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February 21st, 2015
COEUR D'ALENE (AP) â€” Imagine a world where items normally made of metal are fashioned out of wood - airplane engines, Ferris wheels, logging chains, Geneva drive gear mechanisms, maritime pulleys, pendulum systems within grandfather clocks.
Throw in mischievous puzzles, functional and fashionable home decor and unique pieces of art and you would see a world created by Ray Gotz.
"I just like to make stuff," the 88-year-old Coeur d'Alene resident said.
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By AARTI SEQUEIRA
A brimming pot of hearty stew is a gift in so many ways during the gray, bone-chilling days of winter. Simmering merrily away on the stove, it warms the kitchen (especially if you fire up the oven and bake a pan of cornbread to serve with it). Its aroma lifts the spirits, encouraging anyone who walks through the front door that they are finally home.
And given that it's made in a huge pot, it's an antidote to loneliness. It begs to be shared with your neighbors!
Morning News â€” Bob Hudson
Blackfoot Police and an Idaho State Police trooper begin an investigation into why a pickup truck crashed into a building near Kesler's Market on Wednesday. Check back later for more information.
Dancing With The "Blackfoot" Stars contestants have met their dance partner and are in the midst of intense rehearsals this week in preparation for the final show on Friday, 7:30 p.m., at the Blackfoot Performing Arts Center (BPAC).
BOISE (AP) â€” An Idaho lawmaker upset with federal judges who have overturned same-sex marriage bans across the nation is proposing that Congress impeach judges who fail to uphold the U.S. Constitution.
Republican Rep. Paul Shepherd of Riggins introduced the non-binding resolution Monday to the Idaho House State Affairs Committee.
The committee voted to introduce the resolution, with four Democrats opposed.
Shepherd says that federal judges are adjudicating against the intent of U.S. Constitution, focusing primarily on the multiple rulings that gay marriage bans are illegal.
â€¢ AARP Tax aide from 9 a.m. to noon at the Senior Citizens Center, 20 E. Pacific St. Service continues each Mon. through Apr. 13, also every Tue. Wed. and Thur. from 5:30-8 p.m.
â€¢ Community Dinner Table will serve a hot meal for those in need at Jason Lee Methodist Church, 168 S. University Ave, from 5-6:30 p.m. No charge, no IDâ€™s, no dress code; nothing but good food and fellowship. For more information call 785-3611.
â€¢ Early voting for these supplemental levies open on Tuesday, Feb 17, in the county clerkâ€™s office in the Bingham County Courthouse.
Qello Concerts, the world's largest collection of full-length concerts and music documentaries on-demand, has named their most "Love Struck" states based on the number of times users listened to Qello Concerts' Valentine's Day setlist. The top three "Love Struck" states are:
From classic ballads like Dianna Krall's "The Look of Lov," to James Blunt's "You're Beautiful," the Qello Concerts Valentine's Day Setlist is
1. Diana Krall, Look of Love
2. Jason Mraz featuring Colbie Caillat, Lucky
3. Blake Shelton featuring Miranda Lambert, Home