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The Idaho Genealogical Society has published a collection of recipes in a cookbook titled"150 Years of Idaho Cooking", in honor of the Idaho Territorial Sesquicentennial. The book includes a number of recipes from Idaho's historical past, including interesting notes and anecdotes about the recipe or its contributor. Visit the IGS Publications page to order, or Click Here!

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Kootenai County
Established: 12/22/1864

Parent County: Nez Perce

Co. Seat: Cities
Coeur d'Alene: Athol, Dalton Gardens, Harrison, Hayden Lake, Post Falls, Rathdrum, Spirit Lake, Stateline, Worley

Established December 22, 1864 by the Second Territorial Legislature with Seneaquoteen, a trading post below Lake
Pend Oreille, as the county seat. Rathdrum replaced Seneaquoteen as county seat in 1881 and Coeur d'Alene
replaced Rathdrum in 1908. Named for the Kutenai Indians who inhabited the area when the white man arrived.
The word "Kootenai" is derived from the Kutenai word meaning "water people.

County Clerk:
PO Box 9000, 501 Government Way, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83816-9000 Phone: (208) 769-4441
Fax: (208)667-8534