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Tubbs Hill Accessible Trail Up For Preliminary Approval

  After several months of study and discussion, tonight (Monday) the City of Coeur d'Alene's Parks and Recreation Commission will officially consider a consensus recommendation to retrofit a Tubbs Hill trail to accommodate wheelchair accessibility. Last spring, the City Council separated Tubbs Hill from the McEuen Park project and formed a task force to take [...]

By | 2012-01-25T11:04:36+00:00 January 23rd, 2012|Community|2 Comments

Top Ten Posts of 2011

It's the end of 2011 and so we take quantitative stock of what we've accomplished in the last 52 weeks. The following are the most-viewed blog posts of 2011, which are actually quite representative of the issue work we've done over the last year. When it comes to North Idaho conservation controversies, from Bonner County [...]

By | 2012-01-10T10:38:05+00:00 December 26th, 2011|blog, KEA|0 Comments

Top Ten Reasons to Donate to KEA

A generous member has offered to match end-of-year contributions to KEA, dollar for dollar, up to $5000. For the next week, your donation goes twice as far. So here are the top ten reasons why you should click our nice new donate button. 1. Tubbs Hill and Cougar Bay.  KEA is the leading defender of [...]

By | 2011-12-23T17:07:27+00:00 December 23rd, 2011|blog, KEA|0 Comments

Giving Thanks For Community Conservation

The one thing we know all too well in our small office, we can’t do what we do without community support. And we have a remarkable community we have in North Idaho. This Thanksgiving holiday, we’d like to point out some of the ways that people have come together this year to make our great [...]

By | 2012-01-12T11:46:21+00:00 November 23rd, 2011|blog, Community, KEA|0 Comments

This Week: Mayor Bloem to Speak to KEA

As Baltimore Mayor Thomas D'Alesandro III notoriously said of being Mayor, "You come in in the morning and they bring you a big plate of [crap] to eat. So you grit your teeth and just when you get finished ... they're at the door with a bigger plate of [crap]." Coeur d'Alene is decidedly not [...]

By | 2011-12-22T10:22:44+00:00 November 1st, 2011|blog, KEA|0 Comments

Wheelchairs on Tubbs Hill

More about all of this soon enough, but yesterday afternoon we were pleased to take part in a unique event. KEA has been invited to participate in a City of Coeur d'Alene committee reviewing accessibility and other issues on Tubbs Hill. Yesterday, the committee got a first hand experience with accessibility concerns on [...]

By | 2011-12-22T10:27:05+00:00 July 12th, 2011|blog|9 Comments

Tubbs Hill Separated from McEuen Park Plan

Even before the marathon meeting gathered momentum, the Coeur d'Alene City Council agreed unanimously to separate Tubbs Hill from the concept plan for McEuen Park. On a motion by Ron Edinger, seconded and amended by Mike Kennedy, the Council agreed with KEA and the Tubbs Hill Foundation that Tubbs Hill needs to be addressed, but [...]

By | 2011-12-22T10:27:06+00:00 May 25th, 2011|blog|3 Comments

Tubbs Hill is Different

We’ve written a few times about Tubbs Hill and its intersection with the McEuen Park debate. As the concept proposal for McEuen goes to the City Council next week, the issue of Tubbs Hill is likely to be squarely at the forefront of the Council’s consideration. We’ve spent some time this past week, working with [...]

By | 2011-12-22T10:27:06+00:00 May 18th, 2011|blog|4 Comments

Tubbs Hill Foundation Issues New Letter on McEuen Park Trail Plans

We were recently cc’ed on a copy of a new letter from the Tubbs Hill Foundation to Mayor Bloem and the Coeur d'Alene City Council regarding the ongoing McEuen Park  discussion. In the April 28 letter signed by Foundation President Peter Luttropp, the Foundation reiterates and clarifies its position on the Tubbs Hill impacts of [...]

By | 2011-12-22T10:27:06+00:00 April 28th, 2011|blog|0 Comments