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WEDNESDAY, MAY 30, 2012

Carlson: We Need More Like Simpson 

Second District Congressman Mike Simpson continues to make a case to be Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives some day. He believes in solving problems and making government work. We need more like him. He recently spoke candidly to the Idaho Conservation Leagues’ annual...

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THURSDAY, DEC. 8, 2011

ICL Head Lauds 'Reasonable' Repubs 

On his Facebook wall, Rocky Barker/Statesman writes of Rick Johnson/Idaho Conservation League applauding the formation of a "reasonable Republicans" group, having worked with three of the four all-Republican Idaho congressional delegates on several issues. Johnson: “I've seen this first hand as we've worked with business...

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THURSDAY, FEB. 3, 2011

ICL Makes Hay In Conservative State 

Item: Idaho Conservation League models enviro success in tough political climate: ICL is major force behind enviro wins in very conservative state/Dennis Higman, New West More Info: The ICL, founded in 1973, can point to an impressive track record of this steady-as-you-go approach. It includes...

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TUESDAY, JULY 20, 2010

'Sudden City' Planned Near County Line 

Even in these times when multimillion dollar homes sit vacant on Lake Pend Oreille, some folks think they can make it big on waterfront real estate—even waterfront that doesn't exist! Take Clagstone Meadows, for instance. This 12,000-acre "sudden city," as it's been called, would obliterate...

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 2, 2010

ICL: How Big Is That Oil Spill? 

I'm more likely to learn of interesting websites while I'm on the web, but today I found this website over morning coffee while looking at the Idaho Statesman. This website, created by Andy Lintner of Royal Oak, MI, opens a Google map of the spill...

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MONDAY, MAY 17, 2010

ICL Blog: R.I.P. Rathdrum Prairie 

Can you say "sprawl?" As if there isn't enough of this unsightly and wasteful use of land, the Kootenai County Commissioners just assured everyone that sprawl and leap-frog development will continue as usual. Rest in peace, Rathdrum Prairie. So long, rural character. After nearly a...

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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.