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Nonviolence, community action at heart of MLK Day event
January 19, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Nonviolence, community action at heart of MLK Day event

Civic Engagement Alliance, HREI host Community Conversations online seminar

Civic Engagement Alliance, HREI host online seminar on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

February 27, 2015 8 p.m.

JUSTICE: Old idea, new approach

The article Feb. 23, Page A6, “Officials excited about new approach to criminal justice” should have made front-page news. What a concept … after national comparisons “Idaho had one of the highest incarceration rates in the country in 2013. Imprisoned nonviolent offenders were doing twice as much time as those in other states.” Instead of spending $288 million on a new prison, this new approach would beef up community-based supervision programs for nonviolent offenders.

King Day service calls for nonviolence amid turbulent times AP-US-King-Day-Service, 1st Ld-Writethru
January 19, 2021 11:05 a.m.

King Day service calls for nonviolence amid turbulent times AP-US-King-Day-Service, 1st Ld-Writethru

ATLANTA (AP) — Speakers at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. holiday celebration

MLK - 50 years later
October 13, 2014 9 p.m.

MLK - 50 years later

Measuring the leader's peace prophecy

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. dedicated his life to much more than achieving racial equality. That goal, he said again and again, was inseparable from alleviating poverty and stopping war. And he reiterated this theme after being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 50 years ago this week.

Kim Kardashian West, former prisoners visit White House
March 4, 2020 12:50 p.m.

Kim Kardashian West, former prisoners visit White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kim Kardashian West visited the White House on Wednesday along with three women who had their sentences commuted by President Donald Trump last month, allowing them early release from federal prison.

January 17, 2020 midnight

RALLY: Conflict and coincidence

Jan. 20 is a day to remember and celebrate the vision and life’s work of Martin Luther King Jr. Advancement of voting rights, nonviolence, organizing against racism, poverty and cruelty with principled methods that changed hearts and minds is just a fraction of what the civil rights movement sacrificed for. Dr. King’s vision transcends beyond any country, demographic or religion. With deep compassion, his words speak to all of humanity.

March 1, 2011 8 p.m.

Gandhi's grandson headed for Coeur d'Alene

Arun Gandhi set to speak at annual human rights banquet

COEUR d'ALENE - The grandson of Mahatma Gandhi will be the keynote speaker at this year's annual human rights banquet hosted by the Kootenai County Task Force on Human Relations.

September 6, 2020 1 a.m.

Aryan Nations trial timeline

Case unfolds over

September 5, 2012 9:24 p.m.

ATHEISTS: Their right is U.S. might

In response to the buzz over the atheist billboards, as a certain philosopher once stated, “I may not agree with what you say, but I will fight to the death to preserve your right to say it.”

August 4, 2010 9 p.m.

Lindsay Lohan released from jail, goes to rehab

LOS ANGELES - Lindsay Lohan has been released from jail, but she's not exactly a free woman.

April 22, 2014 9 p.m.

Government broadening criteria for clemency

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Justice Department is broadening the criteria it will use in evaluating clemency petitions from certain federal prisoners and expects the changes to result in thousands of new applications, Attorney General Eric Holder said Monday.

OP-ED: For safe communities, let's do Bear Clan Patrols
September 15, 2020 12:03 p.m.

OP-ED: For safe communities, let's do Bear Clan Patrols

On Aug. 23, residents of Kenosha, Wisconsin, began nightly protests after a police shooting.

May 29, 2015 9 p.m.

POT: End the misguided war

The revolution is here to stay. The revolution is truth. The war on people needs to end. I am asking people to change their perceptions on drugs and mental health. The only reason drugs hurt society is because of these policies and systems you are enforcing.

February 4, 2016 8 p.m.

Study peace on Mondays

Unity offering interfaith dialogue, healing seminars

COEUR d’ALENE — Unity Spiritual Center of North Idaho is hosting a study course focused on interfaith dialogue and healing.

State budget crises push sentencing reforms
April 3, 2011 9 p.m.

State budget crises push sentencing reforms

ATLANTA - As costs to house state inmates have soared in recent years, many conservatives are reconsidering a tough-on-crime era that has led to stiffer sentences, overcrowded prisons and bloated corrections budgets.

May 21, 2015 9 p.m.

Author to speak at IHC dinner

COEUR d'ALENE - Pulitzer Prize-winning author Diane McWhorter will be the featured speaker at this year's Idaho Humanities Council Northern Idaho Distinguished Humanities Lecture and Dinner.

Bill would ban companies boycotting Israel
February 12, 2018 2:14 p.m.

Bill would ban companies boycotting Israel

Idaho may become the next state to prohibit doing business with companies boycotting Israel.

March 3, 2010 8 p.m.

'Tis the season for peace

International Women's Day is March 8.