Northern Exposure is alive & well in Sandpoint, Idaho

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Real Estate Agent with Coldwell Banker Realty-Schweitzer Mountain, Sandpoint, Idaho

I hear comparisons of Sandpoint with Alaska over & over.  In fact, there are many former Alaskans living here in North Idaho as they try to come close to duplicating their experience in the 49th state without the inconvenience of living so far away from the rest of us down here in the "48 contiguous".  The constant invasion of moose in our local neighborhoods help make our Alaskan friends feel right at home. We never get tired of our gangly moose buddies!

Sandpoint moose Trivia...Alaska became our 49th state on January 3, 1959.  (Don't say you don't learn anything on my blog)

Thank you to Steve Kirby for his photos this morning!

 

 

 

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Rainmaker
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Maria Morton
Kansas City Real Estate 816-560-3758
BHG Real Estate - Kansas City Homes

Kent, that does look like the skinny young moose from Northern Exposure!

March 05, 2011 02:54 PM
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Mary-kay Canfield and Chris Canfield
Homes for Sale in The Villages and Summerfield FL
REMAX Premier Realty - The Villages

Hi Kent - If you hadn't already name this Northern Exposure, I would have done it for you.  Great pics!

March 05, 2011 09:03 PM
Rainmaker
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Kent Anderson
from Schweitzer to the Lake
Coldwell Banker Realty-Schweitzer Mountain, Sandpoint, Idaho
Thanks, Chris. The comparisons are endless. This is an interesting place to live.
March 06, 2011 02:07 AM
Rainmaker
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Kent Anderson
from Schweitzer to the Lake
Coldwell Banker Realty-Schweitzer Mountain, Sandpoint, Idaho
Hi Maria- yes it does. ...and there are a lot of them around here!
March 06, 2011 05:14 PM
Rainmaker
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Gerry Khatchikian
ASA, TRC, SFR

Kent,

Sorry for taking a while to come see this post.  Thank you to you and Steve Kirby for sharing these beautiful moose photos! 

I have featured this post on Moose Monday!  :)

March 15, 2011 11:32 AM
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Mary Douglas
REALTOR, Red Feather Lakes, Colorado
United Country Ponderosa Realty

So funny, I compare Red Feather to Northern Exposure also..I think we have more zany characters though and I love seeing the moose in your town, Kent!  Fun post!

March 19, 2011 03:05 AM
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Janna Scharf
Coeur d'Alene Real Estate Pro
Keller Williams Realty Coeur d'Alene

Hey, I think I saw that guy wandering around down here by my house, before he headed up your way!

September 13, 2011 11:59 PM
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Kent Anderson
from Schweitzer to the Lake
Coldwell Banker Realty-Schweitzer Mountain, Sandpoint, Idaho

Hey Janna - Parallel lives...

Hi Mary - You may have more zany folks in Red Feather...but don't count on it.  We have our fair share, as well.

September 14, 2011 04:48 PM
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Mary Douglas
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United Country Ponderosa Realty

Oh wait, I didn't mean to say we had more....you do, I'm certain of it. <grinning>

September 14, 2011 05:20 PM
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