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• No June doldrums at WSU | Sportslink

Isn’t this supposed to be the quiet time in college athletics? Ya, right. No matter that it’s June. There’s still a bunch of stuff going on. For links, read on.

Former Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic running for Wahkiakum County clerk | Eye on Olympia

Former Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic has filed election papers to run for clerk of tiny Wahkiakum County, one of the most sparsely populated counties in the state.

Scantily clad baristas in Yakima now face arrest | Sirens & Gavels

First Tacoma. Now Yakima. The government crackdown on scantily clad baristas is marching east.

• North Idaho a.m. headlines | Huckleberries Online

Idaho Records/Sherry Adkins, SR | Bonner County police log/SR | Judge denies lesser charge for murder suspect Villanueva/Tom Hasslinger, CdA Press

• A little lemonade from Chrysler trouble? | Eye on Boise

Fiat and the new Chrysler Group LLC will honor car buyers’ rights under Idaho’s “Lemon Law,” Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden announced today, when the new company takes control of the auto maker.

• Air Force: We like one tanker contract | Spin Control

Air Force officials told a Senate subcommittee they still don’t like the idea of “splitting the baby” on the new refueling tanker. That’s not a surprise, because the Pentagon has been saying to anyone who will listen that they want to have one version of the replacement for the aging KC-135s.

How much activity is too much? | Are We There Yet?

Recently, I polled my friends on Facebook: Should I enroll my 5-year-old son in soccer or T-ball? Or should he do both?

DVD week less than ‘Revolutionary’ | Movies and More

Hollywood offers up some of its more respectful films on DVD this week, though they are hardly the most interesting rentals out there. Here is cross section of what the week is boasting for home viewing.

• Thursday loose thread | A Matter of Opinion

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