Stories tagged: Huckleberries
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 …
Thu., Oct. 19, 2017, 4:33 p.m.
Vince Bozzi of “Spokane Coeur d’Alene Living” has seen the error of his ways.
Thu., Oct. 12, 2017
The late Bob Paulos was dead wrong about one of the first major pieces of public art in Coeur d’Alene, and would spin in his grave if he knew how …
Thu., Oct. 5, 2017
Pecky Cox, of Priest Lake, hunts mushrooms alone. Mushroomers are like huckleberry pickers.
Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 4:32 p.m.
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 …
Tue., Aug. 15, 2017
Christa Hazel is living rent free in the alleged minds of the Kootenai County Republican Central Committee leadership. After turning in her resignation as a precinct committeewoman, Christa criticized Chairman …
Mon., Aug. 14, 2017
Some chuckled at Dave Chamberlain’s Huckleberries slap at a Washington driver, but not Dave Vogel.
Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 5:26 a.m.
Most of us have catty nicknames for the town newspaper. Socialist Review. Coeur d’Alene Mess. Lewiston Trombone. Huckleberries asked readers for the nickname of their hometown newspaper. Owner Trish Gannon …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 10:46 a.m.
Offering flowers, jokes and food are all ways my Irish-Catholic family shows affection without directly talking about feelings. When one of us has a better huckleberry haul than expected, we …
Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 5:52 p.m.
Shelly Robins Zollman, director of North Idaho Family Magazine, has this thing about rolling her ankle on Tubbs Hill. The Coeur d’Alene woman estimates that she has done it about …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 6, 2017, 9:32 p.m.
The online criticism of the Coeur d’Alene Albertsons stung, especially coming from a longtime customer who wondered if the store was going downhill. But Albertsons corporate executives responded quickly, promising …
Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 5:25 a.m.
Whitebark pines, a struggling but ecologically important species, are getting a boost in northeastern Washington from the Colville National Forest and the