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Shem Hanks aims to boost working class, Paul Amador stresses collaboration in race for Coeur d’Alene House seat

State Rep. Paul Amador’s re-election bid for a 4th Legislative District seat that represents Coeur d’Alene is challenged by Democrat Shem Hanks.


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 23, 2018

Rep. Scott’s bill to limit repeat bond, levy elections gets derailed

Coeur d’Alene Rep. Paul Amador successfully blocked Rep. Heather Scott’s amendment to her own bill limiting bond and levy elections on Friday, offering his own instead, and the bill ended …


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 22, 2018

Idaho House unanimously backs protections for breastfeeding moms

Legislation to protect breast-feeding mothers by exempting breast-feeding from Idaho’s indecent exposure and obscenity laws has passed the Idaho House unanimously – a big turnaround from 15 years ago, when …


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 7, 2018

Idaho lawmakers call for axing parts of new school science standards

An Idaho House committee voted 12-4 on Wednesday to strip out large sections of the state’s proposed new school science standards, including standards for teaching kids about renewable and nonrenewable …


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 29, 2018

Lawmaker: Time for Idaho to recognize breastfeeding is not indecent

Idaho is the only state with no legal protection for breastfeeding mothers, said Rep. Paul Amador, R-Coeur d’Alene. So he’s proposing legislation to exempt nursing moms from the state’s indecent …


Huckleberries: Conservative Weird Idaho takes show on road to Liberal Weird Portland

An extended family of 13 Idahoans made their presence known on a Max train in Portland last week, including an older woman who told her grandson in a loud voice …


Huckleberries: They’re all around us and they’re scarier than Poltergeist

Like the old “Poltergeist” movie, John and Deena Austin of the Medimont area realized during a walk along Lake Coeur d’Alene that “they’re heeeere.” The couple were hanging out at …


Huckleberries: Former CdA streets chief retired with his February magic

In February 1985, retired Coeur d’Alene streets director Reid Walker was relaxing at his cabin, enjoying the heavy snowfall, and amused that his replacement had to call out the snow …


Huckleberries: Kids’ family size grows when the question is ‘cookies?’

When two neighborhood children showed up at the front door of Casa Oliveria in Coeur d’Alene, they wanted to shovel the driveway for money. Their snow shovels were as big …


Amador, Hearn battle for Idaho legislative seat

Just a dozen years ago, two of the three state lawmakers from Coeur d’Alene were Democrats. Now District 4, like the rest of the North Idaho Panhandle, is all-GOP in …


Huckleberries: Reader questions CdA’s Sherman namesakes

Dave Chamberlain of Coeur d’Alene wonders why Lake City names things after General William Tecumseh Sherman, the brutal Civil War general who conducted Sherman’s “march to the sea” and herded …


Coeur d’Alene legislator faces challenger who hopes to defund Idaho budget of federal money

As he seeks a third term in the Legislature, Rep. Luke Malek, R-Coeur d’Alene, faces a challenge from a local real estate attorney who’s gone on the attack – criticizing …