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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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Recent Stories

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 29, 2017, 9:25 p.m.

Huckleberries: Jim Hammond’s legacy lives on

The clock is winding down on Jim Hammond’s long career of public service to Post Falls and Coeur d’Alene. Councilman. Mayor. State senator. And city administrator in both Post Falls and Coeur d’Ale...

Thu., Nov. 23, 2017

An elevator fit for the Grinch

A funny thing happened to Coeur d’Alene City Councilwoman Kiki Miller on her way to her car in the Coeur d’Alene Resort parking garage recently.

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Recent Blog Posts

Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 9:14 p.m.

DFO Day in CdA 19 

I was completely surprised at the Huckleberries Farewell-fest when Deputy City Administrator Sam Taylor asked for the mic (even though we had no mic) and read a proclamation from Mayor Steve Widmye...

Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 9:12 p.m.

DFO's Farewell-fest 

We had a sweet time at the Huckleberries Farewell-fest tonight. Many came. We roasted and toasted. Brilliant photog/friend Brian Plonka snapped this photo. Also, Don Sausser posted a number of phot...

Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 4:44 p.m.

Contact Info 

My SR email account,, will be active for another 2 weeks. You can also contact me on my new Gmail account: And/or you can follow me on my Huckleberries...

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