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HBO In Briefs: KEA Blames Logging

“This year’s flooding in the Coeur d’Alene and the St. Joe Rivers, like the ’65, ’74 and ’96 floods, are the result of heavy logging and road building by the Forest Service, Idaho Department of Lands and private timber corporations,” says Allen Isaacson, former supervisory hydrologist for the Idaho Panhandle National Forests. “I’ve consistently witnessed that the most severe damage occurred downstream in the most heavily logged areas”/Kootenai Environmental Alliance. More here

*Ex-SR staffer Brumbach edits Liberty Lake weekly
*Street repairs to close 6th Tuesday
*Garbage pickup to be day late next week

Question: Do you think Kootenai Environmental Alliance plays an important watchdog roll in North Idaho?

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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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