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THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2011

KCRRs A Good Bet For City Council?  21 

Using gambling analogies, Jeff Ward writes in his Kootenai County Reagan Republican Newsletter about lessons learned from the recent May 17th nonpartisan elections while looking forward to the November local elections for city council, which is also non-partisan. Mr. Ward writes, Republicans and conservatives just…

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Weiner Resigns: Sad Story - Happy Ending? 14 

Rep. Anthony Weiner resigned from office Thursday, saying, "Unfortunately, the distraction that I have created" has made it "impossible" to continue his work in Congress. Weiner apologized "for the personal mistakes I have made and for the embarrassment I have caused" to his neighbors, his…

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Wild Card/Thursday 6.16.2011 

Happy Thursday! Still looking for sunshine . . . especially after yesterday's rain showers. Lots of things happening around town. Keep me posted of anything interesting here on today's Wild Card. Anyone planning on going to lunch with Supt. Luna today?

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Vancouver Riots As Canucks Lose Cup To Bruins 

Angry, drunken fans ran wild Wednesday night after Vancouver Canucks' loss to Boston Bruins in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup finals, setting cars and garbage cans ablaze, smashing windows, showering giant screen TV screens with beer bottles and dancing atop overturned vehicles. More here.…

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Say, "Cheese!" 

Former presidential candidate, John Edwards, poses for his official federal mug shot. The 58-year-old former senator, former vice presidential nominee, former presidential candidate and former philanderer of a wife dying of cancer, is under six federal felony counts, including conspiracy. See more here.

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An Insider's View of Gov. Cecil Andrus 

Author Chris Carlson served as press secretary to former Idaho Governor Cecil D. Andrus for ten years and has written a book about entitled Cecil Andrus: Idaho’s Greatest Governor. The book recounts an insider’s view of events that happened in the 10 years he worked…

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Idaho Delegation Discloses Finances 

Financial disclosure forms made public Wednesday show that Idaho's congressional delegation has a wide range of investments in land, real estate and stocks. The forms, released annually, are meant to allow the public a glimpse at the investments, personal wealth and potential conflicts of interest…

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$5 Raffle For Dinner With Obama 15 

In return for a $5 donation to his reelection campaign, President Barack Obama is offering supporters a chance to participate in a raffle to win a “casual” dinner with him at an unstated location. In an e-mail to supporters, the president says his campaign will…

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During cool nights in the Colville National Forest, many Rainbow Family followers sleep around campfires. About 300 Rainbows are attending this regional gathering, but a national gathering next year could attract thousands to a Washington state forest.

Rainbows Will Appear Elsewhere 

It appears Eastern Washington will be passed over by the Rainbow Family for its national gathering July 1-7. All signs point to the Gifford Pinchot National Forest in southwestern Washington as the venue for the annual event that attracts thousands of participants. Though the Colville…

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Weiner Pulling Out For Good 11 

Both CNN and the New York Times are reporting that Congressman Anthony Weiner (D-NY) plans to resign from office. Read more here and here. I think we can safely guess what Mrs. Weiner had to say when she returned home earlier this week.

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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.