I have lived here all my life......42 years. At one time it was a beautiful place to live. The entire kootenai county area went from a small laid back logging town to a busy, overcrowded, snobby city of 125,000 people. Our town is full of traffic, polution and it is just crazy to go anywhere anymore.
The cost of living is above the national average and houses are untouchable here for the blue collar man.
Our farm fields are all now covered in sub-divisions and strip malls.
The lakes are loaded with people and camping area's, so you cant really enjoy the outdoors like you use to.
We locals are called slow and simple minded people by new people moving up here and it is disturbing because us locals use to be very friendly.
There have been many times I've had people flip me off, come to my window at parking lots and start yelling at me.....I've had people slam their car door open and dent my door and then start threatening to kick my A_ _ because I Read More