During my noon walk with side kick Greg Lee, we saw an oldtimer catch a 22-inch pike near the bridge on the Coeur d'Alene Resort boardwalk. The man sits on a platform along the boardwalk, pipe in mouth and several poles alongside him, day after...
Chicago Cubs players celebrate after winning Game 4 in baseball's National League Division Series Tuesday in Chicago. The Cubs won 4-6. They will now await the winner of the Los Angeles Dodgers-New York Mets series to play for the National League pennant.
Shawn Vestal: "There has long been a war of words surrounding the U.S. torture program developed and implemented by two Spokane psychologists with ties to Fairchild Air Force Base. “Enhanced interrogation,” some called it. “Harsh techniques.” ... Tuesday, the ACLU added a new one, a term that is incendiary even for this subject: "murder."
The scars on her face force Katrina Bosma to consider beauty. They are faint and obscured by a layer of makeup. But they are symptoms of a lifelong disease the Whitworth University freshman lives with. “Some people say people who wear makeup are so self-conscious,” Bosma said. “Well, I wear it because I have scars on my face.” Bosma has lupus.
The North Idaho College Theatre Department presents “Godspell” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 22-24, Oct. 29-31, Nov. 1; and 2 p.m. Oct. 25 in NIC’s Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center on NIC’s main campus. “Godspell” was created by John-Michael Tebelak with music and new lyrics by Stephen Schwartz.
... Former Seattle Mariners stopper Fernando Rodney pitched 2/3s of an inning of scoreless relief for the Chicago Cubs moments ago, to move the Cubs to within 6 outs of a first-round win over the St. Louis Cardinals. Here, Rodney strikes his famous/infamous shoot-an-arrow pose…
Planned Parenthood announced Tuesday that it will no longer accept any reimbursement as part of its fetal tissue donation program, taking its strongest step yet to end the onslaught of conservative attacks against the group.
Scott Ulrich, of the North Idaho Life Facebook page, scored an unusual trifecta with this photo during a recent outing along the Coeur d'Alene River -- a moose family. Mom's in the bushes to the left. Baby's in the center. And pop's hanging at creek...
The Bard of Sherman Avenue offers a rhyme for all of us who have been watching the turning leaves on our trees with admiration and wariness. They're starting to fall now, which means that we'll soon be raking them into the street, for the city Streets Department to pick them up.
Before the regular season finale with Lakeland High, Oakley Pettit of the Sandpoint High Cedar Post interviewed former Green Bay Packer great Jerry Kramer. Kramer was on hand to help accept one of the golden footballs presented for high schools nationwide that had a former player play in a Super Bowl. Kramer graduated from Sandpoint High.
On his Facebook wall, Councilman Woody McEvers makes no bones about who he wants to win election to council Seat No. 1 -- the one currently held for decades by Ron Edinger: "Ron also keeps us grounded in his common sense approach to the operation of a great North Idaho city."
From Balance North Idaho Facebook wall: "We are hosting a candidate meet and greet at Cork & Tap in Riverstone tonight at 5:30pm. Come by and meet the candidates we endorsed for CDA, Hayden and Post Falls City Council seats. We will have beer, red…
Managing Editor Lee Rozen responds to a column by Randy Stapilus re: new home of the Moscow-Pullman Daily News. Stapilus told of a book meet-and-greet tour with columnist Chris Carlson that took them to Moscow. Stapilus was surprised to learn that the Daily News had moved from its long-time haunts to a suite in a building owned by a bank.
In a new ranking put out by GoBankingRates.com, Idaho is listed as the 8th most financially savvy state in the nation. North Dakota, New Hampshire and Utah lead the rankings. Worst states? Mississippi, Arkansas and Nevada. (Question: Are you surprised that Idaho is ranked so highly?)
Facebook Friend Keith Boe posted 5 photos on his wall, taken during a four-mile run around the downtown and waterfront Monday evening. You can see all five in this photo set. (Question: Have you ever gone downtown at night to see how beautiful our City by the Lake is after dark?)
The Idaho Panhandle National Forests is selling two unused or lightly staffed properties in Avery and Clarkia to the highest bidder. The USFS no longer needs the two pieces of property. Rich Landers of the SR's Outdoors blog provides more info re: the properties via a link below.
A 60YO Florida hunter was killed while cleaning his gun at his 2nd home in Murray, Idaho, while cleaning his gun. Shoshone County Sheriff Mitch Alexander reports that Stephen Davis had spent the day hunting with friends and family prior to the fatal accident on the back steps of his house.
AM Headlines for Tuesday morning includes: Fiorina sets Idaho visit/Eye on Boise,
Lundy named Idaho's top Realtor/Press, Smith named Coeur d'Alene teacher of year/Press, Small plane lands on highway during rush hour/EOB, Planned Parenthood opens temporary facilities/KHQ + more ...
Hucks Nation has said in the past that it doesn't want to see partisanship displayed in nonpartisan local elections. On Monday, Hucks Nation said it considers newcomer Toby Schindelbeck and incumbent Steve Adams to be most partisan. Today's Poll: Would you like to see Columbus Day changed to honor Indigenous Peoples?
Councilman Joe Malloy has the largest war chest in the Post Falls City Council races, according to the 30-day financial disclosures filed on Monday. Malloy, the incumbent for Seat 3 on the council, started his campaign with $1,206 and has raised an additional $1,745 from six donors to his campaign.
Fresh Start on Sherman Avenue will close its doors for good on Oct. 17, but the services will continue at St. Vincent de Paul’s newly remodeled facility in midtown. “I don't like duplication of services, so we are closing Fresh Start's doors and will reopen Father Bill's Kitchen Nov. 1,” said Jeff Conroy, executive director of St. Vincent de Paul.
Playboy is about to find out how many people really do read it for the articles. The magazine that helped usher in the sexual revolution in the 1950s and '60s by bringing nudity into living rooms — or at least sock drawers — all over America announced Tuesday that it will no longer run photos of completely naked women.