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Spokane police chief receives another complaint

spokesman.com — On the heels of last week's complaint against Spokane Police Chief Frank Straub for misrepresentation, Brian Breen, a retired police officer and frequent commenter on Spokesman-Review stories, has filed a complaint against the chief for providing "false information to members of the City Council ... during a budget presentation." At ...
Sep 02, 2014

Sirens & Gavels: Spokane police chief receives another complaint spokesman.com/blogs/sirens/2… via @spokesmanreview

AdWatch: The 'LiberalAJ' ad

spokesman.com — The harshest political ad on the air in Idaho’s governor’s race goes after Democratic candidate A.J. Balukoff, branding him a “liberal” and attempting to tie him to President Barack Obama. Balukoff, a Boise businessman and longtime chairman of the Boise School Board, says the ad is full of “lies and ...

Spokane Symphony musicians approve new contract with raises

spokesman.com — The Spokane Symphony Board of Trustees and musicians have reached a new two-year labor agreement that will increase musicians' salaries by 7.5 percent. The musicians unanimously ratified the new agreement over the weekend, a news release said.

Huckleberries Online

spokesman.com — In the American Spectator, conservative columnist Ben Stein writes: I have been going to Sandpoint since 1992 on a regular basis. In all of that time I have only had one person honk her horn at me and she had a Coeur d’Alene license plate. I have literally been too ...
Sep 02, 2014

You heard of California dreamin', right; how about Californian dreamin' of Idaho? spokesman.com/blogs/hbo/2014… @benstein #Sandpoint

Huckleberries Online

spokesman.com — Idaho has three counties listed among the most heavily armed counties in the USA, according to the Reddit site: No. 3 Nez Perce (Lewiston), No. 10 Canyon (Nampa) and No. 24 Ada (Boise). Believe it or not, the Lone Star State has no counties among the Top 30. Zach Nobel ...

Huckleberries Online

spokesman.com — You might be hot and bothered regarding recent dog shootings by police officers in Coeur d’Alene and Spokane Valley. But the Kootenai County GOP isn’t. The local Elephants shot down a resolution offered by Precinct 52 Committeeman Bjorn Handeen, to better protect our four-legged BFFs. Bjorn recommended a law patterned ...
Sep 02, 2014

Sunday Huckleberries @SpokesmanReview begins w/local GOP dissing resolution to protect dogs+SR weekend column links: spokesman.com/blogs/hbo/2014…

Costello: Media Alter News It Reports

spokesman.com — Journalism schools do not require their graduates to study physics. If they did, then journalists might have a greater appreciation for how they corrupt the events they cover. A fundamental law of physics maintains that one cannot observe an elementary particle's behavior without influencing and thereby altering that particle's behavior.