Opinion

Rural jobs are boosted by impact of SNAP

July 14, 2019 at 5:00 am

A recent report by the U.S. Department of Agriculture examines the impact of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in rural America. Widely viewed as a program that helps combat urban poverty and food insecurity, SNAP has see...

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Airport Overlay Zone moratorium is an ill-conceived idea

July 11, 2019 at 5:00 am

A legal notice appeared in the July 2 Daily Bee, stating at the July 17 City Council meeting, the council will consider a one-year moratorium on any new rezone applications in the current Airport Overlay Zone.This is a very dangerous and il...

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The proof for global warming is in the scientific data

July 11, 2019 at 5:00 am

What is it about “global” that deniers of global warming do not understand? One of their misleading claims is that “it was warmer 2,000 and 1,000 years ago than it is now.” While certain areas of the Northern Hemisphere appear to have been ...

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Climate change and before the storms

July 11, 2019 at 5:00 am

As the U.S. hurricane season has begun, we can prepare ourselves for the hysteria of the climate alarmists who will exploit any hurricane or storm that strikes either coast. It will appear as if history began with their birth. Joe Bastardi ...

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It’s time to close the loopholes on immigration

July 09, 2019 at 5:00 am

The current immigration problems the U.S. is experiencing are the result of the open border policy that’s been practiced for decades. It’s time to make changes and close the loopholes. Asylum and sanctuary must be granted or approved only b...

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Delivering on the UI’s brave, bold mission

July 09, 2019 at 5:00 am

I am thrilled to be back in Moscow to take the helm at the University of Idaho. To be in this role, after my childhood years roaming campus with my grandfather, Leon “Doc” Green, makes for a special homecoming. The U of I presidency is an i...

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A few things about the Bay Trail, fundraiser

July 09, 2019 at 5:00 am

Thanks for Sunday’s front-page feature story about the Pend d’Oreille Bay Trail, which is well-loved by many of us in the community. On behalf of the Friends of the Pend d’Oreille Bay Trail, I’d like to make a couple of clarifications regar...

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New state laws will help District 7 residents

July 09, 2019 at 5:00 am

A string of new Idaho laws are protecting our freedoms, making us safer, and helping our economy. July 1 is always a special day in the Gem State; it’s when most of the laws passed during the legislative session actually go into effect. It ...

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Surely a better solution exists for city’s goose problem

July 07, 2019 at 5:00 am

I have always understood that geese mate for life and always return to the same location for nesting. So how can the geese that hang out at City Beach be relocated? Won’t they actually fly back to where Sandpoint Parks and Recreation Direct...

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Learn the facts about the airport, area’s pilots

July 07, 2019 at 5:00 am

As a commercial and professional pilot, aircraft owner, Sandpoint native, 24-year-old who is always advocating for the best of my hometown, I’d like to answer some ignorant and offensive statements made by Maureen Tillberg about the airport...

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