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TUESDAY, OCT. 6, 2015

Robert Wayne Parkinson, 56, is shown loading his bicycle onto a CityLink bus in this Coeur d'Alene Press file photo.

Homeless vet ID'd as fire victim 

The man who died Thursday in a fire in a wooded area off Interstate 90 on Potlatch Hill was Robert Wayne Parkinson, 56. Coeur d’Alene Police detectives and the Kootenai County Coroner’s Office released Parkinson’s identity Monday following an autopsy. Parkinson, a veteran, was homeless in the Coeur d’Alene area for several years.

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Eberlein faces memory concerns 

Kootenai County Commissioner Marc Eberlein is aware of a possible effort to remove him from his elected position through a recall. Eberlein said Monday he also knows of allegations that he's had multiple memory lapses pertaining to county business since he took office in January.

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Supt addresses trustee's questions

During last month's meeting of the Coeur d'Alene School District Board of Trustees, Trustee Dave Eubanks had some questions. On Monday night, at the October board meeting, Superintendent Matt Handelman provided Eubanks with answers to those questions.

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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.