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Mag: CdA Resort No. 17 In USA 

Leisure & Travel mag has touted the Coeur d'Alene Resort as the 17th best hotel in the continental United States. The rankings were topped by two hotels in Sea Island, Ga: No. 1 -- The Lodge, and No. 2 -- The Cloister. Others in the...

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31YO Man Charged w/Kidnap, Rape

Coeur d’Alene Police Detectives obtained a warrant of arrest for Michael David Nixon, 31, of Coeur d’Alene, for the related incidents to the police stand-off in the 2000 block of 7th Street on Monday. Nixon has been charged with 1st-degree kidnapping, rape, and lewd conduct...

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Geese Fowling Lewiston Area Parks

Asotin resident Charlotte Tuttle detoured from the usual Asotin County Commissioners meeting Monday to let them know what's on the mind — and feet — of people visiting parks along the Snake River near Lewiston and Clarkston: “We’ve got goose poop up to our ankles...

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Adult Chinese Kids Must Visit Parents 

Pay a visit to Grandma and Grandpa—or else they’ll see you in court. In China, a new law went into effect on Monday requiring people to care for their elderly parents, with provisions calling for children to see them regularly, or at least call on...

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Owner Fights Pit Bull Ban 

Apollo, a Blue Nose pit bull is shown in Madison, Miss. Apollo's owner Arthur Young, 21, has filed a federal lawsuit saying the city of Richland's ban on pit bull dogs is unconstitutional. The city of Richland passed an ordinance in 2006 banning American Pit...

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AM Scanner Traffic -- 7.2.13

11:51 a.m. PFPD Blues have detained suicidal female & now taking her to KMC. 11:33 a.m. Angry male @ VA clinic in Ironwood district threatening to kill family, set house afire. 11:26 a.m. PFPD Blues e/b on Seltice Way still trying to pin in suicidal...

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PFPD: Fireworks Aren't 911 Worthy

From Post Falls Police Department Facebook wall: "To avoid tying up 911 dispatchers this Fourth of July, we ask that you only call 911 in the event of a real emergency. For example, don’t call to ask which fireworks are legal or report fireworks being...

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Poll: Don't Give To Panhandlers

Monday Poll: Overwhelmingly, Hucks Nation doesn't contribute to panhandlers. 126 of 137 respondents (91.97%) said they haven't given money to panhandlers in last six months. Only 11 of 137 respondents (8.03%) said they have. Today's Poll: Will McEuen Field work & less parking keep you...

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OTV: My Kingdom For A Parking Spot 

Item: Parking 101: Here's where to park for free/Tom Hasslinger, Press OrangeTV, via Get Out! North Idaho Facebook wall: This promises to be a hot mess, quite literally. If we were needing transportation downtown (we live downtown, so we don't), we would hire one of...

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AM Headlines -- 7.2.13

Casey Baldwin, senior research scientist for the Colville Tribe’s Fish and Wildlife Department , checks on grilling salmon served at a luncheon celebrating the opening of the Chief Joseph Hatchery in Bridgeport, Wash. Becky Kramer's SR story here. (SR photo: Becky Kramer) Idaho Records/Sherry Adkins,...

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Quotable Quote -- Terri Seymour 

"I think I would have nominated Mr. Hamilton as vice chair because you haven’t been a trustee for five minutes and you don’t have the experience of running a meeting” -- holdover Trustee Terri Seymour explaining her vote against nomination of new Trustee Christa Hazel...

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CPD: Don't Thread On McEuen Field 

No trespassing signs were installed yesterday by City workers at the McEuen Park constructions site. The no trespass order will remain in effect for the duration of the construction project. It is the desire of the City to ensure the safety of the public in...

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Hoffman: Clever Is As Clever Does 

If cleverness is a disease in politics, it’s endemic with some of the folks involved in implementing Gov. Butch Otter and Barrack Obama’s health insurance exchange. Exhibit A: The insurance exchange law passed by the Legislature and signed by Otter says “the exchange shall be...

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Regan Targets Foes On Way Out 

(Former Trustee Brent Regan) said that while considering ways the district could save money, he noticed that the district had paid about $4,700 to Range Northwest, a downtown design firm, for graphic design work and printing work for Sorensen Magnet School's spring fundraiser auction. He...

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New Trustees Shake Up Leadership

The conservative grip loosened Monday on the Coeur d’Alene School Board after a threesome of new board members were sworn in to their elected positions and quickly took control. Moments after the new trustees – Christa Hazel (pictured), Dave Eubanks and Tom Hearn – took...

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Mary Invites You To Hobnob On 4th 12 

I received the nicest postcard from Coeur d'Alene mayoral candidate Mary Souza in the mail Monday -- an invitation to join her for a glass of lemonade and a chat at the Sherman Hardware parking lot after the 4th of July Parade Thursday. The invite...

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Celtics: Olynyk Not For Sale

Boston Celtics general manager Danny Ainge understands why other teams keep calling to see if he will trade Rajon Rondo or even his newest player, former Gonzaga University standout Kelly Olynyk. The Celtics traded away coach Doc Rivers to the Los Angeles Clippers for a...

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Man Arrested After 9-Hour Standoff 

After a nine-hour standoff with nearly every law enforcement agency in Kootenai County, a SWAT team was able to remove an aggravated assault suspect from his home at the corner of Seventh and Hattie Monday evening, but not before he hurt himself. About 10 p.m.,...

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MONDAY, JULY 1, 2013

Hearn Becomes New CSB Chairman 

The influence of Republican partisanship on the Coeur d'Alene School Board took another hit late Monday afternoon when new Trustee Tom Hearn was sworn in as the board chairman replacing Trustee Tom Hamilton, who didn't attend the meeting. The other holdover trustee, Terri Seymour, opposed...

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Wild Card/Monday -- 7.1.13 

Looks like July is coming in like a blast furnace today and tomorrow. We haven't had A/C at my house since moving to the Inland Northwest 36 years ago -- and we're not going to start now. We'll be banking on that big clump birth...

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Parting Shot -- 7.1.13

A woman holds her child as a plane crases into the Atlantic into the Atlantic Ocean with two off-duty police officers off the beach from Ocean City, Md., Sunday. Troopers say the plane took off from the Ocean City Municipal Airport between 3:30 p.m. and...

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Boomers Enjoy Celebrating No. 60 

The year leading up to Molly Huss’ 60th birthday was terrific. She was physically stronger than she’d ever been, and she was working on a master’s degree at Eastern Washington University in preparation for her encore career as a mental health counselor. The two daughters...

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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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