MONDAY, APRIL 30, 2012

Wild Card/Monday -- 4.29.12 10 

Coeur d'Alene Held Hostage, Day 27: I've waited almost 4 weeks for a Recaller to come courtin' my vote -- and when he did ... it was someone I knew: Jim Hollingsworth. Who had just pounded a John Green for sheriff sign into my neighbor's...

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Parting Shot -- 4.30.12 

Ironworkers connect steel beams at the top of One World Trade Center in New York. One World Trade Center. The giant monolith being built to replace the twin towers destroyed in the Sept. 11 attacks, laid claim to the title of New York City’s tallest...

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Hart Paid Kelso From Campaign Funds 

Idaho state Rep. Phil Hart paid $1,000 in campaign funds in 2011 to Coeur d’Alene attorney Starr Kelso, who’s representing him in his ongoing fight against back state income taxes; Hart lost his tax appeal to the Idaho Supreme Court last week. But Hart said...

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PM Scanner Traffic -- 4.30.12 

5:59 p.m. A possible jumper is standing on Moyie Springs bridge in Boundary County. 5:55 p.m. 2 males are selling magazines w/o permits @ Polo Green & Grange/PF. 5:31 p.m. Ramsey Road resident reports male in blue pickup ripped out tree & drove off with...

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PM: New Hope In North Dakota 

Kevin McLeod formerly of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho stands near the flare pit of a drilling operation in Williston, N.D. recently. Kevin and his family had to move to Williston so he could find employment. He now works for B&G Roustabout. Williston is one of the...

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NIdaho Blog Rdp -- 4.30.12

At last, JeanC of JeanC's Cat House & Shooting Gallery has conquered glass noodles. JeanC: "Finally got the technique of soaking them in hot water long enough to be edible. I am a bit addicted to them. The other day I tossed a chunk o'beef...

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Spencer Backs Recall Try ... Or Not 

Larry Spencer mentioned at a commissioner candidates' forum at the Coeur d'Alene Library that he supported the attempted recall effort. But his sign near the Army-Navy Store on Government Way/CdA above indicates that he doesn't like appointed officials making decisions. If the recall is successful,...

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County To Jettison Chilco Falls Park? 

We got word from some dedicated ice climbers that Kootenai County Parks and Waterways is considering the sale or disposal of Chilco Falls Park, one of the best ice-climbing spots in the entire inland northwest. Difficult to find, difficult to access, and with no park...

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Zipperer Quits CdA School Board 19 

The Press has learned that Coeur d'Alene School Trustee Diane Zipperer has resigned from the board effective immediately. For the first time in months, the five-member board was full following Thursday's appointment of Jim Purtee to fill the long-vacant Zone 1 seat. The board had...

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Harris: Do Geo-Engineers Play God? 

I've had a tremendous response to last week's column on 'CHEMTRAILS,' the probably toxic spraying in the upper-level stratosphere done in recent years in a combined effort by geo-engineers and the governments of Canada, the U.S. and many NATO countries to supposedly halt "runaway global...

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D's: SService Should Recruit Women 

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) called on Secret Service Director Mark Sullivan last week to more aggressively hire and promote women in the wake of the recent scandal in which Secret Service agents are believed to have brought prostitutes back to a hotel in Colombia...

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Waterworld 

On her Facebook wall, Kerri Thoreson, who snapped this photo, writes: "On East Lakeshore Drive, Sanders Beach is underwater. At the 15th Street entrance near the Jewitt House, the public beach sign provides a great visual of flood stage on Lake Coeur d'Alene." Question: Ah,...

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RRecaller: Toss Out 'Enemies Of State' 12 

On the Reagan Republican Facebook page, a RR Friend reports that he has made the difficult decision to sign the petition to recall the mayor and three council members in Coeur d'Alene. Interestingly, he writes: "The merits and facts in the recall effort are not...

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WAC Football On Life Support 

Also: Can the WAC survive more realignment? And what happens to Boise State & Idaho/Brian Murphy, Idaho Statesman Also: Josh Wright/SR tweets: "Idaho AD Rob Spear confirms Vandals will play at Wazzu in 2013. Also at Mississippi, at Wyoming and vs. N. Illinois in 13...

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Should Bent Open BBQ Now? 25 

"Opening a business isn't as easy as I first envision it to be," writes Bent of Bent's Pitchamps BBQ. "I had hoped to be opened this week. I am close... I've got the painting nearly done, the counters are built and covered in stainless steel,...

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Dating Extends To Rival High Schools 

Bo Petterson and Sydney Lee traded jabs at each other about their respective schools Thursday afternoon. Lee, who plays golf for Twin Falls High School, highlighted the Bruins’ academic reputation and athletic prowess. “Twin is always better, so we don’t even worry about them,” she...

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Kennedy: Standing Tall Against Recall 20 

Coeur d'Alene Councilman Mike Kennedy, who has endured a lengthy court test that still isn't over in which losing opponent Jim Brannon sued to overthrow his 2009 election defeat, how is facing a recall attempt. Mayor Sandi Bloem, Kennedy and Councilman Deanna Goodlander (clapping back...

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AM Scanner Traffic -- 4.29.12

Noonish: Bayview woman reports one of her exes gave tobacco to her son. Noonish: Man in Kroc Center lobby wants to speak to CPD officer re: issue of drugs in Plummer. 11:53 a.m. A blue heeler pup is running in & out of traffic @...

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Vieselmeyer: Voters Unhappy w/Hart 

(Phil) Hart's primary opponents include Ron Vieselmeyer, 71, an outspoken Christian conservative, ordained minister, former state lawmaker and current North Idaho College trustee; longtime Hayden real estate appraiser Ed Morse; and local firefighter Fritz Wiedenhoff. The winner of the four-way race will face Democrat Dan...

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SR To File Motion To Quash Subpoena 14 

This week, The Spokesman-Review, through attorney Duane Swinton of Witherspoon-Kelley, will file a motion to quash the subpoena filed against the newspaper on behalf of Kootenai County GOP Central Committee Chairwoman Tina Jacobson (pictured). Jacobson is attempting to gain the identity of 3 anonymous individuals...

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Poll: Ysursa/Wasden Know Best

Weekend Poll: Overwhelmingly, Hucks Nation has faith in the interpretation of the Idaho Code re: recall deadlines provided by Attorney General Lawrence Wasden and Secretary of State Ben Ysursa. Who have confirmed that City Attorney Susan Weathers is correct when she said that the signatures...

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AM Headlines -- 4.30.12

I never tire of Don Sausser's waterfront photos, including this one of which Don writes: "The Mish-an-Nock tour boat motors past Brook’s seaplane for an evening cruise proving that Lake Coeur d’Alene’s 2012 summer season has begun. Idaho Records/Rainey Coffin, SR Judge dismisses suit vs...

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Recall: Kids Say: Decline To Sign 32 

I've asked the Stop the Recall folks for the identities of these two boys, Alexander, left, & Trey NippI get a kick out of the one on the right. These two boys, sons of Ryan & Teri Nipp, epitomize the reason why this community must...

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A Neighborhood Experience 

Mrs. O has cracked the whip over the last three weekends, resulting in a nearly overhauled front yard. All the "dwarf" pines, mughos and barberries were yanked three weekends ago. The front boulevard dug out two weekends ago. Six yards of 1-1 1/2-inch rock wheelbarreled...

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WTC Tops Empire State Building

One World Trade Center, right, rises above the Manhattan skyline and the Empire State Building, center, in New York. One World Trade Center,, the giant monolith being built to replace the twin towers destroyed in the Sept. 11 attacks, will lay claim to the title...

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