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FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 2011

Lucky Dog Survives Train Hit

But then, perhaps, a miracle. On a whim Scott Jensen's wife called a vet in Cheney. That vet had an injured dog matching Annie's description. The dog had been brought in the day before.It was Annie.Turns out she had been hit by a train Friday…

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Silverwood Employs Perv Suspect 

A man accused of masturbating while videotaping the reaction of a barista is a supervisor at Silverwood Theme Park. Matt Alan Lambert's public defender told a judge that today when asking for Lambert to be released from jail on his own recognizance or on a…

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Vestal: CdA Press' Misguided Denial 

The latest dose of accommodation comes from the Coeur d’Alene Press, which is owned by grandiosity magnate Duane Hagadone. The Press published an editorial last week glibly dismissing the work of the Kootenai County Task Force on Human Relations as yesterday’s news. The editorial –…

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Wild Card/Thursday 15 

A lot of weird stuff happening out there this week. Boys beating up on boy on Tubbs Hill. A suspected perv offering money for a woman's granddaughters in Midtown. A dead man on the English Point Trail. And now another possibly dead man in a…

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Parting Shot -- 6.2.11

Amateur Brad Anderson, of Ankeny, Iowa, hits out of a bunker to the 13th green during the pro-am at the Champions Tour's Principal Charity Classic golf tournament earlier today in West Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

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PM Scanner Traffic -- 6.2.11 

5:53 p.m. An extremely drunk man is in custody for urinating @ Coeur d'Alene Casino bus stop. 5:20 p.m. Jacob reports catching a woman trying to burglarize home Weir Road/Athol. 5:07 p.m. Someone is suffering a seizure @ 1st & Lakeside/downtown Coeur d'Alene. 5:05 p.m.…

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PM Headlines -- 6.2.11

Coeur d'Alene state champions Kinsey Gomez, left, and Chad Chalich are The Spokesman-Review's North Idaho athletes of the year. Greg Lee SR story here. (SR photo: Kathy Plonka) Providence shuffles Spokane leadership/John Stucke, SR Washington revises wolf recovery plan/Associated Press Dickau ends summer charity events…

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CdA Enticement Suspect Bails Out 

Originally posted at 11:11 a.m. today A Coeur d'Alene man accused of offering a woman money in exchange for her granddaughters left jail just hours after he was arrested Wednesday. Shan Anderson, 34, posted $1,106 bond on four misdemeanor charges, including attempted child enticing, Wednesday…

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APhoto Of The Day -- 6.2.11 

A Libyan volunteer jumps over his comrades during a military training course before going to the frontline in the rebelstrong hold of Benghazi, Libya, Thursday. You write the cutline. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd) Top Cutlines 1. Following NATO bombardment the Libyan Air Force has been reduced…

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Rathdrum Man Caught @ Coffee Hut 

Update: Rathdrum man arrested for videotaping barista while fondling himself is a supervisor at Silverwood. A 50-year-old man is accused of fondling himself in front of a Spokane Valley coffee stand employee while videotaping her reaction.A police officer was inside Dagny's Coffee Co., 12900 E.…

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Hayden Lake To Charge For Launches

Beginning Saturday, June 11, Honeysuckle Beach will be open for business. Lifeguards will be on duty seven days a week from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. This is tentative depending on weather and beach conditions. As a reminder, fees are in effect for launching boats…

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KCSD IDs English Point Body

Update: The dead man has been identified as Paul A. Prescott, age 62 from Seattle, WA. His next of kin has been notified. An autopsy was performed this afternoon and results are pending. At this time, there is nothing suspicious about the death. A horse…

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OOST: Let's Have Fun w/Weiner-gate 43 

Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y., waits for an elevator near his office on Capitol Hill in Washington earlier today. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) Out Of Stater Tater: Can we please, please, PLEASE have a faux headline contest for Congressman Anthony Weiner? Pretty please! It’s like a once…

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Hamilton, Seymour Protest Process 

Tom Hamilton and Terri Seymour, who were elected in the Coeur d'Alene School District trustee races last month, are accusing the district of "unnecesssarily rushing the appointment process" of Chairwoman Edie Brooks. In a letter sent to Superintendent Hazel Bauman and the Coeur d'Alene Press,…

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INW Headlines -- 6.2.11

Seven-year-old Angie Solis, of Caldwell holds a Yellow Longwing butterfly inside the new "Butterflies in Bloom" exhibit at Zoo Boise on Wednesday in Boise. The display has been on hiatus since 2007 but has returned this summer and now features dozens of species of butterflies…

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Foreclosing On A Bunch Of Snakes 

They say there are snake pits on Wall Street. Chase has learned there are snake pits on Main Street too. Last year, the J.P. Morgan Chase banking unit foreclosed on a home near Rexburg, Idaho, that is infested with garter snakes. They slide through the…

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And Then There Were 9 

Sriram Jagadeesh Hathwar, 11, from Corning, N.Y., far right, jumps in the air next to eight other finalists, upon on being told that they made it into the final round of the National Spelling Bee earlier today in Oxon Hill, Md. From left are, Lily…

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Butch Isn't Quitting Yet -- Warbis 

On his Twitter account, Dustin Hurst of Idaho Reporter tweets: "Governor's temporary spokesman Mark Warbis says Otter resignation rumors are "silly" and not worth comment." But, you also not that Warbis did not give a strict and straight denial of the rumors. Question: Do you…

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Bigfoot Recovered In School Prank

An 8-foot tall Sasquatch taken from a downtown Spokane retail store was recovered this week at Medical Lake High School. The cutout steel sculpture was taken from Roost home décor store, 7 W. Main St., overnight on Tuesday, said co-owner Joy Arch. She said the…

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6th NIdaho County Backs Megaloads 

Nez Perce County this week became the sixth northern Idaho county to adopt a resolution in favor of oversize megaload transports; Nez Perce commissioners join the commissioners of Idaho, Clearwater, Lewis, Shoshone and Boundary counties in adopting such resolutions since December. “Our highways were built…

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Hi-Noon: 'Oz" To Launch CST Season 

The Coeur d'Alene Summer Theatre will launch another season a week from today with its production of "The Wizard of Oz" (June 9-19). 'Wizard' will be followed by "A Little Night Music" (June 30-July 10), "Once on this Island" (July 9-19), and "The Sound of…

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Rating Packaged Noodles 

Sitting at his computer, Hans Lienesch aka "the Ramen Rater," tests a dish of Ramen he purchased at Ranch 99 Market, just down the street from his home in Edmonds, Wash., Tuesday. Lienesch initially gave this ramen a score of 3.25 out of a possible…

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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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