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FRIDAY, SEPT. 13, 2013

Skyline, 38, Coeur d'Alene 23

Coeur d'Alene Vikings Addison Johnson (84) runs the ball against Skyline during the matchup at Coeur d'Alene High School on Friday. Skyline defeated host Coeur d'Alene 38-23. (SR photo: Kathy Plonka) Coeur d'Alene Viks football game photo essay. Complete NWPreps.com scoreboard for Friday games Mistakes...

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Friday The 13th Wild Card -- 9.13.13 29 

What is it with tail-gaters? En route to work this AM, I was tailgated by a girl with a cell phone in her ear s/b on 9th until she turned off at ProjectCDA. Then, I was tailgated s/b on Government Way from Harrison by a...

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DanG: How To Heal CdA's Wounds? 69 

Dan Gookin: Perhaps Mary is merely being honest, which is apparently an ugly word in northern Idaho. After all, Mary didn't deny the public a vote on McEuen, which is what she asked for -- on the record, by the way. That denial of a...

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PM Scanner Traffic -- 9.13.13

Here's the reason that the Coeur d'Alene Police Department shut down part of Sherman Avenue this afternoon in downtown Coeur d'Alene -- the Lake City High Homecoming Parade. Lake City will host Hillcrest in its annual Homecoming Game tonight. (Photo: Don Sausser) 5:36 p.m. Motorcyclist...

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PM Headlines -- 9.13.13

North Idaho College employees Rhonda Smalley and Mike Halpern stand in front of the rejuvenated Powder Magazine on campus. The two staffers put in many extra hours to breathe life into the building, which will be dedicated next week. Story here. (NIC Press Room photo:...

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Cutline Contest -- 9.13.13 

Time 2 Vote ... Members of a traditional Bavarian band play in front of an election Poster of German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Miesbach, southern Germany, Wednesday. Germany faces general elections on Sept. 22. You write the cutline. (AP Photo/dpa, Marc Mueller) Thursday Cutline --...

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BNI Endorsement Of Kiki Miller 

Here's the endorsement of Balance North Idaho for Kiki Miller, who is running for the Coeur d'Alene City Council Seat #6 being vacated by Councilwoman Deanna Goodlander: "Volunteer of the Year – how many of us have that on their resume? She is committed to...

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Cindy's Great Adventure 

Cindy was busy running down stories this week, including an interview with a flight attendant who is back on her feet after surgery, thanks to the rehab specialists at St. Luke's and a close encounter with a kayak. According to her Facebook page, this may...

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BNI's Endorsement Of Amy Evans

Here's the endorsement of Balance North Idaho for Amy Evans, who is running for Coeur d'Alene City Council Seat #2: "Amy Evans has an extremely positive outlook for our city. Her priorities are to listen, foster a positive momentum, and continue to work on the...

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Saving For A Rainy Day

He'll hoard as a miser the memories of this warm and sunny September, and he'll clutch them close like bright golden coins through the cold dark days of December. The Bard of Sherman Avenue

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BNI's Endorsement Of Woody 

Here's the endorsement by Balance North Idaho of Councilman Woody McEvers, who is running for re-election to Seat No. 4: "Woody McEvers brings over a decade of tenure that includes an always unique perspective. Woody is always asking questions no one else would ask and...

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HBO Blog Roundup -- 9.13.13 

On a daily walk around Tubbs Hill recently, Walkabout spotted these three fawns hanging out together. Still stinging/Slight Detour Op-eds and spin/Dogwalk Musings Another district OKs emergency levy/The EDge Mossy Mantles and the place-driven story/Writing North Idaho Sign up for disabled hunting access on CdA...

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Child Passenger Awareness Week 

As part of Child Passenger Awareness Week, which begins Sunday and runs through Saturday, Sept. 21, Jessica Geiger performs a car safety seat inspection on 2-year-old Henry Matthews of Coeur d’Alene on Friday, while his mother, Sara Matthews, looks on. Geiger is the senior administrative...

