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FRIDAY, SEPT. 6, 2013

Parting shot -- 9.6.13

Ukraine's Kyryl Natyazhko, left, challenges for the ball with Germany's Philip Zwiener, during their EuroBasket European Basketball Championship Group A match in Ljubljana, Slovenia, on Friday. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)

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Bodman Files For Post Falls Council 

Former Post Falls Councilman Joe Bodman filed today for Post Falls Council Seat 2, creating a four-way race for that position. Bodman, 700 Riverside Harbor Drive, submitted a list of six names on his candidacy petition, including Gwen Bodman, Tom Jennings, Virginia Jennins, Rik Van...

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Retiree Files For Lake City Council 

Gary Herfurth, of 3411 Mocassin Road, appears to be the final candidate for the Coeur d'Alene City Council, opting to run for council Seat 6, against Kiki Miller and Noel Adam. Herfurth paid a $40 filing fee and, therefore, didn't need to provide 5 names...

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PM Headlines -- 8.6.13

U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is shown in 2010 in an undated video released by the Taliban. Mullah Sangeen Zadran, who died today during a drone attack and who was involved in Bergdahl's capture, is pictured at right. Story here. (Provided by Intelcenter via AP)...

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Cutline Contest -- 9.6.13 

Time 2 Vote ... Stacy Keibler and the Charmin Bear have some game time fun while The Charmin Relief Project helps bring fans an upgraded tailgate bathroom experience (portable toilets) before Thursday night’s NFL kickoff game between the Denver Broncos and Baltimore Ravens at Sports...

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PM Scanner Traffic -- 9.6.13

5:26 p.m. Posf Falls female returned home and began throwing items at male. 4:52 p.m. Someone suffering chest pain @ 3100 block of N4th/CdA. 4:44 p.m. Workers handling commercial alarm at Cabela's accidentally set it off. 4:42 p.m. 2 vehicles in Riverview Landscaping lot after...

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Idaho Alters School WiFi Deal 

Under pressure from legislators, the state Education Department and the company it selected to provide WiFi to high schools statewide have agreed that payment should be made only for services provided. The change, announced Friday, marks a major shift in a controversial contract with Education...

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Re-Sentencing Of Rapist Blocked 

Montana’s Supreme Court on Friday blocked a judge from re-sentencing a former teacher who got just 30 days in prison for raping a 14-year-old student, a sentence that was widely criticized after the judge said the victim was “older than her chronological age.” Justices said...

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Orzell Seeks Total Cost On McEuen 

During the Coeur d'Alene City Council meeting Tuesday, City Hall critic Frank Orzell raised questions re: the McEuen Field project. You can read Orzell's concerns in the draft minutes of City Clerk Renata McLeod's report below: Frank Orzell, Coeur d’Alene, stated that he wanted to...

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HBO Blogos -- 9.6.13

Gary Finney, neighbor of Marianne Love/Slight Detour, prepares his horses for the Idaho State Draft Horse and Mule Show, coming up later this month at the Bonner Country Fairgrounds. You can read about Gary and and other interesting things from Marianne's neck of the woods...

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Poll: Solid Support For Public Art

Thursday Poll: Hucks Nation is solidly onboard with the push for public art in Coeur d'Alene. 78 of 127 respondents (61.42%) support the aggressive Coeur d'Alene public arts movement. Only 35 of 127 respondents (27.56%) oppose it. 12 of 127 (9.45%) are mostly in favor...

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'Your Invited' Or Not 10 

Former Boise School District Trustee Bev Harad posted to Facebook on Thursday a copy of an invitation to a Sept. 17 fundraiser for Lt. Gov. Brad Little that dropped the apostrophe and an ‘e,’ saying, “Your Invited.” Harad, who was on the school board for...

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Got Mail? Do You Feel Lucky? 14 

Roger Buchko grabs mail from his mailbox that resembles a giant Smith & Wesson .44 magnum revolver in Lopatcong Township, N,J. Mail is placed in a small compartment at the mouth of the gigantic gun barrel. More here. (AP Photo/The Express-Times, Sue Beyer) Question: Would...

