Sandpoint Idaho Real Estate Blog: Sandpoint is a community that doesn't give up
By Gary Lirette, Business & Investing in the Inland Northwest
With the Sandpoint Winter Carnival beginning Thursday with the annual Taste of Sandpoint, we kick off our late winter season of happenings. One thing that was glaring this year was how many North Idaho communities dropped event after event. Every month I update the www.SandpointID.net/calendar.html events calendar. Unlike other calendars, I try to include other areas, such as Hayden, Priest Lake, and Schweitzer Mountain. As I updated from last year, I began to notice that other small towns, and even Schweitzer and Stoneridge Golf community were dropping annual music events and activities like crazy. I understand. Times are tough and revenues are down. Perhaps they will start them again as our economy improves. Maybe not. One thing I know is that Sandpoint has not taken the same road. La...