Speak up for Your City Council and Vote!

Speak up for Your City Council and Vote!

Article by Jessica Nash     This November election, residents across Kootenai County are invited to cast their ballots for various city positions. That includes Mayoral seats in some cities, City Council seats in all cities and Fire District Commissioners seats in...
KC Dems Bust a Groove with Dance Through Time

KC Dems Bust a Groove with Dance Through Time

Photography by Teuvo Orjala and Larry Telles Article by Jessica Nash   On the Friday night before Halloween, local Democrats of all ages graced the dance floor at the Eagles club on Sherman Avenue. With stellar dance moves and flashy costumes, Kootenai Democrats...
Faith Leaders Share Views on Climate Change

Faith Leaders Share Views on Climate Change

Article by Suzanne Marshall     Climate Action CDA, a program of the Kootenai Environmental Alliance, hosted a panel on Faith and Climate Change at North Idaho College on October 19, 2017. An audience of approximately 50 community members and students listened to...
Engaging our Youth in the Classroom

Engaging our Youth in the Classroom

Article by Paula Neils     One of the many tasks I do as Chair of the Kootenai County Democratic Central Committee is to accept speaking invitations. For the past eight years in the fall, responding to an invitation by Mr. Brian Holgate, I have spoken to the US...
Community Voices: Thomas Keenan

Community Voices: Thomas Keenan

Article by Thomas Keenan Introduction by Jessica Nash   Thomas Keenan has lived in Coeur d’Alene since 1978. His civic engagement and community involvement over the years is impressive. He has door-knocked as a Democratic Precinct Captain, beautified our area through...
Idaho Democrats: It’s Time to Stand Together

Idaho Democrats: It’s Time to Stand Together

Article by Christopher S. Matthews   A guiding principle I live by is staying true to myself. As Shakespeare wrote in Hamlet, “This above all: to thine own self be true, And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man.” Since the...
America’s Immigration Policy: #Sad!

America’s Immigration Policy: #Sad!

Column by Jan Studer Images Contributed by Alycia Moss     President Trump appears unable to show true compassion to the immigrant children and young adults of the United States who were brought to American shores by their parents and who now await a decision about...
Lights, Camera, Political Action!

Lights, Camera, Political Action!

Article by Mary Hamilton Photography by Larry Telles and Teuvo Orjala The Kootenai County Democrats hosted another successful Theater Night event. Bev Moss and her incredible team put together an evening of food, beverages, theater and great conversation. Lake City...
Lake CDA Waterkeeper Hosts Boat Tours

Lake CDA Waterkeeper Hosts Boat Tours

Article by TJ Gossard Do you know that the second largest Superfund site in the United States, Bunker Hill, has affected the Coeur d’Alene Basin? Do you know that the United States Geological Survey estimates there are more than 75 million metric tons of contaminated...
2017 Dem Fair Booth:  An Unqualified Success!

2017 Dem Fair Booth: An Unqualified Success!

Article by Paula Neils Photography by Larry Telles     The 2017 North Idaho Fair is now history. The “Democratic Booth at the Fair” is an annual event of the Kootenai County Democratic Central Committee and is accomplished by much expense, planning, and dreaming up...