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AM: Outrage Over Bill Crosses Line

John Hough, owner of The Roosevelt Inn Bed and Breakfast in Coeur d'Alene is taken into protective custody by the Coeur d'Alene Police on Wednesday May 18, 2010, after he allegedly had a dispute with Avista about payment for an overdue bill. (Kathy Plonka)
John Hough, owner of The Roosevelt Inn Bed and Breakfast in Coeur d'Alene is taken into protective custody by the Coeur d'Alene Police on Wednesday May 18, 2010, after he allegedly had a dispute with Avista about payment for an overdue bill. (Kathy Plonka)

John Hough, owner of The Roosevelt Inn Bed and Breakfast in Coeur d'Alene is taken into protective custody by the Coeur d'Alene Police on Wednesday, after he allegedly had a dispute with Avista about payment for an overdue bill. Alison Boggs's SR story here. And: Tom Hasslinger's CdA Press story here. (Kathy Plonka/SR)

Question: Percentagewise, how much blame for the angry incident at The Roosevelt Inn do you place on innkeeper John Hough and how much on Avista's power-shutoff approach?




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