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FRIDAY, APRIL 1, 2016

Small packages 

"She was smaller, or tinier, than I had imagined she would be," posts Chris Carlson. " ... Even though just four foot and eleven inches, Anna Pearce was clearly different. Her eyes danced. Her smile was genuine. Her questions incisive. ... one could tell that “Patty Duke” was a survivor, a person at last at peace with herself."

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Hay, it's what's for dinner 

The superb photography department of my old newspaper, the Lewiston Morning Tribune, have produced another fine photo today. The cutline says: "It’s an all-you-can-eat buffet for one crafty heifer as it bellies up to the bales for a feast. After being caught in the act, the cow was returned to its feedlot along Snake River Road south of Asotin."

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Stewart, Fillios debate county issues 

The two Republican candidates seeking to represent District 2 on the Kootenai County Board of Commissioners participated Thursday in a Reagan Republicans forum. The two expressed similar views on several issues including property rights. (Question: Do you see much of a philosophical difference between Commissioner Stewart and challenger Fillios?)

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Labrador pushes public lands bill 12 

First District Congressman Raul Labrador, who swept through Coeur d'Alene Thursday, is working to pass legislation that would create a pilot project that gives states and counties more of a say in the management of no more than 2 percent of the national forests in the West. (Question: Do you support Labrador's efforts to pass this bill?)

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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.