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Hump Day Wild Card -- 6/13/07

Opinion Page Editor Doug Floyd & Co. met with Sue Thilo and PRmeister Mark Browning of the Idaho Board of Education this morning. Good frank discussion. But Sue and Mark made me nervous b/c they couldn't provide guarantees that the new Treasure Valley community college...

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Sara: Things I Don't Get About Religion

How do people tell the difference between God's plan and their God-granted free will? If using birth control is a sin because you're neglecting to bring a child into the world that God wanted you to, why isn't abstaining from sex just as bad? --...

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HBO's Best of the Local Blogs -- 6/13/07

Kerri Thoreson/fyinorthidaho.comThe Chatcolet Bridge in Heyburn State Park and the Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes is featured in the latest post by Kerri Thoreson/OnLocation North Idaho here.*OrangeTV/Making Flippy Floppy offers an awesome pictoral display to go along with his downtown Coeur d'Alene Museum Visitor Center...

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Extra! Idaho School Districts Sue Justices

Item: Idaho school districts sue justices/Betsy Z. Russell, Spokesman-ReviewMore Info: A group of school districts took the unprecedented step today of suing Idaho’s Supreme Court justices in federal court for ruling in favor of the districts in a school funding lawsuit but not providing any...

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Bayview Chamber Sicks Craig on Developer

re: part of the letter sent to U.S. Sen. Larry CraigThe Idaho Department of Lands has fined Waterford Park Homes LLC $2500 which is the maximum allowed by statute. Negotiations are under way with the Idaho Department of Fish & Game Designed to restore the...

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Annual Flag Day Observance Is Thursday

Jesse Tinsley/Spokesman-ReviewArmy National Guardsmen Nichole Malone, left, Adrian Menard, center, and Jason Rzepa help carry a giant U.S. flag at the beginning of the Post Falls Days parade Saturday, June 2, in Post Falls, Idaho. The three and their fellow soldiers are members of the...

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Popkey: Council Not Voters Should Choose Justices

Retiring Supreme Court Justices Gerald Schroeder and Linda Copple Trout are among Idaho’s most experienced and thoughtful jurists. They’re also class acts. Their early resignations help ensure the most vital aspect of our courts — independence. Schroeder, 67, and Trout, 55, are stepping aside to...

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TUBOB Online: My Kids Eat Crap

My kids eat crap. Well, not literally. But as a divorced full custody father with two teenaged boys still at home and one daughter on her own – trying to do her best in a world where she strides assertively through the frozen foods section...

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Idaho Escapee: Crystal-Balling Kalani/Douglas Emails

Idaho Escapee: What's in the Kalani-Douglas e-mails? Oh, who knows; perhaps excerpts of Penthouse Forum Letters combined with ruminations of "Desperate Housewives", with a little bit of not-so-subtle innuendo mixed in. And by accident, some official business probably crept in too, somewhere in there.DFO: Methinks...

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AM Hucks: Police Chief Wannabe Knows Regis

You may have heard that Wayne Longo and Steve Childers are finalists to replace retiring Wendy Carpenter as the next Coeur d'Alene Police Department chief. And that they are captains, respectively, for the Idaho State Police and CPD Blue. But did you know that the...

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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.