Huckleberries Online has learned that key reporter Marc Stewart is leaving the Coeur d'Alene Press to become the spokesman for the Coeur d'Alene Indian Tribe. Stewart, who now reports on local government after covering police and courts, will join the tribe in mid-June. HBO also has learned that another reporter, an unnamed one, has given notice, too.
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.