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MONDAY, FEB. 7, 2011

Sentence reduced in relay death 

SANDPOINT – A driver who killed a cyclist and injured a runner competing in the Spokane-to-Sandpoint relay last summer has been granted a reduced sentence. Thirty-one-year-old Bowdeen S. Kahuhu of Newport, Wash., had her one-year sentence reduced Friday in 1st District Court to six months,...

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Parked between the Clearwater River and U.S. Highway 12 at Kooskia, Idaho, on Feb. 3, the first megaload of a ConocoPhillips half-drum awaits the next leg of its journey to Billings. (Associated Press / Lewiston Tribune)

Megaload=Disneyland Castle? 

Parked between the Clearwater River and U.S. Highway 12 at Kooskia, Idaho, on Thursday, the first megaload of a ConocoPhillips half-drum awaits the next leg of its journey to Billings. KOOSKIA, Idaho – Huckleberry sourdough pancakes, cigarettes and bulbs for strobe lights are among the...

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FILE-This file picture taken  Jan. 27,1988, shows U.S. President Ronald Reagan saluting to members of the Reserve Officers Association in Washington. (Mike Sargent / Afp Files)

Reagan's Legacy 49 

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. – Ronald Reagan’s name is enshrined on an airport, an aircraft carrier, belt buckles and highways. His likeness – with that sunny smile – appears on drink coasters, statues, talking dolls and a Rose Parade float. Conservatives make the pilgrimage to his...

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DFO mug for Huckleberries blog sidebar.

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My Huckleberries Online crowd is easily distracted. I posted a bushy-tailed predator photographed along the Kalispell Bay beach path by the Priest Lake Photos Facebook crowd on Tuesday – and asked whether the critter was a coyote or wolf. The overwhelming consensus (including from the...

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SUNDAY, FEB. 6, 2011


Halftime: Packers 21 Steelers 10 

Excessive celebration? Whatever. As Christa Hazels said via facebook, "Where was the flag on Christina Aguilera's National Anthem? That's what I want to know. Perhaps she could have remembered the lyrics with less focus on the excessive embellishment." Shaping up to be a fun game...

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Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Brett Keisel and “The Beard.” (Associated Press)

Super Bowl Sunday 14 

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Brett Keisel and “The Beard.” Can't really get excited about the Battle of the Yellow Pants. And despite years of mocking the Packers and their Cheesehead fans, today I will be wearing dairy products on my head and cheering for the...

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Gonzaga’s Robert Sacre looks to shoot over Memphis’ Will Barton during Saturday’s game at the Arena. (Jesse Tinsley)

Zags fall to Tigers: 62-58 

Gonzaga’s Robert Sacre looks to shoot over Memphis’ Will Barton during Saturday’s game at the Arena. Just when one thinks the Gonzaga Bulldogs may have turned a corner, they run into another roadblock. For the second straight game, the Bulldogs rallied from a 13-point deficit,...

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FRIDAY, FEB. 4, 2011

Weekend Wild Card -- 2.5.11-2.6.11 29 

Cindy's riding herd over you guys for the next week. Yeah, yeah, I'm taking the first of my 5 weeks of yearly vacation next week. Mebbe if you guys didn't work me over so hard, I could manage this center ring of this cyber circus...

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Parting Shot -- 2.4.11 

Doug "Obi Wing" Petock eats chicken wings during the Wing Bowl in Philadelphia earlier today. Jon "Super" Squibb ate 255 chicken wings in the allotted time to win the 19th annual Wing Bowl eating contest, held every year the Friday before the Super Bowl. (AP...

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Map: Idaho Is 3rd World Country 

Nic sends along a fun map that compares the gross domestic product and population of other countries to the 50 individual states. If Idaho was its own country, it would be the equivalent of Sudan, while Washington matches up closely with Greece. Rounding out the...

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PM Scanner Traffic -- 2.4.11

5:48 p.m. Caller reports vehicle w/personalized plate ran red light @ H95 & Kathleen & now is in Zip's parking lot. 5:14 p.m. Someone has been injured in a fall in 900 block of W. Emma/CdA. 5:08 p.m. Someone's locked out of her vehicle at...

