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GOP activists to pick Fagan replacement nominees

Republican activists in Southeast Washington could choose Wednesday night from among as many as 10 possible candidates to nominate three replacements for former Rep. Susan Fagan. She resigned last Friday amid an ethics investigation into allegedly padded expense accounts but will have state-supported health insurance for the rest of May.

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Strong spring chinook run lengthens Columbia, Snake seasons

FISHING -- With spring chinook salmon passing Bonneville Dam in higher numbers than expected, fish managers from Washington and Oregon today agreed to extend the fishing season on the Columbia River for miles below and above the dam, the Washington Fish and Wildlife Department has...

Huckleberries Online

Parting Shot -- 5.5.15 

"He ís still very critical, still fighting for his life," said police Sgt. Christie Wood Coeur d'Alene Police Department, center, while she and Stu Miller of the Kootenai County Sheriff's office answered questions following a police involved shooting early this morning. Coeur d'Alene Police Sgt....


Weird things you can learn during an interview 

My column last Sunday told the story of Joanne Martin, a Medical Lake woman who received a 10-cent check as her settlement from a huge class-action lawsuit against mega-wireless carrier Sprint. Sure. That predicament was entertaining. But some readers were more intrigued by my affection for the killer coffeecake that Joanne served me as we sat arou

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