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Best of the Local Blogs — 9/23/05

Skateboarders flooded the new skate park at Travers Park Saturday for a dedication celebration that included music and plenty of trick moves in the bowls of the now-dubbed Concrete Lake. More than 200 people attended, many to watch the dozens of skateboarders young and old trying out the new park, built by the City of Sandpoint with $125,000 raised by the community/Sandpoint Online photo by owner Chris Bessler.

*Advice from Cis Gors/From A Simple Mind: If you have to assist your parent in finding an Assisted Living Facility, you have to have a plan here.

*Marianne Love/News Is A Conversation wonders if we’re better off today with the 24/7 news channel coverage of such events as Hurricane Katrina than we were 100 years ago when we received minimal info here.

*Don’t forget to read John Rook’s comments about the badly injured radio commentator Laurie Roth here.

*Jim Fromm/3rd Millennium continues to follow the exploits of Lewis & Clark by posting diary entries for the Corps of Discovery here (Sept. 22) and here (Sept. 24).

*Stebbijo/Your Choice wonders if readers like the new look of her blog here.

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