MONDAY, JULY 17, 2017
THURSDAY, JULY 13, 2017
Thu., July 13, 2017, 9:30 a.m.
We've appreciated the litterbug fairy's unceasing efforts hear at Hucks Online for many years. She is truly inspirational. Read more about Kim Ashbaugh in the story below. PS: You're welcome to add a word or two of thanks, here.
THURSDAY, JUNE 22, 2017
THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 2017
Thu., April 20, 2017, 9:45 a.m.
Huckleberries has learned from Coeur d'Alene Mayor Steve Widmyer that there's a move afoot to buy the 2 lots, totaling one acre, on the northeast edge of Coeur d'Alene, from the urban renewal district. Mary Lou Reed and George Sayler made proposed to purchase the two parcels for $600,000.
THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2017
Thu., March 16, 2017, 8:19 a.m.
Coeur d’Alene’s urban renewal agency, ignite cda, wants to hear what the community thinks about its proposal to sell a small piece of residential land on the north side of Tubbs Hill. The agency’s board decided Wednesday to gather feedback after members of the Tubbs Hill Foundation raised concerns about how the sale could impact the popular park.
TUESDAY, OCT. 4, 2016
Tue., Oct. 4, 2016, 1:01 p.m.
Deputy City Administrator Sam Taylor responds to McGruber's concerns re: kayak launch near East Tubbs Hill Park. The exchange of comments was launched by Walkabout's letter to HucksOnline questioning the proposed location of a kayak launch.
MONDAY, JUNE 15, 2015
Mon., June 15, 2015, 2:30 p.m.
On the weekend wild card Walkabout posted this photo from the beach at Tubbs Hill. Stickman writes, "This particular spot took her 8 or 9 trips back and forth to the trailhead to clean it all up. The picture doesn't do justice to how much it was. Over 8 sleeping bags and tarps and clothes and garbage everywhere."
THURSDAY, JUNE 11, 2015
Thu., June 11, 2015, noon
Walkabout posted this photo in yesterday's Wild Card. She wrote, "Litterbugs are swarming early this year. I got out on Tubbs Hill early this morning and found so much trash I couldn't carry it all. This is just one spot, I believe I collected at least 2 trash cans full today."
FRIDAY, MAY 9, 2014
Fri., May 9, 2014, 2:18 p.m.
Hundreds of goats will soon make Tubbs Hill their temporary home as the city prepares to reduce brush naturally to help protect the 120-acre park from the threat of a catastrophic wildfire. The city has contracted with a natural vegetation management company to reduce shrubs,...
TUESDAY, SEPT. 24, 2013
Tue., Sept. 24, 2013, 5:08 p.m.
Our own Walkabout is featured in a story in the next Tubbs Hill Foundation newsletter: On any given day while enjoying a walk on Tubbs Hill you may come upon a woman with a knapsack on her back, a walking stick in one hand, and...
MONDAY, OCT. 8, 2012
Mon., Oct. 8, 2012, 8:23 a.m.
How much is that doggie park in the window? Around $67,000, actually. Undaunted by the sum, the Kootenai County Dog Park Association is optimistic it can have the funds secured in time to build a dog park at the base of Tubbs Hill at the...
THURSDAY, JUNE 14, 2012
Thu., June 14, 2012, 8:14 a.m.
Item: Master plan to avoid Tubbs: Open Space Committee project will not mention possible trail alterations/Tom Hasslinger, Coeur d'Alene Press More Info: After some tweaks, the city's open space master plan probably won't mention a north side trail on Tubbs Hill after all. It won't...
FRIDAY, APRIL 27, 2012
Fri., April 27, 2012, 1:26 p.m.
Stickman: An anonymous benefactor sent Walkabout another 8,000 dog poop bags again this year. The support she gets from this one person is very admirable and keeps her doing her job, which is keeping Tubbs Hill and the dog park clean. We would never be...
TUESDAY, MARCH 27, 2012
Tue., March 27, 2012, 8:22 a.m.
Item: A more accessible Tubbs Hill: Plan would reduce grade of trail, create wheelchair turnarounds/Tom Hasslinger, Coeur d'Alene Press More Info: The city of Coeur d'Alene is trekking forward with its plans to alter the east side of Tubbs Hill to make the popular hiking...
FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 2012
Fri., March 2, 2012, 11:55 a.m.
On her Facebook wall, Linda Lantzy of Idaho Scenic Images writes: "I was hoping for a sun and falling snow shot (Wednesday), but I was happy to find the snow undisturbed on this little beach off Tubbs Hill. Sorry to anyone who went after me....
FRIDAY, FEB. 17, 2012
Fri., Feb. 17, 2012, 9:02 a.m.
Take a walk on Tubbs Hill or the North Idaho Centennial Trail. It's almost guaranteed you'll meet someone with a dog, and many times, the dog won't be on a leash. So, man's best friend will come running toward you, the intruder, sometimes barking, sometimes...
MONDAY, JAN. 30, 2012
Mon., Jan. 30, 2012, 8:36 a.m.
When the owners arrive, they usually have a dog leash in their hands. That's the part that bothers Catherine McLandress most. McLandress owns two spaniels which she walks around Tubbs Hill nearly every day, and in the last year she's noticed an alarming trend. She...
MONDAY, JAN. 23, 2012
Mon., Jan. 23, 2012, 3:22 p.m.
After several months of study and discussion, tonight (Monday) the City of Coeur d’Alene’s Parks and Recreation Commission will officially consider a consensus recommendation to retrofit a Tubbs Hill trail to accommodate wheelchair accessibility. Last spring, the City Council separated Tubbs Hill from the McEuen...
WEDNESDAY, JULY 27, 2011
Wed., July 27, 2011, 9:20 a.m.
Just a short stroll from downtown Sandpoint, a dirt trail follows Lake Pend Oreille’s shoreline past groves of leafy cottonwoods that block out the sights and sounds of the bustling resort town. Instead of traffic, trail users hear lapping waves and the musical cadence of...
MONDAY, JULY 11, 2011
MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2011
Mon., June 20, 2011, 8:38 a.m.
Don Sausser, Huckleberries Eye On Sherman Avenue, spotted a small plane advertising Geico insurance as it was blying over Tubbs Hill Sunday. It also flew over Blossom Mountain. (And I spotted it a week ago en route to the Spokane airport. Question: I consider insurance...
FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 2011
TUESDAY, MAY 31, 2011
Tue., May 31, 2011, 5:44 p.m.
Five males, including one possibly in his 30s, are wanted in connection with a robbery on Tubbs Hill Monday evening. Three teens told police that they met the five in the East Tubbs Hill parking lot at about 8:30 p.m. and joined them in hiking...
WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2011
Wed., May 25, 2011, 2:55 p.m.
The Council’s action (to remove Tubbs Hill from proposed McEuen Field discussion) recognized that there was a consensus that accessibility concerns needed to be addressed on Tubbs Hill. With Kennedy’s amendment, the issues relating to Tubbs Hill were remanded back to the Parks Department to...
WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 2011
Wed., May 18, 2011, 2:17 p.m.
We’ve written a few times about Tubbs Hill and its intersection with the McEuen Park debate. As the concept proposal for McEuen goes to the City Council next week, the issue of Tubbs Hill is likely to be squarely at the forefront of the Council’s...
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