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Peter Cenarrusa former Idaho Secretary of State, dies

BOISE – Pete T. Cenarrusa, a Basque-American who held state office in Idaho uninterrupted for more than five decades and spent nearly as long in the sheep business, has died. He was 95.

Cenarrusa died about noon Sunday at his home in Boise after a battle with lung cancer, said Roy Eiguren, president of the Cenarrusa Foundation for Basque Culture. Cenarrusa’s wife of 66 years, Freda, was at his side.

“He was an exceptional human being who did so much for Idaho and its people,” Eiguren said. “He will be deeply missed.” Read more.




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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.