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THURSDAY, JULY 13, 2017

Huckleberries: We knew way back when ...

Look up “states(wo)man” in the dictionary (that device we used before Google and Wikipedia), and you’ll find a picture of state Sen. Shawn Keough. The Sandpoint Republican has represented Idaho’s 1st Senate District superbly for more than 20 years.

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THURSDAY, JUNE 15, 2017

THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 2017

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 19, 2017

In this Oct. 15, 2013, Spokesman-Review file photo, fishermen troll slowly for kokanee salmon near often-misspelled Higgens Point on Lake Coeurd’Alene, 7 miles east of the city of Coeur d’Alene. (Jesse Tinsley / The Spokesman-Review)

Huckleberries: It's Higgens Point

Huckleberries Wednesday spotlights an incorrect spelling for the point on Lake Coeur d'Alene, 7 miles from town. The correct spelling of Higgens Point is with a final vowel E not I. It's name after Coeur d'Alene chiropractor Milton C. Higgens. The item is the second one in today's Huckleberries column.

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12, 2017

Poll: Less likely to fly United 

In the Tuesday poll, a supermajority either won't fly United Airlines at all or are less likely to fly United after a passenger was dragged off a flight in Chicago for refusing to give up a seat. Today's Poll: Did Gonzaga freshman center Zach Collins make the right decision to declare for the NBA draft after only one year as a Zag?

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THURSDAY, APRIL 6, 2017

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5, 2017

THURSDAY, MARCH 30, 2017


Associated Press Deputy Director of Sports Products Barry Bedlan hands Gonzaga head coach Mark Few the 2016-2017 Coach of the Year trophy at a news conference Thursday, March 30, 2017, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Few named AP coach of the year 

Mark Few, who led Gonzaga to a 36-1 record, is The Associated Press' Coach of the Year. Few has taken the Zags to the NCAA Tournament in all 18 of his seasons there. He was a runaway winner Thursday receiving 31 votes from the same 65-member media panel that selects the weekly Top 25.

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MONDAY, MARCH 27, 2017

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017

THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2017

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017

In this file photo, Brad Harrison of Spokane flings himself off the rocks of Tubbs Hill into beautiful Lake Coeur d'Alene. A New York website considers Lake Coeur d’Alene to be the “best damn thing” about Idaho. (Jesse Tinsley/THE SPOKESMAN-REVIEW file photo)

Huckleberries: Sufferin' lake envy 12 

Huckleberries Wednesday launches with a look at that jab columnist Rocky Barker/Statesman took at Lake Coeur d'Alene. Reacting to a New York website that declared Lake Coeur d'Alene to be the "best damn thing" about Idaho, Barker says: “For my money, it’s not even the most breathtaking mountain lake in North Idaho.”

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TUESDAY, MARCH 14, 2017

MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2017

FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 2017

Poll: Let it be ... single payer 35 

In Thursday's Poll, a strong plurality of Hucks Nation would prefer a single payer system for health care over Obamacare or Trumpcare. Today's Poll: Do you know someone who is in an abusive relationship?

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THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2017

MONDAY, FEB. 27, 2017

THURSDAY, FEB. 23, 2017

FRIDAY, FEB. 17, 2017

John Chamness, divisional commander of the Salvation Army in Hawaii and the Pacific, enjoys the sunshine in his new post and reprising the iconic World War II V-J Day kiss with wife, Lani, in front of the battleship Missouri. (John Chamness courtesy photo)

Huckleberries: Enjoying sun, smooches in Hawaii

The Friday Huckleberries column launches today by visiting with John Chamness, the former guiding light for the Salvation Army Kroc Center in Coeur d'Alene. Chamness is now the Salvation Army divisional commander for Hawaii and the Pacific. He misses his friends in Coeur d'Alene but not the North Idaho winter ...

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THURSDAY, FEB. 16, 2017



Robyn Nance and Derek Deis (pictured) are co-hosts of KXLY’s “Good Morning Northwest,” along with Mark Peterson. (KXLY courtesy photo)

Huckleberries: Why disparity in DUI sentencing? 

In today's Huckleberries print column, KXLY's Robyn Nance wonders about the disparity in two recent fatal DUI sentences. In one, the judge threw the book at a man who killed a 16YO teen and severely injured his friend. In another, the judge sentenced a man who killed 3 to one-year fixed. Robyn has a personal reason to be upset.

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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.