GALLERY: Best Photos of October 2016

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  • A flock of geese fly over Scott Fredrick and Johnny and Chloe Gregg of Coeur d'Alene on Friday, Oct. 7, 2016 at the Blackwell Island boat launch along the Spokane River. The recreation area will close for the season Tuesday and reopen just before Memorial Day weekend in May.

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    Crews from the Coeur d'Alene fire and police departments work the scene of a rollover accident involving two vehicles on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016 at the intersection of 15th Street and Margaret Avenue in Coeur d'Alene. A woman, seen in the background being removed from the overturned SUV, was taken to Kootenai Health with leg and other non-life threatening injuries. Her young daughter, seen in the foreground, walked away unscathed. The cause of the accident is under investigation.

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    Community Colleges of Spokane's Emily Carrell (14) tips the ball out in front of her as Emily Aspden (4) of North Idaho watches on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 at North Idaho College.

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    Northern Lakes Firefighter Michael Avilla carries the jaws of life away from an overturned tanker truck full of raw sewage on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016 on the northbound, right-hand shoulder of Highway 95, just north of Lancaster Road. The 53-year-old driver drifted off the road while driving northbound around 9:15 a.m. The driver died on scene. The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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    Coeur d'Alene junior wide reciever Ross Chadderdon (35) lights up Lucas Langus of Borah as Coeur d'Alene junior quarterback Cole Yankoff (3) sprints by on Friday, Oct. 28, 2016 at Coeur d'Alene High School.

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    Lake City's Ashley Reyes makes a dig during the 5A Region 1 championship game against Lewiston on Oct. 18, 2016 at Lake City High School.

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    Brystol Lenz smiles as she crosses monkey bars with the help of her mother Brittney on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016 at Woodbridge Park in Post Falls. Brystol, 3, recently began cheomotherapy treatment to combat a rare children's kidney cancer called Wilms Tumor.

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    Centennial's Erik Vaage (19) and Gerre Spencer (10) battle for a header with Riley Glover (2) of Coeur d'Alene at the 5A semi-final game on Friday, Oct. 21, 2016 at Post Falls High School.

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    A man relaxes on a bench to enjoy a view of Lake Coeur d'Alene as another jogs by on Monday, Oct. 10, 2016 in City Park in Coeur d'Alene. The weather is forecasted to remain crisp and dry until Wednesday, while Thursday brings rain throughout the rest of the week.

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    Caden Severtson, 12, balances on parallel bars during a practice session on Oct. 24, 2016 at his gym, Avant Coeur Gymnastics. Severtson is the only boy in his age group in Idaho to qualify for the National Future Stars Men's Gymnastics competition.

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    Lake City High girls soccer team members rush toward Chloe Teets (4) to celebrate after she scored the game-winning penalty kick in a shootout on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016 at the state 5A girls soccer championship title game against Rocky Mountain at Coeur d’Alene High.

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    Gracie Kingsley holds and pets her 4-year-old Bombay cat, Catniss, at her home on Monday, Oct. 17, 2016 after her cat had been gone for nearly five months.

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    Gil Low, 97, holds a model corsair aircraft at Pappy Boynton Veterans Museum on Monday, Oct. 3, 2016 as he reminisces the times he spent in the air during World War Two.

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    A motorist drives through a standing puddle of water at the intersection of Lakeside Avenue and Northwest Boulevard on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016 in downtown Coeur d'Alene. Coeur d'Alene has experienced nearly 7 inches of rainfall in October, closing in on the city's all-time record for the month.

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    Coeur d'Alene High School sophomore Mayre Hitchcock reads the ingredients on the back of a Life cereal box on Friday, Oct. 21, 2016 at the Coeur d'Alene High School food bank. 

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    Erika Sankovich walks back home under fall leaves after getting coffee on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016 in downtown Coeur d'Alene.

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    The Post Falls High School girls cross country team will race this Saturday at the Portneuf Wellness Complex in Pocatello for the 5A state cross country team trophy. Pictured from left are Hailey Sessions, Mikayla Butler, Bailey Shanahan, Sydney Shanahan, Ida Mae Brooks, Myrisa Laufenberg, Arayah Brown, and Jazzmin Kernodle.

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    Coeur d'Alene's Justin Kofmehl goes up for the header during the 5A Championship game against Boise High School on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016 at Coeur d'Alene High School. The Vikings fought well but fell 3-1 to the Braves.

