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Ten snowshoeing tips for beginners

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Ten snowshoeing tips for beginners

By Whitney Carter Winter sports can be daunting. Growing up in the Seattle area, my winter-sport experience was (and still largely is) limited to an annual childhood trip up to Snoqualmie or Stevens Pass for a day of sledding or tubing. Every couple of years I got a few snow days to add to that…

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My whirlwind travel journalism Janterm

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My whirlwind travel journalism Janterm

Whitney Carter This class has been filled with opportunities to try new things and to challenge myself. I think the most satisfying aspect of this class was getting the opportunity to go on some adventures and to do some exploring of the area that I have lived in for three and a half years. Additionally,…

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One perfect day

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One perfect day

By Whitney Carter The best thing about having a perfect day is that the idea of a perfect day is different for everyone. Everyone’s opinion and values are different. Spokane’s South Hill neighborhood offers customizable activities, interests and items. There are plenty of things to do and the neighborhood stays interesting all year round.  …

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When the adventure is in the journey…

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When the adventure is in the journey…

By Whitney Carter Getting to Palouse Falls was quite an adventure. I had planned out the whole day: I got snacks, filled up my car with gas the night before, bundled up, packed extra gloves and socks and got ready to grab my adventure buddy at 12:30.  What I did not count on was the…

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Music Walk

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Music Walk

By Whitney Carter Every second Friday from January to March, downtown Coeur d’Alene will feature a music walk. The two remaining dates are February 12 and March 11. This is a free event and the website for the event describes it was “family friendly.” This is an opportunity to appreciate some good music as well…

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Inlander Restaurant Week

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Inlander Restaurant Week

For ten days at the end of February and the first week of March, nearly 100 restaurants in the Inland Northwest area will feature three-course meals at affordable prices in conjunction with Inlander Restaurant Week. This annual event grows every year and will include 21 Coeur d’Alene restaurants. Their cuisine ranges from Thai to American…

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Disability Awareness Film Festival

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Disability Awareness Film Festival

North Idaho College is presenting the Disability Awareness Film Festival. NIC will be featuring one film a month “celebrating the lives, stories, and experiences of people with different disabilities,” according to the event website. The film festival started in September and continues through April. The next showing is Tuesday, February 16 and will feature the…

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From childhood adventures to fine dining: Exploring Mill Creek Town Center

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From childhood adventures to fine dining: Exploring Mill Creek Town Center

By Whitney Carter   I remember the first time I was allowed to walk to Mill Creek Town Center with my friends. I was in the sixth grade. The Town Center is about a block from the middle school, and my friends and I were so excited. We were on our own in our big…

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The Modern Theater “All My Sons”

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The Modern Theater “All My Sons”

By Whitney Carter The Modern Theatre in Coeur d’Alene is presenting All my Sons. The production in sponsored by Empire Office Machines. All My Sons is a play written by Arthur Miller in 1947. They play is based on a true story. It deals with defective engines being sold for military use and the death…

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Coeur d’Alene Chocolate Affair

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Coeur d’Alene Chocolate Affair

By Whitney Carter The Coeur d’Alene Chocolate Affair is an event in downtown Coeur d’Alene that will feature chocolate tasting and chocolate competitions. The event is on Friday, February 12 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. This event is being held by the Coeur d’Alene Downtown Association and offers patrons the opportunity to try delicious…

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