*Shots fired in road rage altercation: Suspect held on $10 million bail; father fired handgun after car hit/Taryn Brodwater, Spokesman-Review -- So? 95% of this tragedy can be laid at the feet of the road-rage jerk.
*Kennedy joins CdA council: Panel's youngest member takes oath, checks e-mail/Erica Curless, Spokesman-Review -- The first of the HBO commenter crowd moves into elective office. We shall overcome some da-a-a-a-ay ...
*North Idaho recovering from holiday tragedies: ISP: Increased crime streching county resources/Brian Walker, Coeur d'Alene Press -- What a way to start a new year. No where to go but up from here.
*Region's flu season light – so far: But it's not over or too late for shots; health districts have vaccine available/Kevin Graman, Spokesman-Review -- Yeah, right, someone in my family has been sick almost from the first of November.
*The Grail may lose its liquor license: Commission rejects renewal, says bar owner can appeal, remain open until March expiration/Erica Curless, Spokesman-Review -- Someday soon, the city of Huetter is going to be a hot ticket in the local housing market. Don't think The Powers That Be will want a troublesome bar at the town's entrance.