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THURSDAY, DEC. 10, 2015

County now offering audio recordings 

The Kootenai County Board of Commissioners is now offering audio recordings of their public meetings. Audio files are anticipated to be available within three (3) business days of the meeting date and will remain available on the site for a period of sixty (60) days.

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About a dozen youths in black Boys and Girls Club T-shirts filed onto the stage in the Hagadone Event Center on Wednesday evening. Their smiles and grins lit up the room as they sweetly began to sing: “T-h-a-n-k y-o-u, we thank you Mr. and Mrs. Hagadone.”

Hagadones give $2M to Boys & Girls Club 

About a dozen youths in black Boys and Girls Club T-shirts filed onto the stage in the Hagadone Event Center on Wednesday evening. Their smiles and grins lit up the room as they sweetly began to sing: “T-h-a-n-k y-o-u, we thank you Mr. and Mrs. Hagadone.” The Hagadones donated $2M to make the Boys & Girls Club of Coeur d'Alene a reality.

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Edit: Idaho practices death by poverty 

Idaho is not without a heart. That seems to be the message Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter's administration is sending in response to Jenny Steinke's death. Earlier this year, the 36-year-old Idaho Falls woman died from complications of asthma. For anyone with health insurance, that's a...

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Spence: GOP would gobble up 'Fair Share' 15 

In a column in the Lewiston Tribune this morning, William L. Spence writes that the Idaho GOP would use lion's share of the "Fair Share" measure, proposed by the League of Women Voters, to fund every tax-cut scheme it has been dreaming about for past two decades.

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Army and Navy Outdoor owner Phil Motl poses next to a expansive collection of more than 10,000 pins from various divisions of the United States military that are for sale in the store. After investing thousands of dollars into the collection, he hasn't yet found a place for the pins for when the store closes in the coming months.

 (Jake Parrish / Coeur d'Alene Press)

Army-Navy store owner gives up 

It was a battle that Phil's Army and Navy Outdoor store could no longer withstand. The military surplus and outdoor store, which has operated in Coeur d'Alene since 1982, is closing. "The Internet killed me," said Phil Motl, who has owned the store since 2006.

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Shock becomes Spokane 'Empire' 

A locomotive might not fit on an arena football field, but it suits Spokane’s franchise just fine. The organization on Wednesday revealed its new name – Spokane Empire – and logos – among them a speeding locomotive and the letter ‘S’ with a railroad spike down the center.

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wind damage causes mail delays

Mail delays across Eastern Washington and North Idaho are likely over the next few days following wind damage and flooding at a U.S. Postal Service mail storage facility at the Spokane airport. Strong winds Tuesday night damaged the building’s roof, which was still under repairs from the mid-November windstorm.

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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.