Atlas Mill History

By Robert Singletary, Special for the Nickel’s Worth In 1881, Marcus Wright came to Idaho Territory and helped create the town of Rathdrum and organize Kootenai County. He also established…

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In case you wondered, sex sells

| 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…

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Buroker-Hicks

By Robert Singletary Special to the Nickel’s Worth Coeur d’Alene had an important role in the training of pilots during World War II. In 1942, the Buroker-Hicks Flying Service leased…

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Museum hoping for blockbuster

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…

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2nd Infantry Band

By Robert Singletary, Special to The Nickel’s Worth The first musical organization to perform in what is now the city of Coeur d’Alene was probably the 2nd Infantry Band, stationed…

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Stanley Easton: Mr. Bunker

By Robert Singletary, Special to the Coeur d’Alene Press Stanley Easton, an 1894 graduate of the University of California, was associated with the Bunker Hill Mining Company in Kellogg, Idaho…

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