Kootenai County officials told colleague Erica Curless this afternoon that residential values are down a total of $500 million throughout the county -- an average drop of 3% to 5% per household (although valuations on the east side of Lake Coeur d'Alene are up 2%, as a result of Gozzer Ranch subdivision). The county has no final numbers yet.
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.