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PM Headlines -- 2.4.11

At As the Lake Churns, Pecky Cox snapped this shot of Fairchild 36th Rescue Squadron conducting winter training operations at Priest Lake. Judge rejects excessive force suit against CdA police/Meghann Cuniff, S&G Athletic Memphis in town to face Zags/Jim Meehan, SportsLink Unnamed UW cager won't...

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APhoto Of The Day -- 2.4.11 

A passing dog stops to sniff fish sitting on ice at nose-level before he was shoed-away from the City Fish Co. at the Pike Place Market Thursday in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson) Top Cutlines: 1. “Hey, Bob, just once I’d like to see ‘em give...

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NI Blogs: Idaho Spuds, Japan Style 

At Stebbijo's Place, the blogmistress writes: "These particular baked spuds (imported from Idaho) are from Vie de France, a Japanese owned European chain bakery, for ¥168 for 1 potato…with today’s exchange rate that’s $2.00 a spud near Tokyo. I know! Why can’t Idaho have some...

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Breaking! Spokane Lands Elton John 12 

Elton John takes a final bow after performing at his April 22, 2009, show "The Red Piano" in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) "Word has finally arrived: Elton John will play the Spokane Arena on April 8, along with his band, in a show...

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Hart: Learned From Hard Knocks 

“It's no secret that I've had a lot of media attention lately because of some of the circumstances involving my life. It's very complicated. … I'm sure most of you have at least some knowledge of what those are. I want to say that if...

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Bill: Only B.A. For Superintendents? 17 

Idaho State Schools Supt. Tom Luna wants to change state laws so that anyone who's at least 25 and has a bachelor's degree could be superintendent of an Idaho school district, the AP reports. “This will give local school boards the flexibility to hire the...

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Megaload Scrapes Rock, Causes Delay 20 

Parked between the Clearwater River and U.S. Highway 12 at Kooskia, Idaho, the first megaload of a ConocoPhillips half-drum awaits its third leg of its journey across Idaho to a refinery at Billings, Mont. Snowfall expected at higher elevations ahead has stopped the long caravan...

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CdA Tribe Political Contributions Jump 

The amount of campaign contributions the Coeur d’Alene Tribe has given to Idaho politicians increased dramatically between 2004 and 2010. While the tribe, which operates several businesses and has about 2,000 employees, has long been a major player in the northern Idaho economy, its spending...

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Edgar Steele To Seek New Lawyer 

Edgar Steele is set to ask for a new attorney in his murder-for-hire case. Longtime Denver defense lawyer Robert T. McAllister said a hearing will take place Monday morning in Coeur d'Alene. “I am not Mr. Steele's attorney of record at this point in time,...

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Twin Falls Paper ♥ Henderson Idea 10 

When College of Southern Idaho Trustee LeRoy Craig was defeated for reelection last fall, Jerome County — one of two counties in the community college district — lost its only representative on the board. But legislation, co-sponsored by state Sen. Bert Brackett, R-Three Creek; Rep....

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High Noon: Here Kitty, Kitty 19 

"I often extol the virtues of Idaho, Boise and my neighborhood which happens to be at the wildlife crossroads of the Boise Front and the Boise River," writes Sisyphus, 43rd State Blues. "On Groundhogs Day I hit the greenbelt on my way to work and...

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Scanner Traffic -- 2.4.11 

11:54 a.m. Man, in 7700 block of Tellum/Athol, reports 3 males took items from pickup after girlfriend refused to open door to them. 11:46 a.m. Woman, parked in Cancer Center handicapped zone, needs help getting hubby into vehicle. 11:34 a.m. Officer stopping to check on...

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INW: Ex-Bronc To Play In Super Bowl 

Green Bay Packers' Daryn Colledge waits for the start of media day for NFL football Super Bowl XLV Tuesday in Arlington, Texas. Colledge, a second-round pick in the 2006 draft from Boise State, tells the Associated Press how unique it is to live in Green...

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