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A logo that will be used for labeling legal marijuana produced in Washington state is shown. Officials released a preliminary draft of regulations for growing and selling legalized marijuana today. Voters last November made Washington and Colorado the first states to legalize the sale of taxed marijuana to adults over 21 at state-licensed stores. Related story below. (AP Photo/Washington State Liquor Control Board)
North Idaho College student Georgia Eto, of Coeur d’Alene, dressed up as a mime and played chess at one of the two newly installed concrete chess tables in front of the Edminster Student Union Building Monday. Eto and other mimes/students filled the chess seats to demonstrate their use as Gustave Lester, a member of NIC’s student government, opened the tables at a dedication ceremony. The chess tables were Lester’s student government project. (NIC Press Room photo: Tom Greene)
Question: Do you play chess? Well?
Artist Christopher Fennell of Birmingham, Ala., welds on his canoe wave project next to the Snake River levee ponds at Lewiston Monday. Fennell has added more canoes to the top of the 23-foot-tall sculpture and will add around 40 more to the base to create the tapering tail of the wave. (AP Photo/Lewiston Tribune, Kyle Mills)
“Spring must be nearing,” writes David Lee/KXLY, “as the Kootenai County Farmers’ Market is officially opening for their 25th season this Saturday in Hayden.” Read more here. (KXLY photo)
Question: Why do you visit the Kootenai County Farmers Market?
Gonzaga coach Kelly Graves applauds his team during practice in the first round of the NCAA women's college basketball tournament, in Spokane, Wash. After a brief discussion about the head coaching job at Washington, Graves has decided to remain at Gonzaga, he said today. See Dave Trimmer's story here. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
Question: Can Kelly Graves make the Lady Zags into a long-term quality program like Mark Few has done with the men's basketball team?
The sun was deceiving as Amidy Fuson walked her dogs in 17-degree weather along Centennial Trail in Coeur d'Alene today. (SR photo: Kathy Plonka)
A bald eagle lands near another in a tree above Lake Coeur d'Alene, to wait for a catch of kokanee on Tuesday in Coeur d'Alene. The birds will soon move on from the winter feeding stop in North Idaho. You can view 7 more wonderful eagle photos by Jesse here. (AP Photo/The Spokesman-Review, Jesse Tinsley)
Eastern Washington football coach Beau Baldwin congratulates Mario Brown after his fourth-quarter TD in last week’s playoff win against Southeast Missouri State. Baldwin was only 11 years old when his father died unexpectedly of a major heart attack. Now, he’s poised to lead his No. 1-ranked Eagles against North Dakota State at Roos Field Saturday in the I-AA quarterfinals. Steve Bergum tells the remarkable story of the EWU coach here.
The Chef in the Forest restaurant is set to open in a few weeks after rebuilding from a fire last December. Tom Sowa/SR Office Hours reports on the scheduled reopening here.
Nevada fans taunt Boise State Broncos defensive tackle Billy Winn (90) after the Broncos lost to the University of Nevada at Mackay Stadium in Reno on Friday, Nov. 26. Now, the Reno mayor and the Nevada president have issued a statement apologizing for the poor fan behavior. See below. (AP/Idaho Statesman file photo: Joe Jaszewski)
Josh Easley and Dave Martin work while standing on a suspended platform over the new shaft hole on the 4900 level in the Lucky Friday mine last week. They work for Cementation, the contractor that is digging the new shaft that will open up a new ore body in the mine. Becky Kramer will provide the story in Sunday’s paper. See Jesse Tinsley’s slide show here. (SR photo: Jesse Tinsley)
Boise State University president Bob Kustra addresses members of the media during a news conference in Boise, in this file photo. Kustra said today that his counterpart at Ohio State’s claim that Big Ten and Southeastern Conference teams play a “murderer’s row” schedule “is the greatest exaggeration I think we’ve heard this year in college football.” See story below. (AP Photo/Idaho Press-Tribune Press-Tribune, Charlie Litchfield, File)
Bob Putman admired the new entryway at TESH Inc. as he arrived on Tuesday, Nov. 16. TESH is a private not for profit organization serving adults and children with disabilities. They recently received a major facelift as part of Fox 28s House to Home Community. See Cindy Hval’s Voices story here. (SR photo: Kathy Plonka)
Paul Dunham, an 83-year-old from Hayden featured in a compelling SR story/photo essay, died today. Dunham suffered from a neuromuscular disorder that
prevents him from lifting his arms above his waist. He was able to remain in his home as long as possible as a result of a national trend to match the desire of older Americans to do so. SReporter Alison Boggs, who together with photographer Kathy Plonka, who produced the compelling essay, writes of Dunham’s death in this report here.
The North Idaho College Sentinel and its longtime adviser won several awards recently at the Associated Collegiate Press national convention in Louisville, Ky. Pictured are (back) NIC journalism instructor and Sentinel adviser Nils Rosdahl, Noura Alfadl-Andreasson, Mike McCall, Tim Sorenson, (front) Devin Heilman, and Michael Paquin. More here.
Borah Elementary 1st grader Mackenzie Blake was happy to finish her work at the end of the day at the school in Coeur d’Alene last Monday. Because of early Monday, the student’s day has been extended from 3:15 to 3:30. Story here. (SR photo: Kathy Plonka)
Wendy Kirbey, 66, of The Albany Brass Ring Historical Carousel & Museum Project in Albany, Ore., takes a break from a gathering of the National Carousel Association in Riverfront Park to interact with “Geri” the giraffe, featured on the Looff Carrousel. Story here. (SR photo: Dan Pelle)
Nancy Nelson, right, and (Gonzaga University professor) Mary Pat Treuthart, left, both of Spokane, Wash., protest in a fenced protest area outside the Washington State Penitentiary Thursday in Walla Walla, Wash. Cal Coburn Brown is scheduled to be executed after midnight for the 1991 murder of Seattle-area woman. Meghann Cuniff/Sirens & Gavels posts about the Gonzaga prof’s protest here. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
“My photogenic & fellow sun-loving friend Stephanic Smith enjoys the lazy river at Boulder Beach/Silverwood Theme Park,” posts Kerri Thoreson/OnLocation North Idaho. “Although Silverwood Theme Park is open weekends through September, Labor Day weekend is the last chance to splash in their Boulder Beach waterpark.”
Bethany Storro, who was a victim of a random attack by a woman who threw acid in her face near Esther Short Park earlier in the week, is flanked by her parents Nancy and Joe Neuwelt, during a news conference at Legacy Emanuel Hospital in Portland, Ore., today. See story below. (The Columbian/Zachary Kaufman)