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Huckleberries Best of the Northwest -- 9/15/05

Above: Another of Doug Fredericks'/Hayden terrific photographs of North Idaho's Palouse country. Doug calls this one: "Broken Down." You can find Doug's Web site here.

1. Supreme Court chief justice nominee John Roberts is making U.S. Senator Ted Kennedy look bad, according to David Horsey/PI, here.

2. A Battle Ground, Wash., bookkeeper wonders if state education officials are capable of computing answers for the controversial Washington Assessment of Student Learning tests after spotting an error in a sample question and answer that they handed out here.

3. The 5 WSU coeds who posed for Playboy's "Women of the PAC-10" issue drew a crowd at an autography signing in Pullman Thursday here.

4. An underemployed border collie who'd like a city job chasing geese from a Boise park has been turned down by City Hall here.

5. Killer writes about killing two pedophiles here.

*IMHO-NW: Floyd J. McKay/Seattle Times (North Dakota town's land giveaway), G.George Ostrom/Bigfork Eagle (Another grizzly tale), Chris Peterson/Hungry Horse News (Penguin power), Susan Paynter/PI (Girl motivated by dad's evil past), and Jim Moore/PI (Classless Grambling coach).

*Don't look now, but Mother Nature dropped up to 24 inches of snow in the Glacier Park high country over the weekend (with terrific photo by Chris Peterson/Hungry Horse News) here.

*Washington Lottery officials are looking for the person who bought a $1.8M ticket from a North Spokane supermarket here.

*For every US troop killed in Iraq, seven are wounded, many severely; The Idaho Statesman looks at three of the wounded who face a long recovery here.

Orbusmax provides the rest of the Northwest here.

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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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