SATURDAY, APRIL 25, 2015

FRIDAY, APRIL 24, 2015

Milo, not amused

Milo, not amused 

Most evenings I'm in bed before my husband because I absolutely have to read before I fall asleep. Milo joins me because he likes to doze on Derek's pillow while it's still available. On Wednesday, I was using both pillows, so Milo had none. He was not amused. Do you let your pets on your bed?

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TGIF Wild Card 4.24.15 

I'll be abandoning the good ship Huckleberry a bit early this afternoon to venture across the border. Hope to see many of you tonight at The Well-Read Moose in Riverstone in Cda. I'll be reading from War Bonds and signing books from 6 - 7:30 PM. For those wondering how Guys and Dolls was last night,

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Job outlook sunny for Idaho 

COEUR d'ALENE - Gynii Abracosa Gilliam, president of Jobs Plus Inc., presented an encouraging outlook during the economic development corporation's annual meeting of members Thursday.

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Barville: Opting out of SBAC testing 

Columnist Jill Barville writes about opting her 11th-grader out of the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium test. The test is designed to measure student readiness for college/career readiness. Her kids is already enrolled at EWU through the Running Start program. Barville contends time spent testing would be better spent learning, Agree or disagree?

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Darrin Meeks, left, and Drew Miller accompany fiddle contestant Dani Jo Meeks during the 2013 Northwest Regional Fiddle Contest.

Fiddlers tune up for contest 

Arkansas Traveler.” “Edelweiss.” “Five Foot Two.” “Festival Waltz.” These are just a few of the old-time songs contestants are likely to perform this weekend during the 47th annual Northwest Regional Fiddle Contest.

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Binge-watching becoming top way to view TV 

This is certainly true in my family. Thanks to our Roku box, our TV watching habits aren't confined by network schedules. We're too busy to truly binge-watch, but often will watch an episode of a current favorite several nights in row. We just finished up Doc Martin and House of Cards. Now we're on to Daredevil and Hinterland. Do you binge-watch?

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Statue of Liberty being evacuated

NEW YORK (AP) — The Statue of Liberty is being evacuated, and New York City police say they’re responding to a report of a suspicious package. The New York Police Department said Friday it had boats at the scene, along with the National Park Service.

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In 35 years, just 6 special sessions in Idaho 

Idaho has had just six special sessions of the Legislature in the past 35 years, the last one then-Gov. Jim Risch’s one-day session in August of 2006 to shift school funding from the property tax to the state sales tax. The longest of those six lasted three days.

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13th and Helena

Vestal visits Little Free Libraries 

In honor of Get Lit! SR columnist Shawn Vestal visited little free libraries all over Spokane. And he came bearing the gift of books, leaving a stash at each library he visited. I LOVE little free libraries! There's one just a couple blocks from my house. Do you know of any in your area?

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Student rec center to be built at NIC 12 

COEUR d'ALENE - After 15 years of planning, Jon Totten said having approval for a student- and staff-funded North Idaho College recreation center is "borderline surreal." "It feels really good to accomplish something like this," Totten, the center's advisory board chairman, said on Thursday.

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UI to offer cyber security training program

The University of Idaho Coeur d’Alene will offer cyber security training to professionals in the information technology field. The program begins in August. It’s geared toward people with at least two to four years of work experience who need additional training to perform security analyst work.

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Mary Lou Reed: Idaho legislature gets a 'C' 

Tired and testy, Idaho legislators worked into the morning hours of Friday, April 10, to finish up the 2015 legislative session sine die. The phrase sine die is Latin for "we're finally getting out of this place as fast as we can and heading home!"

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Earthquakes rattle North Idaho 

No damage was reported in an earthquake near Sandpoint, Thursday evening. Hucks commenter Arpie reports "I was less than 10 miles from the epicenter of my first earthquake." Did you feel the quakes?

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THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 2015


Time Warner/Comcast merger off 

Comcast has scrapped plans to merge with Time Warner Cable in a $45.2 billion deal that would have combined the country’s two largest cable and broadband providers, according to a Bloomberg report Thursday.

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Wild Card 4.23.15 

Happy Thursday, or as I call it Friday Eve! I'm looking forward to seeing Guys and Dolls tonight at the INB. It's one of my favorite musicals. The last time I saw it was at Lake City Playhouse. They did a phenomenal job, but I'm looking forward to a performance by the Best of Broadway cast.

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D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.










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