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Kootenai County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Kootenai County, ID.

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  1. Edit: Medicaid expansion makes senseRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    ... our view, this is ideology conquering common sense and human decency." And yet I suspect that about 8 of 9 Kootenai County legislators would vote against Medicaid expansion if given the opportunity. Ideology over common decency almost always in the ...

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  2. Post Falls man arrested for ramming ex-girlfriend's car - Thu, 04 Feb 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Spokesman-Review

    ... used a Chevy Blazer to deliberately ram a car with his ex-girlfriend and her current boyfriend inside. The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office was called to an accident in the 1700 block of East 16th Street around 9 p.m. Wednesday. They arrived to find ...

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  3. Green preparing to seek sheriff againRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Spokesman-Review

    ... iday of every month, noon-1pm at Templins in Post Falls. Our speaker this Friday is John Green. John ran for Kootenai County Sheriff in 2012 and rumor has it he will be running again in 2016!"

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  4. Hagadone purchase displaces dozensRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Spokesman-Review

    ... ldings will be torn down and the deteriorating septic systems removed. The shortage of low-income housing in Kootenai County has many of them worried about where they will go/Scott Maben, SR. More here.

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  5. Bill to end indexing of homeowners' exemption surprises assessors, who call it 'short-sighted'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Spokesman-Review

    County assessors, in town for an Idaho Association of Counties meeting, were stunned to hear the House Rev & Tax Committee vote this morning to remove the annual indexing of the homeowner's exemption from property taxes. "It's like Groundhog Day dj vu all over again," said Kootenai County Assessor Mike McDowell.

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  6. Driver arrested after ramming ISP patrol car, attempting to fleeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KXLY-TV Spokane

    A North Idaho man has been arrested after running into an Idaho State Police patrol car and then attempting to flee the scene. Just after 6 p.m. Tuesday Kootenai County Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to Prairie Avenue and Rude Street for a hit and run involving an ISP patrol car.

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  7. Driver arrested after running into Idaho trooper's car - Wed, 03 Feb 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Spokesman-Review

    An Athol man was arrested Tuesday after allegedly crashing into an Idaho State Police car and attempting to flee the scene. The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office arrested Kyle M. Hodgson, 24, on charges of driving under the influence, attempting to elude police, leaving the scene of an accident and An Athol man was arrested Tuesday after allegedly crashing into an Idaho State Police car and attempting to flee the scene.

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  8. Fire pit kills northern Idaho woman, burns husbandRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... near Cataldo after 71-year-old William Mack called to say he needed help and he believed his wife was dead. Kootenai County Sheriff's officials say when medical and fire personnel arrived on scene they transported Mack to the hospital to be treated ...

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  9. Hope against fearRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Ridenbaugh Press

    ... greatly with a Legislative Forum held this past weekend by eight of the nine member, all Republican Kootenai county delegation to the Idaho Legislature. It was a disappointing display of pure pandering to the Tea Party element in attendence as well ...

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  10. Wiedenhoff to challenge BarbieriRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Spokesman-Review

    Fritz Wiedenhoff has announced he will challenge incumbent Rep. Vito Barbieri, R- Dalton Gardens, for the Republican nomination for Legislative District 2, seat A. "I am a conservative Republican coupled with a strong passion for public service as well as serving the community," he said in a press release. "I believe these, among other qualities, uniquely position me to properly represent the 2nd District of Kootenai County."

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  11. Idaho woman killed, husband hospitalized from burns - Mon, 01 Feb 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | The Spokesman-Review

    Sandra K. Mack, 71, died near a fire pit in the 33000 block of E. Canyon Road, the Kootenai County Sheriff's Office said. Sandra K. Mack, 71, died near a fire pit in the 33000 block of E. Canyon Road, the Kootenai County Sheriff's Office said.

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  12. KCSO investigates fire pit deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | The Spokesman-Review

    The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office is investigating an accident near Cataldo that claimed the life of a woman and sent her husband to the hospital with severe burns. At about 7:30 p.m. Sunday, deputies were called to the 33000 block of E. Canyon Road, Idaho for a welfare check.

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  13. Souza pushes urban renewal reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | The Spokesman-Review

    Kootenai County legislators held a town hall meeting Saturday morning to inform their constituents on the latest issues facing facing lawmakers in Boise this year. Community members gathered at St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Post Falls while Kootenai County legislators discussed some of the issues they have been working on during the first three weeks of the session.

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  14. Coeur d'Alene double-murder case now in hands of jury - Fri, 29 Jan 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... if they acquit Samuel of murder. Those include voluntary and involuntary manslaughter. Art Verharen, a Kootenai County deputy prosecuting attorney, told jurors they have sufficient evidence to conclude Samuel intended to kill his family members on ...

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  15. Ex-Rep. Hart's home auctioned for $182KRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | The Spokesman-Review

    Idaho state Rep. Phil Hart's log home in Athol, Idaho, built partly with logs taken from state school endowment land The home of tax-protesting former Idaho state Rep. Phil Hart was auctioned off on the Kootenai County Courthouse steps for back taxes this morning, and sold for $182,000 to a Spokane real estate investor; Hart, who is still living in the log home, attended the auction but didn't bid. Mahmood Khokhar, the successful bidder, attended the auction with his wife and was one of two bidders; he told a reporter that he goes to lots of auctions and bids on homes as part of his business.

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  16. Tax-protesting former state rep's home auctioned off - Thu, 28 Jan 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | The Spokesman-Review

    The home of tax-protesting former Idaho state Rep. Phil Hart was auctioned off on the Kootenai County Courthouse steps for back taxes this morning, and sold for $182,000 to a Spokane real estate investor; Hart, who is still living in the log home, attended the auction but didn't The home of tax-protesting former Idaho state Rep. Phil Hart was auctioned off on the Kootenai County Courthouse steps for back taxes this morning, and sold for $182,000 to a Spokane real estate investor; Hart, who is still living in the log home, attended the auction but didn't bid.

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  17. Final testimony today in Samuel trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | The Spokesman-Review

    The Kootenai County jurors in teenager Eldon Samuel III's double-murder trial are on schedule to begin deliberations today. "I anticipate that will probably happen ," 1st District Court Judge Benjamin Simpson told the jury at the end of the day Wednesday.

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  18. Woman found in Cataldo was in fear for life prior to disappearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    ... rounds on social media, shared by people desperate to find her. "Our major crime detectives are working with Kootenai County's detectives and investigating this incident and right now we're waiting for the report from the Medical Examiner's Office," ...

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  19. 4 things to know for January 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    ... Bergan has come to a tragic end, her body was identified as the one found over the weekend near Cataldo. The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office is not saying how she died. Cindy's family first posted on Facebook that she went missing January 7. She ...

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  20. Body identified as missing Spokane womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    The Kootenai County Sheriff's office has identified the woman found in the Cataldo area on Saturday as 46-year-old Cindy Lou Zeppenfeld Bergan. She was found alongside E Canyon Road and Hardy Loop Road near Cataldo on January 23. It's an area neighbors describe as quiet, where not much happens.

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