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PDX Pup: So Many Better Subjects Than Paris

PDX Pup: with the wide variety of topics presented here yesterday to comment on(war, developers' philanthropy/not-philanthropy, granny v. college ball player, etc.), many opted to comment on the celebutard thread. And I'm not saying it wasn't an interesting thread, because many of those comments were...

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Tumblewords: Fireworks Dingbats Overdo It

Tumblewords: My family, in early years, went to the City Park for the firework display and the loudest noise came from the speaker system: 'Do Not Shoot Fireworks in the Park'. Thousands of firecrackers and cherry bombs provided a wild popping background. Now dingbats shoot...

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FRIDAY, JUNE 8, 2007

TGIF Wild Card -- 6/7/07

I won't be working for free coffee tonight as a security guard at the Mica Flats Grange for Brenda's Shabby Sweethearts Shabby Chic & Open Market Show. Her partner handles that. But I will be blogging live from start to finish Saturday -- 10 a.m....

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Best of the Local Blogs -- 6/8/07

Granati chased the flashes and thunder a few days ago to capture the lightning storm. You can read more about his troubles here.*Not only has Mommy Dearest/BrodH20 lost her voice, but she's lost control of her house, as her urchins are using her laryngitis to...

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Snake-Bit Montana Trooper Returns to Work

Item: Snakebit patrolman back at work: Trooper kills 1 rattler as others flee scene near Columbus/Ed Kimmick, Billings GazettePaul Ruhter/Billings GazetteMontana Highway Patrolman Steve Wisniewski poses for a photo Wednesday near his home in Boyd, Mont. He was supposed to get a photograph of the...

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CDACanuck: Ripped Off By Tickets West

I ordered some tickets through Tickets West this morning. The advertised face price of the tickets was $37.50. Come to find out the price doesn't include a "convenience fee" of $7,50 per ticket. I asked the person placing the order for me what the "convenience...

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Breaking! Latah Tries To Prevent Another Shooting

Officials in northern Idaho’s Latah County are considering starting a mental health court and supervised misdemeanor probation in hopes of preventing another deadly shooting like the one last month where four people died and three others were wounded. “I think it’s really something we need...

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DFO's Weird Animals -- Snake-Necked Turtle

AP Photo/Zoological Society of San Diego, Ken Bohn This photo provided by the San Diego Zoo shows a recently-hatched endangered Roti Island snake-necked turtle Thursday in San Diego. The snake-necked turtle is the most geographically restricted of any turtle species, only inhabiting the southern part...

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Pat: Vets Get Due @ Our 4th of July Parade

Marshall Chesrown and all former sponsors of this festival should be praised and not criticized for being willing to use their resources to ensure the continuation of these events on the 4th of July holiday.Witnessing the thousands of people and the mile wide smiles on...

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AM Hucks: Trucker Got Load of Trouble

All Kevin Sperber, of St. Maries (not Spearbear, as reported in the Bonner County sheriff's dispatch record and repeated here), wanted Tuesday morning was a full tank of diesel for his log truck and a pop for his morning caffeine fix. He went into Blanchard...

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Wild Card/Thursday -- 6/7/07

I don't know what tomorrow will bring re: the Shabby Sweethearts Shabby Chic Sale & Open Market Friday and Saturday, featuring my wife and 15 other vendors. I may start the day in the office, posting the usual morning fare and then grab the office...

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HBO's Best of the Friends Blogs -- 6/7/07

"A black-backed woodpecker feeds its young at a nest last week," writes Chris Peterson/Glacier Blog. "I used a pocket wizard to fire a remote camera to get this shot. The setup is very non-invasive." More here. *Frank Sennett/Blogspotter has been following the trials and tribulations...

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WND Poll: Increasing TV Foul Language

What do you think about increasing foul language on TV? 1. Fantastic, it's about time TV grew up 2. It's an accurate reflection of today's culture 3. For those that don't like it, tough. This is the price of freedom 4. One man's cuss word...

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Colleges Look for Ways to Reduce Book Costs

Item: Textbook rentals solution to price hikes: Colleges looking for options to expensive books as criticism mounts to do something/Shawn Vestal, Spokesman-ReviewQuote: “It’s a very expensive textbook,” she said. “It costs $151 to buy the textbook new, $120 to buy the textbook used, and $51...

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I'm Back ...

... It took a little longer than expected to move my wife's shabby chic wares to the Mica Flats Grange for her show tomorrow and Saturday. We had to rearrange a few things inside and, of course, I had to shoot the breeze with groundskeeper...

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Inside Huckleberries -- 6/7/07

*In his latest column for "Your Voice" this morning, Bayview Herb provides a rundown on real estate news in his Lake Pend Oreille town involving the Scenic Motel and the View of the Bay Mobile Home and RV Park here....*Where's Mary? Mary Souza's column didn'...

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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.

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