After a two-year absence, the dancing, drumming, singing and ornate regalia of Julyamsh will return next week at the county’s 83-acre fairgrounds in Coeur d’Alene. “For me, and I’m sure for a lot of elders and people in our tribe, this is going to be a historic moment for us," said Coeur d'Alene Tribe official Quanah Matheson.
On Sunday, The Spokesman-Review commented how little facts matter any more in a society that's willing to believe the latest Facebook posting: "Even before this horrible week, it had become increasingly difficult to engage in a civil discussion on any political topic. The premise of every discussion is challenged, because the facts are fungible."
A funny thing happened to Councilman Dan English of Coeur d'Alene at the driver's license bureau recently. The long wait wasn't the funny thing. That happens to most applicants. We expect it. But Dan was surprised to see that, at 62-plus, he no longer can pay extra to receive a driver's license good for 8 years. Sunday Huckleberries column below.