New assemblywoman: Sara Chambers, top center, is all smiles along with Paulette Simpson and Assemblyman Merrill Sanford on Oct. 6 during the final counting of the absentee and questioned ballots at Assembly chambers. Chambers beat Jean Christian to win the open District 2 seat.
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Pro-mine rally draws dozens: Dennis E. Wheeler, chairman and chief executive officer of Coeur d'Alene Mines Corporation, speaks on Oct. 5 to an audience of about 100 at Marine Park during a rally in support of opening the Kensington Mine in Berners Bay. Southeast Conference organized the event.