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MONDAY, JUNE 25, 2007

2007 Ironman: 2200 Triathletes Vye for Prize

Jesse Tinsley/Spokesman-ReviewFormer councilman Chris Copstead of Coeur d'Alene pedals up a hill on Hayden Lake Rd. during the bike portion of the 2007 Ford Ironman Coeur d'Alene Sunday. More than 2200 athletes started the grueling triathlon with the swim in Lake Coeur d'Alene at 7...

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Kendra: Are They Going to Bust Down my Door?

... The suspense is killing me wondering what the immediate outcome will be-will they come busting down my door now anytime to arrest me, or will Governor Otter intervene by a recommendation to the Commission of Pardons and Parole for a commutation of sentence? or...

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Zyemtsev Wins 2007 Ford Ironman Coeur d'Alene

Jesse Tinsley/Spokesman-ReviewWinner Viktor Zyemtsev comes down the chute to the finish line of the 2007 Ford Ironman Coeur d'Alene today. More than 2200 athletes started the grueling triathlon with the swim in Lake Coeur d'Alene at 7 a.m. Top results here. Photos here. Early story...

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SATURDAY, JUNE 23, 2007


Question: Wikipedia of Conservapedia?

Andy Schlafly was appalled. He was teaching a history class to home-schooled teens and one student had turned in an assignment that dated events as "BCE" -- before the common era -- rather than "B.C.," before Christ. "Where did that come from?" he asked. Her...

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Wild Card/Saturday -- 6/23/07

You have plenty to keep you busy this weekend, HBOers. If nothing else, you can trek downtown Sunday afternoon and see the finish of the annual Ironman contest. I plan to be down there to witness the action. The Coeur d'Alene Summer Theatre's last production...

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APhoto of the Weekend -- 6/23/07

Ben Margot/AP PhotoThe Chinese Crested dog "Elwood" appears at the 2007 World's Ugliest Dog Contest Friday in Petaluma, Calif. Elwood, who weighs in at just 6 lbs and was rescued as the result of a New Jersey SPCA investigation, has won the title of World's...

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FRIDAY, JUNE 22, 2007

TGIF Wild Card -- 6/22/07

We're going to launch the HBO Book Club next week, HBOers. As I mention below, Librarian Bette Ammon has agreed to lead the discussion. I'll forward the list of suggested books (which we will collect through Monday) to Sara to either pick one. Or pick...

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Napkin Notes: Running Race in High Heels

I hope nobody saw my knees knocking together. It's funny; I have no fear of speaking up in class when I'm sitting safely in the crowd, but something about standing up in front of all those eyes requires a Herculean effort. Did you know that,...

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HBO's Best of the Local Blogs -- 6/22/07

This viewtiful sunset that closed the longest day of the year and welcomed in summer was brought to you by Pecky Cox/As The Lake Churns here.*Silver Valley Girl/Silver Valley Stories visited the grave of Iraq war hero Brad Conner (killed May 9) at Arlington National...

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ISP Releases 2006 Crime Reports for Towns, Counties

The Idaho State Police Bureau of Criminal Identification released their annual "Crime in Idaho" report for 2006 today (6/22/07). The report is a synopsis of statewide crime statistics gathered from law enforcement agencies across Idaho and includes such things as the Statewide Crime Profile, Crimes...

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OTV Review: Rock Joint Reviving Local Rock 'n Roll

The staff of the Rock Joint must have been trained to treat the clientele like rock royalty. We were truly spoiled with a constant flow of drinks and menu items to sample. Our waiter Curt, with his excellent Cruella-de-Vil-goes-punk hairstyle, brought us tasty little Cosmopolitans...

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Noon Q: Which Celeb Sighted in NI Excites You?

In recent weeks, several celebs reportedly have been spotted in the Coeur d'Alene area, including George Clooney (above) and several who are purchasing property at Goozer Ranch. Huckleberries Online wants to new which of these celebrities would you like to meet most?*Jake Gyllenhaal*George Clooney*Mark (Marky...

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Inside Huckleberries -- 6/22/07

*Editor Steve Smith explains SR decision to drop New York Times columnist Randy Cohen before we began running his ethicist column as a result of his contributions to moveon.org here....*Huckleberries hears ... that Hagadone execs are beating the bushes for candidates to run against the...

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Q: Should KHQ Have Withheld Hospital Sale Info?

Item: Story on hospital sale delayed: KHQ knew about sale weeks before/Jonel Aleccia, Spokesman-ReviewMore Info: Empire Health Services officials cooperated with a Spokane TV station on stories about the proposed sale of two hospitals and other holdings weeks before the information was released to employees,...

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Q: What Would You Do If This Dog Was Yours?

Item: Lab sends car into river, makes owner retrieve it/Taryn Brodwater, Spokesman-Review Sherman EwingThis is the dog, belonging to the Ewing family, that accidentally put their 2006 Chevrolet Caprice in gear, allowing the car to drive into the lake.Charlie is in the doghouse. The sweet-looking...

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RSPA V. OfCoffee: North Idaho Prejudice

re: Protest against Larry Craig's support of immigration amnesty hereRainbow Sparkle Pony Angel: She's a typical North Idaho hater - and probably as hypocritical as the rest of them. I bet she pounds down bags full of greasy burgers she buys at her local fast...

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Huckleberries Gone Wi-Fi w/Wendy Carpenter

Originally posted at 1:20 p.m. ThursdayKathy Plonka/Spokesman-ReviewCoeur d'Alene Police Chief Wendy Carpenter, center, attended the groundbreaking of the new federal courthouse on Mineral Drive in Coeur d'Alene on Feb. 13, 2007.DFO: Can you give us a brief rundown on your professional career?Coeur d'Alene Police Chief...

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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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