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Permit denied for Coeur d'Alene Diamond Cup races

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KHQ.com - The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office has denied the water event permit for the Diamond Cup races on Coeur d'Alene Lake.

According to Sheriff Ben Wolfinger, organizers of the event failed to meet several of the required criteria by the July 1, 2014 deadline.  Permit conditions that were not met include providing at least $1 Million insurance coverage for the event, providing a safety emergency plan for the event and obtaining contracts for emergency medical services, traffic control, and crowd management.

Diamond Cup President Doug Miller was sent notification early July 1st informing him of the decision to deny the permit.

The races were originally scheduled to take place Labor Day weekend 2014.
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