Malloy family to provide the location at Fourth Avenue and Post Str...

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Recalling sacrifice is purpose of the day

May 22, 2019 at 1:00 am

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

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Nobody did life like our friend Chuck

May 15, 2019 at 5:00 am

Rarely does an obituary capture the depth and breadth of a person’s well-lived life, but leave it to Chuck Lempesis to be the exception to the rule. In life, Chuck was the exception to many rules, including his sense of humor: wicked, but n...

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Positive outlook keeps 90-year-old young

May 08, 2019 at 5:00 am

Colleen “Coke” Hough is celebrating her 90th birthday today. I recently read an article on the subject of 90 being the new 60 and in Coke’s case, I think it might be the new 40 or 50. I’ve known her and her family, including her late husban...

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It’s a good day when justice prevails

May 01, 2019 at 5:00 am

It comes as no surprise to longtime readers or people who know me well that May is my favorite month. I love birthdays, even when they’re not mine but May happens to be the month of my birth.Today, this first day of May 2019, is a particula...

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A family reunion with a new friend

April 24, 2019 at 5:00 am

According to the U.S. Census Bureau America’s population is over 327 million. Of those, there are only 27,989 people with the surname Rankin. A few weeks ago, WWII veteran Dan Rankin captured the hearts of just about everyone when the media...

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Farewell to a friend and mentor

April 17, 2019 at 5:00 am

Main Street, April 8, 2015: “In the 1980s I learned a valuable lesson about stating a goal out loud, preferably to people who can help you achieve the goal. For four years during the annual “interviews with the publisher” I would answer the...

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