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WEDNESDAY, JAN. 17, 2007

Californians Moving to NIdaho in Greater Numbers

Full Coeur d'Alene Press story hereCalifornia bashers beware. They're still coming, in even greater numbers than in the past. As recently as last summer, the perception that the Golden State was the top source of growth in North Idaho's population was a fallacy, according to...

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Video Vixen: PF Mayor Rips KVNI No-Show

Video Vixen: Did anyone tune into Channel 13 for Post Falls council meet tonight? The mayor got a real dig in at KVNI for being a no show after promising to broadcast his state of the city address at the chamber breakfast this morning. He...

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TUESDAY, JAN. 16, 2007

Wild Card/Tuesday -- 1/16/07

I can officially say today that I have two grown children. Amy Dearest turns 21 today. She is an enormous Kellogg Bloggin'-type blessing, as have her brother and my daughter-in-law. Someday, when AD finds her help-mate, the circle will be complete. I look forward to...

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Idaho Escapee: How's KVNI's New Format?

Full post hereI am wondering how the local radio station sounds now, with its new transfusion of semi-eminently qualified talking heads sitting around the mike in the mornings. And, I've heard that the afternoon shift up there has been taken over by a long-time employee...

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HBO's Best of the Local Blogs -- 1/16/07

OrangeTV/Making Flippy Floppy is circulating the poster above via his blog to promote a fund-raiser next Sunday to raise money for Kim Hagen, a well-liked member of the local music and arts community here.*Raymond Pert/Kellogg Bloggin' is trying to remember if there's ever been another...

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Top Cutlines -- 1/16/07

Zoo staff members show the teeth of a Tiger named Lily which bit a four-year-old boy who posed with her for photos at a zoo in Kunming, in southwestern China's Yunnan province Monday. Both tiger and the boy survived the bite. The tiger trainer alleged...

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Huckleberries Hears That ...

Local Realtor John Beutler approached Mayor Sandi Bloem to try to get her to make amends with Duane Hagadone. He set up a meeting between the two, away from Hagadone HQ, about Dec. 28. Seems Beutler was there to mediate. Hagadone, of course, spent the...

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APhoto of the Day -- 1/16/07

Zoo staff members show the teeth of a Tiger named Lily which bit a four-year-old boy who posed with her for photos at a zoo in Kunming, in southwestern China's Yunnan province Monday. Both tiger and the boy survived the bite. The tiger trainer alleged...

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DFO: Downtown Parking A Playgoer's Peeve

Full column hereI was stunned that parking for the play was $10. Alarm replaced sticker shock when I realized I had to buy a $10 ticket to place on my dashboard from an automated machine adjacent to the regular orange collection box – and the...

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SATURDAY, JAN. 13, 2007

Wild Card/Sunday -- 1/14/07

I finished my quick over-and-back to Portland a coupla hours behind schedule when PDX assigned our Spokane-bound plane this afternoon to a San Diego flight. Seems the plane for the San Diego flight broke down, and, well, there were more passengers on that one than...

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FRIDAY, JAN. 12, 2007

TGIF Wild Card -- 1/12/07

I have to take care of some personal business today, HBOers. So, I'm leaving you on your own with this Wild Card. Sorry. You can start your own threads. You can play off of threads from yesterday. Or you can chat with each other in...

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THURSDAY, JAN. 11, 2007

Parting Shot -- 1/11/07

Supporters of a state-managed wolf population cheer Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter during a rally Thursday in Boise. Otter said Thursday he will support public hunts to kill all but 100 gray wolves in the state once the federal government removes the animal from Endangered...

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HBO's Best of the Friends' Blogs -- 1/11/07

Southwark Lad/Perambulation posts a boat load of photos re: the adventures of the family (Joe Montana, Portland Pup and JBelle) in London, Rome (The Lad and Joe Montana in front of the Trevi Fountain above), Florence, etc., here. And JBelle admits she's a newspaper junkie...

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Top Cutlines -- 1/11/07

Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Aso looks at Bulgarian sumo wrestlers during the opening ceremony of a donation to Bulgarian Sumo Federaton, in the Bulgarian capital Sofia earlier today. Aso arrived on a two day official visit to Bulgaria. (AP Photo/Valentina Petrova) Top Cutlines1. When the...

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Extra! Bus Driver Charged In LCHS Crash

The driver of a charter bus that tipped over while 41 Lake City High School students were on board Wednesday has been cited for driving too fast for conditions, Idaho State Police Capt. Wayne Longo said Thursday. Ronald G. Long, 67, a driver with Silver...

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Columnist: Where Are the Brave Democrats?

Full comment here.Where are the Gordon Smith's in the Democratic Party? Where are the conviction politicians willing to spend political capital to lead a citizenry which has decided overwhelmingly that this war is crazy? Where are the institutions of media power with the courage to...

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D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.





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