Sept. 21, 2014, 9:51 p.m.
The first official day of autumn is September 23rd, which means it is time to stop procrastinating and get things prepped and ready for winter. Additionally, the conclusion of summer brings with it a great opportunity to celebrate the changing of seasons and the long history of craft brewing at one of the local Oktoberfest events:Upcoming local Oktoberfest Events:September 26 & 27: Downtown Coeur d'Alene Oktoberfest (4-9pm Friday; 1-8pm Saturday)October 4th …read more »
March 18, 2014, 7:49 p.m.
By Don Heikkila The Geological History Glacial activity about 9,ooo to 15,000 years ago created Lake Coeur d’ Alene out of what previously had been the valley of a river. At the time ice sheets also occupied major valleys to the north. As the glaciers receded, melt waters as deep as nearly 100 feet at times flooded across the outlet of the river valley beyond the present city of Coeur d’ Alene from …read more »
Jan. 9, 2014, 3:30 a.m.
Having spent the past five years living and working in the flat lands of Chicago, I have learned how to cram a lot of fun into my western adventures, which are always too few and far between. The destination of choice is almost always Lake Coeur d'Alene and her surrounding mountains in Northern Idaho. Here I know a restless first night's sleep will coax me out of bed and up a nearby mountain …read more »