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Hump Day Wild Card -- 8/8/07

I voted in my first Lakes Highway District election last evening -- thanks to Spencer's 11th-hour direct mailing, alerting me to them. I live on the boundary of the Lakes and Eastside highway districts. And don't pay much attention to either of them. All I...

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HBO's Best of the Local Blogs -- 8/8/07

Family Phil/A Family Runs Through ItA completely accurate map of the United States, created with small beach pebbles by an autistic teenager at Camp Sweyolakan, Lake Coeur d'Alene, writes Family Phil.*Silver Valley Girl/Silver Valley Stories has a right to be proud of youngest daughter Cosette,...

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Update: Murder-Suicide @ CdA Apartment Complex

A woman shot and killed another woman, then killed herself, at an apartment complex on Ramsey Road in Coeur d'alene this morning. Police stormed the apartment manager's office shortly after 1 p.m. and found the suspect dead inside. It appears she shot herself, authorities said....

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Muslim Writer Explains Why "They" Hate Us

Interesting perspective from a Muslim writer.Excerpt:Part of the reason people abroad resent the United States is something Americans can do very little about: envy. The richest, most powerful country in the world attracts the jealousy of others in much the same way that the richest,...

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Boyington Supporters Finally Win Key Vote 2-0-1

Item: CdA airport renamed for 'Pappy': Commission approves naming county airfield for famed WWII pilot/Erica Curless, Spokesman-ReviewHuckleberries Online regulars were out in force for the Boyington discussion. Here, Kerri Thoreson/OnLocation North Idaho (left), Alice Rankin/Alice's Garden Spot (middle right) and Dan of the County (behind...

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Lakes Highway Voters Turn Out Incumbents

Item: Eastside voters approve highway tax increase: Lakes patrons dump incumbents Soderling, Primmer/Erica Curless & Jessica Meyers, Spokesman-ReviewMore Info: In the Lakes Highway District, Weston "Monty" Montgomery beat incumbent Commissioner Dean Primmer in Subdistrict 2 (840-498), and John "Marv" Lekstrum defeated incumbent Commissioner Mark Soderling...

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Huckleberries Online

D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.