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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 1, 2017

Demonstrators protest President Donald Trump's immigration order during a rally at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017. (Steve Marcus / AP)

UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, FEB. 1, 2017, 12:20 P.M.

Immigration rally planned in Moscow

More than 2,500 people gathered for the Women’s March on the Palouse on Jan. 21 at East City Park in Moscow. Becky Dueben, a founding member of Palouse ProActive, said she thinks that turnout can be matched or even surpassed ...

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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 1, 2017, 8:47 A.M.

Former Post Register editor dies in eastern Idaho

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – Bill Hathaway, a journalist who worked at newspapers around Idaho before becoming the editor at the Post Register, has died. He was 67. Family members told the Post Register that Hathaway died Saturday in Idaho Falls ...

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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 1, 2017, 8:33 A.M.

Bruce Willis airstrip rule change prompts lawsuit

FAIRFIELD, Idaho – Residents of a rural southern Idaho county have filed a lawsuit over a zoning change that will allow actor Bruce Willis to build a private airport. The Idaho Mountain Express reported Wednesday that several Fairfield-area residents filed ...

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Chris Guggemos, of Handshake Productions, has been providing free summer concerts in the Coeur d’Alene area for more than 25 years. (Liz Kishimoto / THE SPOKESMAN-REVIEW)

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 1, 2017, 4:47 A.M.

Huckleberries: Downtown Coeur d’Alene will have dueling concerts this summer

Coeur d'Alene residents and visitors will see this summer if there's room enough for two downtown concerts within blocks of each other on the same evening. Tyler Davis, the guiding light behind the popular Live After 5 concerts on the Parkside condo lawn, is moving his event to McEuen Park on Wednesdays. Meanwhile, Darrell Dlouhy of the Daft Badger pub has picked the same evening for his concert series in the old Live After 5 spot.

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TUESDAY, JAN. 31, 2017



UPDATED: TUESDAY, JAN. 31, 2017, 6:07 P.M.

Moose rescued after fall into Idaho basement

KETCHUM, Idaho – Authorities say a female moose is safe after she fell through an unlatched window into the basement of an Idaho home. The Idaho Mountain Express reported that the moose spent about three hours in the Hailey basement ...

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MONDAY, JAN. 30, 2017

MONDAY, JAN. 30, 2017, 3:43 P.M.

Idaho moves from 9th highest for suicides to 5th highest; new state prevention program comes ‘in nick of time’

Idaho’s investment of nearly $1 million last year to launch a new state Office of Suicide Prevention came “in the nick of time,” state public health Administrator Elke Shaw-Tulloch told lawmakers Monday, as she shared new data on suicide in Idaho: In 2015, 362 people in Idaho took their lives, an increase of 13 percent from 2014; and Idaho moved from 9th in the nation to 5th for the highest rates of suicide deaths.

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SUNDAY, JAN. 29, 2017

SATURDAY, JAN. 28, 2017

SATURDAY, JAN. 28, 2017, 10:11 P.M.

Idaho woman pleads guilty to health care fraud

BOISE, Idaho – A woman is facing prison time on charges related to unlicensed dental work. The Idaho Statesman reported Cherie R. Dillon pleaded guilty Friday to health care fraud and aggravated identity theft. She is scheduled for sentencing May ...

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In this Spokesman-Review file photo, local human-rights leader Tony Stewart holds up a 1988 Portland Oregonian story about the Aryan Nations in North Idaho. In the Huckleberries mailbag today, Stewart reacts to last Saturday’s column re: the day in January 1987 when New York City applauded Coeur d’Alene for its human-rights fight. (Jesse Tinsley/Spokesman-Review file photo)

SATURDAY, JAN. 28, 2017

Huckleberries: Huckleberries mailbag: Some love us, some love us not

Four weeks into his expanded column-writing duties, D.F. Oliveria goes through email responses to Huckleberries from readers. Among them, Tony Stewart, the guiding light of the region’s human rights movement, comments on the swift passage of time since January 1987, when the city of Coeur d’Alene won the Raoul Wallenberg Civic Award for fighting discrimination.

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Blogs

Eye On BoiseThe week that was…

On tonight’s “Idaho Reports” on Idaho Public Television, co-host Melissa Davlin interviews outgoing U.S. Attorney for Idaho Wendy Olson, and Senate Majority Leader Bart Davis, R-Idaho Falls. The show also ...


Huckleberries OnlineParting Shot — 2.24.17 39 

Veteran Ron Goodall stands by his Harley-Davidson three-wheeler revving the engine to disrupt Friday's Where's Cathy demonstration at the Walla Walla County Courthouse along Main Street, Walla Walla, Wash. The ...