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MONDAY, AUG. 27, 2007

Huckleberries' Best of Idaho Media -- 8/27/07

Troy Maben/Associated PressIdaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter and his wife, Lori, receive cowboy hats with hat bands with the words Health Care for Idaho's Kids from local children at a press conference in front of Steele Memorial Medical Center in Salmon this morning. SCHIP(State Children's...

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Huckleberries Hears ...

... that the anti-LCDCers are trotting out the following lineup in an attempt to knock off Coeur d'Alene City Council incumbents this fall:*Dan Gookin vs. Ron Edinger*Sharon Culbreth and/or Jim Brannon vs. Al Hassell*Suzy Snedaker vs. Dixie Reid (if she decides to run again)Stay tunedRelated:...

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Phil Thompson: Sali, Fair Head Dress Were Hits

DFO, over the weekend I spent some time working the KCRCC booth at the fair. One topic that came up was Kevin Richart's critisim of Bill Sali. Specifically, saying that Sali's feather bands for kids was intolerant of Native Americans. By using the word intolerant,...

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At 7 p.m. Tuesday the Political Action in Coeur d’Alene will hold a candlelight vigil at Independence Point to call on Congress to vote to end the war in September. “It’s time for the Bush Administration to stop looking through rose-colored glasses and realize...

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Breaking! Gonzalez to Step Down as AG

Item: Gonzales steps down: Attorney general announces resignation after rebuffing criticism from Congress/WorldNetDailyAlberto Gonzalez: "It has been one of my greatest privileges to lead the Department of Justice. I often remind our fellow citizens that we live in the greatest country in the world and...

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SUNDAY, AUG. 26, 2007

New Library to Open in 2 Weeks

Jesse Tinsley/Spokesman-ReviewWalkers, wagons, bikes and other entries march in a parade down 5th St. from the old Coeur d'Alene Library to the new one in downtown Coeur d'Alene Saturday. The parade of families and individuals carried books from the old library to the new one...

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SATURDAY, AUG. 25, 2007

Wild Card/Saturday -- 8/25/07

I'm still looking for someone to serve as a Super Sub to oversee the Sunday postings at Huckleberries Online. I apologize for being late in seeking the pinch-hit blogmeister. But it has been hard to get up to speed after a vacation that stretched into...

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Does This Scene Look Familiar

Shawn Raecke/Idaho StatesmanAllyia Briggs, 18, pulls as her father, John Briggs, of Sandpoint, Idaho, pushes a cart of her belongings through the Boise State University Tower dormitory parking lot on Friday morning in Boise, Idaho. Question: How many times have you been through this drill?

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Camden: Is Idaho Ready for New York Suit?

Kathy Plonka/Spokesman-ReviewGiuliani was late beyond even Democratic standards, about an hour and a half behind schedule by the time the three black SUVs pulled up to the gate at Hagadone HQ. Which was a concern, Duane Hagadone said at one point, because he had to...

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HBO Poll: Biggest Thing That Happened Last Week?

What's the biggest thing that happened in the North Idaho area this past week?1. Rudy Giuliani visited2. Kendra Goodrick set free3. North Idaho Fair starts4. DFO returns from yet another vacation5. Developers send eviction notices to Bayview trailer residents6. Sen. John Goedde wants county commissioners...

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DOTC: 2 Kids in Iraq at Same Time?

Technology can still be amazing. Our son has been able to call us twice this week since he got to Kuwait. I ponder how it must have been for parents and family of other wars where they sometimes had months between letters and certainly no...

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FRIDAY, AUG. 24, 2007

TGIF Wild Card -- 8/24/07

It's been quite a half-week, HBOers. The North Idaho Fair beat Rudy Giuliani to town. Kendra Goodrick and Ziggles both were freed. Suzy Snedaker was the first to indicate that she's running for the Coeur d'Alene City Council. And the tomato days of summer are...

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OTV: About That New Gozzer Ranch Hat

I've never been much of hat person. I dunno, maybe it's just the shape of my head, but most of them usually look silly on me. In high school, I wouldn't have been caught dead in a baseball cap - too jock, too ordinary Everyday...

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DeePee: I Could Warm Up to Rudy

Presidential candidate and erstwhile New York mayor Rudolph Giuliani paid a visit to our friend John Magnuson's home in the Wallace suburb of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho the other day to raise money and press the flesh. Because John, who with his lovely partner Holly Houston...

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Oopsy: Boise Park Honors President "Regan"

One part of the plaza is dedicated to United States Presidents. They're all there… "Franklin Roosevelt, good guy. John F. Kennedy, another good president. G.W. Bush. Ronald Regan,” McFarland said. Wait, what was that? "Umm, Ronald Reagan, and I think his last name is spelled...

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Update: Kendra Goodrick To Be Released Today

Jesse Tinsley/Spokesman-ReviewKendra Goodrick, a recovering meth addict and new mother caught in a legal dispute that found her back behind bars after 1 ½ years of law-abiding freedom, will again be released from jail today. Her case, first detailed in The Spokesman-Review in July, has...

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Huckleberries Best of Idaho -- 8/24/07

Kerri Thoreson/OnLocation North IdahoCoeur d'Alene mogul Duane Hagadone (white shirt) escorts former New York Mayor Rudy Guiliani onto his wooden boat en route to a $500-per-head fund-raiser at local attorney John Magnuson's Lake Coeur d'Alene home Thursday. Car dealer Tom Addis is standing in the...

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