ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise Here

Huckleberries Online

Huckleberries AM Headlines — 9/30/05

Nursing students and community members watch from the second floor balcony as Idaho Gov. Dirk Kempthorne gives a speech to open the new North Idaho College Health and Sciences building Thursday/SR photo by Jesse Tinsley.

1. NIC celebrates sciences building: Lawmakers’ bond program enables construction on all of state’s campuses/Susan Drumheller, Spokesman-Review — Definitely reason to celebrate even if state Rep. Dick Harwood, R-St. Maries, voted against it, and a Kootenai County rep. was bad-mouthing it during a recent tour. Nursing students for generations to come will thank the foresight of other area lawmakers for making it possible.

2. Ex-Met exec denies misleading auditors: Central figure in ‘rabbit’ deal that led to firm’s failure pleads not guilty/John Stucke, Spokesman-Review — The denials always come first. Then, the plea bargain. Meanwhile, the little people are left holding the empty bag.

3. Post Falls Landing gets under way: Project by river includes condos, marina, hotel, town square/Rasha Madkour, Spokesman-Review — Finally.

4. City planners have high expectations: Design recommendation would allow buildings to reach 160 feet downtown/Tom Greene, Coeur d’Alene Press — In case you were wondering how high can they go downtown.

5. Fred Meyer backs off Post Falls: Retailer puts 16-acre site on west side near Pleasant View up for sale/Brian Walker, Coeur d’Alene Press — This is like one of those old B movie Westerns. Seems Post Falls ain’t big enough for both Wal-Mart and Fred Meyer.


Please keep it civil. Don't post comments that are obscene, defamatory, threatening, off-topic, an infringement of copyright or an invasion of privacy. Read our forum standards and community guidelines.

You must be logged in to post comments. Please log in here or click the comment box below for options.

comments powered by Disqus
« Back to Huckleberries Online

Get blog updates by email

About this blog

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.

Find DFO on Facebook

DFO on Twitter

Betsy Russell on Twitter

HBO newsmakers Twitter list

Latest comments »

Read all the posts from recent conversations on Huckleberries Online.

Take this week's news quiz ›
Search this blog
Subscribe to this blog
ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise Here