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WEDNESDAY, OCT. 2, 2013

Thoreson, Jacobson Face Off 

Item: PF mayor candidates square off: Jacobson, Thoreson speak to Highlands group/Brian Walker, Press More Info: Kerri Thoreson and Ron Jacobson sit elbow to elbow on the Post Falls City Council. Both want to become Post Falls' next mayor on Nov. 5. And, on Tuesday...

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MONDAY, SEPT. 23, 2013

Widmyer Owns Press Word 'Mayor' 34 

Coeur d’Alene businessman Steve Widmyer isn’t mayor. Not yet. But for now, in the Coeur d’Alene Press, he owns the word. “Coeur d’Alene, meet your next mayor,” begins a Press editorial previewing its mayoral coverage. Like every mention of the “mayor” since the first week...

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WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 4, 2013

Brannon Won't Seek Mayor's Spot 13 

Jim Brannon sent this news release to Huckleberries Online moments ago: "Since I announced my candidacy for mayor of the great city of Coeur d’Alene, I have been humbled by the generous support and encouragement of my fellow citizens. While I believe my leadership would...

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MONDAY, AUG. 26, 2013

Kerri Files For Post Falls Mayor Post

Kerri Thoreson Facebooks today: "It's official. I filed the paperwork at 8:30 a.m. to seek the office of mayor for Post Falls. It's exciting to begin the actual quest that's been several years in preparation. Filing is open through September 6 for the mayor's seat...

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THURSDAY, AUG. 8, 2013

On The Road w/Steve Widmyer 34 

On his Facebook page, Coeur d'Alene mayoral candidate Steve Widmyer writes: "Today we finished walking the final streets in Indian Meadows and Queen Anne Estates. A total of 5.2 miles. So between Indian Meadows, Northshire, Queen Anne, and Orchard Park there are over 12 miles...

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FRIDAY, AUG. 2, 2013

Running Hard For Mayor 14 

Steve and Marie Widmyer are shown in this Facebook photo at their booth at the Downtown Street Fair, which is attracting buckets of rain this afternoon. Steve, who is running hard for Coeur d'Alene mayor, plans to be at the street fair from 10 a.m....

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FRIDAY, JULY 19, 2013

My 2 Cents: Welcome To Fray, Steve 31 

I've been waiting to exhale since I learned that anti-City Hall activist Mary Souza was running for mayor. I knew someone would step forward to oppose her -- and I don't mean Jim Brannon or Joe Kunka. However, I was hoping it wasn't some self-diluted...

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Widmyer Running For CdA Mayor 

Longtime businessman Steve Widmyer, 52, threw his hat in the ring Wednesday, saying he is definitely going to run for mayor of Coeur d'Alene. Widmyer is mostly known as the owner of Fort Grounds Grill, but he also owns two women's boutiques with his wife...

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TUESDAY, JULY 2, 2013

Mary Invites You To Hobnob On 4th 12 

I received the nicest postcard from Coeur d'Alene mayoral candidate Mary Souza in the mail Monday -- an invitation to join her for a glass of lemonade and a chat at the Sherman Hardware parking lot after the 4th of July Parade Thursday. The invite...

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TUESDAY, JUNE 18, 2013

Ex-Mayor Recalled As 'Feisty,' 'Kind' 

Ray Stone was not one to back down from political pressures. "You always knew where he stood," Ron Edinger said of the former Coeur d'Alene mayor. "He was a very staunch Democrat - and he always let you know it. He stood by what he...

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MONDAY, JUNE 3, 2013

Souza Won't Blog During Campaign 10 

On OpenCDA.com, Bill McCrory discusses Mary Souza's role -- or lack thereof -- in the blog site, while she is a candidate for mayor this year: As OpenCdA reported yesterday, Mary Souza has declared her intention to file as a candidate for the office of...

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FRIDAY, MAY 31, 2013

Mary Souza Is Running For Mayor 103 

Mary Souza, long-time critic of the Bloem administration, announced her candidacy for mayor of Coeur d'Alene this morning near the Third Street dock. (Photo: Duane Rasmussen) In the Examiner.com, reporter Joe Newby writes about today's mayoral announcement by City Hall critic Mary Souza: Speaking at...

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TUESDAY, MAY 28, 2013

Gookin To Announce Mayor Bid? 31 

Above, you'll see the letter sent to news outlets, including Huckleberries, by Councilman Dan Gookin announcing his plans to announce his plans for possible mayoral bid this fall. Dan Gookin appears to be ready to run for mayor. The second-year city councilman sent a letter...

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FRIDAY, DEC. 30, 2011

PM: Condon Becomes Spokane Mayor

In the shadow of the Riverfront Park Clock Tower , David Condon is sworn in as the Spokane's 44th mayor by Judge Mary Logan this afternoon. Condon's wife, Kristin, right, holds the bible for the Oath of Office ceremony. Story here. (SR photo: Dan Pelle)...

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THURSDAY, JULY 9, 2009

Mayor Wannabe Fought In Court 

Item: Coeur d'Alene mayoral candidate had fight in court: Chief bailiff suffered broken arm trying to control him/Jim Camden, SRMore Info: Chief Bailiff and Jury Commissioner Pete Barnes told The Spokesman-Review that Arnold was ordered removed from the court but resisted efforts by Barnes and...

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