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Coeur d'Alene man takes winter sport hobby to international competition

1/13/17
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KXLY

SPOKANE, Wash. - A Coeur d'Alene man will take what began as a way to exercise his dogs in the winter months and compete later this month on the international skijoring stage.

What is skijoring? If you were a northern European, you'd probably already know. For the rest of us, to skijor is to travel on cross-country skis, being pulled by a horse or dog.

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New PAC to Have Progressive Focus

July 1, 2016
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CDA Press

"We consider ourselves to be progressive and actively engaged with the Democrat Party," Dan said. "Idaho politics used to be balanced, but somewhere along the line the pendulum got stuck on one side. The other side of it is that the Democratic Party needs to improve so they have a more significant role."

Dan said the PAC will be particularly interested in health care and education topics. It will be supportive of expanding Medicaid in Idaho and increasing funding for education.

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Partisan Politics Can't Solve Local Issues

Dan Hanks

Political divisions have never been worse in modern history, and the ongoing attempt by local political parties to add partisan politics to every element of our community is deeply damaging. Just name a local issue such as schools, roads, or utilities and there is a partisan attempt to control it. Creating divisions in every area they can see, we are witnessing national party politics threaten the community values we hold here in Idaho.

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Complexities of Idaho Politics

Dan Hanks

Idaho has a long complex political history, one which was significant for ongoing political shifts of leadership from D’s and R’s, and an ongoing tradition of working together across political divides to solve problems and support common values. Over the last decades that historical system has been hijacked by national political branding.

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World Championships of Skijor

Spokesman

Hanks will represent Team USA as he’s towed on his cross-country skis in the 1-dog and 2-dog skijor categories, according to Spokane Nordic Ski Association.

National teams of more than 30 countries compete in the World Championships every other year.

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