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THURSDAY, OCT. 28, 2010

2 Found Dead In Post Falls Home 

Police confirmed that two people found dead inside a Post Falls home this evening each died of a gunshot wound to the head. An adult woman was found with a single gunshot wound in the front of her head around 5:15 p.m. She was slumped...

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Wild Card/Thursday -- 10.28.10 29 

The KVNI Facebook page announces this afternoon that Republican commissioner candidate Jai Nelson will be interviewed by host Joe Paisley at 7 a.m. by phone Friday. That interview will be followed at 7:15 a.m. by a one involving Paisley and write-in candidate Rick Currie, the...

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Parting Shot -- 10.28.10 

On her Idaho Scenic Images Facebook page, Linda Lantzy discusses this photo that she shot near Bonners Ferry Wednesday. "I was so excited to find this grove of trees," she writes. "I've been looking for something like this for a long time. I am definitely...

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Cursive Writing On Endangered List 11 

The loops and curls of cursive handwriting have all but vanished from college essay exam blue books. On rare occasions when college students write by hand, nearly all of them use what educators call manuscript form, which is to say, they print. Cursive writing is...

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Scanner PM: 2 Dead In Post Falls Home 

5:48 p.m. Cows are loose on Clagstone/Athol, north of H54, in closed range.5:15 p.m. Caller reports finding a body laying across the doorway of a home in 500 block of E. 11th/PF. Also, he said there was a smell in the house. Officers called for...

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INW/PM Headlines -- 10.28.10 

On her Facebook page, Kerri Thoreson reports that she snapped this shot at the eastern end of Fernan Lake Wednesday.Cartoon: California's Senate showdown/David Horsey, Seattle P-I3rd Tankovich hate crime trial results in guilty verdicts/Alison Boggs, SREx-Timberlake fire chief writes open letter re: recall/Herb Huseland, Bay...

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APhoto Of The Day -- 10.28.10 

An eight-week-old female lion cub swims through fall leaves during a swim test at the National Zoo in Washington Tuesday. The test was to make sure the four cubs will be safe around the water feature when they are put on public display. You write...

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Sandpointers Question Obama Birth 35 

If I hadn't checked Randy Stapilus's Facebook page, I would have missed this story from the Bonner County Bee in which U.S. Sen. Mike Crapo ran head long into a group of birthers during a Sandpoint pit stop. From the article by Cameron Rasmusson: "Substantial...

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Pumpkingate Attention Boosts Sales 

News of the tax commission's actions tripled business at the Normal Hill stand, Kami Charais said. The Charais' took in about $603 from sales of the Halloween staple, compared with the $200 family members were seeking to pay for Jacob and Sami-Lou's wrestling and dance...

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McGruber: Voting Against Hart's Pal 10 

McGruber: Does anyone else think that those who don't live in Phil Hart's district who object to his serving another term but can't vote on that district's ballot might do the next best thing and vote the write-in against Hart's girlfriend in the commissioner race?Question...

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Spencer Challenges Vote Handling 24 

Huckleberries Online and a number of other local media just received a news release from Larry Spencer, challenging the way Bonner County certifies absentee ballot signatures. In bold letters to launch the release, Spencer writes: "County Clerk (Marie Scott) has 'certified' absentee ballot signatures using...

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Bloglander's Lunches & Punches 

It’s Thursday morning. That means it is time once again for Lunches and Punches, the weekly video series in which (Bloglander, the Inlander blog) takes an otherwise perfectly palatable local lunch and do something just really unappetizing to it. More here.Question: I've guess I've been...

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Minnick: Labrador 'Out Of Mainstream' 15 

Walt Minnick was listing off reasons why he contends rival Raul Labrador is “so far out of the mainstream,” from his positions on withdrawing from the United Nations to his support for repealing popular election of U.S. senators, and concluded, “He would deny his own...

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Cindy: Red Lights Test My LBTS 20 

I’ve been seeing red a lot, lately. No, I haven’t been angry. I’m talking about traffic lights. There are 252 traffic lights in the city, and I believe I’ve been stuck at red lights at half of them. This has seriously aggravated my LBTS (Low...

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Bloggy Goes North To Alaska, Day 2 

Quesnal, British Columbia to Fort Nelson, British Columbia Today was rough. The Travelnatrix was horrid – bitchy, mean, and completely immune to logic and sense. How bad was she? Well, she insisted on driving the entire 12ish hours from Quesnal to Fort Nelson, and when...

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Welcome To 'Christie's Cupcake Cafe' 

OrangeTV/Get Out! North Idaho is at it again. Yesterday, the Orange one provided us with the "Tina Lisa," a knock off on DaVinci's Mona Lisa that had one commenter comparing county GOP queenpin Tina Jacobson to the dark-haired Heart sister. Today, OTV provides us with...

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Minnick's 'Willie Horton' Ad? 16 

We've already started discussing Walt Minnick's latest TV ad attack on attorney Raul Labrador's immigration advocacy. Sisyphus comments: "Minnick has a 'Willie Horton' ad to which Labrador will respond at today's City Club meeting here in Boise. I'll be there." What do you think of...

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Scanner Traffic/AM -- Hunters Found 

Noonish: Male wants to see an officer re: getting threatened at 7-11.Noonish: Officer is stopping to roust a panhandler from Government Way & Canfield.11:51 a.m. A large slash pile is burning on Upriver Road, 1.5 miles from H95.11:27 a.m. Corrie has questions re: getting a...

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Poll: Yes To Larsen, SF, No To NPR

Wednesday Poll: Demo David Larsen (90 of 159, 56.6%) is the pick over Rep. Bob Nonini (55 of 159, 34.6%) in the House District 5A race. 13 respondents won't vote for either man.NPR Poll: 74 of 144 (51.39%) don't support federal funding for public radio....

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2 New Kootenai Commissioners? 

On KEA Blog, Terry Harris cutlines: "Candidates Jai Nelson and Dan Green at the comp plan hearing, perhaps discussing how they would un-screw it up. Nelson, of course, is running against write-in candidate Rick Currie, the incumbent commissioner. Green won is GOPrimary and is unopposed...

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Stapilus: Sali Changes The Subject 

Last Thursday former U.S. Representative Bill Sali, long an ally of Hart’s, sent a letter (disclosed, again, via Russell) on the subject to fellow Republicans. His counsel, after saying in essence that Hart was wrongly accused (though none of the reported facts are in dispute):...

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Trib: Allred Doing Well In LDS Idaho 

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Keith Allred is doing better in Republican-dominated eastern Idaho than one would expect. Polls show his support is strongest there. Allred also has picked up endorsements from prominent centrist Republicans, many of whom work in that region of the state. What could...

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AM Headlines -- 10.28.10 

Arlington Elementary School fourth-grader Tia Moua, 9, leads the Spokane Symphony through a rendition of the "Washington Post March," written by John Philip Sousa in 1889. Spokane Public Schools' fourth-graders gathered at The Fox for a pair of shows on Wednesday for the symphony's free...

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Write-Ins To Delay Vote Count 12 

Item: Write can go wrong election night: Ballot counting expected to spill into early hours of Wednesday morning/Mike Patrick, Coeur d'Alene PressMore Info: "I hate to say but we are really in uncharted territory," County Clerk Dan English said Wednesday. "I know it [counting ballots]...

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Ward Questions Write-in Disclosures 17 

Item: List of write-in names not OK: Residents: County elections workers not following rules/Alecia Warren, Coeur d'Alene PressMore Info: County Clerk Dan English verified early Wednesday afternoon that polling stations have been offering a single list of write-in candidates for voters to peruse briefly, only...

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