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    Catniss relishes a long head massage at her home on Monday, Oct. 17, 2016 after she had been lost for nearly five months.

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    Boise High School players celebrate their 3-1 5A Championship win as Coeur d'Alene's Gabe Nazemi (11) reflects.

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    Cousins Kendal Buttrey, center, and Olivia Peterson are pushed around in a wheelbarrow by Chauntae Peterson Wednesday morning, Oct. 12, 2016 after selecting a pumpkin at Prairie Home Farm.

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    Werewolf actor Chance Johnson tries on a costume top prior to opening night of the Post Falls Haunted House on Oct. 7, 2016. 

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    Coeur d'Alene's Dempsey Brewer battles for the ball while draped by two Boise High School defenders during Saturday's 5A Championship game on Oct. 22, 2016 at Coeur d'Alene High School.

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    Stormy weather rolls into Cougar Bay late Friday afternoon on Oct. 14, 2016. A series of weather systems with gusty winds will come through the region late Saturday afternoon and remain overnight and through the weekend.

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    Eric Singer has been Rathdrum's Parks and Recreation director since February 2016 and enjoys being involved with various kids sports programs throughout the year. Singer is photographed here on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016 at Majestic Park in Rathdrum.

  • 25

    Emilee Clark and Nick Salazar, both of Priest River, make their way through the 3Dementia "Not So Fun House" during opening night, Sept. 30, 2016 at Scarywood. 

  • 26

    Ms. Giggles smiles for the camera during opening night at Scarywood.

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    From left, Nicholas Bohlman, Rozina Janson, and Monroe Spotted Horse find a water potato amongst the mud on Oct. 24, 2016 at Heyburn State Park. This week, The Coeur d'Alene Tribe celebrates their heritage and culture by teaching nearly 500 school children their language, culture and food sources.

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    Bryan Harper of the Coeur d'Alene Tribe's fisheries department digs for water potatoes on Oct. 24, 2016 at Heyburn State Park. 

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    From left, Sam Hunt, Jordan Hunt, Riley Frazier and Tristan Slaughter parade through downtown Coeur d'Alene on Monday, Oct. 31, 2016 with other Sorensen Elementary students prior to Halloween night to show thanks and support for downtown businesses.

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    Sorensen Elementary students and teachers parade through downtown Coeur d'Alene on Oct. 31, 2016 prior to Halloween night. 

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    Air Force Senior Airman Tim Weber operates the refueling boom as it refuels a F-15C fighter jet at an altitude of about 24,000 feet during a training mission on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016. Weber and the pilot of the aircraft being refueled communicate via lights, hand signals and vocal commands as they complete the refueling process while the two aircrafts match their speeds of about 500 miles-per-hour.

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    A Spokane women's player kicks through the mud to get a pass off during a match-up with North Idaho on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 at North Idaho College.

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    Boys in the 5A divistion make their way off the starting at the 5A Region 1 cross country meet on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016 at Farragut State Park.

  • 34

    North Idaho's Piper Glover narrowly misses a muddy slide tackle from Erica Simpson of Community Colleges of Spokane on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 at North Idaho College.

  • 35

    Caden Severtson, 12, is the only boy in his age group in Idaho to qualify for the National Future Stars Men's Gymnastics competition. He is photographed here on Monday, Oct. 24, 2016 at his gym, Avant Coeur Gymnastics.

  • 36

    Crews with the Idaho Transportation Department remove tree limbs from an overturned tanker truck full of raw sewage on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016 on the northbound, right-hand shoulder of Highway 95, just north of Lancaster Road. The 53-year-old driver drifted off the road while driving northbound around 9:15 a.m. The driver died on scene. The cause of the crash is under investigation.

  • 37

    Seen out the window of the KC-135 Stratotanker, an F-15C Eagle fighter jet flies in formation as another F-15C is refueled during an aerial refueling training mission on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016.

  • 38

    A couple strolls though City Park underneath fall-colored foliage on Monday, Oct. 10, 2016. The weather is forecasted to remain crisp and dry until Wednesday, while Thursday brings rain throughout the rest of the week.

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    Coeur d'Alene senior Austin Garitone celebrates shirtless after scoring the game-winning goal to end the double-overtime 5A Region 1 championship game against Lake City on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016 at Lake City High School. The Vikings will advance to state playoffs on the 20th at Post Falls High School.

  • A flock of geese fly over Scott Fredrick and Johnny and Chloe Gregg of Coeur d'Alene on Friday, Oct. 7, 2016 at the Blackwell Island boat launch along the Spokane River. The recreation area will close for the season Tuesday and reopen just before Memorial Day weekend in May.

