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THURSDAY, JAN. 28, 2016




Idaho state Rep. Phil Hart stole timber from state land to build his log home in Athol in 1996 and never paid an outstanding judgment for thousands of dollars in the case.  (Kathy Plonka / The Spokesman-Review)

IRS auctions home of former state Rep. Phil Hart 14 

The home of tax-protesting former Idaho state Rep. Phil Hart was auctioned off on the Kootenai County Courthouse steps for back taxes this morning, and sold for $182,000 to a Spokane real estate investor; Hart, who is still living in the log home, attended the auction but didn’t bid.

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TUESDAY, JAN. 26, 2016

MONDAY, JAN. 25, 2016

Idaho’s virtual charter schools have 20 percent graduation rate 13 

BOISE – Idaho officials who’ve been troubled by news this year that the state’s high school graduation is much lower than had long been thought have identified where the problem’s occurring: At the state’s “virtual” charter schools and alternative schools. The graduation rate for Idaho’s state-authorized virtual charter schools is just 20 percent.

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Man gets life in prison for killing wife, stepdaughter in North Idaho 21 

A judge in Coeur d’Alene imposed a sentence Monday of life in prison for a Mexican man who admitted killing his wife and stepdaughter a year and a half ago. Angel Albertico Morales-Larranaga, 26, will serve two consecutive life sentences with no chance of parole for the strangling deaths of Facunda Velenzuelaleon, 24, and Dyanna M. Valencia, 6, inside a Post Falls apartment on July 8, 2014.

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SUNDAY, JAN. 24, 2016


FRIDAY, JAN. 22, 2016



K9 Maxx greets his former handler, Officer Amy Knisley, while being led by his current handler, Officer Andy Sterling, during the dog’s retirement party Thursday. (Kathy Plonka / The Spokesman-Review)

Photo: A police dog retires in Coeur d’Alene 

K9 Maxx greets his former handler, Officer Amy Knisley, while being led by his current handler, Officer Andy Sterling, during the dog’s retirement party at the Coeur d’Alene Police Department on Thursday, January 21, 2016.

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THURSDAY, JAN. 21, 2016






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