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An Early Affiliator 28 

From the SR files of April 4, 2004: "Dan Gookin, who has been involved with the Libertarian Party in the past is now running for the office of Republican precinctman of his area of Coeur d'Alene. He is done with the reputation and lack of...

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Another Unsatisfied GOP Affiliate 11 

FlorineD (RE: DOTC switches sides to Republican): I affiliated as a Republican in February. It wasn't easy to check that box, but my opinions are no secret and my friends and even slight acquaintances know my stances and why I have mostly supported Democratic candidates...

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Animal Trainer Pens Kids' Book 

Larry Clifford, 68, has had many unusual friends over the years: sea lions, dolphins, penguins and parrots. But his relationship with a cougar named Clark prompted him to write and publish an illustrated children’s book, “Would You Be My Friend?” The Spokane Valley resident and...

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Light Bulb Phaseout Ignites Readers 

It appears my column on the light bulb phase out flipped a few switches in the Spokane area. The calls and emails that came in response to the column revealed readers on both sides of the lighting spectrum – those who embrace the government-mandated switch...

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Jeers For Income Tax Cut Vote 

In his weekly Cheers & Jeers column, Opinion Writer Marty Trillhaase of the Lewiston Tribune gives Jeers to ... to House Republicans who backed GOP floor leader Mike Moyle's plan to slice another $126 million from Idaho income taxes: Moyle's scheme cleared the House on...

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Trib Cheers Goedde's ENA Stand 

In his weekly Cheers & Jeers column, Opinion Editor Marty Trillhaase of the Lewiston Tribune gives Cheers to Senate Education Committee Chairman John Goedde, R-Coeur d'Alene: He wants to pull the plug on state school Superintendent Tom Luna's sweetheart deal with a corporate crony. Last...

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Dan English, former Kootenai County Clerk and a registered democrat, turns in a form to change his affiliation, allowing him to vote in the republican primary, to clerical employee Grace Studer Thursday at the Kootenai County Elections Office in Coeur d���Alene. (Shawn Gust/press)

DOTC Switches Sides To Republican 114 

Dan English, former Kootenai County Clerk and a registered democrat, turns in a form to change his affiliation, allowing him to vote in the republican primary, to clerical employee Grace Studer Thursday at the Kootenai County Elections Office in Coeur d’Alene. (Coeur d'Alene Press photo:...

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How Butch Ended Up In Soft-Porn Film 

The Idaho Falls Post Register has a report today about how Gov. Butch Otter ended up appearing in what eventually turned out to be a soft-core porn movie, years after he agreed to provide horses to a California movie crew working on a “low-budget horse...

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Frasure Stumps For Votes In CdA 

Former Idaho state Sen. Evan Frasure, of Pocatello, says he is offering voters a non-Boise-area alternative for the office of Secretary of State. The current high school social studies teacher and former grocery store owner-operator, real estate broker and political campaign staffer is running now...

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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.