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WEDNESDAY, JULY 31, 2013

Poll: Woody Can Win Again 

Tuesday Poll: Hucks Nation says incumbent Woody McEvers has a decent chance to win re-election to his Coeur d'Alene City Council seat. But weren't as optimistic re: incumbent Deanna Goodlander (who announced Tuesday afternoon that she wouldn't seek a fifth term. 40 of 148 respondents...

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2013 CdA Election: Hate Vs. Hope 

Joker's view of major themes of the 2013 Coeur d'Alene mayor and council elections: "The 2013 Coeur d’Alene city elections boils down to this: Hope versus Hate. Kiki Miller, Amy Evans, Amber Copeland, Woody McEvers and Steve Widmyer seem to be genuinely nice people. They...

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Idaho #1 In Breastfeeding Moms 

Health officials say breast-feeding rates continue to inch up: Now more than 3 in 4 mothers try to breast-feed their newborns. Breast-feeding rates remain highest in Idaho and lowest in Mississippi. Experts attribute that to regional differences in culture and workplace policies that support breast-feeding....

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AM Headlines -- 7.31.13 

A firefighter hauls a section of hose up the road where the Mica Bay fire burns in the background Tuesday. Story here. (Coeur d'Alene Press photo: Shawn Gust) Miller seeks seat on CdA council/Press Police report scam at Wiggetts/David Cole, Press Intruders set 4800 mink...

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A-Rod, Others Face Suspensions 

Major League Baseball has met with the MLBPA regarding the Biogenesis scandal and told union officials that the suspensions of Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees and eight other players will be announced this week, reports the New York Daily News. CBSSports.com's Jon Heyman confirms the...

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Goodlander Won't Seek 5th Term 16 

Item: Goodlander won't run: Cd'A City Council member says four terms is enough/Tom Hasslinger, Coeur d'Alene Press More Info: Coeur d'Alene City Council member Deanna Goodlander said Tuesday she will not seek a fifth term on the council. Goodlander said she's leaving the post on...

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SR: Set Rules Of Road For Megaloads 

Once again, Idaho is choking on megaloads, and its fractious relationship with the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests. Hauler Omega Morgan has two giant water purification vessels staged at the Port of Wilma in Clarkston, awaiting Idaho permits for the trip up the Clearwater and Lochsa...

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Bill Hall: Baby Faces Better On Babies 

I am grateful for the arrival of a tiny Winston Churchill look-alike who has overwhelmed cable television's usual dreary obsession with homicide trials. The baby I refer to, of course, is that little bundle of royal joy born to William, Britain's future king, and to...

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$30,000 In Trading Card Stolen

Alan Bisson, owner of Spokane Valley Sportscards had $30,000 in merchandise stolen in March including Roger Maris, Ted Williams and 25 Mickey Mantle baseball cards. (SR photo: Dan Pelle) When Alan Bisson hobbled on crutches into his Spokane Valley Sportscards trading shop following knee surgery...

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Press: Celebrating Maj's Life 

One of North Idaho's bright lights was snuffed on Friday. Maj StormoGipson, a highly respected pediatrician and outdoors enthusiast, died in a Salmon River kayaking accident. Just 57, she was surrounded by family on a six-day rafting trip. The word "brilliant" has been diminished in...

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Liberty Lake Call Center Lays Off 578 

Item: Center Partners to lay off 578 Liberty Lake workers/John Stucke, SR More Info: Center Partners will lay off 578 workers at its Liberty Lake call center by Oct. 1, the company announced Tuesday. The firm also announced plans this week to lay off 600...

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TUESDAY, JULY 30, 2013

Wild Card/Tuesday -- 7.30.13 23 

We now have four candidates for Coeur d'Alene mayor and four candidates for 3 council spots, including incumbent Woody McEvers. Three other incumbents (Mayor Sandi Bloem and council members Mike Kennedy and Deanna Goodlander) have announced they won't seek re-election. Wholesale changes are ahead. Now,...

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Parting Shot -- 7.30.13 

"Clowns can be scary," said Shawn Byers, 9, of Coeur d'Alene as he painted his face during "clowning around" performing arts class at Hayden Meadows Elementary in Hayden, Idaho on Tuesday. The class is part of Art on the Green's Art Shop 2013. The students...

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Starbuck: Can-Do Moms On Move 

Starbuck99: "It appears to be a good time in CdA to be a woman/mother. I believe this new era kicked off with Decline to Sign organizers Sara Meyer and Jennifer Drake. Since then, a younger set of involved moms seem to be taking CdA by...

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Private Guilty 19/21 Wikileaks Counts 

Bradley Manning, the Army private who sent hundreds of thousands of secret U.S. government documents to WikiLeaks, was found not guilty on Tuesday of the most serious charge against him -- aiding the enemy -- but guilty of several other charges at a military trial...

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PM Scanner Traffic -- 7.30.13 

Detectives are investigating a shoplifting case (13C21776) involving a Coeur d'Alene Jifi Mart at 201 W. Appleway, and Coeur d'Alene police need help in identifying this person. Theft took place about 2 a.m. Sunday, July 14. People with information can call us at 769-2320, on...

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Cutline Contest -- 7.30.13 

Time 2 Vote ... New Orleans Saints defensive back Chris Carr (40) puts his shoulder pads on his son, 21-month-old Octavian Carr, after their NFL football training camp in Metairie, La., Monday. You write the cutline. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) Monday Winner -- Psalm37: ""Great," thinks...

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PM Headlines -- 7.30.13 

KHQ Twitter photo of five-acre fire burning above Mica Bay this afternoon. Firefighters are having a hard time controlling blaze. And are fighting poor water pressure. Rumor mill spins in superintendent's race/Kevin Richert, EDge County takes title of burned Longhorn Bar/Bobby Atkinson, SNP Sandpoint Byway...

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HBO Blogos -- 7.30.13

On his Facebook wall, outdoor photographer Robin Loznak of Roseburg, Ore., posts: "Picked a couple gallons of blackberries today. I left this one in the thicket." You can see more of Robin's photos here. I'd like to buy a vowel/Fort Boise July, where art thou?/From...

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Mag To Feature PFPD Cop, Car, Dog

On its Facebook page, the Post Falls Police Department explains this cover photo: "Law Officer Magazine will feature PFPD Officer (Jason) Hunt and PSD Andor on the front cover of the August edition of the magazine. The magazine is spotlighting the Dodge Charger, and they...

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Deanna: 'I'm Not Running' 15 

Councilwoman Deanna Goodlander just sent Huckleberries this message: "Not running ... I decided after a long weekend with lots of prayers and thought that it was time to move on. I felt like I would have a big, giant target on my back, and I...

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Kiki Miller Announces Candidacy 18 

Update: Kiki told Huckleberries moments ago that she would seek Deanna Goodlander's seat. Kiki Miller, a longtime Coeur d'Alene resident and community activist, announced today that she is a candidate for the Coeur d'Alene City Council. Miller has lived in Coeur d'Alene since 1975 and...

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All Eyes On Obama

Workers at an Amazon distribution center photograph President Barack Obama after he spoke to the group, Tuesday in Chattanooga, Tenn. Obama spoke on his proposals for private sector job growth and ways to strengthen the manufacturing sector. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

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This Is The End? 

Leah Sottile/Inlander tweets: "Post Falls Car Wash Plaza blaring the Doors 'The End.' Wasn't expecting that." Question: Have you encountered an odd combination of music and place?

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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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