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1 hr ago | The Spokesman-Review

Local GOP Rejects Arfee Resolution

On the Justice for Arfee Facebook wall, Precinct 52 Committeeman Bjorn Handeen describes running into a brick wall last night when he submitted a resolution to protect dogs to the Kootenai County GOP Central Committee.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

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Seven-year-old boy still in critical condition after being shot

The seven-year-old accidentally shot while playing with a hand gun remains in critical condition, according to the Kootenai County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Hayden, ID, Medicine, Sacred Heart Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Idaho, Kootenai, ID

KTMF

Saluting the Brave: Veterans finally recognized with full military honors

Veterans who have long passed away were finally remembered, honored for their service, and recognized with full military honors.

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Related Topix: Idaho, Hayden, ID, Kootenai, ID, Coeur d'Alene, ID

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County Ready To Vote On Jail Lease

The Kootenai County Commissioners are currently negotiating with Rocky Mountain Corrections, of Ketchum, Idaho, on an agreement that would have the company build and own a new jail in Kootenai County.

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Related Topix: Ketchum, ID

Mon Aug 25, 2014

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Top Comment -- Marc Stewart

Thankfully nobody was injured, but it was scary for the kids. The other driver was cited for rear ending us.

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KHQ-TV Spokane

Coeur d'Alene Police searching for Zip Trip Robber

On August 24, 2014 at approximately 2256 hours, Coeur d' Alene Police responded to a report of a robbery at Zip Trip located at 701 East Sherman Avenue.

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Related Topix: Coeur d'Alene, ID, Post Falls, ID, Athol, ID

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In brief: Silverwood restroom destroyed by fire - Mon, 25 Aug 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. A fire in a building housing restrooms and changing rooms forced a temporary evacuation Sunday at Silverwood Theme Park's Boulder Beach Water Park in Athol.

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Related Topix: Athol, ID, Coeur d'Alene, ID

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Boise Weekly

Video: Idaho Child Critically Injured While Playing With Gun

An Idaho boy is fighting for his life after being shot Saturday. Police said the child was playing with a gun.

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Related Topix: Hayden, ID, Kootenai, ID

KREM-TV Spokane

Police searching suspect who fired a shot outside a Coeur d'Alene bar

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho Coeur d'Alene Police are searching for a man who fired a gun in the parking lot of a bar Saturday night.

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Related Topix: Coeur d'Alene, ID

Sat Aug 23, 2014

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7-year-old critically injured while playing with gun - Sat, 23 Aug 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. A 7-year-old boy was critically injured Saturday when he was shot while playing with a gun at a home in Hayden, the Kootenai County Sheriff's Office reported.

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Idaho clubs - Sat, 23 Aug 2014 PST

Kinnikinnick Chapter of the Idaho Native Plant Society - Meets the fourth Saturday of the month, 9:45 a.m., Sandpoint Community Hall, 204 S. First Ave.; 265-2674.

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Related Topix: Idaho, Sandpoint, ID, Coeur d'Alene, ID, Hayden, ID, Kootenai, ID

Fri Aug 22, 2014

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Fair Offers Variety Of Food, Treats

Jessica Esposito carried a package of pastel-pink and blue cotton candy as she and her husband, Anthony, wandered toward the exit of the North Idaho Fair and Rodeo Thursday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Post Falls, ID, Cake, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert, Coeur d'Alene, ID

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Day Of Hope Set Sept. 6

For those who need a lift, there's hope. The free North Idaho Day of Hope will be Saturday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Coeur d'Alene, ID

KXLY-TV Spokane

Woman reports attack at North Idaho fairgrounds

The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office is investigating reports of a woman being attacked in the parking lot of the Kootenai County Fairgrounds Thursday night.

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Birchers Out In Force

So, the John Birch Society is manning a booth at the North Idaho Fair this year, to warn people about the, ahem, dangers of Common Core and other conspiracy theories.

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Related Topix: Life, Conspiracy Theory, Hobbies

Thu Aug 21, 2014

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'Not guilty' pleas entered in Post Falls double homicide - Thu, 21 Aug 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. A judge entered not guilty pleas today for a man charged with murder in the strangulation of his wife and her little girl in their Post Falls apartment July 8. Angel Albertico Morales-Larranaga, 24, chose to remain silent when 1st District Judge Fred Gibler asked for his ... (more)

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Related Topix: Post Falls, ID

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Plenty of fun to lasso at North Idaho Fair & Rodeo - Thu, 21 Aug 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. The North Idaho Fair & Rodeo opened Wednesday morning with a striking new entryway and plaza that pays tribute to a century and a half of Kootenai County history, from mining and logging through present-day tourism that drives the local economy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, C. Otter, Idaho, Coeur d'Alene, ID, Cataldo, ID

Tue Aug 19, 2014

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No Vacancy No Option For Sheriff

Kootenai County Sheriff's deputy Josh Dunne works at a monitoring station Monday during his shift at the jail in Coeur d'Alene.

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Related Topix: Coeur d'Alene, ID

Boise Weekly

Idaho Man Charged With False Car Theft Report After Binge Drinking and Blackout

A North Idaho man who went to the Kootenai County Sheriff's Office in a panic, saying his car had been stolen, found himself behind bars.

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Related Topix: Post Falls, ID, Coeur d'Alene, ID

Fri Aug 15, 2014

KHQ-TV Spokane

Crash blocking both lanes of US 95 south of Sandpoint on Longbridge

KHQ.COM - A crash is blocking all lanes of US 95 just south of Sandpoint on Longbridge.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Post Falls, ID

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