Category Archive: Lake Coeur d’Alene

May 24

Memorial Day Ceremonies!

What a privilege to live in this area!  There are so many wonderful ceremonies in town to honor and remember those brave Veterans!  As we all enjoy our three days of spring weather with family and friends, we also should remember those that served our country!    I will be enjoying the family gatherings and boating …

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Mar 17

A good Irish name…….Sweeney!

Ancient Arms of Sweeney

If you’re lucky enough to be IRISH, then you’re lucky enough!  Today I am Irish, married to a Sweeney! Sweeney is a surname that, though closely associated with Ireland, is of Scottish origin, derived from the Gaelic MacSuibhne meaning “pleasant” or “well-disposed”. The Sweeney’s trace their ancestry from Niall of the Nine Hostages, the fifth …

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Mar 01

Housing Inventory is Shrinking!

It’s true and I’m sure you’ve read all the newspaper articles and reports!  It’s happening here also!  We are seeing multiple offers within the first week a home is listed for sale.  Buyers are seeing the opportunities, while rates are low and home prices are low.  Foreclosed homes are fewer on the market.  If the …

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Oct 27

Women’s Council Entrepreneur of the Year!

I was awarded the “Entrepreneur of the Year” by the Coeur d’Alene Women’s Council of Realtors!  It has been a great year with this honor and also as 2012 Idaho CRS Chapter President and Coeur d’Alene Realtor of the Year! I will continue with my commitment to my clients and to the Idaho Assocation of …

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May 15

Sold in Sanders Beach!

Close to the park and lake!

White picket fence and adorable downtown cottage! Steps to the lake and park. Remodeled and updated!  Enjoy Tubbs Hill views and park views from the backyard decks!

Oct 30

Turkey Crossing in Downtown!

Turkeys in the neighborhood!

It is such a site to see two dozen turkeys crossing the street in Sanders Beach!  They have been strolling around for weeks and finding plenty of food in the yards and at the base of Tubbs Hill.  Everyone is talking about them!  I’ve heard they can be a nuisance and some neighborhoods in other areas are annoyed.  …

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Oct 20

Fall is in the air!

Fall in downtown Coeur d'Alene!

The leaves are changing, the temperatures dipping and the sun is shining on downtown!  October has truly been gorgeous and a blessing after such a short summer!

Sep 02

Labor Day Weekend Festivities

See you on the lake this weekend or at an event.  Fall Fest Celebration is this weekend at Schweitzer.  St. Maries is hosting Paul Bunyan Days and I have never been but it seems like this will be the year we make it.  We’ll boat down to the festivities!  Wallace has “under the bridge and …

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Aug 20

Art on the Green and Street Fair

My favorite weekend has come and gone and have been to busy to post!  The first weekend of August is always the Coeur d’Alene downtown street fair with all the side walk sales and street vendors!  Hot and 80 degrees is normal on the black asphalt for this weekend!  So, buying a hat is a …

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Jun 23

Coeur d’Alene Lake level lowers!

The gates are open!  The Spokane River at the Post Falls dam is running at 32,700 cubic feet per second, equal to 1,059,480,000 gallons of water per hour.  The water has been rushing out of the gates for the past two months, creating such a pretty sight!

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