WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30, 2005

Wild Card/Wednesday -- 11/30/05

I haven't given you an update on the blog numbers in awhile because -- (drum roll, puh-leez) our counter has been messed up since Nov. 18. But I have them now. And wow! The November numbers are going to shatter the September record of 125,565....

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Top Cutlines -- 11/30/05

Poker pro Phil Laak plays a game of poker about 30 feet below sea level in the first ever underwater poker tournament, hosted by InterPoker.com, at the 2nd Annual Caribbean Poker Classic in St. Kitts Tuesday. You write the cutline.Top Cutlines:1. "For the last time,...

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Extra! West Gaining in Polls, Media Swoop In

Dave Meany, lower photo, a reporter from KXLY-TV in Spokane, Wash., (and Tobby Hatley, top photo, a reporter from KHQ TV) picks up the index of the contents of Mayor James E. West's computer hard drive from Shirley Pippenger at the City Clerks office in...

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What? Favoritism in Idaho? C'mon

The selection of a politically active Boise company to oversee the biggest highway construction program in state history has been put on hold after questions were raised over how it won the contract. The Idaho Transportation Board voted 4-1 last month to give the contract...

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The Fuhrman Obsession Continues

I for one do not care if West is recalled or not. He is done politically and he has been shown to be a liar. I just am tired of seeing the mayor's ickiness paraded all over the newspaper, TV and radio. I cannot watch...

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APhoto of the Day -- 11/30/05

Poker pro Phil Laak plays a game of poker about 30 feet below sea level in the first ever underwater poker tournament, hosted by InterPoker.com, at the 2nd Annual Caribbean Poker Classic in St. Kitts Tuesday. You write the cutline.

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WorldNetDaily Poll -- Christmas Spirit

Issue: Lowe's listens: 'Christmas trees': Retailer dumps 'holiday' reference following WND story, complaints/WorldNetDailyIs America losing its Christmas spirit? 1. No, the spirit is alive and stronger than ever 2. No, Christmas spirit is about tolerance and pluralism for all forms of worship 3. No, America...

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TUESDAY, NOV. 29, 2005

P.P.S. -- 11/29/05

Issue: We've been reminiscing fondly in the comments section about brutal winters that drove immigrating individuals away from our portion of snow country. Obviously, they're still coming, and the new breed of immigrant appears to be hardier.Question: What kind of winter would we need to...

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Top Cutlines -- 11/29/05

Jon Bon Jovi kisses a fan as he makes his way through the crowd to the stage, Monday, Nov. 28, 2005, during a concert at Madison Square Garden in New York. You write the cutline.Top Cutlines:1. The next ex Mrs. Bon Jovi -- A Token...

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I Protest ...

Mike Petersen ( center in jeans ) converses with Rein Attemann outside the WSU RiverPointe campus as other protestors hold caribou cutouts in the background Tuesday 11/29/05. They were expressing concern over the demise of caribou recovery efforts in British Columbia and the US. Christopher...

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No Good Deed Goes Unpunished Dept ...

A German woman and her driver are shown in captivity of Islamo thugs who contend that they are spies here. The woman and two other captured peaceniks were in Iraq to document human-rights violations and inadvertently succeeded beyond their imaginations by being captured and drawing...

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Huckleberries Local AM Headlines -- 11/29/05

*Swogger leaving WSU: Relegated to backup duty, QB looks toward I-AA schools to finish career/Glenn Kasses, Spokesman-Review -- Who can blame him?*Valley man dies in hunting incident: 30-year-old Casey Lawson shot near Plummer/Hilary Kraus, Spokesman-Review -- There are too many idiots in the woods this...

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Quick Fix 6 -- 11/29/05

1. APhoto Fix: Authors Stan and Jan Berenstain, creators of the Berenstain Bears childrens books, are shown in this Aug. 30, 2002 file photo, at their home in Solebury, Pa. Stan Berenstain, 82, who with his wife wrote more than 200 children's books about a...

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MONDAY, NOV. 28, 2005

P.S.

Issue: In the "Huckleberries" site I visit, one of the topix people are talking about are baaad movies. The blog-meister of that site said he & the wife had seen the new version of "Bewitched" and how awful it was compared to the original TV...

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Best of the Local Blogs -- 11/28/05

CDADave provides a lot of Thin Air, plus this shot of the steamer Flyer plying the waters of Lake CDA around 1910. For his latest blog entry, click here. (BTW, can anyone tell me the street address of the old Shorthorn Barbecue and who might...

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Top Cutlines -- 11/28/05

For 25 years, when Ron Mancabelli, 64, closes his All American Barber Shop in Saltsburg, Pa., for the first day of deer season (which was Sunday) an antlered deer head like "Bucky," a 12-point buck, goes in his chair to let customers know he's gone...

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Duncan Case to Drive Washington Bills

Among the proposals already being discussed in the aftermath of alleged crimes by Joseph Edward Duncan II here: *Satellite monitoring – for life – of child sex predators who’ve served their prison time. *Tougher sentences for failing to register with police.*And renewing a law prohibiting...

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Current US Gas Prices ...

...The Idaho gas prices provided by the following link seem a little high (since Exxon and other stations in town are running around 2.04.9 for regular), but you still can find an interesting comparison here.Hat Tip: Dan of the County

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Dreamin' of a White Christmas

I've been saving this one by Doug Fredericks/Hayden for this time of the year, although it's so viewtiful that it was difficult not to publish it sooner. Doug calls the scenic, "Snowed in." He shot it in 2003. With my 2 cords of wood chopped...

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