*At 4:27 p.m., fire engines respond to Coeur d'Alene Oral Surgery, 1027 E. Sherman Ave., where employees reported the strong smell of electrical burning.
*Hmm. I see newby Gov. Butch Otter didn't bother to call the SR for a chat when he came to town yesterday. But he got up close and personal with Brand X. Mebbe Cowboy Butch's still stewing about our endorsement of Demo Jerry Brady? Big boys have big feelings.
*Scanner: at 11:20 a.m., patrols report that two moose are running in and out of traffic at Prairie & Fourth.
*Regional Editor Scott Maben, Taryn Brodwater, Meghann Cuniff and I met with CPD Blue Chief Wendy Carpenter and PRmistress Christie Wood to discuss our new 24/7 newsroom this a.m. I asked Christie to put me on the list for the police reports. I want to post more of the interesting ones here.