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HBO Blogos -- 9.6.13

Gary Finney, neighbor of Marianne Love/Slight Detour, prepares his horses for the Idaho State Draft Horse and Mule Show, coming up later this month at the Bonner Country Fairgrounds. You can read about Gary and and other interesting things from Marianne's neck of the woods...

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Poll: Solid Support For Public Art

Thursday Poll: Hucks Nation is solidly onboard with the push for public art in Coeur d'Alene. 78 of 127 respondents (61.42%) support the aggressive Coeur d'Alene public arts movement. Only 35 of 127 respondents (27.56%) oppose it. 12 of 127 (9.45%) are mostly in favor...

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'Your Invited' Or Not 10 

Former Boise School District Trustee Bev Harad posted to Facebook on Thursday a copy of an invitation to a Sept. 17 fundraiser for Lt. Gov. Brad Little that dropped the apostrophe and an ‘e,’ saying, “Your Invited.” Harad, who was on the school board for...

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Got Mail? Do You Feel Lucky? 14 

Roger Buchko grabs mail from his mailbox that resembles a giant Smith & Wesson .44 magnum revolver in Lopatcong Township, N,J. Mail is placed in a small compartment at the mouth of the gigantic gun barrel. More here. (AP Photo/The Express-Times, Sue Beyer) Question: Would...

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Wolfe Files For Post Falls Council 

Alan Wolfe, of 591 N. Stephanie Street, has become the third candidate to file for Post Falls City Council Seat 2, creating a three-way race with Jim Hail and Barry Rubin. Three people signed Wolfe's petition: Laurel Rollins, Danielle Wolfe and Ami Boni. Two of...

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Brannon Won't Run For Council Either 

Jim Brannon stopped by The Press office this morning and told The Press he has no intention of seeking any of the City Council seats. Brannon, a one-time prospective mayoral candidate, announced earlier this week he wouldn't run for mayor because it would split the...

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IFF: Tax Commission Picks On Kids 

All of this brings me to the story of Tayson Weeks, a 12-year-old Pocatello boy who has been targeted by state tax commission employees and told to remit the sales tax the government believes he owes for the sale of raspberries at his summertime roadside...

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Orzell Airs RecallCDA Bat Signal 10 

Frank Orzell, one of the ringleaders of the failed RecallCDA effort, circulated the following email to his followers, telling of a meet-the-candidates night at state Sen. Kathy Sims' Coeur d'Alene Honda dealership: Please plan to attend a meeting of RECLAIM CdA on Wednesday, September 11,...

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John Padula, president of Set Apart Discipleship, ascends the stairs from the basement area of the Coeur d'Alene faith-based rehabilitation facility. The organization is hoping to expand their services by finishing the basement of the Sixth Street home which would allow for more beds. (Shawn Press)

AM Headlines -- 9.6.13

John Padula, president of Set Apart Discipleship, ascends the stairs from the basement area of the Coeur d'Alene faith-based rehabilitation facility. The organization is hoping to expand their services by finishing the basement of the Sixth Street home which would allow for more beds. Story...

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AM Scanner Traffic -- 9.6.13

12:12 p.m. Dump truck spilled dirt all over intersection of H41/Prairie, Rathdrum Prairie. 12:09 p.m. Shopko security reports shoplifter who has taken item from store. 12:05 p.m. Driver reports blue vehicle going over 40 mph in 25 mph zone on Seltice Way/PF. 11:53 a.m. Undisclosed...

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Review: Tony's Offers Family Feel 

Left to right, Bonnie, Cheyenne and Tony D'Alessandro stand on the deck at Tony's Supper Club Tuesday, Aug. 27. The D'Alessandro family operates the venerable waterfront restaurant that sits along Lake Coeur d'Alene Drive east of Coeur d'Alene, they transformed from a steakhouse to an...

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Huckleberries Hears ...  

... That today is the last day for talented Coeur d'Alene Press reporter Tom Hasslinger, who's leaving Coeur d'Alene to join former Press staffer Bill Buley at The Garden Island newspaper in Hawaii. Buley left for the islands earlier this year to become the paper's...

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Fleischman Files For Post Falls Seat

Christi Fleischman, of 1638 Nesqually Ave., has become the third candidate to file for the Post Falls City Council Seat 4 now held by Councilwoman Betty Ann Henderson, who is seeking re-election. Fleischman joined Henderson and Jayson Cornwell in the council race. The filing deadline...

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Fillios Files For Coeur d'Alene Council 19 

East Side Highway District Commissioner Chris Fillios has become the third person to file for the Coeur d'Alene City Council seat now held by Councilman Mike Kennedy, who isn't seeking re-election. With filing deadline at 5 o'clock today, Fillios filed for Seat 2 against Amy...

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Cindy: Farewell To Som 

On her Facebook page, CindyH writes of the unexpected death of Spokane7 columnist Som Jordan: In the days to come lots will be written about the life and legacy of Isamu Jordan I don't have much to add except the last time I saw him,...

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Christa: If Only Legislators Did Job 50 

On her Facebook page, Coeur d'Alene School Board Vice Chairman Christa Hazel posts: "Proud to say the school board unanimously approved an emergency levy based on an increase in student enrollment. Generally, I prefer a public vote on levies. I am frustrated that our legislature...

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Mag: Doma Coffee Among USA Best

In Complex City Magazine's guide to 50 best coffee roasters in USA, Doma of Post Falls is listed as No. 13: "DOMA's philosophy is to "be a force for good, not for evil," according to owner Terry Patano and roaster Rebecca Hurlen Patano, the husband-wife...

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Huckleberries Hears ... 

... That an ad hoc committee has recommended that Mark Twain's "The Prince and the Pauper" be allowed for classroom reading in 8th-grade classrooms in the Coeur d'Alene School District. You read that right. "The Prince and the Pauper." Seems all new novels suggested for...

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Examining Summer Blockbusters 

When you see every major Hollywood spectacle week after week, it starts to wear on your senses. Movies have gotten bigger and louder and more destructive, and you can only see so many explosions and car chases and superhero battles before they start to muddle...

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WSU May Pull Frosh From Frats 

A proposal to prohibit freshmen from living in fraternities would effectively "gut" the Greek system, a Washington State University regent said Thursday. Ted Baselar commended university officials for their efforts to reduce binge drinking and underage drinking by students, but said keeping freshmen from living...

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NIC Shooting At Wrong Target 

Backed by a majority of citizens serving on an ad-hoc committee, North Idaho College is prepared to ask its board of trustees to hire a consultant who could help chart a course for a proposed event center. Take a deep breath and look again at...

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Revisiting J.D. Salinger

This undated photo provided by The Story Factory shows author J.D. Salinger at home in Cornish, N.H., with Emily Maxwell, the wife of William Maxwell, a close friend and Salinger editor at The New Yorker. The photo, rarely seen until now, is part of a...

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CSB OKs $450K Emergency Levy 

An increase in the number of students attending Coeur d’Alene public schools this fall prompted the school board Thursday night to approve an emergency tax levy of $450,000. Daily attendance averaged 10,173 this week, up from 10,046 in the first three days last year. The...

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Organizers Thank Hydro Volunteers 

Ask Lee Proctor how many volunteers turned out to help with the races and she'll tell you "not enough." Proctor organized the volunteer efforts at the Coeur d'Alene Diamond Cup Race. She got started a little more than two months ago. "We will need more...

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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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