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  1. Shawn Vestal: Christianity already well-protected in Idaho - Fri, 27 Feb 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. Hooray for the Kootenai County Republicans, who this week rejected a resolution to "formally and specifically" declare Idaho a Christian state.

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  2. Police investigate report of shots firedRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KTMF

    ... of any suspects or vehicles involved. The scene is now clear. When Monte Hoisington, 64, came into the Kootenai County Sheriff's Office to register as a sex offender, he had his picture taken, his criminal history was recorded and he gave his ...

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  3. No sex offender grouping system in IdahoRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KTMF

    When Monte Hoisington, 64, came into the Kootenai County Sheriff's Office to register as a sex offender, he had his picture taken, his criminal history was recorded and he gave his address. At that point, he is entered into the Idaho sex offender registry and he is labeled as "compliant" for having registered.

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  4. Drone interferes with rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KTMF

    On February 12th, the Coeur d'Alene Police Department as well as several other local agencies including the Kootenai County Sheriff's Office, responded to the call of a suicidal male in the lake Coeur d'Alene near independence point. The shirtless man spent several hours in the water while officers tried to talk him.

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  5. Reopening Spokane VA Emergency Room for 24-7 service at riskRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KTMF

    ... On February 12th, the Coeur d'Alene Police Department as well as several other local agencies including the Kootenai County Sheriff's Office responded to the call of a suicidal male in the lake Coeur d'Alene near independence point. The shirtless ...

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  6. Post Falls woman meets 911 operator who helped save sonRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KXLY-TV Spokane

    ... you ever done cpr before? No? Linda: I don't know what do to. The operator on the other end of that call was Kootenai County dispatcher Ellie Creighton, who walked Linda through how to perform CPR until paramedics arrived. Operator: Now go ahead and ...

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  7. N. Idaho GOP committee rejects 'Christian state' resolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Local NEWS 8

    The Kootenai County Republican Committee in northern Idaho has rejected a draft resolution asking that the Idaho Legislature formally declare Idaho a Christian state. The Coeur d'Alene Press reports that more than two-thirds of the committee members voted Tuesday to kill the resolution.

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  8. Bekken's Wife Files For DivorceRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    ... to entice a student into a sexual encounter in exchange for $587 in NIC Foundation funds. He is in the Kootenai County Jail on $100,000 bail. Bekken's preliminary hearing is set for next Thursday. He is charged with attempting to procure a ...

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  9. Idaho committee rejects 'Christian state' resolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | KBCI CBS 2

    The Kootenai County Republican Committee in northern Idaho has rejected a draft resolution asking that the Idaho Legislature formally declare Idaho a Christian state. The Coeur d'Alene Press reports that more than two-thirds of the committee members voted Tuesday to kill the resolution.

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  10. Leak Miffs 'Christian State' BackerRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    Precinct Committeeman Hans Neumann chastised two fellow committeemen for leaking the draft resolution to the Coeur d'Alene Press before it was heard Tuesday night by the Kootenai County Republican Central Committee at the group's regular monthly meeting. Neumann said it was his first resolution, and he wasn't prepared for the "uproar" it caused when Precinct Committeemen Bjorn Handeen and Kellie Palm offered their opinions on the draft resolution in The Press.

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  11. Drone Disturbs Lake CdA RescueRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    ... d'Alene police Sgt. Christie Wood said. Units from the Coeur d'Alene police and fire departments and the Kootenai County Sheriff's Office participated in the Feb. 12 rescue in Lake Coeur d'Alene next to Tubbs Hill. The shirtless man spent nearly two ...

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  12. Idaho Republicans ponder a Judeo-Christiana declaration for stateRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Washington Times

    Republicans in Idaho say the state should be declared "Judeo-Christian" as a means of returning to constitutional roots and the Founding Fathers' visions, and they've pressed forward with a resolution to do just that - albeit symbolically only. The resolution was due for vote by the Kootenai County Republican Central Committee and was nonbinding.

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  13. Would-Be Theocrats: Think About What You're Really SayingRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Members of a county Republican Party in Idaho are to take up a measure on Tuesday evening that would declare the state a Christian one to bolster what the proposal calls the "Judeo-Christian bedrock of the founding of the United States." The resolution to be voted on by the Kootenai County Republican Central Committee is non-binding, meaning it does not have the effect of laws or rules.

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  14. The "Christian State" of Idaho?Read the original story

    Yesterday | Juan Cole

    "Do you think Idaho should be classified as a Christian state? That's the question the Kootenai County Republican Central Committee will answer Tuesday night.

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  15. Wife Won't Help Sex-For-Aid SuspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Spokesman-Review

    A former North Idaho College administrator in jail on charges he solicited sex from students in exchange for scholarship money wants his bail lowered. Joseph M. Bekken, who was fired Feb. 2 as NIC's financial aid director, is in the Kootenai County Jail on $100,000 bail.

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  16. State of Idaho v. Angela Marie BoehmRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | FindLaw

    ... tests, which she failed, and the officer took Boehm into custody. a Boehm was then transported to the Kootenai County Public Safety Building for the purpose of conducting breath alcohol tests. a There the officer observed Boehm for the required ...

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  17. Republicans shelve measure labeling Idaho a 'Christian state'Read the original story

    Wednesday | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    A county branch of the Republican Party in Idaho voted to shelve for now a measure that would have labeled the state as Christian to bolster what supporters called the Judeo-Christian underpinnings of the United States. A two-thirds majority of the Kootenai County Republican Central Committee endorsed a call on Tuesday night for the non-binding resolution to be set aside.

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  18. Sex-for-scholarship defendant asks for lower bail, says wife won't help - Wed, 25 Feb 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Spokesman-Review

    ... wants his bail lowered. Joseph M. Bekken, who was fired Feb. 2 as NIC's financial aid director, is in the Kootenai County Jail on $100,000 bail. He has been charged with five felonies, including attempting to procure a prostitute, attempting to ...

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  19. Press: County Needs SpinmeisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Spokesman-Review

    ... that journalists clamor for creation of more PIO jobs in the public sector. But we're clamoring for one now. Kootenai County is by far the biggest non-education governmental entity in the northern portion of Idaho, and its challenges at times tax ...

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  20. 'Christian State' Backer 'Apologizes'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Spokesman-Review

    Precinct Committeeman Hans Neumann, who backed the resolution calling for Idaho to be declared a "Christian state," offered an apology of sorts to the Kootenai County Republican Central Committee Tuesday night. Huckleberries Online has obtained a recording of that apology.

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