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FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 2013

NIdaho Blogs: Herb At 75 -- 3.22.13 11 

At The Slice blog, Paul Turner writes: One of my favorite moments from “Mystery Science Theater 3000” … Joel or one of the 'bots speculated that when there was a break during shooting of “The Big Valley” and Barbara Stanwyck would be telling stories about...

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NIdaho/SR Blogs -- 3.12.13 

"It's a Hiawatha year!' declares an old magazine advertisement reproduced by Paul Turner/Slice, who adds: "Which should not be confused with the year of the goat or other Chinese new year's designations." More here. (Photo: Keening/Tumblewords Phoenix/Carlson Chronicles Dilemma/A Butterfly Moment Shifty tax burdens/Fort...

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NIBlogs: Jets & Sharks Meet In Alley? 

After her Wednesday morning KVNI/ESPN 1080 radio show with Joe Paisley this morning, Kerri Thoreson drove to Sanders Beach and saw this scene. Kerri posts on her Facebook wall: "It must be mating season for turkeys, several big toms flashing their tail feathers were making...

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MONDAY, FEB. 27, 2012

NI Blogs: Protesting Easton Swap

My son learned a good lesson about free speech this past weekend. He and about 70 of his fellow Idaho Boy Scouts traveled into the big city to march on the council BSA office. They wanted to voice their concerns over the proposed sale of...

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NIBlogs: Caught In The Hay

IFG officer Greg Johnson looks at an elk which had to be freed from a pile of hay after getting its antlers entangled in it. IFG freed the animal and it ran off into the woods. Bonners Ferry Fire Chief Pat Warkentin submitted this photo...

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THURSDAY, JAN. 12, 2012

NI Blogs: Benefits Of Blog Spam

During a recent care-free afternoon, Marianne Love/Slight Detour too her dogs on a walk -- and spotted interesting sights like the one above. More photos here. Top Post: I’m a little obsessive. Whenever I log onto my email I often quickly scan the junk folder....

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MONDAY, DEC. 5, 2011

NI Blogs: Bad Mall Santa Encounter

"Works almost every time," writes Marianne Love/Slight Detour. "A walk through virtually any portion of the vast Kootenai Valley serves as an antidote to the blahs. Yesterday was no exception." More photos/text here. Top Blog Post: The other day, I was with my mom and...

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THURSDAY, OCT. 13, 2011

Hucks Welcomes Writing Blog

New Blog: Launched in September 2010, the Writing North Idaho blog is written by a group of six North Idaho writers made up of authors and freelance writers, including a copywriter and a screenwriter. They include: Nancy Owens Barnes of Priest River, Mary Jane Honegger...

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MONDAY, SEPT. 19, 2011

NI Blogs: Hammer Victim Struggles

Herb Huseland brings us up to date on the life-and-death struggle still facing hammer-attack victim Yvonne Wallis of Bayview. Yvonne, along with son, Michael, daughter-in-law, Patty Heath, and Patty's son, Jedidiah, were attacked by a allegedly deranged man living next door, Larry Cragun. Heath died...

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WEDNESDAY, AUG. 31, 2011

NI Blogs: Lake Coeur d'Alene Sunset

Linda Lantzy of Idaho Scenic Images provides this view of a Lake Coeur d'Alene Sunset from the eastern end of the North Idaho Centennial Trail. We need a centrist media/Dogwalk Musings These boots are made for walking/From A Simple Mind Local Noise: Not quite punk/Get...

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MONDAY, AUG. 8, 2011

NI Blogs: Athol To Honor KCSDeputy

On Bay Views, Herb Huseland reports that this Saturday marks the 102nd anniversary of Athol's existence. And Herb will again narrate the street parade, which begins 10 a.m., with line up at 9 a.m. A new twist this year will be the addition of a...

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NI Blogs: Fried Kool-Aid Balls At Fair 

OrangeTV reports on his Get Out! North Idaho Facebook wall that fried Kool-Aid balls will be available for your guilty pleasure at the North Idaho Fair later this summer. Wonders OTV: "Does this sound delicious or atrocious? Above, "Chicken Charlie" holds one of his fried...

