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Huckleberries Best of the Local Blogs — 8/30/07

Kerri Thoreson/OnLocation North Idaho

Indeed, sez Kerri Thoreson/OnLocation North Idaho, the dog days of summer are upon us.

*” Should Larry Craig run for re-election? No. Should he resign his seat in the Senate? Yes. It has nothing to do with whether he is gay or not. It has nothing to do with his being a hypocrite. If we used that as a basis for ousting legislators we’d have none” — Dogwalk Musings here.

*As the nights turn cooler, BrodH20 is determined to get in as much camping as possible to justify the monthly expense of the new family camper here.

*F-Words calls the bathroom sting and resulting hubbub involving U.S. Sen. Larry Craig “the lamest sex scandal ever” here.

*Idaho Preps is predicting that the Coeur d’Alene High boys soccer team will repeat as champs of the Inland Empire League — with Sandpoint High second — here. Meanwhile, Idaho Sports North has features on footballers from Coeur d’Alene and Sandpoint highs here.

*With all the bad news about Idaho going on — Craig and the wildfires down south — Slight Detour turns to an area of her life that isn’t giving her trouble, her garden, here.

*Un-Muted Mumblings celebrates his two-year blogiversary here.

Blog Numbers (for Tuesday, Aug. 28): 12,555 page-views, 7,241 unique views.

Meanwhile, Tumblewords experiences “Separation Panic in August” here, Family Phil’s children learn to play pool here, As The Lake Churns chronicles Elkins 75th birthday bash here, From A Simple Mind sez life isn’t fair here, Plaid Toaster gets great news about her baby here, Silver Valley Girl is trying to turn over a new leaf here, Sparky hears from a friend here, and Mrs. Mac Energetic bids adieu to summer here.

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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.

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