Lincoln Reclaimed

Lincoln Reclaimed

Two local Democrats want you to know they are running to become Idaho State Legislators for Kootenai County. Their campaigns emphasize their intention to reclaim values true to their bloodline. The brothers, Dan and Shem Hanks, are great, great, great, great, great...
Rapid Response Team

Rapid Response Team

Real change doesn’t happen overnight. Rather, it’s cultivated through years of careful planning and thorough execution. To achieve this needed change, the Idaho Democrats have created a Rapid Response Team. Formed in the aftermath of the 2016 elections, the Rapid...
Undermining Independent Oversight

Undermining Independent Oversight

Redistricting and gerrymandering are topics in the news as the new US Census approaches. The reason for the renewed attention is because the census results affect the allocation of seats in the U.S. House of Representatives. In other words, as state populations...
Consuming Politics

Consuming Politics

Over 100 enthusiastic county residents filled the Human Rights Education Institute for Pizza and Politics on Saturday, March 3. The annual gathering, hosted by the Kootenai Democrats, featured House Minority Leader and District 9 Representative Mat Erpelding. As the...
Hanks Announces Campaign

Hanks Announces Campaign

Shem Hanks announces campaign to run for Seat 4B in the Idaho State Legislature this November. Hanks is a 20+ year resident of Kootenai County and a native Idahoan. His primary focus is on standing up for the working class. “I was raised in a double-wide trailer in...
Pizza and Politics

Pizza and Politics

The 2nd Regular Session of the 2018 Idaho Legislature got under way on January 8, 2018. The agenda is set and the issues are vast. Hidden among the many subjects under discussion are changes which will affect you and your family for good or ill. The outcome may seem...
Community Voices: Thomas Keenan

Community Voices: Thomas Keenan

Suppose instead of falling for the “wedge-issue-of-the-month” trap, we reject messaging that serves only to divide us as neighbors,  communities and citizens of a great nation. When faced with an invite to expend needless energy “discussing”...
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...
Rebecca Schroeder Announces Candidacy for Idaho Legislature

Rebecca Schroeder Announces Candidacy for Idaho Legislature

For Immediate Release December 22, 2017 Schroeder to Run for State Representative, Seat A, in District 4 For more information contact Shawn Keenan 208-699-6340 COEUR D’ALENE— Rebecca Schroeder is announcing her campaign to be District 4’s next State Representative....
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...