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Wed., March 5, 2014, 3:29 p.m.

Resolution Backs Tribe Water Talks

Every state senator or representative from North Idaho’s districts 2 through 5 is backing a move to use negotiation, rather than litigation, as the state and the Coeur d’Alene Tribe look to settle federal reserved water rights in the Coeur d’Alene-Spokane River Basin Adjudication. The 12 lawmakers all signed a letter to Gov. Butch Otter and Attorney General Lawrence Wasden backing the move; today, the House Ways & Means Committee approved legislation to pass a concurrent resolution urging the state to take that route/Betsy Russell, Eye on Boise. More here.

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Question: For the record, I want to say, on this day, I agree with all the legislators in Districts 2 through 5 re: an issue, this one. Are there pigs flying out there. I'm on the right side, right?




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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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