I grew up in the area just farther north in Sandpoint, only been here in CA for 6 years, and its a great place to live. Jobs are tough though, I'm not sure what you found but the big industry currently in the panhandle in tourism. The ski resorts, guided hunts, home rentals, boat rentals and hotels employ a good number of people. Logging used to be the primary industry but most of the mills have been shut down. Wen I go back to visits half the people I used to know have moved away, the other half are retires out of CA. Half of the retires are cops and firefighters. As long as you stay in the Couerd A'lene/Post Falls area you should have a better shot at finding work.
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