Trustee Todd Banducci told local Republicans at their central committee meeting last night that he'll seek re-election to the North Idaho College Board of Trustees -- and that he'll be filing his re-election petition today. This, according to Huckleberries sources at the meeting. Banducci had the petition at the meeting and he handed out donation material while asking for help. He stated that Becky Funk of Engage Consulting (who was in attendance) was helping him. Also, Banducci stated he is the college's worst nightmare: he's been in the military, he's a small business owner, he's been married for many years, and he "clings to his guns and his Bible because he knows his God." Also, he told the gathering, they should support him because he's not a millionaire like a few of the others.
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.