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INW: Protest Greets Luna In Post Falls

Duncan Koler, a lawyer from Hayden who is against the International Baccalaureate program, talks to teachers who were protesting against Superintendent Tom Luna outside the Tea Party event at the Greyhound Park in Post Falls last night.

Christie: Aryans Were A Downer

Christie Wood (re: Aryans stage protest near Human Rights Institute): I drove by them on my way to drop off some food for the Martin Luther King Gala event hosted by the Kootenai County Task Force on Human Relations. All of the good thoughts I had been having about our event, including the 26th year of the children's program hosted on MLK birthday at NIC, were suddenly dampened by the sight of hate. But I reminded myself that our unfortunate history in this arena is why I joined the Task Force two years ago- to help victims of hate, to help promote human rights and equality for all, and work with our community to celebrate diversity.

Question: Is Kootenai County fertile for the second coming of an Aryan Nations HQ?

Protesters: Give Us Back Our Bench

Sheryl Puckett e-mailed this photo of the Farragut Park bench protesters to Huckleberries Online. Her cutline said: “Despite cold, blustery weather and the threat of rain, many community members of Bayview/Athol came together to send a message to Idaho Park & Rec that the removal and failure to replace a sitting public bench at Lake Pend Oreille is not acceptable.” YouTube video here. Story here.

Question: When were you last involved in a protest of some sort?

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