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MONDAY, OCT. 4, 2010


Sheriff Arpaio Endorses Raul Labrador 11 

A Berry Picker sends along this photo from Buck Knives, where controversial Maricopa County, Arizona, Sheriff Joe Arapaio, right, talks with Kellie Palm of the Kootenai County Republican Women Federation and Chuck Buck Sr. of Buck Knives. Arpaio will be the guess speaker at the...

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Phelps' Clan Explains Boycott Reasons 

Coeur d'Alene High School in Coeur d'Alene, ID -- October 22, 2010 6:10 AM - 6:40 AM:WBC will picket Coeur d'Alene High School to remind this nation that flipping off their God has consequences! WBC will picket Lake City High School to remind this nation...

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IRS: Hart Owes $500K Not $1 Million 

That means Hart’s total tax debt to the IRS, as identified in liens that are public record, should be reduced from $941,347.90 to $493,088.91. That includes the $471,269.79 the IRS has filed in liens against Hart personally, plus the $21,819.12 in liens it’s filed against...

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Dogwalk: Less & Less Political Courage 

An organization known as Project Vote Smart has for years prepared a questionnaire called the Political Courage Test . Started 1n 1992, it is a non-partisan research organization designed to give voters straight forward answers, yes or no, to the major issues of the day....

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NIdaho Blogs: Don't Feed The Fish! 

I'd better not show Mrs. O this one. After we saw "Jaws" back in the day, she wouldn't go near any water for quite some time -- even though she knew that sharks couldn't survive in fresh water. Idaho Dad/A Family Runs Through It had...

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Look, Up In The Skies ... 

Horizon Air last year launched a 76-seat Bombardier Q400 painted in Boise State blue and orange. At that time, officials said they had no plans for a plane to honor the University of Idaho Vandals. But on Monday, Horizon and the University of Idaho announced...

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Coming To A High School Near You 44 

In this Oct. 31, 2007, AP file photo, Margie M. Phelps, left, stands with her husband Pastor Fred Phelps of the Westboro Baptist Church of Topeka, Kan., and her daughter Margie J. Phelps during a demonstration outside the federal courthouse in Baltimore, Md.Spokane and Coeur...

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Minnick Jabs Again On Immigration 11 

Rep. Walt Minnick isn't backing off of his criticism of Republican opponent Raul Labrador's work in immigration law. In a guest opinion, the 1st District Democratic incumbent defends his controversial TV ad criticizing Labrador, and adds a new wrinkle: Minnick says Labrador sold his clients...

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Currie: Jai Nelson Lied, Didn't Show 10 

In the Coeur d'Alene Press Sunday, Commissioner Rick Currie wrote a letter to the editor, which read in part: "(Jai Nelson, left) completely misrepresented her business qualifications, told outright lies about the other candidate's intentions, her campaign people slandered the other candidate with sexual innuendos,...

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Hart Faces Nearly $300K In New Liens 32 

The Internal Revenue Service has filed another nearly $300,000 in tax liens against Idaho Rep. Phil Hart, R-Athol, bringing the total that public records show Hart owes in back taxes, interest and penalties to nearly a million dollars. The IRS filed two liens for $292,935...

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INW Headlines -- 10.4.10 

Police officer Tami Holdahl is also the mayor of St.Maries and the 12-time champion of the womens division of the Paul Bunyan Day's logging contest. She talked about the competition at North Idaho College while holding her grandmothers saw. Becky Kramer story here. (SR photo:...

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High Noon: A Man And His Wood 

Susan Drumheller, a former SR colleague who now represents Idaho Conservation League in North Idaho, snapped this photo of Sagle's Rick Price in the process of cutting 12 cords of wood with two splitters for three families. Also, Susan wrote a blog post re: harvesting...

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Scanner Traffic/AM -- 10.4.10

11:56 a.m. A male in a black hat is wandering in & out of traffic on H95 & Mica Hill/CdA.11:47 a.m. Motorists are slamming on their brakes to avoid 2 dogs that are running into traffic @ Maplewood & Halifax/PF. (Officer reports that dogs belong...

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How Long Without Cell Phone? 20 

From our Your Voices section in the Handle Extra Sunday: "We asked five people, 'How long could you go without your cell phone?'" Then, the editor continues: "From personal experience -- I had to turn around and go back home this morning since I left...

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Labrador, Spanish Broadcaster Mix It Up 

First District GOP nominee Raul Labrador told an incredulous Jorge Ramos that 11 million illegal immigrants should return to their home countries and apply for readmission. Labrador appeared Sunday on Univision's "Al Punto" ("To the Point"), the network's equivalent of "Meet the Press" and other...

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ICB: Hack HuffPo Next Time 

This week ICB.com was hacked by what I’ve been told is one of the world’s most famous hackers. I have no idea why this “famous” hacker would pick ICB. Could just be a random choice, could be this "famous" hacker is a liberal and does...

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Kerri Lands Interview w/Sheriff Joe 23 

A Huckleberries hat tip to Hucks Online regular Kerri Thoreson for scoring a coup by landing an interview with controversial Sheriff Joe Arpaio on KVNI radio Tuesday morning. Arpaio (shown at a press conference in AP file photo from January), of course, will be the...

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HBO Poll: Minnick Most Vulnerable 

Weekend Poll: 62 of 142 (43.66%) respondents to a weekend poll voted that Democratic Congressman Walt Minnick is the most vulnerable, regional incumbent in the general election, closely followed by Republican Supintendent of Schools Tom Luna (52 of 142, 36.62%). Republican Gov. Butch Otter was...

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George: Aide Lied About Minnick Grade 

In a Coeur d'Alene Press op-ed piece, local Democratic leader Thom George writes: "On Sept. 28, 2010, the Coeur d'Alene Press printed an opinion piece by Jeff Ward in which he complained about "a lot of untruths, half truths, and bald-faced lies" that are told...

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Dennis: No Lobbyists = No Fundraiser 

The real calculus (in Raul Labrador canceling Washington, D.C., fund-raiser) goes like this: Congressional Recess = No Members of Congress + No Legislation + No Committee work. No Legislation + No Committee work = No lobbying needed. NO lobbying needed = No lobbyists in DC...

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CdA Man Celebrates Amputee Soccer

A Coeur d'Alene man is celebrating 30 years of World Cup soccer, but it's not the World Cup you might expect; the players have one leg and the goalies have one arm.Don Bennett, a businessman by trade, has an incredible resume. He was the first...

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AM: UI Volleyballers Down Boise State 

Idaho Vandals volleyballers celebrate a four-set victory over Boise State Saturday night to even their Western Athletic Conference record at 2-2 and avenge a recent defeat to the Broncos. Idaho Athletic Media Relations report here. (Photo courtesy of Bruce Mann)Idaho Records/Sherry Adkins, SRRain showers ending...

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Hucks: Feuding R's To Welcome Arpaio 12 

Huckleberries hears … that things aren’t sunshine & lollipops among the Kootenai County Republican Women as they prepare for Women in Red fundraiser featuring controversial Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio Monday night. Seems the congressional GOP primary between winner Raul Labrador and Vaughn Ward, now a...

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Sis: Luna Can't Manage Investments 

RE: Supintendent Luna loses money on his investment homes/Dan Popkey, StatesmanSisyphus: The question here every Idahoan will ask is whether you want a guy who borrowed money to make a high risk speculative investment to handle the state endowment funds. Luna has fiduciary obligations to...

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