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SATURDAY, APRIL 7, 2012

Weekend Wild Card -- 4.7-8.12 52 

Coeur d'Alene Held Hostage, Days 4-5: In my 28 years in the Lake City, I can't remember a week like this last week. In fact, I can't remember an attempted recall of one City Council member, let alone the mayor and three council members who...

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SR Front Page: Bloem Speaks Out 15 

Coeur d’Alene Mayor Sandi Bloem and three City Council members are facing a recall attempt over a proposed $14.2 million upgrade of McEuen Field. Bloem, who is three years into her third term, has been the guiding influence on many of the major projects that...

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Painter Thomas Kinkade works on a landscape painting of Lake Coeur d'Alene from a hillside where builders will begin a series of luxury homes based on his paintings.  Kinkade said each house will come with a print of the painting.  At a media event Saturday, June 17, 2006, the builders and Kinkade plugged the idea and showed off the lakeview property.    Jesse Tinsley The SPOKESMAN-REVIEW (Jesse Tinsley / The Idaho Spokesman Review)

Painter Thomas Kinkade, 54, RIP 10 

In this June 17, 2006, SR file photo, painter Thomas Kinkade works on a landscape painting of Lake Coeur d'Alene from a hillside where builders will begin a series of luxury homes based on his paintings. Kinkade said each house will come with a print...

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Mary Targets Anti-Recall Young Mother 65 

I'd like to welcome Sara (or is it Susie?) Meyer to Mary Souza's connect-the-dots world beyond the looking glass. In her latest newsletter, Mary attacks the young mother of an 18MO baby (pictured) because she dared to take a stand against Mary's attempt to recall...

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LTHM: Not A Legit Reason For Recall 

LoveToHateMe: In this case, I think several council members and the mayor do need to go. Not because of their official decisions, but simply because I think they have been there too long. I don’t care how good a person’s platform is, there needs to...

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Joker: Old Boomer Hippies Love Recall 

Joker RE: The Young & The Angry: So this is what you get from the baby boomer generation and the summer of love crowd after 40 years! What a bunch of selfish, self-important, jerks who only care about themselves! I guess all that free love,...

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McGruber: Green Or Spencer Will Win 

McGruber: Vic Holmes shot himself in the foot with that interview and his remarks about running for the paycheck. Dan Green needs to remind people of that at every forum. Vic might be a nice guy and all but he’s out of his league in...

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Popkey: Democrat Can Win Hart Seat 

Dan Popkey, the Idaho Statesman political writer and columnist, picks state Rep. Phil Hart's District 2 seat as one of six legislative seats in which Republicans are vulnerable to a Democratic upset this year. He writes: "Kootenai County’s District 2 is among the half-dozen most...

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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.