Families Belong Together

Families Belong Together

Written by Zoe O’Brien Photography from CDA Families Belong Together Vigil   It’s 2018 and we are one nation under hate, and responsible for the separation of all 2000+ families coming over our border seeking asylum. How is it fair that I can come home every day to my...
Progressive play shines at Lake City Playhouse

Progressive play shines at Lake City Playhouse

Falsettos, William Finn’s musical originally on Broadway in the 90s, tells the story of a family reconfigured by the coming out of a homosexual father during the AIDS epidemic. Set in the late 70s and 80s, Falsettos follows the life of a family of three; Trina (played...
Kootenai Democrats Endorse Medicaid Initiative Petition

Kootenai Democrats Endorse Medicaid Initiative Petition

January 9th, 2018   The Kootenai County Democratic Party endorses the petition drive launched by non-partisan group Reclaim Idaho to expand Medicaid for 78,000 Idahoans who fall in the coverage gap, many of which who desperately need access to care. Our current Idaho...
Community Voices: Paulette Jordan House Party

Community Voices: Paulette Jordan House Party

Article by Cory Alexander, MD “If you aren’t sitting at the table, you are on the menu!” —  Paulette Jordan On Friday, December 22, 2017, I attended a house party in Spokane Valley with Rebecca Schroeder featuring Paulette Jordan, Democratic candidate for...
Solidarity Rally at Hecla HQ: Let’s Support Miners!

Solidarity Rally at Hecla HQ: Let’s Support Miners!

Article and Photography by Shawn Keenan Shirley McFaddan, Kristi Milan, and Jan Studer stand in solidarity along Highway 95 in front of Hecla Mining Company Headquarters. Since March 13th of this year, more than 230 of our USW Local 5114 brothers and sisters from the...
KC Dems Souport the End of Homelessness

KC Dems Souport the End of Homelessness

Article by Cathy Kraus, Community Outreach Committee Chair The KC Dems bread team is ready in their KC Dems shirts. On November 16th, as chilly gray skies and drizzle hung over Coeur d’Alene, Kootenai County Democrats’ Community Outreach volunteers and about 1200...
Idaho Dems Vote for Primary, not Caucus

Idaho Dems Vote for Primary, not Caucus

Article by Paula Neils Photography by Christine Harding     The Idaho Democratic State Committee voted on October 14, 2017, at the quarterly meeting in Pocatello, to change from a caucus to a primary to determine voter preference for the Democratic presidential...
Honoring the Veterans in our Families

Honoring the Veterans in our Families

A KC Dems Community Collaboration Submitted by Lt. Colonel Bill Douglas, U.S. Army JAG, Ret. and former Kootenai County Prosecuting Attorney Photo Caption: Lt. Colonel Bill Douglas,  U.S. Army JAG, Ret. As a retired Army Judge Advocate General, I have given legal...
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...