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For all who step up to the election plate

October 31, 2018 at 5:00 am

It should come as no surprise to anyone who’s been paying attention, or breathing, that there’s an election on Tuesday. I’ve watched the local candidate forums, read the voter guides and candidate profiles and am active on social media.I al...

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This guy’s spooked by Halloween

October 31, 2018 at 5:00 am

Change in the schedule, gang.Yes, I know it’s Wednesday and normally we’d have a nice, informal Chat Day.But this week, our chat will have to be Thursday, because ...This is Halloween, for heaven’s sake.A columnist who doesn’t write about H...

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Research: How well do you know these scary words?

October 30, 2018 at 5:00 am

Not all Hallowe’en stories are frightful. As word-guru site Merriam-Webster.com tells it, the history behind a few October-themed words isn’t even that Halloween-y. Well, not all of them anyway.Haunt (visit often). While today’s definition ...

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Facebook users, stay safe out there

October 29, 2018 at 5:00 am

Editor’s note: If you don’t see Bill in public for awhile, that’s because the man about town broke his leg on Thursday. It was surgically repaired Friday at Kootenai Health. While Bill is off the streets for awhile, his fingers still work j...

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A new El Nino is more likely this fall

October 29, 2018 at 5:00 am

We’re finally seeing a change in the weather pattern toward the wetter side here in North Idaho. Late last week, Cliff measured 1.03 inches of rain from a big storm that moved through the region. That total was the first time this year Coeu...

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HISTORY CORNER: The life and death of Peter Iredale, one of the last ships of the ‘Golden Age of Sails,’ in Oregon’s graveyard of the sea

October 28, 2018 at 5:00 am

Like the bleached bones of a wagon train ox that didn’t make it in the Death Valley desert, the naked ribs of the iron-hulled steamship Peter Iredale have stood silent and rusting in a sandy beach on the Oregon Coast for 112 years — victim ...

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Opinion: The last word on Halloween treats

October 27, 2018 at 5:00 am

Let’s put a wrapper on this debate over Halloween candy.Disclaimer: Although I’m widely considered a guru on this subject, I have to confess a bias for chocolate.But as you’ll discover, I’m not alone.First of all, let’s deal with the proven...

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A big thanks to Home Depot

October 27, 2018 at 5:00 am

I would like to use your newspaper today, if you don’t mind, as a platform to heap praises and accolades upon the Coeur d’Alene Home Depot Store #1803. A team of wonderful volunteers from Home Depot chose the American Legion Post 143 for th...

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Opinion: Easy fix for county’s transparency fight

October 26, 2018 at 5:00 am

Mary Souza remains proud of introducing a “transparency bill” at the last legislative session.The state senator from Coeur d’Alene made that clear at Tuesday night’s candidate forum.So applause for Mary, since transparency in government alw...

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OPINION: CHUCK MALLOY — Ybarra says schools on the right track

October 26, 2018 at 5:00 am

State School Superintendent Sherri Ybarra has said many times that she is an educator, not a politician. So, it’s not surprising that she doesn’t pay much attention to political norms, even after almost four years in office.If she were to w...

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