Stories tagged: Huckleberries
Thu., April 11, 2019, 5 a.m.
It has been almost three years since Tom Wobker shuffled off this mortal coil. But his poetry, penned under the nom de plume, The Bard of Sherman Avenue, remains popular.
Mon., March 4, 2019, 5 a.m.
Some would say that Coeur d’Alene Councilman Dan English is half the man today that he was during his years as Kootenai County clerk. But Dan is quick to correct …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 14, 2019, 10:51 p.m.
And the answer is – cheerful and helpful. The question? What were the men and women of Spokane International Airport security like first thing in the morning after more than …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 24, 2019, 10:41 p.m.
Roger Dunsmore has spent the six years in his adopted hometown of Coeur d’Alene promoting the work of other poets. Dunsmore?
Thu., Jan. 10, 2019
Count Evielynne Holbrook, of Spirit Lake and Spokane Valley, among those who aren’t impressed with the higher cost of visiting Mickey, Donald Duck, Goofy et al. in their natural setting, …
Thu., Dec. 20, 2018
Doug Eastwood, the former Coeur d’Alene parks director, enjoyed his first aquatics class at the Kroc Center to the beat of his 25ish instructor’s music.
Thu., Nov. 22, 2018
Shirley Stafford Thagard wasn’t nestled in her bed with visions of sugar plums dancing in her head. But she was focused on Christmas on Saturday when she heard something up …
Thu., Nov. 8, 2018
The city of Coeur d’Alene broke Ray Stone’s heart 25 years ago.
Thu., Oct. 25, 2018
Brandi Irons of Post Falls admits she has made some bad choices in life, choices that cost her the right to vote – until this week.
Thu., Oct. 11, 2018
Bruce Twitchell was filling in behind the bar at the popular Mad Bomber pub in Hayden when a man in his late 20s walked in.
Thu., Sept. 27, 2018
Seems a Trump supporter thinks the Coeur d’Alene Library is involved in a
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 9:03 p.m.
Coeur d’Alene landscape architect Jon Mueller knew where he wanted to be on what would have been his father’s 100th birthday, Sept. 8 – the bridge over Mica Creek up …
Thu., Aug. 23, 2018
That new digital archive system at the Coeur d’Alene Library is swell – you know, the one that eventually will chronicle the Coeur d’Alene Press from 1892 to 1964.
Thu., Aug. 9, 2018
Jake Smulkowski of Rathdrum is an unabashed fan of all things North Idaho. And a recent encounter with the generous spirit of the place that Huckleberries calls home has added …
UPDATED: Thu., July 26, 2018, 5:59 p.m.
Huckleberries enjoys eavesdropping on conversations along the Coeur d’Alene waterfront.
Thu., June 28, 2018
You’d think there’d be no complaints about the picture-perfect Coeur d’Alene Library in picture-perfect Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. But you’d be wrong.
Thu., June 14, 2018, 6 a.m.
Believe it or not, it has been 25 years since a skinny piece of cloth shook up Coeur d’Alene residents – and later their City Council.
Thu., May 24, 2018
Former Coeur d’Alene mayor Sandi Bloem wouldn’t hesitate to do it again. Four years ago today, on Memorial Day weekend 2014, Bloem, her successor, Steve Widmyer, and town dignitaries dedicated …
Thu., May 10, 2018
If you have a Coeur d’Alene library card, you owe a debt of gratitude to the late Julie Meier.
UPDATED: Wed., April 11, 2018, 6:53 p.m.
Carnie McArthur died March 16, lost in the fog that traps victims of Alzheimer’s. In Carnie’s case, the disease robbed him of the last decade of his nearly 67 years.
Thu., March 29, 2018, 5 a.m.
Avondale Lake’s neighbors were watching out for a couple of boys playing on thin ice.
Thu., March 15, 2018
Long before John Shuster led the U.S. men’s curling team to Olympic gold, the Utility Now Known As Avista was touting the merits of the sport.
Thu., March 1, 2018
A long time ago in a Southern California city far, far away, a woman who now lives in Hayden had a brush with a Monkee before he was famous.
Thu., Feb. 15, 2018, 5 a.m.
Rebecca Schroeder, now of Coeur d’Alene, remembers how Gritz and his followers introduced fear and political turmoil into her childhood hometown of Kooskia.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 26, 2018, 8:44 a.m.
With a sly grin, John Austin admits he liked to window shop but not buy as a young man growing up in the shadow of the now-defunct Wallace bordellos. But …
Fri., Dec. 22, 2017
Every holiday season brings much goodwill. But there are also random acts of meanness that cause us pause.
Thu., Dec. 14, 2017
After three Chihuahuas and a long-haired German shepherd, Kevin and Wendi Powell, of Rathdrum, decided to go big. Really big. They fell in love with Moose, an abandoned English mastiff, …
Thu., Dec. 7, 2017
Like others before them, Connie Anderson and her family were lured to the Inland Northwest by rumors of a Shangri-La in the woods of North Idaho.
Thu., Nov. 23, 2017
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.
Thu., Nov. 2, 2017
On this day in 1967, as the Vietnam War raged, a political ad appeared in the lower righthand corner of the Coeur d’Alene Press. The ad, sponsored by the Community …