State News

Life-saving amputation performed in tight space by Kootenai Health surgeons

January 20, 2017 at 5:00 am

COEUR d’ALENE — Dr. Edward DeTar and Dr. Marcus Torgenson have performed more than 1,200 leg amputations combined over the course of their careers. But, until Thursday, neither Kootenai Health surgeo...

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‘Unprecedented’ rescue in Interstate 90 accident

January 20, 2017 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press ROSE LAKE — A three-semi accident on icy Interstate 90 near the Rose Lake interchange on Thursday resulted in an “unprecedented” rescue for Kootenai County. After three semis collided early in the...

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Waterlogged North Idaho having a meltdown

January 19, 2017 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press COEUR d'ALENE — Amanda Williams couldn't help but make light of the water-logged streets after battling her way to a gas station on Wednesday. "Not to worry," the Hayden woman said with a ...

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Mumps outbreak threatens area

January 18, 2017 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press There is a mumps outbreak in Spokane and local health officials say it could be headed our way. Spokane had 56 cases of mumps as of Tuesday evening and the number is expected to rise. Melanie Col...

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‘We Build, We Fight’

January 17, 2017 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press “We Build, We Fight” has been the motto of the U.S. Navy’s Construction Force, known as the "Seabees," for the past 75 years. Spirit Lake native and Timberlake High School graduate, Const...

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