SUNDAY, FEB. 28, 2010

Weekend Wild Card -- 2.27-28.10 24 

Blogfest 2010 is over. We're coming to the end of an exciting Winter Olympics this weekend. On the good side, however, February and winter is almost over. March Madness is just around the corner, beckoning to both the men's and women's basketball teams at Gonzaga....

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SATURDAY, FEB. 27, 2010

Gonzaga Wins 10th Straight WCC Title 

Gonzaga's Robert Sacre gets a hand on the ball as San Francisco's Perris Blackwell shoots during the second half of their NCAA college basketball game at the McCarthey Athletic Center in Spokane. Saturday. Sacre was called for a foul on this play. Gonzaga beat San...

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John Day: Neo-Nazis, Go Home 10 

Carlene Herburger, of Mount Vernon, Ore., holds a sign as she joins a group of local residents to protest the planned purchase of a building to house the future Aryan Nations headquarters in John Day, Ore. on Friday. (AP Photo/The Bulletin, Pete Erickson)In an odd...

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Pregnant Coaches Guide Zag Women

There must be something in the water in the Gonzaga University Athletic Department. Two of the assistant coaches for the GU Women's Basketball team are pregnant, making for an interesting season on the sidelines. Thursday night, the GU Women won the WCC Conference. When Lisa...

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Twin Falls Seniors Busted For Poker 

Older than most law breakers, a group of Twin Falls seniors muster little remorse for having played Texas Hold ’em. After all, their weekly games made them happy and shouldn’t be illegal, according to some area poker enthusiasts in their golden years. But police say...

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Daily News: Bill Moos' Salary Unsettling 

There's little doubt Bill Moos will do great things for Washington State University athletics. For what he's being paid, he'd better. Moos' name was first on the list for Cougar fans far and wide after former athletic director Jim Sterk unexpectedly departed for the same...

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MC: Tea Partier Hangs On Words Unfairly 

Dianne Capps' story should be a cautionary tale for all Tea Party activists. At the Asotin Tea party rally a couple of weeks ago, Capps made what she believed was a clever allusion to the movie "Lonesome Dove." She laughingly said U.S. Sen. Patty Murray...

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CdA In Lead For 1st State Wrestling Title

The Coeur d’Alene wrestling team took a big step toward the first state title in school history Friday, racking up 142 points to take a commanding lead in the 5A team race. The Vikings’ 21-point edge over Highland (121 points) is by far the largest...

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FRIDAY, FEB. 26, 2010

Semanko: Allred Aide Should Quit 21 

Let the politics begin. The chairman of the Idaho Republican Party is calling for the spokesman for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Keith Allred to resign his board position with a journalism organization. Shea Andersen, the spokesman for Allred, is a member of the board of the...

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P.S. Hockey Players In Hot Water 17 

Canada Haley Irwin, left, and Tessa Bonhomme, right, celebrate after Canada beat USA 2-0 to win the women's gold medal ice hockey game at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia on Thursday. Story here. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)Question: The Canadian women's hockey team is...

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TGIF Wild Card -- 4.26.10 

I'm losing my beauty sleep due to the Winter Olympics. I can't seem to get enough of them. I'm enjoying the competitors from other countries almost as much as those from the U.S. That gold medal skate by Kim Ya-Nu of South Korea was spectacular....

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PM Scanner Traffic -- 4.26.10 

5:41 p.m. Metal cabinet drawers are lying on I-90 @ M/P 10 (near NW Blvd).5:39 p.m. A male is not breathing and w/o a pulse in 5300 block of Royal/CdA.5:31 p.m. Caller reports that smoke is coming from an abandoned building near Higgens Point, east...

