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THURSDAY, AUG. 9, 2007

Wild Card/Thursday -- 8/9/07

My online interview with County Clerk Dan English is in the rear-view mirror now. But I've scheduled a five-questions interview with ad manager Shenelle Kraack of the St. Maries Gazette-Record re: her participation in the recent Kaniksu Ranch's annual Bare Buns Fun Run. I posted...

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HBO's Best of the Friends' Blogs -- 8/9/07

Chris Peterson/Glacier Geographics, Muse You Can UseChris captures a recent sunset at Logan Pass on the continental divide of Glacier National Park.*Raymond Pert/Kellogg Bloggin' tells of being around evangelical Christians when he started at North Idaho College in 1972 and being asked whether or not...

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Historic License Plate Site ...

Ken Paulman, former SR blogmeister turned features page editor, sends along a link to historic license plate site for the entire country, with the note: "Kiss the rest of your afternoon goodbye." You can see why the current Idaho license plate is much better than...

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Noon Question: Neighborhood Irritants

Item: Dog dispute lands Athol man in court: Frank Wall's neighbors tired of barking canines/Paula Davenport, Spokesman-ReviewQuestion: Which neighborhood irritant are you experiencing?1. Barking dogs2. Children running amok3. Weeds in neighbor's yard4. Yards and side yards being used to store vehicles, trailers, etc.5. Loud music...

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Souza: Are Wolves Circling Person Field?

Person Field has long been the poor stepsister in the lineup of Coeur d’Alene public parks, but today it is more vulnerable than ever. Citizens, beware: There are some wolves looking to take dubious advantage of this little sister. Person Field is a three-acre park,...

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Hot Potatoes: A Hero's Due -- At Last

Finally, Kootenai County has done right by Pappy Boyington, the Coeur d'Alene native who became one of the most decorated heroes of World War II. On a 2-0 vote, with a curious abstention by Chairman Rick Currie, commissioners heeded the continuing plea by local veterans...

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Wild Card/Sunday -- 9/9/07

Finally, the public gets to see the new Coeur d'Alene City Library today -- and decide for itself if the location and construction cost were appropriate. I'll bet that people will be floored by the new library. And the public will tune out anyone foolish...

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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.