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Posted on: April 30, 2021

May 18th Election Clarifications

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I would like to make some clarifications regarding the May 18 Taxing District Election because of some perceived confusion, likely being prompted by the multiple mailers being sent combined with the numerous ballot types this election.

This election, Koote...

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Posted on: April 27, 2021

Participants Named for Study of Optional Forms of Government

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By MADISON HARDYStaff Writer | April 27, 2021 1:08 AM

COEUR d'ALENE — A long road of failed ad hoc committees and opposed selection processes regarding optional forms of government came to an end Monday as the Kootenai County board of commi...

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

County Releases Good Neighbors Guide

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| April 21, 2021 1:00 AM

COEUR d’ALENE — The Good Neighbors Guide, developed by Kootenai County’s Planning and Zoning Commission, aims to reduce conflict between homeowners, developers, farmers, and forest owners.

“If ...

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

Big Year for a County Getting Bigger

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By MADISON HARDYStaff Writer | April 21, 2021 1:09 AM

Grappling with population, development and costs, the Kootenai County commissioners painted a picture Tuesday of a community that is changing forever.

Recounting 2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic as one of the...

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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 agreement, Kootena...

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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

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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