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Lincoln County looks to diversify its economy while its residents struggled for work.

April 16, 2014View for printing

Minutes before Kootenai Job Services opened on a recent Wednesday morning, locals were already gathered outside with their resumes and hopes in hand.

A 52-year-old who gave his name as "Chevy" said he's a frequent visitor to the small office on Mineral Avenue, especially after he lost his job managing an apartment four months ago. Since then, he's been sleeping on a friend's couch.

"I lost everything all at once," he said. "I do odd jobs here and there to make a buck here and there."

By Justin Franz

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