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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Huckleberry Press Editor Val Mohney interviews Kristi Slotemeyer of River Valley Cheese

By Huckleberry Press / March 21, 2023 /
Kristi Slotemeyer

Val Mohney, editor of the Huckleberry Press, interviewed Kristi Slotemeyer, owner of River Valley Cheese. Kristi, who teaches cheese-making classes in the Spokane area, is a skilled artisanal cheesemaker who has a passion for sharing her knowledge and experience with others.

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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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Healing Your Pain and Changing the World Through Self-Love

By Huckleberry Press / October 14, 2022 /

by Dr. Jessica Simpkins How many of us have compared ourselves to others and decided we’re lacking in some way? Not thin enough, not smart enough, not rich enough, not…

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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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Stitching Together Community

By Huckleberry Press / April 2, 2022 /
Windsong School logo

Nestled on Spokane’s lush Makagawa campus is a dreamy little school. If you’re near the Spokane River trails on any given Friday, you’ll see children from ages 3 to 12, geared up for our inland northwest weather, on their weekly hike down to the River. Rain or shine these children trek, guided by their teachers, to endure the weather and revel in the treasures our area and nature has to offer.

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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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By Huckleberry Press / April 2, 2022 /
Mark & Ingrid LaVoie

Friends…When you’re swaying to the kitchen shuffle at home, do you and yours ever wish you had a few more moves? Perhaps you are in the process of planning your wedding reception? If so, you will likely be considering your first dance as a married couple.

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Five Reasons to Embrace Homeschooling

By Huckleberry Press / June 8, 2020 /

Across the Inland Northwest, families are doing some variation of what they are calling homeschooling

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