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THURSDAY, MAY 7, 2015

Wild Card/Thursday -- 5.7.15 

Another work day ends in this longest of Coeur d'Alene weeks. I'll leave you with the words of former Bonners Ferry mayor Darrell Kerby. On Facebook Wednesday that we can continue to honor Sgt. Moore by honoring the law enforcement profession that he gave his life for. Today. Tomorrow. Long after the grieving ends & life moves on.

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Nine-year-old Alissa Manuel of Newman Lake drew a picture for Sgt. Greg Moore during a gathering at McEuen Park in Coeur d'Alene in honor of the fallen police officer on Wednesday. (Kathy Plonka)

Parting Shot Slide Show -- 5.7.15 

Huckleberries Online is sending you off with a slide show featuring 7 photos of the events over the last 24 hours involving the tragic death of Coeur d'Alene police Sgt. Greg Moore. Above, Nine-year-old Alissa Manuel of Newman Lake drew a picture for Sgt. Greg Moore during a gathering at McEuen Park in Coeur d'Alene to honor Sgt. Moore ...

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Renfro Now Faces Murder One Charge In Sgt. Moore Killing 

Jonathan Daniel Renfro will be tried for first-degree murder in the shooting death of Coeur d’Alene Police Sgt. Greg Moore. Kootenai County Public Defender John Adams, who is representing Renfro, confirmed this afternoon that charges have been updated to include Murder I. SReporter Scott Maben presents latest info in this sad case ...

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Is Idaho Getting Spokane Prostitutes? 

Regulars at the Coeur d’Alene Casino began complaining early this year that they were being approached by prostitutes, says the tribe’s Public Relations Director Heather Keen. The resort casino’s security team had been noticing suspicious activity, too. They reached out to the Coeur d’Alene Tribal…

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NIC To Screen Sgt. Moore Service

Due to the large crowd expected at the memorial service to be held for Coeur d’Alene Police Sgt. Greg Moore at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 9, several screens televising the service will be made available in the North Idaho College Student Union Building. The Student…

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PM Scanner Traffic -- 5.7.15

Scanner Traffic this afternoon (19 items, so far + AM Scanner Traffic link) includes temporary Ponderosa Elementary on lockdown & motorcycle crash on H41, north of Spirit Lake, that has left 68YO female semi-conscious ...

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Plane Crashes In Spokane River 

An airplane that witnesses described as losing power just east of Felts Field reportedly has crashed in the Spokane River. Details are sketchy but the Spokane Valley Fire Department said on social media crews were responding to the area for a water rescue and extrication. Emergency dispatchers indicated two passengers were pulled from the water ...

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CPD Seeks 2 13YO Runaway Girls 

Coeur d'Alene police are looking for two, 13-year-old girls who didn't return home from Woodland Middle School Wednesday. The two, Madison Strickler (left) and Kyia Baldwin may have run away to Spokane and may be in the company of adult males. You can find photos and descriptions of the two girls below.

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Seymour Emergency Cancels Forum

On its Facebook page moments ago, the Coeur d'Alene Education Partnership announced that tonight's public forum between incumbent Terri Seymour and challenger Tambra Pickford has been canceled. Seymour called this afternoon to say she was unable to attend the forum, conducted by the Coeur Group, due to a family emergency.

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HucksOnline Blogos -- 5.7.15

Blogosphere today: Kurdistan revisited/Bay Views, Lessons from Baltimore/Ridenbaugh Press, Ghostliest ghost town in the West/Idaho Dad, Get your fill of shorts Friday at The Bing/7 Blog, CdA to celebrate bike-to-work week June 1-6/CdA Today, Video: Kayaker gets full view of Moyie River rapid/Outdoors + more ...

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Woody Wants Commissioners On TV 11 

At a joint meeting between the Coeur d'Alene City Council and the Board of County Commissioners Monday, Councilman Woody McEvers pressed the commissioners to air their public meetings of CDATV public education and government committee. I think that's a good idea. How about you?

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Censorship Group Eyes CdA Battle 

The National Coalition Against Censorship is following the twin controversies involving the Coeur d'Alene School District -- a proposal to ban all R-rated movies from use in district classrooms and a recommendation by the Ad Hoc Curriculum Committee to remove John Steinbeck's "Of Mice &…

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Slain Officer's Body Returns Home 

The body of Sgt. Greg Moore, a Coeur d’Alene Police officer killed duty on Tuesday, is returned to Coeur d’Alene following an autopsy in Spokane. The escort included law enforcement vehicles from both sides of the state line, along with streets and overpasses lined with people waving flags and shedding tears. SR story, video tribute ...

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SR News Quiz -- 5.3-7.2015

Last week, there were two Kootenai County winners for the SR's Weekly News Quiz. You can find their names below. You only have 3 hours to enter this week's quiz for chances to win a $50 gift certificate to the Davenport Hotel or two free movie tickets.

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Sgt. Moore's Last Words 

In a report for KXLY, Alyssa Donovan reports on the last words of Coeur d'Alene Sgt. Greg Moore, who was killed, allegedly by Jonathan Daniel Renfro, 26, of Rathdrum, during a traffic stop in northwest Coeur d'Alene ...

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Cowles Montana Media Grieves

The Cowles Montana Media family has been hit hard today with the loss of one of our own. KTMF Station Manager Tom Ciprari has confirmed that ABC/FOX News Director Kalee Scolatti was one of the two victims killed in yesterday's triple shooting at a home…

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Procession Begins In Spokane 

Spokane police officers take the lead in a procession of law enforcement vehicles leaving Holy Family Hospital to escort the body of slain Coeur d'Alene police Sgt. Greg Moore back to Idaho. (SR photo: Dan Pelle)

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Viks Stripped Of Regional Win 

The Coeur d’Alene baseball team isn’t headed to state – at least not yet and not by the shortest route. Coeur d’Alene on Wednesday had to forfeit its 4-2 5A Region I tournament championship victory over Lewiston on Tuesday after it was discovered the Vikings…

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Slide Show: Escorting Sgt. Moore 

I'll be compiling a slide show of the police escort of Sgt. Moore's body from Holy Family Hospital in Spokane to English Funeral Home in Coeur d'Alene this morning. Check back for new photos from SR and KHQ. People and emergency responders are turning out all along I-90 to pay their respects ...

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Donations, Tributes Pour In

Blue porch lights were sold out, store fronts painted, marquees were dedicated and fundraisers formed all over Kootenai County Wednesday. This is all in memory of Coeur d'Alene Police Sgt. Greg Moore, who was killed in the line of duty on Tuesday. Almost $60,000 in…

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AM Headlines -- 5.7.15

AM Headlines today include: California puppies may have brought distemper to Sandpoint+4 hurt in Sagle pileup+Rathdrum man sentenced for child porn+Plummer man who broke cousin's jaw gets 15 month+vigil for CPD Sgt. Greg Moore+more ...

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RR's To Hear About 'Muslim Refugees' 100 

At an evening meeting today, the Kootenai County Reagan Republicans will hear about "Muslim refugees" who will arrive in the Twin Falls area in October. At the event, the Reagan Republicans will also collect money for the family of fallen Coeur d'Alene police Sgt. Greg Moore ...

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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.