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WEDNESDAY, OCT. 12, 2011

Post Falls Firemen Deliver Free Pizza

As part of National Fire Prevention Week, off-duty firefighters have teamed up with Domino's in Post Falls to help make sure that people in the area have fully functioning fire alarms. If they do, their pizza is free."We are here to check your smoke detectors....

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THURSDAY, OCT. 6, 2011

Hot Rod Cafe's Run Comes To End 

The 1933 Ford three-window coupe that has spun on top of the Hot Rod Cafe for the past 14 years stopped on Wednesday. The cafe, an icon and regional destination along Interstate 90, closed at 11 a.m. due to sagging business. "It's absolutely brutal," said...

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Confirmed: Hot Rod Cafe Shuts Doors 

HucksOnline has heard from a close source that owner Rob Elder closed Hot Rod Cafe this morning. Which confirms the rumor first reported in the comments section by IdBarrelRacer: "Heard that Hot Rod Cafe in Post Falls closed permanently effective immediately.. Can’t help but wonder...

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MONDAY, SEPT. 19, 2011

River Cleanup Costs Rile Residents 

Item: River cleanup riles residents: EPA opts out of local meeting to discuss issue/Brian Walker, Press More Info: Citizens have noticed what cleaning up the Spokane River -- as the feds want -- could mean to their sewer bills and growth. They think it stinks....

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FRIDAY, SEPT. 16, 2011

Post Falls Welcomes Back Soldiers 

On her Facebook wall, Post Falls Councilwoman Kerri Thoreson writes (and provides photos) of the reception of the National Guardsman returning from Iraq to the Post Falls Armory last night. The last 30 Guardsmen in two buses were snagged behind a large pileup on I-90...

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WEDNESDAY, AUG. 24, 2011

Post Falls Horse Focus Of TV Show 

Item: Smokey's story Coming soon to a TV near you: Horse, Post Falls owner to appear on national reality TV series/Brian Walker, Coeur d'Alene Press More Info: After BB's Smokey Dun collided head on with another horse last year, owner Diane Robson said her decision...

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WEDNESDAY, AUG. 17, 2011

One of the main courses offered at Fleur de Sel is the duck sausage and duck leg confit, featuring sun-dried tomato and fennel ragout, along with a green peppercorn demi-glace. (Kathy Plonka)

High Noon: French Food 

One of the main courses offered at Fleur de Sel is the duck sausage and duck leg confit, featuring sun-dried tomato and fennel ragout, along with a green peppercorn demi-glace.. Approachable and close to home, Fleur de Sel brings the best of French dining to...

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MONDAY, JULY 18, 2011

PF Man Sentenced For Sex Abuse

Post Falls man will spend at least five years in prison for sexually abusing a 16-year-old girl. Terence William Turner, 39, (pictured) was sentenced Friday to 15 years in prison with eligibility for parole after five years for lewd conduct with a minor. He will...

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FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2011

Post Falls Women Survive I-90 Crash 

Two women walked away from a car accident that stretched across both east and westbound lanes of I-90 and part of Centennial Trail Friday morning. Idaho State Patrol responded to the accident around 4:30 a.m. between Post Falls and Coeur d'Alene, just west of the...

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FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2011

No Unions For County, Post Falls 

Item: Post Falls, Kootenai County decidedly union-free/Brian Walker & Alecia Warren, Press More Info: Kootenai County has never looked at using a union, as far as Commissioner Todd Tondee knows. "Why should we?" Tondee said. "Everything's working OK." The county sets wages for its 792...

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THURSDAY, FEB. 17, 2011

White House Grill Sign Causes Stir 43 

Raci, at the popular White House Grill, 712 Spokane St./Post Falls, has caused jaws to flap with this sign that he recently posted to advertise that his business is now open Sundays. Kerri Thoreson posted this photo on her Facebook wall ... and now has...

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FRIDAY, JAN. 14, 2011

Post Falls Child Abuser Gets 10 Years 

A 27-year-old Post Falls man was sentenced to 10 years in prison -- two fixed and eight indeterminate -- for fracturing the leg of his fiancee's (Rebecca L. Mullin) 2-year-old son. Michael Robert Edinger was sentenced by Judge Lansing Haynes for felony injury to the...

