Man facing lawsuit and child sex trafficking charge works for developer Harley Douglass - Fri, 26 Jun 2015 PST
Every year, I plant something new in my garden, simply to watch it grown -- and to see what it looks like. This year? Tomatillos. My son-in-law introduced me to the tomatillo/hot pepper/chilantro trifecta to encourage me to make my own salsa. The tomatillos and chilantro are doing swell in the June heat. Peppers? Not so much. Can you use tomatillos for anything else but salsa. That'll be the question I ponder as I try to avoiod the heat this weekend. Now for today's Wild Card ...
Karl-Anthony Towns hugs friends and family after the Minnesota Timberwolves selected him with the first pick during the NBA basketball draft this afternoon in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
When it comes to paying and keeping teachers, there are wide gaps between Idaho’s haves and have-nots. Idaho’s new five-year plan to boost teacher pay will not solve this problem. In fact, it could even get worse. The $125 million career ladder law is designed to narrow the teacher pay gap between Idaho and neighboring states. Within Idaho, teacher salaries are set locally, and results vary widely from district to district. Some districts rank high because they have retained a more experienced and better-educated faculty. Some districts can pay more because they have the property tax base to do it. Some pay more in order to compete with neighboring schools/Kevin Richert, IDEDNews.org. More here.
Average teacher salaries in Kootenai County:
- Coeur d'Alene Charter: $50,860
- Coeur d'Alene School District: $49,559
- Lakeland School District: $48,060
- Post Falls School District: $47,222
- Kootenai School District: $44,808