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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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Posted on: February 19, 2021

'What Exactly Does the County Do?'

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We've recently had some great conversations with residents but one common inquiry we get is 'What exactly does the county do?'. It's a great question!For the most part, counties are really an arm of the state. County elected offi...
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Posted on: January 24, 2021

First Judicial District Jury Trials to Resume First Week of March

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First Judicial District Jury Trials to Resume First Week of March

Read Administrative District Judge Order here.

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Posted on: February 9, 2021

Sheriff Norris Thanks CdA Press for Highlighting Disrespectful Behavior Toward Law Enforcement

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From Sheriff Norris: Throughout our great nation we have witnessed attacks against law enforcement by thugs and politicians. We have watched our great cities burn and looted while our elected officials call to defund or decrease the budgets of the very ag...

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Vehicle Licensing Department (VLD) Update – Coeur d’Alene and Post Falls Offices Open for Business

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Open to the Public.  Accepting walk-in’s and appointments daily.  Walk-in’s available from 8:15 AM thru 3:45 PM.  Walk-ins use tablet computer in lobby to “check-in.”  Use QLESS app on your device to make appointment. &...

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Posted on: January 1, 2019

Kootenai County Announces Recruiting Video Release

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Kootenai County is pleased to announce the release of a recruiting video for employment opportunities within County government. We invite you to view the video on our website under our Human Resources link and to share it throughout our community, as well...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

New fees for Kootenai County Parks and Waterways

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Every five-years, Parks and Waterways fees are assessed by the Kootenai County Waterways Advisory Board. The Advisory Board then provides a recommendation to the Board of County Commissioners for consideration. In December of 2020, the Advisory Board reco...

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Posted on: October 22, 2020

Vessel Pump-Outs shut down for the winter

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ATTENTION BOATERS: Lake Coeur d’Alene Vessel Pump-Outs at Third Street, Carlin Bay, Eleventh Street and Harrison docks are shut down for the season. We will turn them back on as early as possible in the Spring.

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Posted on: October 22, 2020

RV DUMP WINTERIZED

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ATTENTION RV DUMP USERS: The water has been turned off for the winter at the RV Dump at 250 E Dalton Avenue. The RV dump will still be usable all winter, but water will not be available until spring.

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Posted on: February 20, 2021

GROOMING REPORT

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

GROOMING REPORT

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BUNCO PARKING LOT/ 278/ GOLD CREEK LODGE

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