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Copeland seeks council seat

Amber Copeland said Friday she will run for Coeur d'Alene City Council.

Copeland, who works for Innercept taking care of young adults with mental illness, said she is uncertain for which seat she will declare.

She is studying communications at Spokane Falls Community College, which she will complete in March.

The Bonners Ferry native and mother of four has lived in Coeur d'Alene around 12 years. She ran for a council seat unsuccessfully in 2011.

She said she supported the council's recent decision to adopt an anti-discrimination ordinance and said many of her previous campaign pledges she would stand by this time around, such as pushing for term limits in elected city offices.

The official filing period for declaration of candidacy for city elections is from Aug. 26 to Sept. 6. Three council seats and the mayor's seat are up for election. Kiki Miller, seeking seat 6, and Amy Evans, seeking seat 2, have also declared they will run for city council. Woody McEvers is running for seat 4. CdA Press.

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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.