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Weekend Wild Card — 5.24-25.2014

We've finally reached the day for the reopening of McEuen Park. Twenty-five years from now, newcomers to the area will shake their heads when they learn that a battle royal was fought over this magnificent park. And that a 4-3 City Council majority is the only thing that kept it on track to become a reality. Mayor Steve Widmyer and former mayor Sandi Bloem will be on hand to dedicate the park at 11 o'clock Saturday morning. They deserve a bow, as does Councilman Woody McEvers and former council members Mike Kennedy and Deanna Goodlander for helping make today a reality. See you down there? Here's your weekend Wild Card ...

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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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