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Organizers defend parties in woods

After authorities expressed concern about parties involving drugs and fighting, partygoers wanted to explain what the parties were really like. Authorities in North Idaho said the parties involve alcohol, drugs, and organized fights. Wayne Reilly, who helped set up two of the recent parties in the woods, said they are trying to promote safe and responsible partying. Reilly said they do not condone drug use at the events. "Our main standpoint is to meet new people,” said Reilly/Taylor Viydo, KREM 2. More here.

D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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