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Middleton threatens resident for washing Jeep in his driveway

May 28, 2015 Dustin Hurst

Shawn Alexander's Jeep, which he frequently uses for off-roading and mud-bogging. Two Middleton city employees threatened to fine one of its residents for washing his Jeep’s engine in his driveway. Middleton resident Shawn Alexander told Thursday the city’s actions angered him. “I feel like I’ve been…

Coeur d’Alene councilor objects to federal policing dollars

May 27, 2015 Dustin Hurst

Councilor Steve Adams voted against more federal dollars for policing in Coeur d'Alene. Coeur d’Alene City Councilor Steve Adams voted against more federal money for cops in his city, worrying the cash would come with federal strings. “I don’t like the potential of having to fund…

Expert: Geddes’ possible pension-spike shows unfair system, ‘entitlement mentality’

May 27, 2015 Dustin Hurst

Steven Greenhut, left, warned about pension-spiking abuse by Idaho officials. Pension-spiking by former state lawmakers reveals an unfair system and an “entitlement mentality,” said one national public pension expert. Steven Greenhut, columnist for the San Diego Union Tribune and author of Plunder: How Public Employee Unions…

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