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 »
Feb. 27, 2014, 12:48 a.m.
Where to stayThe southern end of the lake is peaceful and quiet with convenient access to the St. Joe and Coeur d'Alene rivers where you'll find unlimited outdoor recreation including the well-traveled Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes.Also on the southern shores is the city of Harrison, a charming and inviting lakeside community with a great public marina, good restaurants, and several lodging options to suit your needs. For more information about ...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 »