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Fri., May 19, 2017, 1:28 p.m.

Archives: Burning the 9:15 p.m. oil

Here's another Huckleberries nugget from 25 years ago (May 25, 1992):

Eli Ross, that wild and crazy new guy-elect on the Coeur d'Alene School Board, will have to change his sleeping habits. Board meetings sometimes wander into the wee hours. Eli's one of those early-to-bed types. Zzzzzz's at 8:30. Ross originally planned to go beddy-bye at the normal hour election night. Said Eli prior to closure of the polls: "The results will be the same tomorrow. I'll have no trouble going to sleep without knowing who won." But he was up burning the 9:15 p.m. oil when school super Keith Tolzin called to congratulate him on his win. Eli reportedly split a Pepsi with his wife to celebrate. Now, that's living on the edge."




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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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