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FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2016

Post Falls' Freezia brings a whole new flavor to ice cream. (Carrie Scozzaro/Inlander)

Post Falls shop offers rolled ice cream 

Owner Shawn Carr of Freezia offers a new kind of ice cream at his shop in Post Falls. Carr has discovered rolled ice cream, which originated in Thailand and debuted in places like New York, Los Angeles, Houston, and Philadelphia in recent years. Carrie Scozzaro/Inlander tells you all about it below.

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8 dead in Munich mall shootings 31 

At least one gunman opened fire near a shopping mall in Munich just before 6 p.m. on Friday, killing eight people and wounding scores of others in an assault that the German police said they were treating as a suspected terrorist attack. The police said that they were searching for as many as three suspects armed with “long guns.”

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Julyamsh starts at 6:30 p.m. today 

Julyamsh will return to the Inland Northwest after a two-year hiatus this evening. Events begin at 6:30 at the Kootenai County Fairgrounds. As many as 800 dancers and 60 drum groups have taken part in Julyamsh, representing U.S. tribes and Canadian bands from across the continent. See schedule of events below.

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Searcher: Ivanka sounded like a Dem 22 

In a comment, Searcher said: "Ivanka sounded more like a Democrat. Imagine Republicans supporting women the way she laid it out. ... Most don't even believe there is a wage gap or discriminatory practices let alone have any desire to fix them." (Question: Which one of the Trump kids did you like best?)

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Quiet but not inactive 

Randy Stapilus comments: "Six months ago, and six months from now, the Idaho Legislature was and will get getting into gear, reviewing budgets and rule and bill proposals. And while that will look like the busy season, a lot of what they do actually has its origins in work being done now, in the quiet time, in the middle of summer."

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UI to offer Pokemon Go class 

The University of Idaho says it will offer a new class this fall using "Pokemon Go" to teach students about leading active lifestyles, teamwork and exploring their communities. The school on Friday says the physical activity class called Pop Culture Games is listed in the 2016 fall schedule and will earn course credits. (Q: Would you attend?)

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AM: Missing Reggie one year later 

AM Headlines today begins with poignant look a family still trying to make sense of the death of 16YO Reggie Nault on Lake Coeur d'Alene a year ago. The Coeur d'Alene Press provides the report. Also: Hayden streets to close for Saturday parade/Press, Hastings to close all stores, including Lake City one/Press + more ...

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Separated at birth? 

Izzit just me or does Tony Stewart, a founding member of the Kootenai County Task Force on Human Relations, look something like Bernie Sanders? (Click on link & see photo comparison)

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Poll: We bought a book 

In Thursday's poll, the last thing a plurality of Hucks Nation bought from Coeur d'Alene Hastings (which is poised to shut as part of a company bankruptcy/liquidation sale nationawide this fall)? Today's Poll: In terms of baseball, what kind of hit did Donald Trump get for his RNC speech last night?

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Idaho gun group protests actor's visit 

Idaho gun rights activists protested the appearance of Hollywood actor Matt Damon here Wednesday, shortly before a premiere of "Jason Bourne," Damon’s latest motion picture, according to the Idaho Press Tribune. The Idaho Second Amendment Alliance doesn't like a statement Damon made recently in Australia about gun rights.

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Kelly Hughes to play at Cty Park benefit event

Country western singer Kelly Hughes and his band will be the featured attraction at a benefit concert for Chris Guggemos of Handshake Productions from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Coeur d'Alene's City Park. Guggemos, who has brought the Coeur d'Alene area 25 years of free summer concerts at 4 locations is fighting cancer.

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Trib: Jeers to Treasurer Crane 

In his weekly Cheers & Jeers column, Opinion Editor Marty Trillhaase of the Lewiston Tribune gives JEERS to ... Idaho state Treasurer Ron Crane. Crane, as you may recall, got carried away during the nomination roll call of states by saying Idaho pledges allegiance to the Republican Party (which isn't that far from the truth for many Idahoans).

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Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump, speaks during the final day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Thursday. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Trump takes GOP mantle 30 

New York Times: "Donald John Trump accepted the Republican presidential nomination on Thursday night with an unusually vehement appeal to Americans who feel that their country is spiraling out of control and yearn for a leader who will take aggressive, even extreme, actions to protect them." (Q: What did you think of Trump's speech?)

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'Your Life Matters' draws CdA crowd 

Hercules Gaines, a Coeur d'Alene barber, achieved what he hoped to. Gaines in conjunction with local police staged a forum, "Your Life Matters," to teach people what to do when an officer makes contact. The forum attracted a good crowd to the Coeur d'Alene Library. (Question: Question: Do you know what to do when an officer makes contact with you?)

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Sheriff: Bigger jail needed ASAP 

Speaking to the Kootenai County Reagan Republicans, Sheriff Ben Wolfinger said Thursday that a planned jail expansion can't happen soon enough. To illustrate his claim, Wolfinger used an incident in which 50 inmates tried to fight jail staff a week ago. Brian Walker/CdA Press provides the report.

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THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2016


Wild Card/Thursday -- 7.20.16 46 

I have one word for all of you who think a Donald Trump presidency isn't possible: Brexit. Few predicted that the Brits would vote in solid numbers to leave the European Union. I suspect that a lot of people are still figuring out which of the main party candidates represents the Lesser of Two Evils. I still opt for "None of the Above."

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Judge Richard Magnuson, RIP 

Retired District Judge Richard Magnuson, the second of three children of Harry & Mary Magnuson, died Monday at his Wallace home. He was 89. On his Facebook page, David Bond shared some memories about his old friend. Also, you can find his obituary in the Coeur d'Alene Press by clicking on the link.

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Missing Sue Flammia

In August, Art on the Green will go on without Sue Flammia, who died last December. Long-time friend Mary Lou Reed remembered "the founding spirit of Art on the Green, in a column published today in the Coeur d'Alene Press Online.

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Jennifer Locke, a Kootenai County Republican Central Committee precinct committeewoman and occasional commenter on Huckleberries Online, reacts in background to state Treasurer Ron Crane, who announces the votes from the Idaho delegation during the roll call of states this week.

Blosophere -- 7.21.16 

North Idaho blog roundup includes photo of Kootenai County delegate to national convention during nomination roll call. Also: Holly July Christmas/On Tap, Next week, the Joker's on you/7 Blog, Special day, special people/Slight Detour, Crapo versus Sturgill/Carlson Chronicles, Pence turns out to be despicable/Fort Boise + more here ...

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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.





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