How Fishing Rods Are Made

By Huckleberry Press / April 3, 2023 /
Joe Douglas

Have you wondered from time to time just how fishing rods are made today? The simple answer is pretty much like they were in the 1800s and 1900s, with the understanding that the technology used to design rod blanks, and the tools utilized by the maker have advanced considerably over the years.

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Launch Northwest Prepares Local Students to Launch Into Careers Through Mentorship

By Huckleberry Press / February 19, 2023 /
Launch NW Ben and Oscar

Launch Northwest is a new program designed to assist students throughout their academic journey through job placement throughout Spokane, Eastern Washington, and Northern Idaho.

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5 Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

By Jeffery Pankey / January 20, 2023 /

In today’s world, the importance of reducing our carbon footprint cannot be overstated. Climate change is one of the biggest looming threats facing our planet, and everything we can do…

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Sinead Voorhees: Ireland’s Gift to Whitworth University’s MBA Program

By Huckleberry Press / September 30, 2022 /
Sinead Voorhees

by Amy McGarry Seeing potential is one of Sinead Voorhees’s superpowers. She’s found a perfect role to put that superpower to use as Whitworth University’s assistant dean of graduate studies…

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Kalispel Career Training Center Offers Skilled Trades Education and Leads to Job Creation

By Huckleberry Press / September 19, 2022 /
Kalispel Casino

In the early 1970s, the Kalispel Tribe embarked on an entrepreneurial venture that led to the development of an invaluable partnership between enterprise and career training on the Tribe’s reservation in Cusick, WA.

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Turning 64? Be Prepared to start getting a “FLOOD” of Medicare Mail

By Huckleberry Press / April 2, 2022 /

About the time your 64th birthday has come and gone (maybe a month or so), you will start receiving all kinds of Medicare mail. When you reach 64 ½ at least one piece of mail will arrive daily until your 65th birthday month. (As pictured above and an actual stack of mail collected from a person age 64…).

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Human Hibernation: The Power of Restorative Rest

By Huckleberry Press / March 12, 2022 /

Hallelujah! Well, at the time of this writing it’s still February, but by the time you read this it will be March. So, it’s March in my mind. I couldn’t be happier.

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Freelancing: Not For The Faint of Heart (or Wallet)

By Huckleberry Press / January 6, 2022 /

I lost my job on a sunny July day in 2017. I was 48, a single mom, and loaded with medical debt. Days before, a tumultuous breakup had left a crater in my life. That one-two punch plunged me into terror and poverty. Though I had a modest savings account, I feared it wouldn’t last.

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Lost Money, Found

By Huckleberry Press / April 21, 2021 /

Have you ever put on a jacket you haven’t worn in a while, reached your hand in the pocket, and found $10? Were you surprised? Or maybe you’ve gone to vacuum under your couch cushions and found some loose change?

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Life is full of surprises, isn’t it?!

By Huckleberry Press / March 5, 2021 /

While visiting my youngest sister in the town of my youth, I answered a late night video call from my other sister who our mother is visiting across the country, and there’s a solemn request for the two of us to enter a super secret cone of silence for this conversation.

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