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Poll: Kiki Miller Is CdA Seat 6 Pick

Thursday Poll: Kiki Miller was the overwhelming choice of Hucks Nation to win the Coeur d'Alene City Council seat now held by Councilwoman Deanna Goodlander. 127 of 153 respondents (83.01%) picked Miller as their choice for the council seat. 21 of 153 respondents (13.73%) chose...

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Update: Idaho Falls OKs Anti-Bias Law 

Updated version of story ... In the end, it came down to a situation Mayor Jared Fuhriman had experienced only once before. The vote Thursday night before a packed Idaho Falls City Council chamber was 3-3. Council members Kenneth Taylor, Ida Hardcastle and Sharon Parry...

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Ron Jacobson's Endorsement

Here's the Balance North Idaho endorsement of Post Falls mayoral candidate Ron Jacobson: Ron is a seasoned businessman with years of financial business expertise and a well-rounded experience on city focused committees. What really strikes you is his focus on economic development with a focus...

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Widmyer's Endorsement 

Here's BalanceNI's endorsement of Coeur d'Alene mayoral candidate Steve Widmyer: "Steve Widmyer will serve Coeur d’Alene well as Mayor. He is a uniter. His understanding of the role of Mayor is fundamental. He is a team player with a humility that is unique considering his...

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BalanceNI Picks Widmyer, Jacobson 67 

Balance North Idaho has sent Huckleberries its endorsements in the Coeur d'Alene and Post Falls mayor and City Council races: Coeur d'Alene: Coeur d'Alene mayor -- Steve Widmyer ("financial acumen, vision, wisdom") Coeur d'Alene Seat No. 2 -- Amy Evans ("heart, non-profit depth, growth management")...

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A Jaw-Breaking Surname 11 

This 1992 photo provided by Janice "Lokelani" Keihanaikukauakahihuliheekahaunaele shows Keihanaikukauakahihuliheekahaunaele, left, and her husband Keihanaikukauakahihuliheekahaunaele at their wedding in Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii. Keihanaikukauakahihuliheekahaunaele doesn’t have an official identification card with her correct name on it because county officials are unable to fit her last name onto...

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AM Scanner Traffic -- 9.13.13

11:48 a.m. CdA female is looking for vehicle after leaving car w/person she knows only as Ryan. 11:25 a.m. Undisclosed animal problem in 3400 block of W. Echo Drive/Post Falls. 10:58 a.m. Pine tree is down on telephone lines along Silver Beach/Lake Coeur d'Alene Drive....

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OTV: 'A Lame Stereotype' 

OrangeTV (RE: Hopefuls address Coeur d'Alene anti-bias law): "I pretty much agree with the other comments here. Surprised a bit by Kunka's utter battiness on this issue and I had no reason in particular to dislike him until now. And I really do. If you're...

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IFF: Can't Dump Bad Elected Officials 

I got a flurry of excited emails Wednesday morning. The emails announced the ouster of two Colorado state lawmakers who had voted for gun control laws. Colorado Democrats Angela Giron and John Morse were booted from office by voters upset by their disregard for the...

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Moon Time Owners Plan Next Project

Anyone watching Spokane’s Restaurant Monopoly game board will notice one already successful player continues to expand and buy properties. That would be a Spokane-based partnership that recently bought Geno’s, a north Spokane restaurant that closed this year, damaged by a fire that started in a...

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AM Headlines -- 9.13.13

Perkins, a Saint Bernard, hangs onto the edge of Mitchell Pool during the first Drool in the Pool event at the pool in Great Falls, Mont., recently (AP Photo/Great Falls Tribune, Larry Beckner) Idaho Records/Sherry Adkins, SR Record heat sears Lake City/Press 'Spice' is far...

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A Final Word 

"Pretty sure my tombstone's gonna read: 'Conference calls were the death of her'" -- CindyH, on her Facebook wall. Question: What will be your tombstone epitaph?

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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.