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  • Huckleberries: In battle of wits, Barbieri fell on his own sword

    Last week wasn’t an easy one for uberconservative Idaho Rep. Vito Barbieri, R-Dalton Gardens. He made headlines from the Northwest to the New York Times for a question he asked …


  • Huckleberries: McEuen Field sculpture met with praise, concern

    Last week, Coeur d’Alene unveiled the third piece of public art that will grace the new McEuen Field to rave reviews from my Huckleberries Online readers. “The Explorer,” which features …


  • Makeover begins at McEuen Field

    An overlooked park in the heart of Coeur d’Alene will be transformed into a recreational showcase over the next 14 months. In the city’s most expensive park project ever, McEuen …


  • Huckleberries: Councilman changes tone after sending testy email

    Coeur d’Alene City Councilman Dan Gookin recovered well from a recent political faux pas. Gookin, an outspoken critic of proposed changes to McEuen Field, offered verbal balm to the town …


  • Coeur d’Alene voter recall efforts officially fall short

    An effort to oust Coeur d’Alene’s mayor and half of its City Council has fallen short. The attempted recall, pushed by voters unhappy with the city’s planned waterfront revamp of …


  • Signatures fall short in CdA recall attempts

    An effort to oust Coeur d’Alene’s mayor and half of its City Council has fallen short. The attempted recall, pushed by voters unhappy with the city’s planned waterfront revamp of …


  • Huckleberries: Kootenai Republicans’ civil war not letting up

    The battle between the conservative Reagan Republicans and the uberconservative United Conservatives of North Idaho for control of the Kootenai County Republican Party won’t end soon. Huckleberries hears that the …


  • Recall pits rivaling visions

    The leader of an effort to recall Coeur d’Alene’s mayor and half of the City Council characterized his differences with the council as an ideological dispute over their vision for …


  • Business groups, tribe oppose CdA recall effort

    Two business organizations and the Coeur d’Alene Tribe announced Thursday that their leadership opposes a recall effort launched against the city of Coeur d’Alene’s mayor and three council members, saying …


  • CdA mayor still backs McEuen Field remake

    Coeur d’Alene’s mayor and three council members say the election Tuesday of three critics of a multimillion-dollar plan to remake a downtown park does not sway their support for the …


  • Contrast clear in CdA council race

    When Ron Edinger began serving on the Coeur d’Alene City Council, Adam Graves had not entered the world. Now the two – the 75-year-old with 40 years of incumbency and …


  • Huckleberries: Changes to McEuen Field will make it shine

    Huckleberries isn’t surprised that proposed changes to Coeur d’Alene’s McEuen Field attracted a crowd of boo-birds. A quarter to a third of Coeur d’Alene opposes any public project. We call …


  • McEuen Field makeover OK’d

    The Coeur d’Alene City Council on Tuesday voted 5-1 to move forward on a plan to dramatically update its aging downtown park, McEuen Field, despite extensive opposition, mostly to removing …


  • Lake City board should have $11.7 million pot

    The city of Coeur d’Alene’s urban renewal agency should have $11.7 million over the next 10 years to invest in public projects within its Lake District, according to a financial …


  • McEuen remake could cost $40 million

    A dramatic remake of McEuen Field, Coeur d’Alene’s aging waterfront park, will cost somewhere between $23 million and $40 million, according to cost estimates released Thursday by a design team. …


  • Price tag for McEuen Field remake: $23 million to $40 million

    A dramatic remake of McEuen Field, Coeur d’Alene’s aging waterfront park, will cost somewhere between $23 million and $40 million, according to cost estimates released Thursday by a design team.


  • Parks giving kids of every ability level a chance to play

    The Discovery Playground in Spokane Valley offers something for children of all abilities. The paths – made of grass, concrete or wood chips – all are accessible for wheelchairs. There …


  • Public vote on McEuen unlikely

    The public likely won’t be asked to vote on a plan to remake a popular park in downtown Coeur d’Alene, following rejection of the idea Tuesday by a committee that …


  • Public vote unlikely on McEuen Field

    A public vote on a plan to remake a popular park in downtown Coeur d’Alene is unlikely following rejection of the idea Tuesday by a city committee that forwards agenda …


  • Plan for CdA’s McEuen Field has plenty of room for contention

    The City of Coeur d’Alene has been wrestling for more than a dozen years over what to do with McEuen Field – 20 acres of land stretching from City Hall …


  • McEuen Field would be reimagined in new dream

    If this dream were to become reality, McEuen Field would be no longer. In its place: a 20-acre destination park designed from the ground up to serve “the greatest number …


  • Plan input sought for McEuen Field

    The city of Coeur d’Alene is asking for residents’ input on the future of McEuen Field.


  • Field of options

    The city of Coeur d’Alene is planning once again to consider changes to one of its most beloved treasures – McEuen Field. The downtown playfield runs from the Coeur d’Alene …

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