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Huckleberries: Plea for college board civility falls on deaf ears

It’s not every day that a college student officer asks a trustee to learn to play well with others. But that’s what happened at the Feb. 26 meeting of the …


Huckleberries: Coffee, pastry and the discussion topic of your choice

Norm Gissel, the Coeur d’Alene human-rights activist and bulldog attorney who helped take down the Aryan Nations, has an offer you can’t refuse: Join him for coffee at 8 Friday …


Huckleberries: Tony Stewart, Steve Widmyer linked by near-fatal river mishap

It’s hard to imagine where the long struggle for human rights in North Idaho would have been without Tony Stewart. Yet the longtime Kootenai County Task Force on Human Relations …


Huckleberries: Sending sky lantern aloft not welcome, on two fronts

Coeur d’Alene Councilman Dan Gookin has a message for whoever launched a sky lantern that landed, deflated, behind a rear car tire in his Fortgrounds ’hood: “Now if you and …


Huckleberries: Tourism tip omits CdA’s construction disarray

In her article “Idaho one cool destination at one cool price,” Clara Bosonetto of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution touts cheap air rates in getting from Atlanta to Boise ($266 round trip). …


Huckleberries: Beware staking claim to mantle of nerdiness

Jeff Ward, a founder of the Kootenai County Reagan Republicans, views his Tea Party Lite group as an underdog. Never mind that Kootenai County is one of the most Republican …


Huckleberries: Beware, or embrace, the donut burgers truck

Restaurant reviewer Patrick Jacobs claims he ate a donut burger after hours from an unnamed food truck in downtown Coeur d’Alene on Saturday, July 21. You read that right – …


Huckleberries: Councilman mighty testy over early news report

Coeur d’Alene City Councilman Dan Gookin was hot after news leaked last week that a compromise was in the works for McEuen Field plans for boat trailer parking. Why? He …


Huckleberries: The family that opposes the recall together …

Mary Souza, an organizer of the Coeur d’Alene recall effort and bitter foe of Mayor Sandi Bloem and Councilman Mike Kennedy, claims she’s enjoying good vi-vi-vibrations from the community. She …


Tracking the vote tracker

You really don’t have to tell a private eye how you voted, no matter how persuasive he may sound on the phone or in person at your doorstep. As you …


Suit hinges on absentee vote, eh?

Monica Paquin, a former resident of Coeur d’Alene now living in the Montreal area, finds herself the focus of an effort to overthrow the 2009 Lake City elections. And all …


Inkstained fingers get snippy slap

So there I was minding my own business when – shazam! – I found myself in the middle of Jim Brannon’s sour-grapes lawsuit to overthrow the 2009 Coeur d’Alene city …


Gotcha: Old error was a habit

No wonder my ears were burning Saturday. I was being roasted at a St. Pius X Catholic Church celebration of Father Andrew Schumacher’s 50 years as a priest. Berry Picker …