Arrow-right Camera

Huckleberries Online

Fri., April 7, 2006, 12:24 p.m.

HBO’s Best of the INorthwest — 4/7/06

Law enforcement personnel crawl on their hands and knees Thursday in Lakewood, Wash., in a grid of yellow crime scene tape looking and marking possible evidence in the murder of Adre-Anna Jackson. Police confirmed Wednesday that human remains found near a school are those of the 10-year-old girl who vanished in December. (AP Photo/Russ Carmack, The News Tribune)

Breaking: An Irish judge postpones extradition for Frederick Russell again here.

1. David Horsey/Seattle PI looks at life in Seattle without the Supersonices here.

2. In the first test of Washington state's new clean indoor air act in Spokane County, a judge has ruled against a Spokane Valley bar that was allowing patrons to smoke here.

3. Idaho has some of the youngest drivers in the nation. And those drivers, who can get a license when they turn 15, face few restrictions. Now a coalition of insurers and public safety officials is forming to talk about changing the rules regarding seat belts, nighttime driving and passengers, as other states have done here.

4. Study: People who visit Yellowstone National Park to catch a glimpse of its wolves bring $35 million to Montana, Idaho and Wyoming each year here.

5. With few residents or roads, numerous lakes and a sprawling, loosely patrolled border with Canada, Okanogan County has become prime territory for pot smuggling via float plane here.

6. IMHO-NW: Dan Popkey/Idaho Statesman (Sali: A GOP pariah), Idaho Statesman (Property tax reform delay prudent), Missoulian (For many, April 17 is tax holiday), Cady McCowin/UI Argonaut (HIV trial raise tough issues), and Seattle Times (WSU barely reaches first base).

*Online Poll: 57% of 1756 respondents to a Billings Gazette poll say illegal aliens should be deported.

*The median house price in Seattle has reached $407,000 here.

*Montana Coach Larry Krystkowiak is a finalist for the men's basketball opening at Pepperdine here.

*Washington state will continue to use road de-icer even though it kills an endangered plant growing near U.S. 2 here.

Spokane residents will get their first glimpse next week of a "Mozart and the Whale," a movie filmed in their own back yards here.

Orbusmax Special: Government lawyers want gold dental work from pair facing drug charges here.

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

Huckleberries Online

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.