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Wolfe Files For Post Falls Council 

Alan Wolfe, of 591 N. Stephanie Street, has become the third candidate to file for Post Falls City Council Seat 2, creating a three-way race with Jim Hail and Barry Rubin. Three people signed Wolfe's petition: Laurel Rollins, Danielle Wolfe and Ami Boni. Two of...

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Brannon Won't Run For Council Either 

Jim Brannon stopped by The Press office this morning and told The Press he has no intention of seeking any of the City Council seats. Brannon, a one-time prospective mayoral candidate, announced earlier this week he wouldn't run for mayor because it would split the...

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IFF: Tax Commission Picks On Kids 

All of this brings me to the story of Tayson Weeks, a 12-year-old Pocatello boy who has been targeted by state tax commission employees and told to remit the sales tax the government believes he owes for the sale of raspberries at his summertime roadside...

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Orzell Airs RecallCDA Bat Signal 10 

Frank Orzell, one of the ringleaders of the failed RecallCDA effort, circulated the following email to his followers, telling of a meet-the-candidates night at state Sen. Kathy Sims' Coeur d'Alene Honda dealership: Please plan to attend a meeting of RECLAIM CdA on Wednesday, September 11,...

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John Padula, president of Set Apart Discipleship, ascends the stairs from the basement area of the Coeur d'Alene faith-based rehabilitation facility. The organization is hoping to expand their services by finishing the basement of the Sixth Street home which would allow for more beds. (Shawn Press)

AM Headlines -- 9.6.13

John Padula, president of Set Apart Discipleship, ascends the stairs from the basement area of the Coeur d'Alene faith-based rehabilitation facility. The organization is hoping to expand their services by finishing the basement of the Sixth Street home which would allow for more beds. Story...

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AM Scanner Traffic -- 9.6.13

12:12 p.m. Dump truck spilled dirt all over intersection of H41/Prairie, Rathdrum Prairie. 12:09 p.m. Shopko security reports shoplifter who has taken item from store. 12:05 p.m. Driver reports blue vehicle going over 40 mph in 25 mph zone on Seltice Way/PF. 11:53 a.m. Undisclosed...

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Review: Tony's Offers Family Feel 

Left to right, Bonnie, Cheyenne and Tony D'Alessandro stand on the deck at Tony's Supper Club Tuesday, Aug. 27. The D'Alessandro family operates the venerable waterfront restaurant that sits along Lake Coeur d'Alene Drive east of Coeur d'Alene, they transformed from a steakhouse to an...

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Huckleberries Hears ...  

... That today is the last day for talented Coeur d'Alene Press reporter Tom Hasslinger, who's leaving Coeur d'Alene to join former Press staffer Bill Buley at The Garden Island newspaper in Hawaii. Buley left for the islands earlier this year to become the paper's...

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Fleischman Files For Post Falls Seat

Christi Fleischman, of 1638 Nesqually Ave., has become the third candidate to file for the Post Falls City Council Seat 4 now held by Councilwoman Betty Ann Henderson, who is seeking re-election. Fleischman joined Henderson and Jayson Cornwell in the council race. The filing deadline...

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Fillios Files For Coeur d'Alene Council 19 

East Side Highway District Commissioner Chris Fillios has become the third person to file for the Coeur d'Alene City Council seat now held by Councilman Mike Kennedy, who isn't seeking re-election. With filing deadline at 5 o'clock today, Fillios filed for Seat 2 against Amy...

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Cindy: Farewell To Som 

On her Facebook page, CindyH writes of the unexpected death of Spokane7 columnist Som Jordan: In the days to come lots will be written about the life and legacy of Isamu Jordan I don't have much to add except the last time I saw him,...

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Christa: If Only Legislators Did Job 50 

On her Facebook page, Coeur d'Alene School Board Vice Chairman Christa Hazel posts: "Proud to say the school board unanimously approved an emergency levy based on an increase in student enrollment. Generally, I prefer a public vote on levies. I am frustrated that our legislature...

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Huckleberries Online

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.