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THURSDAY, FEB. 3, 2011

Wild Card/Thursday -- 2.3.11 

I had personal things to do tonight, so I won't be attending the second Team McEuen presentation at Woodland Middle School. If you attend, feel free to post your observations here. Of course, you can always use this Wild Card to start your own thread...

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Parting Shot -- 2.3.11

Nah, this isn't the moose and calf that was hanging out in the Northshire subdivision, just north of that Atlas Road industrial park. Pursued by Department of Fish and Wildlife and local law enforcement vehicles, a mother moose and two calves run along the street...

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Cis: Thank You Notes Are Lost Art 

I was watching television the other day when they were interviewing a man who wrote a book. The book was about writing thank you notes. I forgot what brought him to the start of writing thank you notes, A friend who wrote one to him?...

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PM Scanner Traffic -- 2.3.11 

5:44 p.m. Vehicle hit two deer on 15th & Canfield/Dalton Gardens (separate report from 5:39 incident). 5:39 p.m. A deer is injured on the road after being struck by vehicle @ 6824 15th/Dalton Gardens. 4:45 p.m. Woman, in 3800 block of Laurel Brook/PF, reports 3...

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PM: Vik Star Signs With Oregon State

Coeur d'Alene High School cross country runner Kinsey Gomez is shown during practice in October. SR sports buddy Greg Lee reports that Kinsey has chosen to run cross country at Oregon State, rather than Arizona State and Utah, which also pursued the standout. Story here....

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APhoto Of The Day -- 2.3.11 

A Dog named Muldoon waits in the snow for its owner, Tess Taylor, who stopped for coffee on Wednesday in Barre, Vt. You write the cutline. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot) Top Cutline: 1. I don’t want to spend another Valentines Day alone, but there has got...

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NIdaho Blogs: Run, Spot, Run

At Slight Detour, blogmistress Marianne Love explains this action shot simply as "dogs race on stump course." Also, you can read Marianne's latest post, "Old haunts," here. What a girl!/A Butterfly Moment When I was younger, much younger than today/Atmospheric Ruminations Bayview floods/Bay Views Could...

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Fire Levels Historic Sisters Building 

The Coeur d’Alene Tribe’s Sister’s Building was destroyed in an early morning fire in the early morning hours Thursday. The cause of the blaze is unknown and is currently under investigation by tribal police. At this point, authorities don’t think anyone was hurt or killed....

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Ready To Dine Internationally? 

Cis/From A Simple Mind provides a test from "Don't Gross Out the World" to see if you know how to handle yourself in dining situations internationally. There are 11 questions. I got 7 of them right. Check your skill here.

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Panel OKs New Tribal Police Bill 

A new version of a tribal policing bill to replace HB 33 was introduced today on a unanimous vote in the House Judiciary Committee; it's mostly similar to the earlier measure, but makes a couple of changes suggested by the Idaho Sheriff's Association and a...

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Paris Hilton Wows Frankfurt 11 

Paris Hilton poses near the bull statue in front of the stock market in Frankfurt, central Germany earlier today. Hilton has come to Frankfurt to promote a drink brand. (AP Photo/Michael Probst) Question: I watch Entertainment Tonight to stay up with the entertainment culture. But...

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Shea: So Long, Pick-Em-Up Henry 12 

On his Facebook wall, Shea Andersen, former spokesman for gubernatorial candidate Keith Allred, laments that he sold the pickup that he'd owned since he bought it new in 1994. Writes Shea: "Hard to get my head around all the things that truk and I have...

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'Jeopardy' Question Stumps Molly 26 

Molly Rosenbusch of Twin Lakes, Idaho, will not continue in competition on "Jeopardy." She dominated the competition through most of the game, but failed to answer the Final Jeopardy question correctly and wagered all that she had (more than $16,000) on the question in the...

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ICL Makes Hay In Conservative State 

Item: Idaho Conservation League models enviro success in tough political climate: ICL is major force behind enviro wins in very conservative state/Dennis Higman, New West More Info: The ICL, founded in 1973, can point to an impressive track record of this steady-as-you-go approach. It includes...

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INW: Historic Desmet Building Burns

The Sisters of Charity of Providence School, which burned to the ground this morning, looked like this in about 1915 -- from DeSmet photo postcard, circa 1915. See story below. (SR photo archives, first published in 1974) Historic school building burns in Desmet/Spokesman-Review Officer in...

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High Noon: Mystery Concert Coming 24 

A major Spokane Arena concert will be announced first thing Friday morning. Nope, I don't know what it is. Everyone is keeping mum. The only hint: It will apparently be a Live Nation show, which implies it will be a concert and not a monster...

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Fallen Marine's Family Adopts Dog 

Darrell Rusk provided this photo today of his son, Marine Pfc. Colton Rusk, with Eli, a black Labrador being retired from military service following the death of the younger Rusk. Colton's parents are adopting the bomb-sniffing dog who the military says loyally rushed to their...

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AM Scanner: Bayview Flooded 

12:16 p.m. Herb reports: Bayview experienced flooding this morning. Several streets were under water, due to springs and Bayview Creek getting ice jammed, then overflowing and refreezing. The road district brought in a front end loader and removed the ice jams. The streets have cleared...

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WSU Manager Sets Guinness Record

A record-breaking night Tuesday as Washington State University senior Charlie Vernon reclaims his world record of most basketball half-court shots in a minute, making nine baskets. Vernon currently is listed in the Guinness World Records with seven baskets, but was unseated in late January by...

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Henderson Pushes CC Subdistrict Bill 

Rep. Frank Henderson, R-Post Falls, proposed legislation today to require community college trustee elections to be done by district, rather than at-large - which would change the way elections now work for all three of Idaho's community colleges, North Idaho College, the College of Western...

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Hucks Poll: Don't Touch Tubbs Hill 

Wednesday Poll: A plurality of respondents voted that they didn't want any changes made to Tubbs Hill. 82 of 175 respondents (46.9%) don't want to see changes made. Of those who want to see changes, 37 of 175 (21.1%) want a northern trail that's handicap...

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2nd McEuen Field Meeting Tonight 

Tonight is the second public presentation on the park's conceptual plan, which will detail 24 itemized enhancements with the project. But since the plan went public a little over a month ago, some of the most polarizing input has been on the controversial suggestion to...

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Ads Ready For Super Bowl Debut 10 

This screen shot provided by Kia Motors Corp., shows a scene from the Super Bowl commercial titled "One Epic Ride," with the all-new 2011 Kia Optima being held by Poseidon. (AP Photo/Kia Motor Corp.) Question: Which company consistently has the best Super Bowl ads?

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Cindy: Panhandler Invades My Space 17 

He seemed earnest and sincere. Big brown eyes peered at me beneath dark bangs that needed a trim. His relatively clean black and white plaid coat matched his black jeans and Converse tennis shoes. “Excuse me, ma’am,” he said. “Do you have a dollar or...

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Some Cut Cable, Satellite TV Cord 

Count Jason and Theresa Kirchner among the recent converts to the cord-cutting movement. The Hayden couple decided to switch from traditional TV service to Web-based viewing, saying they wished they’d done it sooner. They made the decision largely out of irritation at the monthlong blackout...

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