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Districts Survive IEN Collapse

Far from leaving them in the dark without service, the demise of Idaho’s multimillion-dollar statewide school broadband network has brought several North Idaho school districts better service at a lower cost. “We’re getting more bandwidth now than we did before,” said Seth Deniston, technology director for the Coeur d’Alene School District ...

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Video: Friends throw BASE jumper off cliff

THRILL SPORTS -- Oregon BASE jumper Blake Burwell racked his brain for a new way to fly off a 3,000-foot cliff in Norway last June. "Normally, we just, you know, jump. But it just seemed like a good idea to have some friends join in."...

Getting There

Seattle's sliding scale for bus fare

An article in this Sunday's New York Times examined an innovative project happening in Seattle that ties a passenger's income to the price of a ticket to use the city's transit system. From the article: "On Sunday, the county transit system for the Seattle metropolitan...


A new S-R blog

Veteran reporter Jody Lawrence-Turner launched Extra Credit, her new blog on education.

Favorite books of S-R staffers 

Perusing the variety of lists of favorite books this time of year is a great way to whet your appetite for reading. I asked my newsroom colleagues to list a favorite book or two that they read in 2014. Not all of their choices were...

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D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner o...





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