Cartoon: Jim Tibbs, Grants Pass, OR
*Patrick/Making Flippy Floppy plans to review every Mexican food place in North Idaho this year after doing a nice job with Asian food in 2005. For his first review, he takes us to Cafe Chulo in Coeur d'Alene (a cabana that has replaced those failed burger joints in the K-Mart parking lot) here.
*Marianne Love/Slight Detour is sorta fed up with levy/bond backers comparing prospective property tax hikes to so many pizzas, hamburgers or macaroni-and-cheese boxes per month. You don't have to know much about Bonner County's vote on a recreation district Tuesday to enjoy here weekend post here.
*The Golly Gals take their show on the road again -- this time to visit Joe Peak and his Enaville Resort (The Snake Pit) in the Silver Valley here.
*Don't look now, but 2nd District Congressman Mike Simpson has endorsed Coeur d'Alene High principal Steve Casey in the crowded race for Idaho Superintendent of Schools, according to Betsy Russell/Eye On Boise, here. And Betsy also reports that the marriage amendment passed the House today by a 53-17 vote here.
*Ken Paulman/Daily Briefing notes that The Spokesman-Review has decided not to post the controversial cartoons of Muhammad here.
Also: CDADave rates Paul McCartney's Super Bowl performance better than the Stones here, Bre wants some peace and quiet after a weekend hosting two other families and busting her diet here, and Rich reports that Washington state First Dog Franz was hit by a vehicle and killed during the weekend here.