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Man fined $30K for shooting grizzlies

ENDANGERED SPECIES — The Montana man's excuse that grizzlies were a threat to his grandchildren didn't fly in court. Everett Skunkcap, 75, accused of killing three grizzly bears near his Browning home last summer has been ordered to pay $30,000 in restitution. The U.S. Attorney’s...

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The City in 1950

This illustration was done in 1925 for Popular Science Monthly. It looked just 25 years into the future, and saw something grand.

Huckleberries Online

Update: No Action On Delavan 

Update: Huckleberries hears ... that county commissioners met at 9:30 this morning to discuss reinstatement of airport manager Greg Delevan and immediately went into executive session. Only staff lawyers and commissioners are allowed in the meeting. Delavan remained in the waiting room. Several people from the North West Property Owners Alliance a


Favorite books of S-R staffers 

Perusing the variety of lists of favorite books this time of year is a great way to whet your appetite for reading. I asked my newsroom colleagues to list a favorite book or two that they read in 2014. Not all of their choices were...

An underground history of Spokane trolleys

In today’s paper, we reported on a decision yesterday by the Spokane Transit Authority board of directors to let voters decide whether to increase sales tax by 0.3 percent to fund a plan that would extend hours and expand service to new areas, as well...

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Thoughts and ruminations from S-R columnist Doug Clark

Huckleberries Online

D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner o...





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