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Wed., Jan. 28, 2009, 1:27 p.m.

Inaugural Platform Used NI Lumber

It may not have grabbed the limelight with the same pizzazz as the rest of the hoopla at the 56th quadrennial inauguration, but Riley Creek Lumber Company's logo received worldwide visibility shortly before Barack Obama was sworn in as the 44th President of the United States. A photograph and slideshow of the construction of the inauguration platform displaying stacks of lumber draped with Riley Creek's distinctive emblem on its white-and-blue bagging at the west steps of the U.S. Capitol was viewed by hundreds of thousands of Internet users/R.J. Cohn, More here.

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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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