Stories tagged: huckleberries
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 27, 2020
The North Idaho Centennial Trail exists as a connected entity because people like Doug Eastwood wouldn’t give up.
Thu., Feb. 13, 2020
Nothing in Kay Prosser’s description of a Stanley Hill remodel indicated that the home’s renovator would dramatically change future Coeur d’Alene.
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 12, 2020
The late Don Larsen of Hayden earned fame for his World Series perfect game for the Yankees, but he had a reputation for gigging frogs, too.
Thu., Dec. 12, 2019
Bette Ammon, the head Book Worm at the Coeur d’Alene Library, tells Huckleberries that the outbreak of intentionally misplaced books has slowed.
Fri., Nov. 29, 2019
Some have reported on social media that the “Ghost of Christmas Past” haunts the easternmost end of the two-state Centennial Trail. Others have spied the specter at twilight as they …
Thu., Nov. 14, 2019
Someone is protesting what she or he believes to be a library bias against Trump and conservatives by hiding books critical of them.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 11, 2019
A thief stealing gas from a U-Haul in Post Falls made a series of bad choices when caught in the act by the gendarmes.
Thu., Sept. 26, 2019
Paul Amador, an Idaho state representative from Coeur d’Alene, noticed smoke after checking into a vacation condo at Invermere, British Columbia. Then, he tells Huckleberries, “I had the opportunity to …
Wed., Sept. 11, 2019
A funny thing happened to Kelli Bruce-Aiken, of Coeur d’Alene, while she pumped gas at a Safeway station.
Sun., Aug. 4, 2019
Last Sunday in Spokane couldn’t have been more splendid. The leisurely day started with a drive to Mount Spokane State Park, my first time, with two friends. The area reminded …
UPDATED: Fri., July 12, 2019
Everyone should know ya can’t roller skate in a buffalo herd. And ya can’t take a shower in a parakeet cage. But did you know ya shouldn’t bike through water …
Thu., June 27, 2019
Betsy Anderson was enjoying lunch with female co-workers on the patio at Bardenay restaurant in Coeur d’Alene’s Riverstone last week when the wind whipped up and presented diners with an …
Thu., May 30, 2019
Nine of the 10 cities listed in RoadSnacks’ “10 Worst Places to Live in Idaho for 2019” make sense. They’re in southern Idaho, starting with a top five of Weiser, …
Sat., May 18, 2019
The post near the top of Chuck Lempesis’ Facebook page Monday captures the wit and faith of the popular attorney from Post Falls: “Greetings from heaven. … I told you …
Thu., April 11, 2019
It has been almost three years since Tom Wobker shuffled off this mortal coil. But his poetry, penned under the nom de plume, The Bard of Sherman Avenue, remains popular.
Mon., March 4, 2019
Some would say that Coeur d’Alene Councilman Dan English is half the man today that he was during his years as Kootenai County clerk. But Dan is quick to correct …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 14, 2019
And the answer is – cheerful and helpful. The question? What were the men and women of Spokane International Airport security like first thing in the morning after more than …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 24, 2019
Roger Dunsmore has spent the six years in his adopted hometown of Coeur d’Alene promoting the work of other poets. Dunsmore?
Thu., Jan. 10, 2019
Count Evielynne Holbrook, of Spirit Lake and Spokane Valley, among those who aren’t impressed with the higher cost of visiting Mickey, Donald Duck, Goofy et al. in their natural setting, …
Thu., Dec. 20, 2018
Doug Eastwood, the former Coeur d’Alene parks director, enjoyed his first aquatics class at the Kroc Center to the beat of his 25ish instructor’s music.
Thu., Nov. 22, 2018
Shirley Stafford Thagard wasn’t nestled in her bed with visions of sugar plums dancing in her head. But she was focused on Christmas on Saturday when she heard something up …
Thu., Nov. 8, 2018
The city of Coeur d’Alene broke Ray Stone’s heart 25 years ago.
Thu., Oct. 25, 2018
Brandi Irons of Post Falls admits she has made some bad choices in life, choices that cost her the right to vote – until this week.
Thu., Oct. 11, 2018
Bruce Twitchell was filling in behind the bar at the popular Mad Bomber pub in Hayden when a man in his late 20s walked in.
Thu., Sept. 27, 2018
Seems a Trump supporter thinks the Coeur d’Alene Library is involved in a
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 13, 2018
Coeur d’Alene landscape architect Jon Mueller knew where he wanted to be on what would have been his father’s 100th birthday, Sept. 8 – the bridge over Mica Creek up …
Thu., Aug. 23, 2018
That new digital archive system at the Coeur d’Alene Library is swell – you know, the one that eventually will chronicle the Coeur d’Alene Press from 1892 to 1964.
Thu., Aug. 9, 2018
Jake Smulkowski of Rathdrum is an unabashed fan of all things North Idaho. And a recent encounter with the generous spirit of the place that Huckleberries calls home has added …
UPDATED: Thu., July 26, 2018
Huckleberries enjoys eavesdropping on conversations along the Coeur d’Alene waterfront.
Thu., June 28, 2018
You’d think there’d be no complaints about the picture-perfect Coeur d’Alene Library in picture-perfect Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. But you’d be wrong.