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.
Tony and Suzanne Bamonte tout their latest book of local history as a perfect gift for Father’s Day. But they’re being modest. “The Coeur d’Alenes Gold Rush and Its Lasting Legacy” is a swell gift for any student of history in the Pacific Northwest and beyond. Any day.
Huckleberries Thursday begins with a blast from my past. A friend I met during my five years as news/managing editor of the Kalispell Daily Inter Lake agrees: Lake Coeur d'Alene is the "best damn thing" that Idaho offers.
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.
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?
Portland tries hard to stay weird, as is its motto. Signs and bumperstickers abound all around the Rose City to remind Portlanders to keep it up. During the recent long weekend in Portland, Huckleberries spotted signs and bumperstickers everywhere to underscore that Portland is proud of its weirdness.
Huckleberries Thursday begins spotlights that red Nissan Sentra that we discussed here earlier in the week -- the one with the mixed messages on the back window and bumper. I compiled some of our thoughts into the lede item. (Question: Do you have a bumpersticker on your car? What does it say?)
My Huckleberries Wednesday begins with a discussion that we had here recently. The discussion began with Melissa Luck's question: "Do you shake hands with women?" Some do. Some do only if a woman initiates the handshake. Some just wanna hug.
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.
Huckleberries Thursday introduces you to a Gonzaga super fan, who has enjoyed the deep Zags' run in the 2017 NCAA Tournament postseason. However, that run was punctuated by an illness after the Xavier when that led to a split-second decision in the baggage area of the Spokane Airport.
She avoided the term “whippersnapper” because KXLY’s Kris Crocker is too gracious for that. But she did provide context for colleague Casey Lund when he wore an S&H Green Stamps tie at work on St. Patrick’s Day. Huckleberries Thursday launches with a trip down memory lane with Green Stamps.
Huckleberries Wednesday launches with the subject we're all discussing in Coeur d'Alene this week -- the giant, metal dice that washed up on the North Shore of Lake Coeur d'Alene. (Also, I added a link to the story behind the mysterious dice by Taylor Viydo/KREM 2.)
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.”
Fifty-five years ago, senior editor Leonard Gross of Look magazine launched a 50-page spread with this sentence: “The one great mystery of the Pacific Northwest is why all of us aren’t living there.” In today's Huckleberries column, we revisit what the Pacific Northwest was like 55 years ago.
Landscape architect Jon Mueller has written a history book, chock full of old photos, about Coeur d'Alene's City Park. The history of City Park is tied closely to the history of Fort Sherman and the development of Coeur d'Alene. Huckleberries Monday begins with this news today.
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?
Huckleberries Thursday introduced readers to a 69YO Coeur d'Alene man who grew up peeing outdoors. And he plans to continue to do so at a cabin that he's building near Weippe, Idaho, one with a fine urinal and fire hydrant for his bike friends and their dogs.
Huckleberries print returns to its roots today by anchoring the local section of The Spokesman-Review. For decades, Huckleberries was a fixture on the Monday front page of the local section. Today begins a Monday through Thursday run for Huckleberries. Today's column focuses on California immigrants and Poltergeist.
The lede item of Huckleberries print today takes us back to 1970 and Anamoose, N.D. In a brief teaching stint, Bob Ely, of the Rathdrum area, remembers the impact of TV idol David Cassidy. Cassidy, now 66, comes to mind because he recently announced that health issues has caused him to quick performing.
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 ...
In the poll Wednesday, a solid majority of Hucks Nation is "very" concerned about ties between Russia and President Donald Trump's administration. Today's Poll: Have you slipped and fallen on ice this winter?
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.