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SATURDAY, MAY 31, 2008

KCSD Identifies ATV Crash Victim

The Sheriff’s Department has been able to notify next of kin for the man killed in the ATV accident on Friday afternoon. Deputies were finally able to notify the family of Scott A. Sorenson, 49, of Coeur d’Alene that he had died in the crash...

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South Hill Rapist Case Grows By 21 Victims 

Item: In 'Dateline' interview, Coe cops to strangeness, but not crimes/Meghann M. Cuniff, SR; Coe case grows by 21 victims: Women's assaults were never charged/Karen Dorn Steele, SRMore Info: Calling his civil commitment trail a "Hitlerian effort" to further punish an innocent man, convicted rapist...

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Online Poll: Airport Security Express Lanes

Federal officials have launched a new program at the Boise Airport this spring to create specific traffic lanes for travelers at the busiest times of the day. Which line would you go through?/Idaho Statesman.*Black diamond: Business*Blue square: Casual*Green circle: Family, need assistance*Don’t fly

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TUBOB: How About A Paulie Airplane Show?

TUBOB: DFO you should sponsor a First Annual Ron Paul Paper Airplane Airshow at the Pappy Boyington field and folks can enter their own paper airplane (I'd use American flag designed paper, or something with a nice nut graphic on the wings) and go for...

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Wanted: Thong Bandits

Arvada Police/Denver Post/APIn this image rendered from video and provided by Arvada police two men are seen inside a gas station in Arvada, Colo., recently. Arvada Police are looking for the two men they say covered their faces with women's thongs to rob a convenience...

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FRIDAY, MAY 30, 2008

Scanner Traffic -- 5/30/08

5:15 p.m. An ambulance is responding to South Squaw Bay Road (across from Eddyville), where a 41-year-old woman has cut a 3" deep by 7" long gash in her thigh with a skill saw.3:57 p.m. 2-vehicle accident blocking Highway 95, about a quarter mile north...

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Headlines @ 5 -- 5/30/08

Bob Pennell/Mail Tribune, APSol Whyte reacts to vandals scorching a cross and the letters "KKK" on a her lawn today in Medford, Ore. as she clutches letters of support from South Medford High School students. This was the second time this week the Whyte's house...

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PF City Employee Faces Sex Charges

A former 14-year Post Falls city employee was arrested Wednesday night on three felony counts of lewd conduct with a minor. Kevin James Greer, 52, Post Falls, was booked into Kootenai County jail by Post Falls police. He was being held on Thursday on a...

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Noordam Aces Cliff's Election Quiz

Post Falls Police Chief Cliff Hayes just released the final results of the poll he conducts for every election. In the non-betting poll, participants are asked to guess the winning percentage of certain candidates in a variety of races. And the winners are: 1st --...

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Did She Or Did She Not Toss Paper Plane?

RE: Ron Paul delegates passed over at Kootenai County GOP meetingLiars: Lin Rimple is an awesome voice, maybe not the camera ready perfect picture voice, but the true voice of real people. That shocks those who want bumpersticker politics. The fact the the GOP passed...

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Ron Paul Supporters Out In Force

Young Kwak/AP PhotoDon Halkins, left, puts up a sign in support of presidential hopeful Rep. Ron Paul (R-Tex.) while Anna Turney holds a sign in support of Paul outside the building where the Washington state Republican party is holding its convention Friday in Spokane.Ongoing SR...

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Mary's Unhappy About Pachyderm Meeting

At, Mary Souza is unhappy with the way things went this morning at the Pachyderm Club breakfast meeting. And she hints that the guest speakers -- Mayor Sandi Bloem and Trustees Mic Armon and Judy Meyer -- were to blame for using the opportunity...

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HBO @ Noon -- 5/30/08

Young Kwak/AP PhotoAn unidentified man wears an elephant hat at the Washington state Republican party convention, Friday in Spokane.Question: Have you attended a state or national convention for a political party? If so, did you behave yourself?

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Ronulans To Make WA Convention Lively

Yes, the Washington state Republican Party convention at Spokane could be a lively deal, what the prospect of 40% of the delegates being supporters of Presidential contender - sort of, still? - Ron Paul. Liveliness could be a useful attribute for a Republican gathering these...

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Buck Knives Lays Off 43 Workers

Item: Buck Knives cuts staff: Rough economy reportedly reason behind decision/Brian Walker, Coeur d'Alene PressMore Info: Buck Knives laid off 43 employees companywide on Wednesday due to a sluggish economy and high gas and shipping costs, employees said. The manufacturer, which moved from San Diego...

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AM Headlines -- 5/30/08

Jerome A. Pollos/Coeur d'Alene Press, APMegan Wolley, 10, plays with her "big sister" Emily Schneider during a lunch Thursday for members of the Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based mentoring program at Skyway Elementary in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. In its first year at the school, 11...

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Christie: Vieselmeyer Is His Own Man

RE: GOP dumps Vieselmeyer for back Ed CorridorRon left the NIC Board meeting a little early last night in order to make his Central Committee meeting. The vote over his position was done in his absense so when he arrived he was given the news....

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THURSDAY, MAY 29, 2008

PFPD Blue Arrests Man On Sex Charges

After nearly two months of investigation, the Post Falls Police Department and the Idaho Attorney Generals Office served a search warrant at the Post Falls home of Kevin Greer, 52 years of age. During the search of Mr. Greer’s residence, the Police Department seized several...

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Wild Card/Thursday -- 5/29/08

I'm amazed that we've had more action at Huckleberries Online last week, yesterday and today than we did on Election Day. I tip my hat to the Ron Paulies and the KCOGOP for keeping things interesting today. I might have to get up extra early...

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Headlines @ 5 -- 5/29/08

Kathy Plonka/Spokesman-ReviewPilings gather in front of North Idaho College today. Before any wood pilings are removed from the Spokane River the State of Idaho wants to perform tests to ensure the fewest amounts of hazardous heavy metals are stirred up.*Tech Cominco spills more lead acid...

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GOP Dumps Vieselmeyer For Backing Ed

Fallout: When NIC trustee, Vieselmeyer voted to use forgone taxes (to buy the DeArmond Mill site) at the budget hearings he also sealed his fate as a State Committeeman for the Republican Central Committee. He was voted out last night after it was made known....

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Court: Sect Kids Should Go Back To Parents

In a crushing blow to the state's massive seizure of children from a polygamist sect's ranch, the Texas Supreme Court ruled Thursday that child welfare officials overstepped their authority and the children should go back to their parents. The high court affirmed a decision by...

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KootCo Residential Value Down $500M

Kootenai County officials told colleague Erica Curless this afternoon that residential values are down a total of $500 million throughout the county -- an average drop of 3% to 5% per household (although valuations on the east side of Lake Coeur d'Alene are up 2%,...

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