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THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2011

NI Blogs: JeanC's Food Porn 

"Very yummy lunch today," posts JeanC of JeanC's Cat House & Shooting Gallery, "brought some tamales and topped them with the leftover sauteed onions, crimini mushrooms and wilted spinach from last night's dinner (which was burgers topped with the aforementioned yumminess) and fries. See blog...

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THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2011


NI Blogs: Riding The Freedom Bus

I'm a ha-huge fan of the old pickup & truck photos taken by Linda Lantzy/Idaho Scenic Images. She writes on her Facebook wall that she found this old-timer near Athol Tuesday night. "I was watching the PBS show last night called Freedom Riders. It was...

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NI Blogs: Elmer & Bernie Still Cut Rug 

"Elmer Currie takes his sweetheart of seven decades for a twirl on the dance floor at the Lake City Senior Center on Saturday," posts Kerri Thoreson, More Main Street. "Elmer and Bernie mark their 70th wedding anniversary today. More about their celebration in Main Street...

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NI Blogs: Laughing Dog Goes Canada 

.” What Fred (Colby, co-owner of Laughing Dog Brewery of Sandpoint) was most excited about though was the expansion of the brewery that would be happening soon with the addition of five more fermenter’s. When I asked him if that had anything to do with...

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NI Blogs: Potatoes & 'Cawliflower' 

On his Facebook wall, Nic of Rants, Raves, & Random Things posts this photograph of the lunch menu for The Lunch Box caterers, creative spelling and all for the loaded soup of potatoes and "cawliflower." We are reading/A Butterfly Moment Cyberspace chorus/Accidental Rabbit Trails Documentary...

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NI Blogs: Patting Down 6YO Wicked 

On her Idaho Scenic Images Facebook page, Linda Lantzy writes: "The shoreline (of Hauser) is quite flooded which I thought made this tree scene interesting." Post of the Day: We really need to get over our paranoia about terrorists and flying. According to the TSA...

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MONDAY, APRIL 11, 2011

NI Blogs: Idaho Dad Goes Old School 16 

"Last week we traded our home school for an old school," writes Idaho Dad/A Family Runs Through It. "On spring break in Montana, we stopped in at Bannack State Park, a well-preserved ghost town, for a little old-fashioned book learnin’." More here. Filming PSA for...

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NI Blogs: Heikkila Top Tree Farmer

Long-time Harrison Flats resident Don Heikkila was recently recognized as Idaho's Tree Farmer of the Year. Ralph Bartholdt's story here. (Skookum Photography) 10 Things About Chuck E. Cheese/A Butterfly Moment Appliances/Accidental Rabbit Trails Dental hygiene is important/A Family Runs Through It Addressing the labor issue/Arch...

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THURSDAY, FEB. 3, 2011

NIdaho Blogs: Run, Spot, Run

At Slight Detour, blogmistress Marianne Love explains this action shot simply as "dogs race on stump course." Also, you can read Marianne's latest post, "Old haunts," here. What a girl!/A Butterfly Moment When I was younger, much younger than today/Atmospheric Ruminations Bayview floods/Bay Views Could...

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TUESDAY, NOV. 30, 2010

NI Blogs: Local Man Beats Cancer is celebrating the fact that John Flaherty of Flaherty's Framing & Fine Art has been pronounced cancer free -- and is announcing a fund-raiser to help the family with the mountain of bills that was accumulated. More here.Gloves/A Butterfly MomentThe snow/Accidental Rabbit TrailsThe first...

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MONDAY, NOV. 22, 2010

NIdaho Blogosphere -- 11.22.10 

"When I let Annie out to play in the backyard snow on Monday she had no interest in posing for a photo," posts Kerri Thoreson/More Main Street. "It was more fun for her to race around the yard in and under the snow." Snow days...

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THURSDAY, NOV. 18, 2010

NI Blogs: Willow Palin's Teen Talk 14 

Sarah Palin’s 16-year-old daughter, Willow, is in the news for an ill-advised Facebook tantrum, in which she let loose with a string of profanities and homophobic insults. But, should this even be news? On one hand, I’m told that this is just how teenagers these...

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