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Parting Shot -- 8/31/07

Deaf In Downtown/Special to Huckleberries"There are some very interesting boats gathering on the boardwalk today," e-mails Deaf In Downtown. "One (top) claims to have actually gone over 160 mph. Are the hydroplane races returning to town? A Resort employee told me that they had 'a...

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Q: Where Were You When You Heard About Diana?

Associated Press PhotoBritain's Prince Harry, top, left, and Prince William, right, greet Princess Eugenie, right and Princess Beatrice, left, at the Service of Thanksgiving for the life of Diana, Princess of Wales, at the Guards' Chapel, London, fearlier today.With the 10th year anniversary of Princess...

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Inside Huckleberries -- 8/31/07

***Huckleberries Online is going to resume its Sunday Blogmeister At Large program this Labor Day weekend, with HBO regular Borah Triangle volunteering to supervise the thread. I'll post BT's rules and regs for running the blog Saturday night.***Huckleberries hears ... that one of the Repub...

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Extra! Craig To Resign Saturday

Idaho Republican Sen. Larry Craig will announce Saturday he will resign from the Senate amid a furor over his arrest and guilty plea in a police sex sting in an airport men’s room, Republican officials said Friday, according to the Associated Press. Craig's office earlier...

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Gookin Files for Edinger Seat ...

... As predicted in Huckleberries Online, Dan Gookin, leader of the movement to hog-tie the Lake City Development Corp., filed his candidacy for incumbent Ron Edinger's Coeur d'Alene City Council seat this afternoon. Next?

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OnLocationNI (3 of 3) -- Home Sweet Summer Home

Kerri Thoreson/OnLocation North IdahoKerri Thoreson/OLNI: But the real "Gold Coast" of the Coeur d'Alene/Post Falls area is the Spokane River between Lake Coeur d'Alene and the Post Falls dam. The homes there are spectacular beyond description. Amway millionaires Ron and Georgia Lee Puryear's 26,000 sq....

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OnLocationNI (1st of 3) -- Home Sweet Summer Home

Kerri Thoreson/OnLocation North IdahoBlack Rock developer Marshall Chesrown owns this viewtiful lodge at Kidd Island Bay, filmed by Kerri Thoreson/OnLocation North Idaho.Correction (courtesy of CoeurGenX): That house is owned by John Elway... Marshal sold it to him TURN-KEY about 5 years ago. Marshal bought it...

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Stapilus: Craig Has Options, Beside Resignation

This isn’t just the four Idaho newspapers that have (so far) called for his resignation, or the three (thus far) Republican members of Congress or the conservative activists who have done likewise. It’s also public measurement, the 55% of Idahoans in a Survey USA who...

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MamaJD: CdA School District Upsetting My Life

My son will be starting Kindergarten on Tuesday. I received a call yesterday afternoon stating that my son will be going to morning Kindergarten. I arranged my family schedule accordingly. I have another child who also has a schedule that has been pre-determined so it...

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Did She Really Say That?

In one of the lighter moments since the Larry Craig airport bathroom flap broke, CNN reporter Dana Bash was on the air a few minutes ago, running down the list of potential replacements -- should Craig resign. This, according to Opinion Editor Doug Floyd. First,...

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Cowles Pays $6.5M Settlement in RPS Flap

Item: Cowles firms pay $6.5 million judgment: RPS manager won jury trial/Spokesman-ReviewMore Info: Cowles Co. development firms have paid a $6.5 million judgment, plus 12 percent interest, to satisfy a 2004 ruling obtained by the former manager of River Park Square, court documents show. The...

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AP: Craig Is Considering Resigning

Full Associated Press report hereIdaho Sen. Larry Craig is considering resigning, Republican officials said today, after days of public and private pressure stemming from his arrest in June in a police undercover operation at an airport men’s room. As a measure of the pressure Craig...

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RSPA: USC Could Hit Triple Digits v. Idaho

Noah Kroese/Special to HuckleberriesRainbow Sparkle Pony Angel: USC will score 70 points before they put in their second team in the third quarter. Idaho will be so physically decimated and emotionally desolate from this horrific loss they will stumble, like a WWF Wrestler od'ing on...

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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.