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Posted: 3/27/2017 2:28:39 PM
  Beginning March 29th at 7:00 AM local time, Contractors for the City of Coeur d’Alene Wastewater Utility will be closing Garden Avenue between Military and Park Drive in the Fort Grounds Area to through traffic to replace the City’s deteriorated public sewer main.  Road clo ...

Posted: 3/27/2017 9:42:13 AM
The city of Coeur d'Alene has a vacancy for a representative on the Board of Directors of Ignite CDA, Coeur d'Alene's Urban Renewal Agency, who will serve for a term not to exceed five (5) years. Ignite CDA is an independent, public redevelopment agency serving the city of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Igni ...

Posted: 3/24/2017 11:00:00 AM
A workshop on a draft Neighborhood Compatibility Ordinance will be at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, in the Coeur d’Alene Public Library Community Room, 702 E. Front Ave.Coeur d’Alene Planning Commission members are considering the ordinance based on a request from the Fort Grounds Homeown ...

Posted: 3/24/2017 11:00:00 AM
A draft Short Term Rental Ordinance will be discussed at a joint City Council and Planning Commission workshop at noon Friday, March 31, in the Coeur d’Alene Public Library Community Room, 702 E. Front Ave.The draft ordinance is available online at: www.cdaid.org/vacationrentals

Posted: 3/23/2017 1:25:11 PM
New standards for bike facilities, new trail expansions and new ways to meet the needs of bicyclists and pedestrians are part of a major update to the City’s Trails & Bikeways Master Plan. The proposed changes are part of a master plan update the City is seeking public comment on from 4 t ...

Posted: 3/20/2017 10:07:03 AM
The Spring Open House for the Inland Northwest Free-mo-N model train layout will be Friday and Saturday, April 7 and 8, in the Community Room at the library.This is the largest operating modular train layout in North Idaho. The open house will also include a LEGO train layout.Patrons who need accomm ...

Posted: 3/20/2017 10:01:03 AM
Every two years an exhibit tours Idaho that examines what qualifies as a book. Some of the pieces in this exhibit would look natural on a bookshelf. One of them reimagines books as part of a toolbelt for cowboys. All of the “books” are pieces of art.“Bookers Dozen” a travel ...

Posted: 3/15/2017 1:59:14 PM
The City of Coeur d’Alene has been awarded $78,000 to place flashing crosswalk signs at seven locations throughout the community. The pedestrian-activated signs, called Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons, are being installed in areas where the City has experienced pedestrian or bicycle vs. ve ...

Posted: 3/15/2017 9:30:16 AM
A Parks & Recreation Department crew is pruning trees along some city streets in preparation for street surface overlay work that will be done this summer.  By pruning low-hanging branches back to a major branch or the tree trunk, the crew is be providing at least 14 feet of clearance over ...

Posted: 3/14/2017 4:31:11 PM
What are you reading? Do you have a book review you would like to share?The Coeur d’Alene Public Library is inviting patron to write about what they read.Brief book reviews – about a page in length – can be submitted to the library’s main e-mail address, info@cdalibrary.org, ...

Posted: 3/10/2017 1:39:06 PM
Celebrate the first day of spring by learning how to start and transplant the seeds for your garden Monday, March 20, 6-7:30 p.m. at the Coeur d’Alene Public Library.Master Gardener Kathy McKeown from the University of Idaho Extension Service will discuss and demonstrate techniques for seed ...

Posted: 3/8/2017 1:08:41 PM
A Seed Swap postponed due to the weather last month will be held March 11, 1-3 p.m. in the Community Room at the Coeur d’Alene Public Library, 702 E. Front Ave.This event is co-sponsored by the Inland Northwest Food Network.Participants can bring seeds to swap and take home new varieties, lear ...

Posted: 2/27/2017 3:39:21 PM
Teens in grades 6-12 can participate in a QR Code Scavenger Hunt throughout the Coeur d’Alene Public Library during Teen Tech Week March 5-11.Teens can also visit Teen Central at the library for Teen Challenge Cards including stop-motion animation, LEGOs, IPad photos, and a surprise challenge. ...

Posted: 2/27/2017 3:28:34 PM
STCU continues its workshops at the Coeur d’Alene Public Library on Wednesday, March 8, at noon with “Organize Your Finances.”This workshop will examine the benefits of getting organized, how to develop an efficient bill-paying system, what records to keep, where, and for how lon ...

Posted: 2/23/2017 11:44:21 AM
Happiness may be a warm puppy, but the Well-Knit Tale Knitting Club at the Coeur d’Alene Public Library wants to create something to keep that puppy warm.Participants are knitting/crocheting blankets for the shelter animals at the Kootenai Humane Society during March.Anyone is welcome to joi ...

Posted: 2/17/2017 1:33:16 PM
The Coeur d’Alene Fire Department again saw an increase in incident responses in 2016, responding to 8,192 calls for service, up 4.5 percent from 7,835 in 2015.  These calls for service included 41 Structure fires, 1,759 “other fire calls” (brush fires, car fires, rubbish fir ...

Posted: 2/13/2017 3:17:37 PM
A lecture by a Washington State University professor on Thursday, March 2, at 7 p.m., at the Coeur d’Alene Public Library will explore how American politics has become an arena for suspicious and angry minds. “Crazy Politics: Populism, Conspiracy Theories, and Paranoia in America&rd ...

Posted: 2/13/2017 1:55:03 PM
Coeur d’Alene City Hall will be closed for the Presidents Day holiday Monday, Feb. 20.  Other city offices and facilities will be closed as well.  Emergency calls for Police, Fire, and Streets can be made by dialing 911.  Other city facilities have emergency numbers and can be r ...

Posted: 2/7/2017 2:13:39 PM
  The first of the City's new fire engines will be introduced to the community through an official in-service ceremony at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Feb.8.Ceremonies will be at Coeur d’Alene Fire Station 2, 3850 N Ramsey, and media and community members are invited to attend.Three new f ...

Posted: 2/7/2017 12:20:52 PM
A truly novel country will be featured as a Novel Destinations Friday, Feb. 24, at 7 p.m., at the Coeur d’Alene Public Library.Bob Schaffnit will share images and stories from his visit to Ethiopia in 2005 after receiving an invitation from the Coptic Ethiopian Church.“We were able to vi ...

Posted: 2/6/2017 3:31:57 PM
The events, developments, and people who have shaped the history of our region will be examined through a series of programs sponsored by the Museum of North Idaho and the Coeur d’Alene Public Library beginning in February.Historian Robert Singletary will present “Inland Northwest Mile ...

Posted: 2/4/2017 10:44:23 AM
The Seed Swap scheduled today at 1 today at the library has been postponed due to the weather.The activity, offered in partnership with Inland Northwest Food Network, has been been rescheduled for March 11.

Posted: 2/3/2017 11:14:57 AM
The City of Coeur d’Alene will continue to enhance information sharing to the community with a new interactive snow plow update map. This map, created thanks to free tools from Google, will allow residents and business owners to see what roads have been plowed and what areas are still being w ...

Posted: 2/1/2017 3:52:33 PM
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the Coeur d'Alene Public Library will host a paper craft activity for all ages — “Enveloped With Love” — Friday, Feb. 10, 3-4 p.m. in the Seagraves Children’s Library craft room.Materials will be provided for this free program whi ...

Posted: 1/31/2017 2:37:03 PM
A nonfiction option has been added to the preloaded Kindles available for check out at the Coeur d’Alene Public Library.In December the library added Kindles loaded with high-demand fiction and now has three of the simple black and white devices that patrons can place holds on like printed b ...