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Statesman Endorses Woodings

State Rep. Holli Woodings found this old campaign sign of retiring Secretary of State during a campaign stop in St. Maries last week. (Photo courtesy of Woodings campaign)

In a Saturday endorsement editorial, the Idaho Statesman Editorial Board said: "We made our decision to endorse (state Rep. Holli Woodings, D-Boise) without regard to either candidate's "experience," simply because we don't believe it is very applicable. We are more concerned about their impartiality running elections, monitoring campaign finances and lobbyists, and managing Idaho interests on the Land Board. Our concerns about (state Rep. Lawerence Denney, R-Midvale) revolve around past partisan dealings and future plans to tinker with voting. Denney's failure as speaker to take action against former Rep. Phil Hart, R-Athol, who stole state timber and refused to pay $600,000 in back state and federal taxes, has us questioning his impartiality. More here.


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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.