KC Dem Club: White Nationalism in N ID

This week the Democratic Club has two speakers on one topic addressing local communities dealing with white nationalism.  Our first speaker will be Kate Bitz with Western States Center.   Kate Bitz, senior fellow at the Defending Democracy program at Western States...

ACLU: Activist Training in Cd’A

This, directly from Jeremy Woodson, Community Engagement Manager, ACLU of Idaho: Jeremy Woodson at the ACLU of Idaho here. . . I am writing to share that, once again, our Activist Academy community training tour is set to begin and we have dates for each location. The...

KC Dem Club: Mayor Widmeyer – Managing Growth

Coeur d’Alene is growing. Moreover, the effects of this growth will impact everyone who lives in this great city. It also affects the people who choose to work and visit here. Handling traffic flow, provisioning city services, developing residential property,...

KC Dem Club: Capt Kim Edmondson, Candidate for Sheriff

Kootenai County Sheriff, Ben Wolfinger, is retiring. He has been the Kootenai County Sheriff since January, 2013. As a result of his announced retirement, candidates are coming forward to fill this vacancy. The new sheriff will be elected in November 2020. Given the...

KC Dem Club: Wendell Berry’s Hopes for Humanity

As July slips away there are many events of interest for Kootenai Democrats starting with this Friday’s Democratic Club meeting at the Iron Horse at noon.  As you know Laura Tenneson, our Program Coordinator, has provided both interesting and informative speakers. ...

Reclaim Idaho Town Hall

Last November, our Medicaid Expansion ballot initiative passed with 61 percent of the vote. A few months after the passage of Medicaid Expansion, the Idaho legislature passed Senate Bill 1159, a proposal that would make it virtually impossible to organize ballot...

KCDem Club: Dan Gookin–East Sherman Avenue URD

This Friday, our guest speaker is Coeur d’Alene City Council Member Dan Gookin. Dan is completing his second term on the City Council. His talk will cover the history and current status of the East Sherman Avenue Urban Renewal District revitalization...

KC Dem Club: Liz Moore–Peace and Justice Action League

As you all know this Thursday is July 4th the celebration of the birth of our nation, our Democracy. It is most appropriate that we should follow that event with a presentation at the Democratic Club by Liz Moore, Director of the Peace and Justice League of Spokane...

North Idaho State Fair: KCDem Booth

The North Idaho State Fair offers lots of great events and fun from August 21-25. While you are there, be sure to visit us at the Kootenai Democrats’ North Idaho State Fair booth. We are situated near the water feature, in our usual spot, just east of the main...

KC Dems Central Committee: Monthly Meeting

The monthly central committee meeting  is a forum for the Kootenai County Democrat’s precinct chairs and vice chairs (aka precinct captains) to come together and organize. Precinct captains represent their precincts at the meeting. More importantly, they work to...