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Posted on: February 23, 2021

Taxpayers, Brace For This Expense

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By MADISON HARDYStaff Writer | February 23, 2021 1:06 AM

Kootenai County's $20 million attorney center will be paid for by taxpayer dollars, one way or another.

Whether it's through a general obligation bond, forgone taxes or an annual lease ...

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Posted on: February 23, 2021

A 'Ton' Of Food

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The little things add up.

That’s what Nancy Jones said Wednesday as she surveyed a van filled to the ceiling with food, all destined for the Community Action Partnership food bank.

“It’s teamwork,” she said. &ldqu...

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Posted on: January 29, 2021

Attorney center: still up in the air

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By MADISON HARDYStaff Writer | January 22, 2021

 After settling on an $18 million ceiling last week for the future attorney center, the Kootenai County commissioners worried they were committing to an empty shelled building.

Through Lombard Conrad ...

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Posted on: December 10, 2020

Assessor's Office Closed

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The Kootenai County Assessor's Office is the next victim to fall to COVID-19, leading to its closure as of Wednesday.

Located on the second floor of the Kootenai County Administrative Building, the office will be closed for at least one week follo...

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Posted on: December 10, 2020

Driver's License Office Still Open

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Services are booked three months out at the Kootenai County Vehicle Licensing Offices. However, appointments for driver's license and identification renewals are open with dozens of options.

Idaho is one of two states that separate the two offices. The Ida...

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Posted on: December 10, 2020

Norris for Sheriff? - Yes, Again

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Come Jan. 1, Bob Norris will begin his four-year term as Kootenai County Sheriff with an 11-day head start.

Unanimously approved by the board of commissioners Monday morning, Sheriff-elect Norris was chosen from three potential candidates to act as Kootena...

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