Randy Stapilus and Chris Carlson dropped by Huckleberries HQ Monday PM to push Chris' new book, "Eye on the Caribou," and chat about politics. Stapilus, former political reporter for the Idaho Statesman, and Carlson, former press secretary for former governor Cecil Andrus, have forgotten more about Idaho politics than you & I will ever know.
Kuo-ling Liao, also known as Angel Star Love from Cincinnati, Ohio, wears costume wings as she waits to join a crowd in Central Park, gathered to form a human peace sign to remember John Lennon and attempt a Guinness world record today in New York.
In a comment, Stickman say: "People vote for who they want to. I doubt many friends of mine would listen to my political views. But, that said, I'm sure going to vote for him. I think he's the best man for the job." (Question: Do people ask you for advice re: how to vote?)
James Meredith, an icon of the civil rights movement and an Air Force veteran, will visit Coeur d’Alene, Moscow and Lewiston for a three-day “Walk the Talk” conference starting Oct. 16 at North Idaho College. Meredith, 82, became the first black student admitted to the segregated University of Mississippi in 1962.
Craig Kosonen, 78, a former 1st District Court magistrate and long-time local attorney, originally from Wallace, died at Kootenai Medical Center last Thursday, a few days shy of his 79th birthday. David Bond/Wallace Street Journal posted Kosonen's obituary information from Bell Tower Funeral Home on Bond's Facebook wall.
In a flier being circulated on his behalf, Coeur d'Alene City Councilman Steve Adams says he has kept his campaign promises from the 2011 municipal election: "I believe a promise made is a promise kept and I have the record to prove it." Among the...
The city of Coeur d’Alene’s CDA TV Committee is sponsoring a candidate forum at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Library Community Room. This forum is for Coeur d’Alene council candidates: Edinger & Schindelbeck for Seat #1; Adams, English & MacNeil for Seat #5.
Daily roundup of links from Huckleberries Online blog roll includes: Hate/Simple Mind, Be very afraid/Fort Boise, More autumn gifts/Slight Detour, A sheriff scofflaw/Barrett Rainey, Winning w/o help of replacement refs/Grip on Sports, Going as Rachel Dolezal for Halloween/Slice, Disease claims 1,000 Idaho whitetails/Outdoors + more ...
After a British supporter of the Islamic State group published the name and address of Navy SEAL Rob O’Neill of Butte and made reference to his family, the Butte-Silver Bow Police Department discussed the potential threat with the FBI last weekend.
"It has been confirmed that Norilina Harvel has just surrendered to the Bonner County Sheriff's Office. Authorities sought (former chief financial officer) Harvel for allegedly embezzling $220,000 from Bonner General Health. We'll keep you informed with any updates"/Sandpoint Reader.
The Idaho Forest Group based in Coeur d'Alene has joined local governments in calling on Congress to designate the Scotchman Peaks area as wilderness. The roadless area includes 80,000 acres north and east of Lake Pend Oreille straddling the Montana-Idaho border and including the Kootenai and Idaho Panhandle national forests.
Jerry Kramer, the standout offensive lineman for the Vince Lombardi-coached Green Bay Packers teams in the 1960s, will be at Sandpoint High on Friday night for a special presentation. Kramer, 79, a 1954 Sandpoint graduate, is part of a nationwide kickoff to the Super Bowl 50 celebration.
Former NAACP chapter leader Rachel Dolezal received a barrage of criticism ... after being accused of lying about her race — but she's become a "bit of a hero" to pop star Rihanna. The singer told Vanity Fair in its November cover story that Dolezal should be praised — not panned —for bringing the discussion of racial identity to the forefront.
In Monday's poll, almost 60 percent of Hucks Nation said they would prefer to be represented by Mike Simpson of the 2nd District rather than Raul Labrador of the 1st District. Today's Poll: Do you agree with proposed change in CdA district code that would allow dresses w/spaghetti straps or shoulder-baring ones at formal/semi-formal dances?
On Monday, the Coeur d'Alene School Board reviewed the types of gowns and dresses that can be worn to Homecoming dances and proms. Trustees are ready to make a change. On her Facebook wall, Chairman Christa Hazel posted several photos of herself wearing shoulder baring gowns/dresses from high school days in the early 1990s.
In an email to Huckleberries Online, veteran Coeur d'Alene Councilman Ron Edinger says that challenger Toby Schindelbeck got his political pedigree wrong. Edinger said that he's a registered Republican, not a registered Democrat, as Schindelbeck claims. Also, Edinger criticizes his foe for bringing partisan politics into nonpartisan race.
UIdaho President Chuck Staben wants the institution to be "purpose-driven," and he's focusing on ways to make that happen in the next 10 years. Staben, who delivered his second state of the university address Monday, said there are purposes and distractions in every organization, and the purposes should sit clearly above the distractions.
Lawmakers received $5 million worth of good news Tuesday morning. The state’s bill for school broadband could come in well below budget. One reason for the savings: School districts have been able to tap into federally administered dollars that had been cut off during the Idaho Education Network broadband contract dispute.