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HBO’s Local Headlines — 3/20/08

Lake City basketball coach Jim Thacker, is shown in this 2006 SR file photo by Tom Davenport, within days of collecting his his 500th win, against Post Falls. Story here

*Idaho Records/Sherry Adkins, Spokesman-Review

*Snow blankets first day of spring/Thomas Clouse, Spokesman-Review — Winter without end, amen.

*Huckleberries: Sali mailings a waste of our money/D.F. Oliveria, SR Prairie Voice — Congressmen are addicted to their franking privileges, no matter how conservative.

*Local celebrities dance-off for kids: City councilman, TV personalities, others featured in fundraiser for CYT/Sherry Ramsey, SR Prairie Voice

*Sandpoint armory plan regains traction: Idaho National Guard putting off a project to pursue this one/Keith Kinnaird, Bonner County Daily Bee — An area that’s known for good recruitment figures deserves a nice armory.

*‘I just think it’s wrong’: Group gathers on war’s anniversary to protest, urge pullout/Bill Buley, Coeur d’Alene Press — CdA protesters deserve props for making their point peacefully, unlike demonstrators in Portland, Ore.

Question: If the players are supporting Lake City High boys’ basketball coach Jim Thacker … where’s the problem? Seems like he was turning the program around.

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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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