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  • Feds add 3 charges in murder plot case

    A former lawyer for the Aryan Nations jailed in an alleged murder-for-hire plot is to appear in federal court in Coeur d’Alene next week on three additional charges, including allegations …


  • Lawyer in murder plot indicted on 3 new charges

    A former lawyer for the Aryan Nations jailed in an alleged murder-for-hire plot has been indicted on three additional charges related to jailhouse phone calls and explosives discovered after …


  • Arrest puts Edgar Steele back in public eye

    He called himself “the attorney for the damned,” has gained national attention for his work with high-profile clients and was a coveted speaker in the national racist movement for years. …


  • Steele’s quiet years get suddenly noisy

    He calls himself “the attorney for the damned,” has gained national attention for his work with high-profile clients and was a coveted speaker in the national racist movement for years. …


  • North Idaho murder-for-hire case reset

    The attorney who unsuccessfully defended the Aryan Nations in the landmark 2000 case that bankrupted the racist organization was due to appear Monday in U.S. District Court in Coeur d’Alene …


  • North Idaho attorney charged in murder-for-hire plot

    A North Idaho attorney who defended the Aryan Nations and its founder, Richard Butler, is scheduled to appear in federal court today on charges he arranged to have his wife …


  • Ore. community comes together against supremacists

    A community hall in Eastern Oregon couldn’t hold all of the local residents who showed up Friday to voice concern that a swastika-wearing white supremacist might move himself and his …


  • Aryans seek new city

    An Aryan Nations member from Athol visited John Day, Ore., last week, making clear his plan to set up a headquarters compound in that rural town. “They just came by …


  • Bigotry’s embers need constant monitoring

    “… the flames of Saturday night’s cross might be out, but the kind of needless hatred and bigotry they spread apparently isn’t going to be quickly snuffed.”


  • Scourge of Hatred

    In a small house in Coeur d’Alene, 89-year-old Sid Rosen lives out his sunset years going through his life’s mementos. ■ Tucked away in a box, the World War II …


  • Prosecutors drop littering charges in racist fliers case

    No criminal charges will be pursued against three Aryan Nations members cited for littering after Coeur d’Alene residents found fliers advertising the racist group in their yards this summer. The …


  • Rights educator finds noose on porch of Spokane home

    A black woman who directs educational programs for Coeur d’Alene’s Human Rights Education Institute awoke Sunday morning to find a noose on the doorstep of her north Spokane home. It …


  • Officials promise ‘boldness’ against Aryans

    Criminal citations and civil lawsuits are options. But the recent surge in racist activity is best dealt with by a unified community dedicated to rejecting discrimination and hate, leaders from …


  • Doug Clark: Neo-Nutzies give residents a bad name

    Oh, no! The neo-Nutzies are acting out in North Idaho again.


  • North Idaho men cited for distributing racist fliers

    Three men were cited for misdemeanors over the weekend after Coeur d’Alene residents found racists fliers in their yards.


  • Racists see opportunity for growth

    Supremacist Richard Butler is dead and his compound bulldozed. But that doesn’t mean racism in this region or country has vamoosed, too. In fact, the Southern Poverty Law Center reports …


  • Face Time: Tony Stewart

    White-supremacist fliers have been distributed in several Coeur d’Alene-area neighborhoods over the past three months. The Aryan Nations, which was bankrupted in 2000 by a $6.3 million court verdict, has …


  • Son of suspect says museum shooting unforgivable

    WASHINGTON — The son of a white supremacist accused of killing a guard at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum says the shooting was unforgivable. Erik von Brunn said he and …


  • White supremacist charged in shooting

    WASHINGTON – James Wenneker von Brunn had double-parked his 2002 red Hyundai outside the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum at lunch Wednesday and was approaching the entrance when security guard Stephen …


  • Museum gunman to face murder charge

    WASHINGTON — An 88-year-old white supremacist who opened fire in the U.S. Holocaust Memorial and Museum, killing a guard, will be charged with murder, officials said Thursday. Security Guard Stephen …


  • Hayden man: Suspected museum gunman angry, violent

    The suspected gunman in today’s shootout at the Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C. used to live in North Idaho. James W. von Brunn, 89, a white supremacist who chronicled his …


  • Obama: Museum shooting an ‘outrageous act’

    WASHINGTON – An 88-year-old gunman with a violent and virulently anti-Semitic past opened fire with a rifle inside the crowded U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum on Wednesday, fatally wounding a security …


  • Judge who oversaw Aryans trial to retire

    The Idaho judge who presided over the Kootenai County civil trial that bankrupted the Aryan Nations in 2000 is retiring. Charles W. Hosack, 62, will step down at the end …


  • Dachau liberator ensures we never forget

    The day’s bright sunshine was hiding behind a high overcast sky by the time Dee Eberhart arrived at Adolf Hitler’s oldest death factory. Eberhart, a battle-toughened GI from the Yakima …


  • Racist group leaves fliers on lawns

    Residents of a north Coeur d’Alene subdivision awoke Friday to find racist fliers on their lawns, distributed as recruitment letters by Aryan Nations, a white supremacist group.q “I saw Aryan …


  • Racist recruiting effort disgusts CdA neighborhood

    Many residents of a north Coeur d’Alene subdivision awoke Friday to find racist fliers on their lawns, distributed as recruitment letters by the white supremacist group, the Aryan Nations. “I …


  • Lawyer recounts legal rout of Aryan Nations

    The Coeur d’Alene attorney who spearheaded the landmark civil lawsuit that bankrupted the Aryan Nations and its late leader, Richard Butler, in 2000 said Friday that the trial would not …


  • Tensions linger

    The Aryan Nations no longer is the top concern of a leading human rights activist in North Idaho. Instead, Tony Stewart, co-founder of the Kootenai County Task Force on Human …


  • Aryan member accused of shooting at cop

    An Aryan Nations member awaiting trial on hate-crime charges in Kootenai County is in jail in southwestern Washington, accused of shooting at a police officer during a standoff.


  • Hayden candidate faces hate crime charge

    An Aryan Nations follower and Hayden City Council candidate will make his first appearance in court Monday for allegedly attacking a Hispanic man in a grocery store parking lot. Zachary …

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