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THURSDAY, FEB. 17, 2011

Nez Perce, Sheriff Work On Pact 

Nez Perce County and the Nez Perce Tribe are in discussions on an agreement that would give law officers arrest power over tribal and nontribal members. The agreement, similar to a bill debated in the Idaho Legislature, would give county sheriff's deputies and tribal police…

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INW Headlines -- 2.17.11 

Arnold Schwarzennger takes some time to autograph a few posters for Artist Ralph Crawford's family members during his visit Wednesday in Lewiston. A 9-foot-tall statue depicting Schwarzenegger at the height of his bodybuilding career has received a final critique by the former Mr. Universe before…

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Indian Policing Bill Dies By 1 Vote 43 

After debate finally was cut off by a two-thirds vote to move the previous question, a parliamentary maneuver designed to cut off debate, the House has voted 34-35 against HB 111, the tribal policing bill; it fails by one vote. The debate stretched through the…

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High Noon: When Hair Turns Green 

It’s every woman’s nightmare. Anyone who has been through it knows the anguish and despair of turning green. The hue of dark green with baby poop green highlights gives your hair the essence of a perpetual Halloween gone bad without intention. It just is -…

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AM Scanner Traffic -- 2.17.11 

11:35 a.m. David, in Lake City area, cancels missing person report. His son has returned. 11:22 a.m. 60ish woman is unconscious & barely breathing on Limekiln Road/Bayview. 11:14 a.m. ISP officer reports a large quantity of unknown debris is on w/b I-90 & H3/Rose Lake.…

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Favored Wrestler Defaults To Girl 27 

Cedar Falls' Cassy Herkelman, right, and her opponent Joel Northrup, of Linn-Mar High of Marion, stand at the scorers table waiting for their leg bands prior to their Class 3A 112 pound first-round match at the Iowa State Wrestling tournament on Thursday in Des Moines,…

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Harwood Claims 'Heavy Heart' 

Watch debate live here Rep. Dick Harwood, R-St. Maries, told the House, “I stand here with a heavy heart today to debate this bill.” He said some have accused people from his county of being racist. “I'll tell you that's nothing more than hate speech…

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White House Grill Sign Causes Stir 43 

Raci, at the popular White House Grill, 712 Spokane St./Post Falls, has caused jaws to flap with this sign that he recently posted to advertise that his business is now open Sundays. Kerri Thoreson posted this photo on her Facebook wall ... and now has…

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GOP Still Beats Dead Horse Minnick 

The National Republican Congressional Committee has issued a statement on the two-year anniversary of the stimulus package passage, ripping ... (pause for effect) ex-congressman Walt Minnick. Kevin Richert/Statesman points out the two reasons why the following statement is weird: "Today marks two years since the…

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Poll: Back NPR, Public Broadcasting

Wednesday Poll: 108 of 202 respondents (53.4%) support continued federal support for NPR and public broadcasting (which U.S. House Republicans are trying to kill). 90 of 202 (44.6%) oppose continued federal funding for public broadcasting. 4 respondents were undecided. Divorce counseling (secondary poll): Two-thirds (78…

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SWABs Honor CHS Vik Girls Coach 

Dale Poffenroth, longtime basketball coach and current Coeur d'Alene girls coach, listens to speakers at the annual Inland Northwest Sports Awards banquet on Wednesday at the Spokane Convention Center. Poffenroth was chosen as the junior female team coach of the year. (SR photo: Jesse Tinsley)

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Landers: Photo Of 8 Cougars Legit 

A Wenatchee hunter has a right to be proud for his photo showing a pride of mountain lions on the Douglas County ranch where he has permission to hunt. The black and white trail-cam image, which shows EIGHT cougars in one spot (web readers click…

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New College Trustee Bill Introduced 

The House State Affairs Committee has introduced a new version of Rep. Frank Henderson's bill to require community college trustees to run by district, rather than at large. Henderson said the new version corrects an error, plus makes a series of mostly minor changes requested…

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Meghan Weighs In On Press Trolls 12 

Meghan Ridley, the target of the attack by Press trolls, e-mailed Hucks Online this morning, with permission to use her message: "By last night their blog on my story was up to 72 comments. This morning it was 47. The majority of the defamatory comments…

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Kevin: Luna, Et Al, Hold Your Horses 11 

Let’s start where we can agree. Slashing tires and spray painting a pickup truck are flat out wrong. That also goes for planning to confront the elderly mother of an elected official. Here’s where you might not agree with me. I’m not prepared to conclude…

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AM: SWABs Honor Gomez, Poffenroth

Kinsey Gomez, a top cross country runner from Coeur d'Alene, poses with her award for the Junior Female Athlete of the Year at the annual Inland Northwest Awards Awards banquet on Wednesday at the Spokane Convention Center. Gomez and Coeur d'Alene High girls basketball coach…

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Fangio: Give Me My Scanner Traffic 

Fangio28: Please either teach your (blogging) daughter how to use the traffic scanner or DON’T take any more vacations. I suffer withdrawal without my daily dose of “traffic”. Thanks, Huckleberry “Hound." DFO: Cindy, who does a superb job subbing for me at Hucks Online HQ,…

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Cindy: Press Trolls Went Too Far 

Cindy (re: "Press trolls slime Lakeland teacher): Oh. My. God. Really? Its a good thing we live in Amercia where women don’t have to dress as men dictate. Even though all we all know how little self control men/boys have and how seeing cleavage might…

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Michael: Thanks For Shoutout 

Michael Haynes, owner of Kootenai Cafe: I must say thank you for the blog. Even though i am not the legal owner of the restaurant i have taken bride in trying to recreate the magic that our customer base gave the Pantry. Now six months…

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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 16, 2011

CdA Woman In Intensive Care After Crash

A 47-year-old woman who'd been arrested by Coeur d'Alene police Tuesday for driving with a suspended license is in intensive care tonight after being injured in a T-bone accident at Boekel & Atlas early this afternoon. According to a sheriff's press release, Kathryn D. Adkins…

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Hucks At 8 Wild Card -- 2.16.11 14 

Huckleberries Online has reached another milestone today -- it's 8th blogiversary. Dunno how many of you have been here for the long haul. But I've certainly seen changes to the posts, blog ware, and, of course, commenter & North Idaho blog mix featured here. I…

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Parting Shot -- 2.16.11 

Arnold Schwarzenegger goes over every detail as he gets the first in-person-look at the larger than life clay sculpture artist Ralph Crawford is sculpting for him today in Lewiston. Once complete the statue will be bronzed and sent to Austria to be displayed in Schwarzenegger's…

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This Woman Prefers Black Hair 

Some think black hair is exotic in women. And women seem drawn to men with black hair as well. Myself, I love black hair men. My father has black hair, wonder, if that makes a difference in our preference? Also the King use to have…

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PM Scanner Traffic -- 2.16.11 

5:59 p.m. R. in Plummer reports that tenants being evicted are trying to steal the water heater. 5:46 p.m. A driver is stuck in the I-90 median @ Mcguire Road after trying to cut across. 5:15 p.m. Coeur d'Alene Police Department activities report for Feb.…

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