  • 1

    Crews from the Coeur d'Alene fire and police departments work the scene of a rollover accident involving two vehicles on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016 at the intersection of 15th Street and Margaret Avenue in Coeur d'Alene. A woman, seen in the background being removed from the overturned SUV, was taken to Kootenai Health with leg and other non-life threatening injuries. Her young daughter, seen in the foreground, walked away unscathed. The cause of the accident is under investigation.

  • 2

    Community Colleges of Spokane's Emily Carrell (14) tips the ball out in front of her as Emily Aspden (4) of North Idaho watches on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 at North Idaho College.

  • 3

    Northern Lakes Firefighter Michael Avilla carries the jaws of life away from an overturned tanker truck full of raw sewage on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016 on the northbound, right-hand shoulder of Highway 95, just north of Lancaster Road. The 53-year-old driver drifted off the road while driving northbound around 9:15 a.m. The driver died on scene. The cause of the crash is under investigation.

  • 4

    Coeur d'Alene junior wide reciever Ross Chadderdon (35) lights up Lucas Langus of Borah as Coeur d'Alene junior quarterback Cole Yankoff (3) sprints by on Friday, Oct. 28, 2016 at Coeur d'Alene High School.

  • 5

    Lake City's Ashley Reyes makes a dig during the 5A Region 1 championship game against Lewiston on Oct. 18, 2016 at Lake City High School.

  • 6

    Brystol Lenz smiles as she crosses monkey bars with the help of her mother Brittney on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016 at Woodbridge Park in Post Falls. Brystol, 3, recently began cheomotherapy treatment to combat a rare children's kidney cancer called Wilms Tumor.

  • 7

    Centennial's Erik Vaage (19) and Gerre Spencer (10) battle for a header with Riley Glover (2) of Coeur d'Alene at the 5A semi-final game on Friday, Oct. 21, 2016 at Post Falls High School.

  • 8

    A man relaxes on a bench to enjoy a view of Lake Coeur d'Alene as another jogs by on Monday, Oct. 10, 2016 in City Park in Coeur d'Alene. The weather is forecasted to remain crisp and dry until Wednesday, while Thursday brings rain throughout the rest of the week.

  • 9

    Caden Severtson, 12, balances on parallel bars during a practice session on Oct. 24, 2016 at his gym, Avant Coeur Gymnastics. Severtson is the only boy in his age group in Idaho to qualify for the National Future Stars Men's Gymnastics competition.

  • 10

    Lake City High girls soccer team members rush toward Chloe Teets (4) to celebrate after she scored the game-winning penalty kick in a shootout on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016 at the state 5A girls soccer championship title game against Rocky Mountain at Coeur d’Alene High.

  • 11

    Gracie Kingsley holds and pets her 4-year-old Bombay cat, Catniss, at her home on Monday, Oct. 17, 2016 after her cat had been gone for nearly five months.

  • 12

    Gil Low, 97, holds a model corsair aircraft at Pappy Boynton Veterans Museum on Monday, Oct. 3, 2016 as he reminisces the times he spent in the air during World War Two.

  • 13

    A motorist drives through a standing puddle of water at the intersection of Lakeside Avenue and Northwest Boulevard on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016 in downtown Coeur d'Alene. Coeur d'Alene has experienced nearly 7 inches of rainfall in October, closing in on the city's all-time record for the month.

  • 14

    Coeur d'Alene High School sophomore Mayre Hitchcock reads the ingredients on the back of a Life cereal box on Friday, Oct. 21, 2016 at the Coeur d'Alene High School food bank. 

  • 15

    Erika Sankovich walks back home under fall leaves after getting coffee on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016 in downtown Coeur d'Alene.

  • 16

    The Post Falls High School girls cross country team will race this Saturday at the Portneuf Wellness Complex in Pocatello for the 5A state cross country team trophy. Pictured from left are Hailey Sessions, Mikayla Butler, Bailey Shanahan, Sydney Shanahan, Ida Mae Brooks, Myrisa Laufenberg, Arayah Brown, and Jazzmin Kernodle.

  • 17

    Coeur d'Alene's Justin Kofmehl goes up for the header during the 5A Championship game against Boise High School on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016 at Coeur d'Alene High School. The Vikings fought well but fell 3-1 to the Braves.

