TUESDAY, MAY 31, 2005
Tue., May 31, 2005, 5:56 p.m.
Another 'toon from Jim Tibbs/Grants Pass, Ore.*Marianne Love/Slight Detour can't get her mind off "toe cleavage" since being introduced to the topic in an SR feature here....*His Bobness/Unbearable Bobness of Being offers great photos and commentary of his Memorial Day weekend outing on Twin Lakes...
Tue., May 31, 2005, 3:02 p.m.
Gotta take a break to do my day job -- writing editorials for the SR, for those of you who've forgotten. My subject? The Duane kicking off his summer push on two projects -- Blackwell Island and the downtown memorial garden. I don't have problems...
Tue., May 31, 2005, 1:06 p.m.
Issue: Fourteen states gave Viagra to offenders: Medicaid policy interpreted differently throughout country/Associated Press.DFO: Whew, neither Washington nor Idaho is on the list.Question: If you were Emperor of the Universe, would you allow Medicaid to pay for Viagra for convicted sex offenders?Question:
Tue., May 31, 2005, 11:27 a.m.
Hi, Dave; You'll never guess what has happened now! Yup, Macy's Parade has invited us! One just never knows what the good Lord has in mind for a buncha North Idaho gals. Wow! And awaaaaay we go! This must mean we are Broadway Babes now,...
Tue., May 31, 2005, 9 a.m.
Issue: Prediction: Washington gubernatorial election to be set aside/Stefan Sharkansky, Sound Politics.DFO: Sharkansky is one of those bloggers who make a difference. He is responsible for bringing much of the shenanigans of the King County Elections Department to light since the count, recount and re-recount...
Tue., May 31, 2005, 8:49 a.m.
President Bush answers a question during a news conference at the White House today. Bush is keeping his second-term pledge to hold at least one major news conference each month. He was squeezing one in on Tuesday, the last day of May.W. Mark Felt, who...
MONDAY, MAY 30, 2005
Mon., May 30, 2005, 12:20 a.m.
St. Louis manager Tony La Russa, right, and pitching coach coach Dave Duncan turn their attention to baseball after helping pick the new pope earlier this spring. Well, they are cardinals, after all. See Item No. 1/APhoto.First, you should know that Shelly Monahan/KHQ and her...
SATURDAY, MAY 28, 2005
Sat., May 28, 2005, 12:41 a.m.
Issue: Idea for CdA gardens reseeded: Chamber asks Hagadone to resubmit plan for closing Sherman/Erica Curless & Becky Kramer, SR.DFO: I've been telling you for months that The Duane wasn't going to let this one go away. He's like an old dog with a bone....
FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2005
Fri., May 27, 2005, 11:37 p.m.
After perusing that Easter Egg sent by Cis earlier today re: hoaxes, CDADave scribbled out 10 of his own:1. Duane Hagadone cares about CDA.2. Burlington Northern is an environmentally sensitive company.3. Coeur d'Alene is going to use common sense when it comes to limiting tall...
Fri., May 27, 2005, 6:11 p.m.
Photo: Actress Eva Gabor, center, in the role of Lisa Douglas, and costar Eddie Albert, left background in doorway, as Oliver Wendell Douglas, are surrounded by animals on the set of their television series "Green Acres" in this December, 1966, file photo. Albert died yesterday...
Fri., May 27, 2005, 5:30 p.m.
I saw Duane, and some other real estate folks, standing at the proposed site of his condo tower on Potlatch Hill Rd., at the east end of the Resort Golf Course, selling potential buyers for that new development Tuesday night. Breaking ground seems imminent.Berry Picker
Fri., May 27, 2005, 2:10 p.m.
No sooner than I hear the buzz has started in Post Falls about a possible Hagadone Gardens ... than word comes that the Coeur d'Alene Chamber of Commerce is sending a letter to The Duane asking him to reconsider and locate his garden in downtown...
Fri., May 27, 2005, 1:20 p.m.
If you need something to do on Monday, at 12:00 they are dedicating the veteran's memorial on the courthouse plaza to Ron Rankin and honoring a soldier from Post Falls killed in Iraq, should be a moving ceremony.UpcloseDFO: The final mural of the Rankin Vets...
Fri., May 27, 2005, 9:26 a.m.
Mallory Gross tries to see around Makari as she snacks on treats Thursday, May 26, 2005, at the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago. You write the cutline.Top Cutlines:1. Mommy, is that a Girl-rilla or a Boy-rilla? -- John Austin.2. Makari mimics the Bush Adminstration's position...
Fri., May 27, 2005, 8:55 a.m.
Issue: District gives in on prayer, ACLU sues anyway: Legal group goes to court after school board nixes blessing at graduation/WorldNetDaily.DFO: I can't express my level of contempt for the American Civil Liberties Union. In the name of separation of church and state, it is...
Fri., May 27, 2005, 8:37 a.m.
Anyone seen that Paris Hilton commercial for a Carl's Jr. burger -- the one with her writhing all over a car? What's with that? The more interesting question--at least to Tanku Varadarajan/Wall Street Journal -- is whether Carl's Jr. could use a bare-bodied man to...
THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2005
Thu., May 26, 2005, 6:13 p.m.
Issue: 2 ex-Japanese soldiers may be on Mindanao: Officials to determine if pair have hidden since World War II/Japan Today.DFO: Seems they never decided who was the ultimate survivor.Question: If you had hidden from the rest of the world for 60 years, what would you...
Thu., May 26, 2005, 4:53 p.m.
Easter Egg = A fun surprise element on the blog.Cis Gors/Kootenai has sent along this Easter Egg to while away the final minutes until you punch the time clock tonight. It isn't as easy as it looks. And be careful in the home stretch here.
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.