Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Thursday, August 22, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Partly Cloudy Day 67° Partly Cloudy

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 29, 2007

Eye On Boise: Craig Among 40 Arrested in Sting Op

Forty men have been arrested since May at the Minneapolis-St. Paul airport in a restroom-sex solicitation sting that also snared Idaho Sen. Larry Craig, according to the AP, and most were nabbed after going through a similar foot-tapping ritual that police said was a signal...

Continue reading this post »

Inside Huckleberries -- 8/29/07

*I've been mentioned twice this week by former Clinton aide Bruce Reed (also son of Scott and Mary Lou Reed) in his column for Slate online here and here.***Here's One for James Bond: Betsy Russell/Eye On Boise and I will be working closer than ever...

Continue reading this post »

Breaking! Craig Gives Up 4 Senate Seats

Item: Sen. Craig gives up four Senate committee seats; colleagues call for resignation/Associated Press and Rocky Barker/Idaho StatesmanMore Info: Sen. Larry Craig has agreed to temporarily give up his seats on four Senate Committees at the request of Senate Republican leadership, while his political support...

Continue reading this post »

Gay Task Force: "Rank And Homophobic Hypocrisy"

The executive director of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, Matt Foreman, is accusing Senate Republican leaders of hypocrisy for calling for an ethics investigation into Sen. Larry Craig’s arrest and guilty plea in a restroom sex-solicitation scandal, but not doing the same for...

Continue reading this post »

Edit Roundup: Craig Has Himself to Blame

During a brief — and largely defiant — public appearance Tuesday afternoon, Sen. Larry Craig apologized for bringing "a cloud over Idaho." We're sorry, senator. This cloud does not belong to the people who have elected you for the past 27 years. It's all yours....

Continue reading this post »

SR: Craig Left Things Clear As Mud

For all the clarity U.S. Sen. Larry Craig added on Tuesday to his disorderly conduct plea, he might as well have stayed on vacation. At a rushed appearance before reporters in Boise, the Idaho Republican denied having committed the offense to which he pleaded guilty...

Continue reading this post »

Huckleberries Hears ...

... that Sandy Patano, U.S. Sen. Larry Craig's state director, made a plea for Kootenai County Republicans to stand by the senator who has done good for them for so long. In the comments section, "Spin" posts:" Sandy Patano was in the unenviable position of...

Continue reading this post »

Huckleberries Online

D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.