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Hump Day Wild Card -- 6/6/07

I'm currently on the phone for our weekly SR Editorial Board conference call. I mentioned to my Opinion Page colleagues that the new Editorial Page blog, A Matter of Opinion, has broken into the Top 10 of the SR blogs, in terms of unique views...

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HBO's Best of the Local Blogs -- 6/6/07

"It's spring and nature abounds with new beginnings. A beautiful sight are the dozens of goslings on the Spokane River adjacent to North Idaho College. The Centennial Trail runs alongside the one-way dike road making it easy to view the gaggle of goslings and their...

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For Those Keeping Score @ Home ...

... the Idaho Travel Council has just issued a press release announcing that J.J. Jaegar of the Coeur d'Alene Resort has been selected to replace Nancy DiGiammarco of Silverwood as its North Idaho region rep. Stay tuned.

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Breaking! Hayden Woman Lauds Rapist's Conviction ...

An Oregon jury deliberated for just over an hour Tuesday before convicting a man who abducted and raped Michealle Dierich two decades ago. The 39-year-old Hayden woman traveled to Hillsboro, Ore., last week to testify against Vance Roberts, who was convicted Tuesday for kidnapping Dierich...

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A Matter of Opinion: Is Grandma A Drug Dealer?

Christopher Anderson/Spokesman-ReviewAn ailing great-grandmother in Spokane who uses marijuana for medical purposes has been charged as a drug dealer. Read about Christine Rose Baggett in Thomas Clouse's story: Surprise side effect Sounds to me like Baggett made the wrong decision in tipping her dealer with...

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Online Poll: What Do You Think of Libby Sentence?

I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison Tuesday for lying and obstructing the CIA leak investigation. What do you think of his sentence? -- Idaho Statesman. *Too harsh*Just right*Too lenient*No opinionDFO: Too harsh in terms of the sentence former Clinton...

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Brand X: Parade Sponsor A Hero, Not A Heel

Sometimes, issues are so important and sides so far apart, unpopular or painful stands have to be taken. The Coeur d'Alene Chamber of Commerce's annual American Heroes Parade is not one of those issues. A group of veterans and veterans' supporters has rallied to protest...

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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.