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Poll: Think Before Hitting ‘Send’

  • Wednesday Poll: A large majority of Hucks Nation say Councilman Dan Gookin was wrong to fire off an angry email to City Administrator Wendy Gabriel last week. 72 of 227 (31.72%) respondents said Gookin should "think before hitting send." Another 68 of 227 (29.96%) said Gookin's blistering email was "hostile and demeaning." On the other side, 47 (20.7%) voted for "he apologized, let's move on." 25 (11.01%) said Gookin "had a right to be angry." 12 (5.29%) dismissed flap as a "tempest in a teapot." And 3 (1.32%) marked "other."
  • Today's Question: Do you think the Coeur d'Alene area has a serious problem with gang activity?
  • Below, from Coeur d'Alene TV Channel 19, civil rights attorney Norm Gissel of Coeur d'Alene warns City Council Tuesday night to avoid creating a hostile work environment at City Hall:



D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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