SATURDAY, OCT. 31, 2009

Idaho 35, Louisiana Tech 34 

Louisiana Tech receiver Cruz Williams, right, fights to control a catch for a touchdown while defended by Idaho cornerback Aaron Grymes, left, during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game today at the Kibbie Dome in Moscow, Idaho. Williams controlled the ball for...

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Wild Card/Saturday -- 10.31.09 17 

It's Halloween -- and the scariest thing you encounter today might be in your mailbox. Today and Monday are the two last good days to send a direct mail flier to coax targeted voters into your camp. Two years ago, of course, Kathy Sims and...

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St. Maries Volleyballers Champs Again 

Some wondered if St. Maries would win another state volleyball championship. It’s not that the cupboard has been bare. But it has been 16 years since the Lumberjacks hung a banner in their gym. The drought is over. The Lumberjacks broke through for the first...

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Vik Wins Girls X-Country State Title

As a freshman, Kinsey Gomez shocked the State 5A meet field by knocking off the defending champion. Two years later, the Coeur d’Alene standout dethroned another state champ, and this time Gomez didn’t sneak up on anybody. Gomez, in fact, pounded the field into submission,...

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Zito Challenges Kennedy Fliers 19 

If you wondered where Vinny Zito went after he checked in here to counter Mike Kennedy's campaign ad Thursday morning, you should check out OpenCDA.com. At the top of the page Saturday night, Zito is pictured with his arm around Jim Brannon and denies everything...

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OTV's Halloween Roundup Below 

A yellowtail snapper swims by as a diver carves a jack-o'-lantern underwater in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary off Key Largo, Fla., during the Underwater Pumpkin Carving Contest on Friday. The event is annually staged just before Halloween by the Amoray Dive Resort. (AP...

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Valley Fabricator Moving To Post Falls 17 

Item: Valley fabricator plans move to Post Falls Burly Products is building a $1.5 million facility at Riverbend Commerce Park/David Cole, Journal of BusinessMore Info: Burly Products, a Spokane Valley metal fabricator and machinery maker, plans to move its operation to Post Falls by the...

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Idaho Hosts La-Tech For Homecoming 

On paper, Idaho has the slight edge. La. Tech averages 26 points a game while Idaho averages 31.5. Defensively, the Bulldogs hold teams to 22 points a game while Idaho averages 31. The Bulldog offense averages 355 yards a game while Idaho averages 360, and...

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Tom Sherry Predicts Mild Winter 

With the sudden appearance of a few flurries in the Inland Northwest Thursday, the question on everyone's mind right now is, "Will this winter be as bad as last year?" KREM 2 Chief Meteorologist Tom Sherry says, "Not by a long shot." According to Tom,...

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Washington Problems Costly For Idaho 38 

Washington's Department of Environmental Quality and the Environmental Protection Agency are moving closer to finding ways to clean up Long Lake. The goal is to get all the cities and towns along the Spokane River to cut how much soap and phosphorus they dump in...

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Nic: Real Men Change Diapers 

There have been occasional debates about whether or not real men change diapers. I don’t know if there is a correct answer for that debate – no absolute axiom dictating the relationship between real men and really loaded diapers. I know men are (and should...

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FRIDAY, OCT. 30, 2009

Lake City Captures 5A IEL Crown 

Three minutes, four plays, 21 points. That’s all it took for Lake City to turn a taut season finale with Lewiston into a laugher. A dizzying sequence in the third quarter and rousing line play helped catapult the Timberwolves to a 49-19 rout at Bengal...

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Marmie: Scarin' The Poop Outta 'Em 

Marmitetoasty: Last year one child wet her pants and one child poo'd his trousers when they came a knocking at our door :) ... so this year we aim to up our mission and try and better last years score lol … after the initial...

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Collin Breckner (left) and Tristan Mulvey buddy up to make their way around the Riverfront Park Ice Palace, October 30, 20009 in Spokane, Wa. Six-graders from Brentwood Elementary School, in the Mead district, decided to participate in a healthy activity instead of having a Halloween party at the school.   DAN PELLE danp@spokesman.com (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

Parting Shot -- 10.30.09 

Collin Breckner (left) and Tristan Mulvey buddy up to make their way around the Riverfront Park Ice Palace in Spokane, Wa. Six-graders from Brentwood Elementary School, in the Mead district, decided to participate in a healthy activity instead of having a Halloween party at the...

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TGIF Wild Card -- 10.30.09 27 

I have one thing left in my hopper from all the election coverage of the past week. So I'll grab it now -- the letter of support from former Hagadone Co. controller Art Flagan that will be circulated on Armstrong Park this weekend on behalf...

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Dennis Blogs From 30,000 Feet 

re: Dennis Mansfield called earlier today to say that Delta was launching wi-fi for bloggers. So he tried it out and believes he's one of the first people if not the first to blog on a plane. He comments about his maiden voyable below:So here's...

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PM Headlines -- 10.30.09 

Florence Carter, 78, and Alan Bezodis, 80, dance on rollerskates at Skate World in Hillsboro, Ore., earlier today. As the dancers age, they adjust their dances, but they are still at the rink, and other rinks in the Portland area, several times a week. (AP...

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APhoto Of The Day -- 10.30.09 

Daredevil rider Travis Pastrana of the United States jumps his motorcycle over the spinning blades of a helicopter in Sydney, Australia, Wednesday. Pastrana is promoting the high octane show set to tour Australia from May 2010. You write the cutline. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)Top Cutlines:1. Really,...

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PM Scanner Traffic -- 10.30.09 

4:49 p.m. A vehicle Subaru Outback has hit a tree @ 12th & Indiana/CdA.4:45 p.m. R/P reports a number of street signs are lying in the parking lot @ Nettleton Gulch & Wyatt @ foot of Canfield Mountain.4:35 p.m. A woman on Stevens/Rathdrum who has...

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Sandpoint Conservationist's Rally 

Susan Drumheller, a former Spokesman Review colleague, is now the regional rep for the Idaho Conservation League. Recently, she and other conservationists in Sandpoint rallied to bring attention to the CO2 number in the atmosphere. You can read about it here. And/or you can see...

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Man Burned At Coeur d'Alene Library 

Update: Official Coeur d'Alene Fire Department reportAt 8:44 a.m., the Coeur d'Alene fire department responded to a man engulfed in flames in the parking lot of the Coeur d'Alene library. Some city workers digging a hole in front of the library told a Spokesman reporter...

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HBO's Blogosphere -- 10.30.09 

"The first snow in some parts of North Idaho bespeckled docks, boats and covered fallen leaves before turning to a rainy sleet," writes Ralph Bartholdt/Skookum Photography. "The snow kept coming at higher elevations, while lower ground looked up to rain and a sky like old...

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Coming: Brannon's Back On H4H Letter 

In the latest Habitat for Humanity newsletter, Jim Brannon has his regular executive director message on Page 2, beginning with "Dear Friends." Brannon, of course, was laid off/fired as executive director a coupla weeks ago, triggering a controversy. In a message below, Chairman Rick Shipman...

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Moscow Mayor Angry @ Digger 11 

Columnist Henry D. Johnston delivers harsh criticism of Moscow's record of economic development ("Who should be Moscow's business greeter?", His View, Oct. 27), but his argument is a straw house of factual errors and misleading statements. If he's trying to attract new businesses, he might...

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