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TUESDAY, FEB. 1, 2011

My Name Is Melissa, I Drive A Minivan 

It’s time I made the admission to the world. Last month, my husband and I took the final step into 30-something parenthood: we bought a minivan. The decision invited the scorn of my friends and family, which I deserved. I’m flattered to think they thought...

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Should Coffee Be Washington Drink? 

Bills have been introduced in the Washington Legislature that would make coffee the official state beverage and Tenino sandstone the state rock. The Olympian reports the coffee bill was introduced by Rep. Barbara Bailey of Oak Harbor. The rock bill was introduced by Sen. Dan...

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AM: Frost In Space -- 2.1.11 

Mist from the raging Spokane River forms ice on the Spokane Falls SkyRide parked under the Monroe Street Bridge in Spokane. Frigid temps have hit the area. (SR photo: Dan Pelle) Idaho Records/Sherry Adkins, SR Monday Scanner Traffic/DFO, Hucks Online Dawn temperature in Spokane is...

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Surprise Pregnancy Led To Parenthood 

He was in the kitchen when she said she was pregnant, and wanted to keep the baby. Jessyka Williams, a senior in children and family relations, was 25 years old when she found out she was pregnant. Williams had isited the Student Health Clinic once...

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Merrill Ripped For Wasting Toilet $$$

As lawmakers question state Parks Director Nancy Merrill this morning, Rep. Wendy Jaquet, D-Ketchum, said she didn't see anything in the state parks mission about advocacy, and questioned why the department spent $11,000 to send letters to 32,000 registered boaters about the possible closure of...

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State Parks Eyes Corporate Sponsors 

Idaho’s cash-strapped state parks system will be looking to “tasteful” corporate sponsorships to try to help keep the state’s 30 parks open in the coming year, state parks chief Nancy Merrill told lawmakers this morning. “We do not want to over-commercialize our state parks,” Merrill...

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Mother Of Abused Twins Pleads Guilty

Item: Twins' mom admits guilt: Crossley faces up to 10 years in April sentencing/David Cole, Coeur d'Alene Press More Info: The 27-year-old mother of twin 2-year-old girls who were found living in abominable conditions within a Coeur d'Alene apartment in December pleaded guilty on Monday...

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D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.





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