... What Kootenai County Commissioners Gus Johnson and Katie Brodie were discussing, huddled in a booth at the back of Mulligans (Coeur d'Alene Inn), near the kitchen, with blueprints spread out in front of them. My spies heard the words "Hayden" and "lots." Business, perhaps? Wouldn't that make the rendevouz between 4:30 and 5 p.m. yesterday illegal under the state's Open Meeting law? Hmm. After all, a commish quorum was present. Obviously, we know which odd man is out. Stay tuned.
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.