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Fri., Oct. 25, 2013, 1:28 p.m.

Fernan Lake Health Advisory Issued

A health advisory was issued Friday for Fernan Lake, where toxic blue-green algae was found in the water. People should avoid direct contact with water containing visible algae, according to a news release from the Panhandle Health District. Swallowing water is particularly dangerous to children and pets, and the toxins cannot be removed by boiling or filtering water, the district said/SR. More here.

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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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