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FRIDAY, OCT. 29, 2010

Viks Score In last Minute To Nip LCHS 

On Rocky Castaneda's Facebook page, Rocky identifies the Lake City players in this photo as (from left): : Colton Carlson, Robbie Quinn, Simon Gookin, Allen Carmichael (photos). At first it looked like there was no doubt the rematch would be at Coeur d’Alene, at least...

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TGIF Wild Card -- 10.29.10 13 

My 85YO mother got a kick out of Pro Life last night as she was watching the Idaho gubernatorial debate. And called me to say so. Then, she asked my opinion re: the candidates, especially Butch Otter and Keith Allred. Then, she brought up Pro...

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Parting Shot -- 10.29.10

Birds that were feeding on grass near the runway, swarm upwards as a U.S. Navy E-6B plane makes touch-and-go landings Friday at the Fort Smith Regional Airport in Fort Smith, Ark. (AP Photo/The Southwest Times Record, Kaia Larsen)

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Suit Filed Over Cougar Bay Pilings 

Although things have been quiet recently on the Save Cougar Bay battlefront, new shots were fired yesterday by the Cougar Bay Osprey Protective Association, which filed a lawsuit challenging the Idaho Department of Lands’ rejection of their application to protect the pilings and booms in...

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Scanner Traffic/PM -- 10.29.10

5:28 p.m. Danielle has questions re: a dispute she's having with her landlord.5:03 p.m. PFPD officer is told to check welfare female whose vehicle is being rammed by another vehicle. No location given.4:58 p.m. Officer has Post Falls WalMart shoplifter named Amber in custody.4:54 p.m....

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INW/PM Headlines -- 10.29.10

North Idaho Maritime worked on Friday near The Cedars floating Restaurant to remove about 500 pilings from the Spokane River. The pilings were once used as navigational guides for moving logs on the river, but the last waterfront sawmill closed several years ago. Donations from...

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APhoto Of The Day -- 10.29.10 

A squirrel stares at a basket full of mannequin heads in a Halloween display on a porch in Cadillac, Mich. Thursday. You write the cutline. (AP Photo/Cadillac News, Jeff Broddle) Top Cutlines:1. The squirrel is stumped trying to figure out if the owner of the...

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Poll: 66% Plan Write-In Vote

Thursday Poll: 89 of 135 respondents (66%) said they plan to vote for a write-in candidate this year. 44 of 135 (33%) said they aren't voting for a write-in candidate. 2 were undecided.Today's Question: How do you plan to vote in this year's election --...

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Post Falls Police ID's 2 Bodies 

Police have identified two people who were found dead inside a Post Falls home Thursday evening. Christina K. Mandriguez, 38, and Jeffrey A. Hayes, 54, each died of a single gunshot wound to the forehead in a homicide/suicide, said Post Falls Police Chief Scot Haug....

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Dogwalk: Campaign By Assassination 13 

I've seen these signs around brilliant red northern Idaho and wonder if the Republicans are so worried about their candidate losing they have to stoop to this. Or do the Democrats have a death wish? Curious, I asked a friend who is a mover and...

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NIdaho Blogs: Cindy's Kid Ties Mark 

At Mount Spokane, Alex Hval, son of CindyH, kicks off during a game in which he tied the school's record for successful point-after-touchdown conversions. SR photog Jesse Tinsley was on hand to snapped this photo of last night's game.10 Halloween costume options for my kids/A...

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Matt: It's Snow's Turn 

On his Facebook page, FB friend Matt Weaver writes: "Dear Rain, I know what you are trying to do. i get it. you think people will like you because snow is your cousin. but you are not fooling anyone. you need to realize your place...

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Did Jacobson Help Non-Repubs, Too? 14 

Huckleberries hears ... that there's a move afoot among local mainstream Republicans to give county GOP Chairman Tina Jacobson a dose of her own medicine. Jacobson, as you may recall, is presiding over a move by Phil Hart supporters to remove Matt Roetter as state...

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Mimicking Lucy & Ethel For Halloween 

Kathie Lee Gifford as Lucy Ricardo, left, and Hoda Kotb as Ethel Mertz, recreate a scene from an "I Love Lucy" program during the NBC "Today" television program's annual Halloween Show, in New York, Friday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)Question: Which "I Love Lucy" episode did you...

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Hucks Online @ 2M Page-Views 

Sometime late this afternoon or evening, Huckleberries Online should hit 2 million page-views for the year, putting this blog on a pace to exceed the 2.09 million of 2009. I recall when I started Huckleberries Online (No Holds Barred) on Feb. 16, 2003, then Editor...

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BP: Nelson KO'd Currie On KVNI 

A Berry Picker e-mails this to Hucks HQ re: the appearance on KVNI radio this morning by GOPrimary winner Jai Nelson and write-in candidate Rick Currie, the commission incumbent: "Jai was articulate, professional and informed. Rick came on the phone about five minutes later, totally...

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NIC Trustee Q-and-A Has Hart Query

I just returned from the noon luncheon of the Kootenai County Democratic Club for NIC trustee candidates, where Norm Gissel asked about a hypothetical situation that was disallowed by moderator Mary Lou Reed. Who didn't think it was relevant to the trustee races. But candidate...

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All 4 NIC Wannabes Back Corridor

All 4 candidates for the North Idaho College Board of Trustees promised to support the development of the NIC education corridor. When the question was presented to him, Ron Nilson answered simply "yes" when asked if he supported the corridor. "I don't have horns and...

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High Noon: Lefthanders More Creative 

Re: Cursive writing on endangered list (on Oregon college campuses)Kamm: My younger brother is a lefty and was traumatized by the Nuns tying to make him right handed. My Mother, all 4'10” and usually a pleasant woman, charged down to school and less than politely...

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Lake Pend Oreille Monster? 

You can't see this week because I can't either. But I do notice that something's making a weird wave in the lake in this photo taken by Linda Lantzy/Idaho Scenic Images this week. Linda writes on her Facebook page: "Curious if anyone has had a...

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Scanner Traffic/AM -- 10.29.10

11:44 a.m. A Post Falls employer wants to see an officer re: employee embezzlement.11:02 a.m. Wife reports that a neighbor on Wheatfield/Hayden is strangling her husband.10:46 a.m. Caller reports that a blue Tundra was driving recklessly at 4th & Hanley before pulling into Coeur d'Alene...

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Bloggy Goes North To Alaska, Day 3 

Fort Nelson, B.C. to Whitehorse, Yukon Territory. Finally some scenery and Mr_Bloggy is not referring to the smirking visage of the Travelnatrix as she once again controls the driver’s seat the entire 11 hours. No, today was serious scenery, most during the 200 click drive...

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Raul Labrador Releases 'Family' Ad 13 

The Labrador for Idaho campaign today released its closing ad in the race for the First Congressional District entitled “Family.” The ad, which will begin airing over the weekend, spotlights Raul’s family values and his determination to get to Washington and start working to restore...

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'Anti-Depressants' Take Insanity Prize 

The "Anti-Depressants" prance on stage late Thursday, during the Pier House Pretenders in Paradise Costume Contest in Key West, Fla. The dancing pill bottles were the brainchild of Key Wester Lenore Tria and won first place in the Group Amateur division of the competition that...

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Gookin Supports D's In Top Races 19 

My OpenCDA blog buddy Dan Gookin is in trouble, if loyalty oaths and supporting party candidates 100% are important next time he tries to run as a Republican. In making predictions and observations re: select races, Gookin correctly surmises about Phil Hart: "While Hart may...

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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.