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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.
(509) 319-0354

Recent Stories

Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 4:32 p.m.

Huckleberries: This time the bell tolls for DFO

In 50 years, D.F. “Dave” Oliveria has come full circle. He graduated from high school at age 17 in ’67. Now, he’s 67 in ’17. And he’s retiring. This will be his last column. Forty-seven years in th...

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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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