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Huckleberries Best of the INorthwest — 12/21/05

Past Gonzaga great Ronny Turiaf on the bench as his alumni battles Idaho earlier this month. Turiaf, who is recovering from heart surgery that has kept him from playing so far with the L.A. Lakers, has received clearance to begin playing for the Yakama Sun Kings of Continental League here/Brian Plonka, The Spokesman-Review.

1. The Idaho Supreme Court paddled the foot-dragging Legislature today by ruling the method Idaho uses to fund school construction is blatantly unconstitutional and puts children at risk here.

2. David Horsey/Seattle PI provides his ideas about U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens and ANWR drilling here. Meanwhile, the U.S. Senate blocked Stevens’ slight-of-hand attempt to open the wilderness area to drilling today here.

3. Governor’s race leads AP list of Washington stories for 2005 here.

4. Score for Idaho hunter’s first muzzleloader kill may be 1/8th off a world record here.

5. NBC’s “Today” show will put Little Montana Town That Could (Philipsburg) on the map tomorrow morning with a show that underscores how much can be done when a community pulls together here.

6. IMHO-NW: U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell/USA Today (Tap our minds, not ANWR oil), Rebecca Nappi/Spokesman-Review (Spokane’s new First Lady), Idaho Statesman (Otter supports flawed land giveaway), Missoulian (Lose mortgage interest deduction), and John Levesque/PI (Are Seahawks good or lucky?).

Seattle PI Online Poll: 69.5% of 1421 respondents say they vote by mail.

*3 dead children found in Twin Falls, Idaho, home here.

*Spokane County enacts a 0.1% sales tax to fund mental health services here.

*An ecoterrorists pleads for mercy in two fire-bombing cases here.

Orbusmax Special: Alaska robbers mess with wrong grandma here.


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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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