Letters to the Editor

Caring for our Idaho neighbors with Medicaid expansion

November 18, 2018 at 5:00 am

Prop 2, the people’s initiative for Medicaid expansion, passed in Idaho. Many Sandpoint locals, who worked on this campaign, are very proud of the grassroots activism which began in our community under the leadership of Luke Mayville and Ga...

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Artificial turf is the best, safest option for field

November 18, 2018 at 5:00 am

Dear Mr. Mayor and City Council,I wanted to submit some background information regarding the Memorial Field project prior to your making the next big decision regarding field surface. I was on the Lake Pend Oreille School Board during the p...

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Board owed thanks for keeping center going

November 18, 2018 at 5:00 am

Kudos to our Sagle Senior Center board members for the great job in keeping our center going after the members’ unanimous vote to sell the thrift shop. The new name for our center is now Monarch Community Center and it is located at 650 Mon...

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We can never forget Idaho’s first responders

November 15, 2018 at 5:00 am

Idaho’s first responders experience unthinkable horrors on a routine basis. Whether it’s witnessing victims of domestic violence, pulling a body from a fire or accompanying a car-accident victim in an ambulance to the hospital. Much of what...

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Sagle seniors are doing their best

November 15, 2018 at 5:00 am

Sagle Senior Citizens, Inc., continues to meet on the first and third Wednesdays of each month to enjoy a potluck lunch and association with neighbors. It maintains Monarch Road Community Center, 650 Monarch Road, in Sagle, for its own use ...

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Science attributes climate changes to human influence

November 15, 2018 at 5:00 am

Jeremy Conlin (Nov. 4, 2018, Daily Bee) characterizes my evidence-based criticism of climate-change denier, Joe Bastardi, as an “attack” using “personal derision and innuendo.” Yet in his letter of Sept. 18, 2018, he ridicules mainstream cl...

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Parents need to share views of new high school club

November 13, 2018 at 5:00 am

I am very concerned about the proposed human rights club scheduled over lunch at Priest River Lamanna High School, apparently without parental or community input. With an outlined focus of “American Indian, Alaska Native ..” in November, “...

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Elks remember nation’s veterans this month

November 13, 2018 at 5:00 am

An estimated twenty-two million veterans live in our communities. The Elks National President, Michael T. Luhr, has proclaimed November to be Veterans Remembrance Month as a way to encourage us to reach out to local veterans and offer your ...

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Abuse of public office needs to stop

November 11, 2018 at 5:00 am

What is going on my friends? Our 20 acres of vacant land taxes in Pend Oreille County were raised to $361.42. At the same time Commissioner Stephen Kiss’s purchased 53 acres of public land from the PUD in November 2016 at $8,600 under the a...

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Politcs and a balance in time

November 11, 2018 at 5:00 am

Editor’s note: All letters received by the Daily Bee were published, requiring additional pages dedicated to ensure that all letters received were in the paper prior to Election Day. Our Election Night deadline prohibited us from including ...

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