  • 18

    Catniss relishes a long head massage at her home on Monday, Oct. 17, 2016 after she had been lost for nearly five months.

  • 19

    Boise High School players celebrate their 3-1 5A Championship win as Coeur d'Alene's Gabe Nazemi (11) reflects.

  • 20

    Cousins Kendal Buttrey, center, and Olivia Peterson are pushed around in a wheelbarrow by Chauntae Peterson Wednesday morning, Oct. 12, 2016 after selecting a pumpkin at Prairie Home Farm.

  • 21

    Werewolf actor Chance Johnson tries on a costume top prior to opening night of the Post Falls Haunted House on Oct. 7, 2016. 

  • 22

    Coeur d'Alene's Dempsey Brewer battles for the ball while draped by two Boise High School defenders during Saturday's 5A Championship game on Oct. 22, 2016 at Coeur d'Alene High School.

  • 23

    Stormy weather rolls into Cougar Bay late Friday afternoon on Oct. 14, 2016. A series of weather systems with gusty winds will come through the region late Saturday afternoon and remain overnight and through the weekend.

  • 24

    Eric Singer has been Rathdrum's Parks and Recreation director since February 2016 and enjoys being involved with various kids sports programs throughout the year. Singer is photographed here on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016 at Majestic Park in Rathdrum.

  • 25

    Emilee Clark and Nick Salazar, both of Priest River, make their way through the 3Dementia "Not So Fun House" during opening night, Sept. 30, 2016 at Scarywood. 

  • 26

    Ms. Giggles smiles for the camera during opening night at Scarywood.

  • 27

    From left, Nicholas Bohlman, Rozina Janson, and Monroe Spotted Horse find a water potato amongst the mud on Oct. 24, 2016 at Heyburn State Park. This week, The Coeur d'Alene Tribe celebrates their heritage and culture by teaching nearly 500 school children their language, culture and food sources.

  • 28

    Bryan Harper of the Coeur d'Alene Tribe's fisheries department digs for water potatoes on Oct. 24, 2016 at Heyburn State Park. 

  • 29

    From left, Sam Hunt, Jordan Hunt, Riley Frazier and Tristan Slaughter parade through downtown Coeur d'Alene on Monday, Oct. 31, 2016 with other Sorensen Elementary students prior to Halloween night to show thanks and support for downtown businesses.

  • 30

    Sorensen Elementary students and teachers parade through downtown Coeur d'Alene on Oct. 31, 2016 prior to Halloween night. 

  • 31

    Air Force Senior Airman Tim Weber operates the refueling boom as it refuels a F-15C fighter jet at an altitude of about 24,000 feet during a training mission on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016. Weber and the pilot of the aircraft being refueled communicate via lights, hand signals and vocal commands as they complete the refueling process while the two aircrafts match their speeds of about 500 miles-per-hour.

  • 32

    A Spokane women's player kicks through the mud to get a pass off during a match-up with North Idaho on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 at North Idaho College.

  • 33

    Boys in the 5A divistion make their way off the starting at the 5A Region 1 cross country meet on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016 at Farragut State Park.

  • 34

    North Idaho's Piper Glover narrowly misses a muddy slide tackle from Erica Simpson of Community Colleges of Spokane on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 at North Idaho College.

  • 35

    Caden Severtson, 12, is the only boy in his age group in Idaho to qualify for the National Future Stars Men's Gymnastics competition. He is photographed here on Monday, Oct. 24, 2016 at his gym, Avant Coeur Gymnastics.

  • 36

    Crews with the Idaho Transportation Department remove tree limbs from an overturned tanker truck full of raw sewage on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016 on the northbound, right-hand shoulder of Highway 95, just north of Lancaster Road. The 53-year-old driver drifted off the road while driving northbound around 9:15 a.m. The driver died on scene. The cause of the crash is under investigation.

  • 37

    Seen out the window of the KC-135 Stratotanker, an F-15C Eagle fighter jet flies in formation as another F-15C is refueled during an aerial refueling training mission on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016.

  • 38

    A couple strolls though City Park underneath fall-colored foliage on Monday, Oct. 10, 2016. The weather is forecasted to remain crisp and dry until Wednesday, while Thursday brings rain throughout the rest of the week.

  • 39

    Coeur d'Alene senior Austin Garitone celebrates shirtless after scoring the game-winning goal to end the double-overtime 5A Region 1 championship game against Lake City on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016 at Lake City High School. The Vikings will advance to state playoffs on the 20th at Post Falls High School.

                                      

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