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Ignite cda pledges $700k to Museum of North Idaho

December 22, 2022

By BILL BULEY Staff Writer | August 26, 2021 1:06 AM COEUR d’ALENE — Ignite cda, Coeur d’Alene’s urban renewal agency, has pledged $700,000 to site development work for the new home of the Museum of North Idaho. “This is a huge opportunity for the…

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Museum sponsors summer movie series

June 14, 2021

 Coeur d’Alene Press June 1, 2021 1:00 AM The Museum of North Idaho will show movies at three venues this summer. The venues are City Park, at Human Rights Education Institute and Hayden Cinemas (drive-in style). With the 2021 Featured Exhibit Hollywood of the North:…

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Antiques star coming to J.C. White House

May 10, 2021

By CRAIG NORTHRUPStaff Writer, CDA Press | May 10, 2021 1:09 AM The Museum of North Idaho has announced the J.C. White House will hold its first in-person event since moving from its original Sherman Avenue location in November of 2019. James Supp, an appraiser for Coronado Trading…

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Britt Thurman’s heart is for history

April 24, 2021

Coeur d’Alene Press FAST FIVE | April 24, 2021 1:00 AM Meet Britt Thurman, executive director of the Museum of North Idaho. Britt grew up in Coeur d’Alene, but moved away a few years back to get her master’s degree in museum studies from the University…

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Wallace author to speak at Museum of North Idaho meeting

April 20, 2021

By CHANSE WATSON Shoshone News-PressManaging Editor | April 20, 2021 7:00 AM COEUR d’ALENE — The history of Wallace and the Silver Valley will be in the spotlight when local author and historian Dr. Heather Branstetter speaks at The Museum of North Idaho’s annual virtual meeting later this…

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In case you wondered, sex sells

April 16, 2021

| April 16, 2021 1:00 AM D.F. “Dave” Oliveria at CDA Press Dr. Heather Branstetter didn’t plan to write a book about the notorious sex trade of Wallace, her hometown. It was to be part of a larger project that included the labor wars and gambling…

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Museum hoping for blockbuster

April 1, 2021

By BILL BULEYStaff Writer | April 1, 2021 1:06 AM COEUR d’ALENE — They’re rolling out the red carpet treatment at the Museum of North Idaho. This season’s featured exhibit, “Hollywood of the North: North Idaho and the Film Industry,” opens today. Museum Director Britt Thurman has high…

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‘Hollywood’ comes to North Idaho

March 24, 2021

 March 24, 2021 1:00 AM COEUR d’ALENE — The Museum of North Idaho opens April 1 with a new exhibit. “Step onto the red carpet and back in time with a sensory experience through Coeur d’Alene’s earliest movie palaces as you tour the Museum of…

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Vintage Voices: Seniors and Seniors

March 7, 2021

By SARA JANE RUGGLES/Special To The Press| March 7, 2021 1:00 AM This is a fascinating time to be a public historian. The eldest members of our society have witnessed our world go from an analog to a digital existence. During this time, the email replaced the…

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What about Bob?

March 3, 2021

By BILL BULEYStaff Writer, Coeur d’Alene Press | March 3, 2021 1:00 AM COEUR d’ALENE — Robert Singletary knows Kootenai County’s history perhaps better than anyone. Even he thinks so. When asked if anyone knows this area’s history as well as he does, Singletary smiles and pauses before…

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