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We want to expand our coverage of North Idaho neighborhoods and we need your help. All you have to do is let us know when something is happening that affects your neighborhood. We’ll take it from there. Contact Jeff Jordan, Voices editor, 13208 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane Valley, WA 99216 or e-mail idahovoice@spokesman.com.

Citizen journal

Citizen Journal is a forum in which Voice readers can publish their own feature stories and neighborhood news items and photographs. Do you have a story to tell or neighborhood news to report? E-mail your submissions to Voices editor Jeff Jordan at voice@spokesman.com. Please try to limit submissions to 500 words or less. Be sure to include your name, phone number and e-mail address so we can verify authenticity.


Our goal is to make this page an open forum for readers to discuss neighborhood issues or articles that have appeared in the Handle Extra.

Send us a letter of up to 250 words. Don’t worry about typos. We’ll fix them.

Be sure to sign your letter with your full name and include your home address and a daytime phone number where you can be reached for verification.

Send your comments to: Letters to the Editor, Handle Extra, 13208 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane Valley, WA 99216.

You also can send an e-mail to voice@spokesman.com or fax us at (509) 927-2175.

Accuracy Watch

We are committed to accuracy. If you think we have made a factual error in the Handle Extra, call (509) 927-2170. Mistakes will be corrected on this page.

Editorial staff

Jeff Jordan Voices editor

Telephone(509) 927-2170



Jim AllenAssistant Voices editor

Telephone(509) 927-2168



Sherry AdkinsEditorial assistant

Telephone(208) 765-7120

E-mail sherrya@spokesman.com

Kathy PlonkaPhotographer

Telephone(208) 667-7145

E-mail cdaphoto@spokesman.com

Jesse TinsleyPhotographer

Telephone(208) 667-7109

E-mail cdaphoto@spokesman.com

Mike BrodwaterCorrespondent

HometownCoeur d’Alene

E-mail mbrodwater@aol.com

Carl GidlundCorrespondent

HometownHayden Lake



Herb HuselandCorrespondent


E-mail: bayviewherb@gmail.com

Patty HutchensCorrespondent


E-mail pattyhutchens@yahoo.com

Patrick JacobsCorrespondent

HometownCoeur d’Alene

E-mail orangetv@yahoo.com

Jacob LivingstonCorrespondent

HometownCoeur d’Alene

E-mail jackliverpoole@yahoo.com

Jeri McCroskeyCorrespondent

HometownCoeur d’Alene



Barbara MintonCorrespondent


E-mail b.minton4@verizon.net

Nils RosdahlCorrespondent

HometownCoeur d’Alene

E-mail nils_rosdahl@nic.edu

Laura UmthunCorrespondent

HometownHauser Lake

E-mail lauraumthun@yahoo.com


Spokane (509) 459-5095

Spokane Valley (509) 927-8100

Coeur d’Alene (208) 765-7105

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