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MONDAY, JAN. 10, 2011

Where Is 2nd Mega Millions Winner?

Item: Post Falls to lottery winner: Please show yourself: Officials refuse to announce business which sold ticket/Nicholas K. Geranios, Associated Press More Info: People in Post Falls are buzzing about the winner, even though the person may not be a local, and may not yet...

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THURSDAY, JAN. 6, 2011

Post Falls Jackpot Winner Unknown 

Item: Inland Northwest ticket-buyers share in Mega Millions fortune:Ephrata, Post Falls stores sold winners in $380 million prize/Betsy Russell, SR More Info: Both winning tickets in the $380 million Mega Millions lottery were sold here – one in Post Falls and the other in the...

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THURSDAY, DEC. 16, 2010

Post Falls Reports Child Enticement 

Post Falls police are looking for a suspect in a possible child enticement Wednesday. In a news release, the police department reported that the incident occurred at 8:10 a.m. when girls, 11 and 6, were walking to their school bus on Warm Springs Road. More:...

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Post Falls Mulls Credit Card Fee 

Item: Post Falls plans fee for city customers who use credit cards/Brian Walker, PressMore Info: Post Falls plans to charge a fee to those who use credit cards to pay for city services to cover the cost of doing business. The City Council on Tuesday...

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FRIDAY, DEC. 3, 2010

Post Falls Man In 'Apprentice' Finals 

Item: Post Falls man in final two on 'The Apprentice': Winner of $250,000 per year CEO job to be announced on Thursday/Brian Walker, Coeur d'Alene PressMore Info: Clint Robertson has a 50-50 chance of being Donald Trump's next apprentice. The 40-year-old, who is living in...

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TUESDAY, NOV. 23, 2010

Hilde Kellogg, Ex-Legislator, 92, R.I.P. 

Item: Hilde Kellogg dies at 92: Longtime legislator, business owner blazed trails for Post Falls/Brian Walker, Coeur d'Alene PressMore Info: Arguably the best-known politician in Post Falls' history, Kellogg retired from the Legislature at 88 after a jaw-dropping 10 terms when her eyesight began failing....

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TUESDAY, NOV. 2, 2010

FHWA OKs New Post Falls Interchange 

The Federal Highway Administration has approved a new Interstate 90 interchange to serve the west end of Port Falls, including a new Walmart store and the Cabela’s sporting goods store near Stateline. The Beck Road Interchange will be designed and built by Foursquare Properties Inc.,...

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Kerri: Guess Who's Coming To Dinner? 

"This young bull moose made short work of the flowers in front of a Pinewood Drive home in Post Falls on Tuesday evening," posts Kerri Thoreson/More Main Street. "On Labor Day he visited the backyard of Cliff and Jeanne Hayes several blocks to the west...

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Group Awards Larkin For Water Work 

The Water Environment Federation has awarded Post Falls Mayor Clay Larkin one of its 2010 Excellence Awards, for his work in water conservation and in protecting the Rathdrum Aquifer and Spokane River from pollution. Larkin and Jerry N. Johnson, General Manager of the Washington Suburban...

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WEDNESDAY, AUG. 18, 2010

2nd Post Falls WalMart Opens 

In case you missed the ribbon cutting at the second Post Falls WalMart, the Post Falls Chamber of Commerce Facebook photographer was on hand to show you Mayor Clay Larkin handling the grand-opening, scissor duties.

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Checking Out New Post Falls WalMart 12 

From Facebook, Frum Helen Back observes: "My life must be boring cause I'm so excited about going to the new WalMart today. And I'm going to buy new cleaning brushes for my clean, cheap bucket. I was so anxious about the new WalMart that I...

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TUESDAY, AUG. 10, 2010

PF Woman Faces Felony Pruning Count 

Item: Felony hedge trimming lands woman In court/Tori Brunetti, KXLY4More Info: A Post Falls woman is facing felony charges for what she calls simply pruning some bushes. The only problem is that she doesn’t own those bushes. Her neighbor does.Police say they are not her...

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Post Falls and St. Maries just say NO 

POST FALLS - Voters in the Kootenai County Fire and Rescue district on Tuesday rejected a $2 million bond that would have paid for completing a training facility, a remodel of the administration building and equipment and station upgrades. Brian Walker, Cda Press More here.ST....

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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.