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Huckleberries: ‘The Bard of Sherman Avenue’ fans: This is not the time to procrastinate

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.


The Bard of Sherman Avenue: In memoriam

Wobker was a man of few words who had a lot to say. To commemorate his special wit, here’s a sampling of some his political verses.


Poet Tom Wobker, aka The Bard of Sherman Avenue, has died; he was 71

Hundreds of poems by Tom Wobker, under the pen name The Bard of Sherman Avenue, appeared in The Spokesman-Review over the past 14 years. Wobker died Saturday of cancer. He …


Huckleberries: This Mudgy, calf best admired from afar

First, you should know that Mudgy isn’t the only moose in Coeur d’Alene who’s “all around the town.” There’s a herd of them. Like the cow and calf that Scott …


Ex-S-R reporter a tough editor

Before J. Todd Foster was editor of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Bristol (Va.) Herald Courier, he was a reporter in the Coeur d’Alene newsroom of The Spokesman-Review. A Tennessean, he was …


Autograph seekers find rogue love

While other media tried in vain to interview Sarah Palin on her recent book tour, Huckleberries Online simply embedded a Berry Picker with the ex-VP wannabe when she visited North …


Pot calling kettle blue may work

Kevin Richert, opinion editor of the Idaho Statesman, and conservative blogger Adam Graham/Give Me Liberty responded to the attack by Sen. Mike Jorgenson, R-Hayden Lake, on Rep. Raul Labrador’s candidacy …