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  1. Clerk: Brannon, Belmont Square OffRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Spokesman-Review

    Not long ago Jim Brannon was alleging Kootenai County voting irregularities in a lawsuit contesting an election loss. Now he oversees the elections division and is running to keep his seat as county clerk.

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  2. Ministers Fight Same-Sex Marriage LawRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Courthouse News Service

    ... They have owned The Hitching Post Wedding Chapel since 1989. Just 300 feet down the street from the Kootenai County Clerk's office, the chapel has often been the next stop for couples obtaining their marriage licenses. But that could change. The ...

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  3. Belmont, Brannon square off in Kootenai clerk's race - Tue, 21 Oct 2014 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. Not long ago Jim Brannon was alleging Kootenai County voting irregularities in a lawsuit contesting an election loss.

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  4. Jacobson Suit Against Cook DismissedRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    A plaintiff's motion to dismiss a lawsuit that had the attention of many commenters on this blog more than two years ago was quietly granted last Thursday. The 1st District Court has dismissed a defamation suit brought by then Kootenai County GOP Central Committee Chairwoman Tina Jacobson against fellow Republican Party member Linda Cook .

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  5. Christian ministers told to perform gay 'weddings' or face jail timeRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | DFW Catholic

    ... operated the Hitching Post Wedding Chapel since 1989. The 95-year-old chapel sits across the street from the Kootenai County Clerk's office. Coeur d'Alene's city officials have told the Knapps that their refusal to perform a same-sex ceremony at ...

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  6. For-Profit Wedding Chapel Sues After Idaho Legalizes Same-Sex MarriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ThinkProgress

    Back in May, when a federal judge first overturned Idaho's ban on same-sex marriage, the Hitching Post Chapel in Coeur d'Alene expressed concern about the possibility of having to marry same-sex couples. The wedding chapel located just across the street from the Kootenai County Courthouse recognized that it would be subject to the city's nondiscrimination ordinance, which requires that public accommodations offer service equally regardless of sexual orientation.

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  7. Otter aims for third term, challengers aim for change; link to election coverageRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Spokesman-Review

    ... here , with a guide to candidates and races in federal, state, local and legislative races on the ballot in Kootenai County; and visit our Election Central here , for links to all our news coverage related to the election in Idaho and Washington.

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  8. It's come to this: Government tells Christian ministers to...Read the original story

    Sunday | Protein Wisdom

    ... as the union of a man and a woman. [...] The Hitching Post Wedding Chapel is across the street from the Kootenai County Clerk's office, which issues marriage licenses. The Knapps, both in their 60s and who themselves have been married for 47 years, ...

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  9. Sheriff Knezovich takes vested interest in burglary caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... morning and handing the teller a note demanding cash. Strangely police say he also had a fake baby with him. KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho- "Lets keep Idaho the reddest of the red, you can do it, get out and vote," said Governor Butch Otter to a crowd of ...

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  10. Man arrested for series of lurings in Spokane ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... charged with 2nd degree kidnapping with sexual motivation stemming from an incident that took place in 2013. KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho- "Lets keep Idaho the reddest of the red, you can do it, get out and vote," said Governor Butch Otter to a crowd of ...

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  11. DECISION 2014: Idaho governor's race heating upRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... polls open on November 4th, A.J. Balukoff is planning on taking is own tour of the panhandle late next week. KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho- "Lets keep Idaho the reddest of the red, you can do it, get out and vote," said Governor Butch Otter to a crowd of ...

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  12. 15 same-sex couples get marriage licenses in N. IdahoRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | KREM-TV Spokane

    "So actually getting to the part where it was legalized and people were getting licenses was really amazing," said Swan. The day it became legal, the Kootenai County recorder's office was quiet but in Boise it was a different story.

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  13. Letter: Brannon Wrong To RallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Spokesman-Review

    I am writing this letter to express my displeasure at the fact that Kootenai County Clerk Jim Brannon attended a rally recently opposing same sex marriage. As of Wednesday, Oct. 14 same-sex marriage is legal in Idaho.

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  14. Video Debate: Eberlein v. NobleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Spokesman-Review

    The latest Coeur d'Alene Press Online candidates' video debate features Republican Marc Eberlein and Democrat Bruce Noble who are competing for one of the two open seats on the Board of Kootenai County Commissioners.

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  15. Idaho Man, 52, Arrested For Battering Female Victim With A BurritoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Smoking Gun

    Travis Micho, 52, tossed the burrito during a dispute with the female victim, according to a Kootenai County Sheriff's Office report. Micho, deputies reported, "grabbed his burrito from his dinner plate and threw it at as she was standing across the table from him."

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  16. Police: Burrito-throwing man arrested, charged with battery; late-night news roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | The Oregonian

    ... the man was placed on a "zero tolerance" program at the facility because of past incidents. He was lodged at Kootenai County Jail. A Seattle woman's former co-worker allegedly choked her and threatened to kill her on Sunday after she repeatedly ...

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  17. Gay marriage in Idaho low-key affair on first dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Same sex couples living in the state of Idaho can legally marry as of 9 a.m. Wednesday but in Kootenai County only one marriage certificate was issued. This may surprise you, it may not, but when the doors opened at the Kootenai County Courthouse there were no gay couples lined up to tie the knot; in fact as of 11 a.m. the recorder's office hadn't issued any marriage certificates at all.

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  18. Connect Center: Q6 staffers and reporters taking your story ideasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... Charter amendment. The 2015 budget proposed by Condon includes $1.7 million in contractual wage increases. KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho - After months of on-again, off-again court rulings, same-sex couples across Idaho were issued marriage licenses ...

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  19. Idaho begins issuing same-sex marriage licensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... happening. On Wednesday, KHQ's Victor Correa spoke with the first couple to receive a marriage license in Kootenai County, Kim Malar and Jennifer Currie. SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Mayor David Condon announced on Wednesday that he will decline the ...

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  20. Some people upset by homeowner's Halloween decorationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... Charter amendment. The 2015 budget proposed by Condon includes $1.7 million in contractual wage increases. KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho - After months of on-again, off-again court rulings, same-sex couples across Idaho were issued marriage licenses ...

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