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This Feb. 20, 2010 photo provided by the Blue Mountain Eagle via the East Oregonian shows protesters in John Day, Ore. A community hall in Eastern Oregon couldn't hold all of the local residents who showed up Friday, Feb. 26, 2010 to voice concern that a swastika-wearing white supremacist might move himself and his followers to the town of John Day. In a session streamed live on the local newspaper's Web site, one resident after the other was emphatic: The Aryan Nations was not welcome in their community. (Angel Carpenter / Blue Mountain Eagle Via The East)

PM Headlines -- 4.26.10

This Sunday photo provided by the Blue Mountain Eagle via the East Oregonian shows protesters in John Day, Ore. A community hall in Eastern Oregon couldn't hold all of the local residents who showed up today to voice concern that a swastika-wearing white supremacist might...

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In this photo taken Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010, Cuba City High School teacher Stacy Balbach reacts after getting hit in the face with a whipped cream pie during a pep rally at the school in Cuba City, Wis. Students came up with the idea of tossing pies to raise money for the relief effort in Haiti, after a devastating 7.0 earthquake rocked the country last month. Over $700 was raised. (Jeremy Portje / Telegraph Herald)

APhoto Of The Day -- 4.26.10 

Cuba City High School teacher Stacy Balbach reacts after getting hit in the face with a whipped cream pie during a pep rally at the school in Cuba City, Wis. Students came up with the idea of tossing pies to raise money for the relief...

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SRO Crowd Rallies Against Aryans

Grant County residents turned out in force at a town hall meeting this morning to object to efforts by a white supremacist group calling itself the Aryan Nations to establish a new headquarters in John Day. "Never have I been to a community who reacted...

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Chief Allan Applauds AG Opinion 

"The Attorney General’s opinion confirms what we knew from day one," said Allan, "that many of the opposition’s arguments against HB500 were simply unfounded and based on misguided rhetoric." Allan further stated, "this opinion puts to bed the "boogeyman" claims about this bill and will...

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HBO Blogosphere -- 2.26.10

"This white tail deer stood sentry Sunday in a field across from Black Rock Golf Course," posts Councilwoman KerriT/OnLocation North Idaho. "As I drove away, several deer emerged from the cover of tall grass to the right." Majority rules? What's majority mean/Dogwalk MusingsNew driver! Cliff...

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They Are The Champions, My Friend

No, this isn't the U.S. hockey team that beat Canada 5-3 in the early rounds and now finds itself in the chase for the Winter Olympics gold medal. It's the Coeur d'Alene Thunder Pee Wee hockey team that recently won the championship Sunday. The team...

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Benewah County Adopts Wolf Plan 

Commissioners have adopted a wolf management policy for Benewah County. “It’s our county recommendations for wolf management,” said Rod Halvorsen of the Benewah County Natural Resource Advisory Committee, which introduced the plan. “It amends the current predator policy which is part of the natural resource...

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KCSD IDs Campground Remains 

The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Department has been able to positively identify the remains of the man found east of Fernan Lake on Feb. 7. The remains of Melvin K. Skaggs, 51 were found in a sleeping bag in a tent on National Forest land east...

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INW: Stalker Murders Tacoma Teacher 

Ken and Cindy Paulson the father and step-mother of slain teacher Jennifer Paulson, walk away after talking to reporters today outside Birney Elementary School in Tacoma, Wash. where their daughter was fatally shot earlier in the morning. Authorities say the suspect in the shooting was...

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Simpson: Summit Was 'Just For Show' 

“Unfortunately, my fears about this summit were realized: rather than a substantive discussion about health care reform, the President’s summit was just for show. ... It seems the Democrats were more interested in selling the American people the bills they have supported in the House...

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Zags Proudly Delivers 10-Pack 

A decade back, the Gonzaga Bulldogs somehow managed to lose three basketball games in a February fortnight. Message board traffic did not crash servers up and down the coast. Alums were still able to show their faces at work. There was no run on brown...

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Minnick Put $2.5M In Idaho Pockets 

U.S. Rep. Walt Minnick promised to fight for Idahoans when he took office, making it his top priority to hold federal government accountable. He fought to get Idahoans all they were owed from their government. He directed his staff to work hard for constituents and...

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