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THURSDAY, JAN. 11, 2007

Huckleberries Best of the INorthwest -- 1/11/07

Samantha Hurst, 11, exposes the grass under the snow as she rolls a base for her snowman at the Creswell Middle School playground today in Creswell, Ore. (AP Photo/The Register-Guard, Chris Pietsch) Crews prepare to right a car involved in a rollover accident on Interstate...

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Question: Do You Support An Education Corridor?

Issue: CdA ed corridor supporters furious: State ed board rejects concept without notice vote was planned/Meghann Cuniff, Spokesman-ReviewNorth Idaho College Trustee Mic Armon: "I'm furious that the state board would do something this clandestine. This is a great example of how inept the state Board...

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SSands: We Need Radio to Cover Our Bad Roads

Complete HBO comment hereNewby commenter SSands: Why do the brochures from the CVB’s around here fail to show the real winters? Glossy photos of people frolicking in the snow are a lie. Spending 40 minutes last night combating grumpy, impatient drivers on I-90 armed with...

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What You're Saying ... And Taryn Does A Dance

So, cold that Taryn Brodwater ad-libbed her own version of the trying-to-keep-warm-while covering-an-accident dance at the scene of the Lake City High charter bus crash. And KXLY's cameras were there to record it. Taryn blogs about her experience here. You can see video of her...

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Frank Church: We Loved Him, We Loved Him Not

John Austin: Frank Church was a four-term Senator, who as Chairman of the Armed Services Committee was one of the most powerful men in Congress. He was an early contender for the 1976 Presidential nomination. Indeed, it was his leadership to get the Panama Canal...

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Dan of the County: Down But Not Out

Dan of the County: Well I'll have a pretty swollen head today ... but it's from natural causes, not an inflated ego ... a couple of inches of light snow on top of rock frozen sloping driveway ... didn't even feel my feet go out...

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WEDNESDAY, JAN. 10, 2007

Hump Day Wild Card -- 1/10/07

Long-time buddy Doug Clark has written another of his parodies about zany events in the Inland Northwest (think: Enumclaw and horse love). This time, the exhibitionist Spokane Deputy Dawg who flashed his junk at a barrista is the subject of his parody, "Barista," sung to...

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Parting Shot -- 1/10/07

Firefighters lower an adult down the hillside from an SUV that slid off Upriver Dr. just south of Coeur d'Alene Wednesday afternoon during the brief, but intense, snowstorm that quickly turned area roads icy.It was one of many crashes that happened between about 2 p.m....

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Inside Huckleberries -- 1/10/07

*Drive-by Wheelchairing: SReporter Taryn Brodwater sez the staff at her opthamologist was atwitter when she arrived this afternoon (with vision going downhill b/c she's stuck in front of a computer screen all day). Seems "a woman's wheelchair tire had popped. It was apparently as loud...

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PM Question: Was Jesus Christ "Greatest Socialist"

Issue: Starting New Term, Chávez Defends Recent Moves/Simon Romero, New York Times More Info: President Hugo Chávez was sworn in to a new six-year term at a ceremony here today (in Caracas, Venezuela), calling Jesus Christ “the greatest socialist in history” and pledging to speed...

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Judge Landy Surprises Sandpointer in L&L Case

Full Bonner County Bee story hereA Sandpoint man accused of molesting a young girl is reconsidering a plea agreement after a district judge advised him he would not bind himself to proposed sentencing recommendations. David John Collodi asked the court for more time to consider...

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Huckleberries Best of the INorthwest -- 1/10/07

In this 2002 photo by Christopher Anderson/SR, the last four Washington State head football coaches (prior to Bill Doba) are shown (from left): Mike Price, Jim Sweeney, Dennis Erickson and Jim Walden. Walden, now a color commentator for WSU games, is getting attention for being...

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SR Letter: Media Doomed the War

It's a no-win situation in Iraq because of you, the biased news media. The editorial page for the Sunday edition of The Spokesman-Review sub-headline reads, "Our view: Bush should begin to withdraw troops from Iraq." Sounds like cut and run to me. Front page headline...

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Smart-Aleck Spellcheckers: It's J.K. Not J.R.

Toadman: Correction: J.R. Rowling should read J.K. Rowling. Sorry Dave... I'm a spell checker today.Bob: Didn't J.R. Rowling write a series of books about a young Texan oil wizard who was very cutthroat and ...DFO: Thanks, guys; when you're blogging at the speed of light,...

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WorldNetDaily Poll: Why Are Birds Dying?

Issue: 'Catastrophic': Thousands of birds now fall from sky: Wildlife officers baffled by event, autopsies shed no light on mystery/WorldNetDaily Question: Why do you think birds across the world are suddenly dropping dead? 1. Disease 2. Severe pollution 3. Global warming 4. Some secret action...

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TUESDAY, JAN. 9, 2007

Wild Card -- 1/9/07

You may have noticed that I've focused on local blogs and comments for my end-of-day wrapup this week. This includes looking for good material from the North Idaho/Friends blogs for wrapup commentary and possible questions (like Katrina's mention of bad days and Frum Helen Back's...

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Inside Huckleberries -- 1/9/07

*Trish Gannon/Wading in the River Journal alerts Huckleberries Online that the new issue of the RJournal (Bonner/Boundary counties and northwestern Montana) is now online here and that she has written her first "Behind the Scenes at the River Journal" post here.*Huckleberries hears ... that the...

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Top Cutlines -- 1/9/07

An unidentified Ohio State band member shows his spirit with his hair cut in the shape of an "O" at the BCS national championship football game in which Florida upset his Buckeyes 41-14 Monday. You write the cutline. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)Top Cutlines1. Either the percussion...

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