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Hayden Chamber Plans Pub Crawl 

A new brewery and several well established restaurants and bars, will be featured at this year’s Hayden Chamber of Commerce 2nd Annual Pub Crawl on Saturday, Sept. 14. The event begins at noon at Daanen’s Deli located at 8049 Wayne Boulevard in Hayden. Participants will...

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Python Crawls Into Lewiston Yard 

It's not every day that Lewiston police receive calls about large snakes in backyards. Thomas Watts of Lewiston made just such a call around 10:15 p.m. Tuesday to report an approximately 6-foot-long snake was in the yard of his apartment complex on the 700 block...

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AM Headlines -- 9.5.13

Dave Drury, owner of Knopp Taxidermy, shows a stuffed Patas monkey at the shop near Mead. The monkey was one of several taxidermied animals stolen from his shop last week. The monkey was damaged in several places, including an area around its left eye. The...

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Transgender Woman Faces Trial 

The transgender woman banned from the Lewiston Rosauers for using the women's bathroom will stand trial today for allegedly battering a woman after a confrontation in a downtown bar. The case is unrelated to the Rosauers incident, but it still involves Alberto (Ally) Robledo's gender...

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Cindy: 'Cos' Still Has It 

My ribs hurt. Tears rolled down my cheeks. I gasped for breath. I was 5 years old and my brother David had just introduced me to Bill Cosby. He’d brought home the “Bill Cosby is a Very Funny Fellow Right!” album, and we listened to...

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Oafish WSU Students Erode Civility

It happens every year, in measures large and small, and it happened again this week: Another oafish performance by students at Washington State University. Two friends of mine, whom I'll call "Brian" and "Ben," were riding their bikes Sunday on the road to Boyer Park....

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McEuen Project On Schedule 

The McEuen Park project is on track according to the engineers who gave an update to the Four County Natural Resource Committee on Wednesday. Phil Boyd and Dell Hatch from Welch Comer Engineers spent an hour updating the group on progress and changes that have...

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Risch Asking Right Q's RE: Syria 23 

Some of the best questions (re: Syria), so far, have come from Sen. Jim Risch, R-Idaho. Serving on the Foreign Relations Committee, Risch Wednesday joined the minority in opposing Obama's request for congressional authorization.Here's what Risch is saying: "I want to hear the analysis of...

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Michael Hausen of Lewiston waves to passing motorists Wednesday afternoon on Main Street in Lewiston. “I just want to use my freedom of speech while I still have it,” he said, referring to the situation in Syria. “It seems like a tense time, and I...

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City Election Deadline Nears

Item: Election filing deadline looms: Mayoral, city council seats to be decided Nov. 5/Coeur d'Alene Press More here: It's feast or famine week in local politics. With Friday being the deadline for area mayoral and city council candidates to file to be listed on the...

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Greg Picks 5 Must-See Prep Games

In his NWPrepsNow column, Greg Lee picks his 5 must-see High school must-see games this year, including: Skyline at Coeur d’Alene , Sept. 13, 7. You can be sure that the Vikings have this game highlighted on their schedule. Not that there’s any reason for...

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Hump Day Wild Card -- 9.4.13 

Jim Brannon's announcement that he won't be a candidate for the Coeur d'Alene mayor's race changes the dynamics of the 2013 election a little. Brannon obviously was going to take votes from Mary Souza, if he had run. It's hard to tell how many because...

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Parting Shot -- 9.4.13

People attend a private viewing of the ART Rio-International Art Fair in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, today. Over 100 galleries from more than a dozen countries are taking part in the five-day event, which opens on Thursday to the general public. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

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Vestal: No Longer An Outsider 

For the longest time, I felt barely, loosely connected to any community I lived in. There are plenty of reasons for this, both personal and professional, but the truth is that I was an outsider – an outsider on purpose. A lot of what constitutes...

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PM Scanner Traffic -- 8.4.13

4:45 p.m. 2 vehicles involved in noninjury crash @ Ramsey/Golf Course, now @ Kroc Center. 4:27 p.m. 42YO female reacting to bee sting in neck @ 1500 block of E3rd/Post Falls. 4:15 p.m. Coeur d'Alene Police Department activities report (19 pages) Sept. 3-4 here. 4:04...

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PM Headlines -- 9.4.13 

Secretary of State John Kerry, center, is greeted by members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, prior to testifying before the committee's hearing on President Barack Obama's request for congressional authorization for military intervention in Syria,. From left are,...

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Thieves Target CdA Garages 

On its Facebook page, Coeur d'Alene police report: "(During) the Labor Day weekend, we received six different reports of garage burglaries. One occurred in the 1200 blk of Steiner Ave. In that case the man door to the garage was kicked open and personal items...

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Cutline Contest -- 9.4.13 21 

Time 2 Vote ... Secretary of State John Kerry shows frustration at questioning from Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., at a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing Tuesdayb about President Barack Obama's request for congressional authorization for military intervention in Syria. At left is Joint Chiefs Chairman...

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Murder Sentence Angers Family 

The father of the young woman murdered two years ago said the sentence his daughter’s killer received is wrong. Jim Comack said he is angry Joe Herrera will be eligible for parole after serving 22 years for murdering his daughter. Stefanie Comack was killed by...

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Repairing Silverwood's Roller Coaster

Most mornings by around 4:30, Zane Sturgill is working on a roller coaster. He starts by checking the massive electrical motor that carries the cars up the slope of one of Silverwood Theme Park’s four coasters. He checks the air system and the brakes. On...

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Downtown CdA: Visual Arts Center 

Some people go for the art, taking advantage of the opportunity to talk to featured artists. Others go for social buzz, an evening out… shopping, visiting, dining, and perusing the gallery scene. Known as an artwalk, the emphasis on walking can get lost as these...

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Idaho Exchange To Offer 161 Plans 

Idaho’s state health insurance exchange announced today that it will offer 161 health insurance plans at various coverage levels, from eight providers, when it opens for business Jan. 1; enrollment starts Oct 1. The selection will include 76 individual health plans, 55 small-group health plans...

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Roundabout Art 24 

On its Facebook wall, the city of Coeur d'Alene announces: "Coming soon to the Kathleen and Fourth Street roundabout! This sculpture will be up at the end of October. Moscow native and summer CdA resident Dave Frei designed this. What do you think?" Question: Anyone...

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Warning Or Not: Change Password 

If a computer is one of your workplace tools, you no doubt are familiar with the change-your-password message. Sure. Here at the newspaper, the system used to give us a heads-up more than a week in advance of the required change. But now, there's no...

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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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