Wednesday, May 29, 2024


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Updated 3 days, 19 hours ago

The importance of following up

District 1 legislators discuss local issues, legislation, and concerns in the weekly Notes From Boise column.

Updated 1 day, 19 hours ago
Empirical evidence points to climate change

A person can think “rationally and logically” and still be completely wrong: if your underlying assumptions aren’t empirically grounded, regardless of how rational and logical you think, your conclusions won’t alig…

Updated 1 day, 19 hours ago
Bureaucrats and their employment

Sure is plum interesting

Updated 1 day, 19 hours ago
City must reverse suspension of lifeguard program

City Hall’s suspension of the City Beach lifeguard program should be reversed. See the May 14 N.Y. Times for: "The Increase in Drowning Deaths Should Be a National Priority."

Updated 3 days, 19 hours ago
Music Matters performance was a true treat

What a treat it was to attend the performances of Music Matters! put on by the Music Conservatory of Sandpoint. Featured was the "R" Us Children Performing for Children.

Updated 3 days, 19 hours ago
Personal attack was cruel and unwarranted

As I sit at my computer tonight I'm reflecting on some events of this day with a deeply saddened heart.

Updated 3 days, 19 hours ago
What another amazing Lost in the '50s weekend

It was another great weekend at the annual Lost in the '50s celebration in Sandpoint.

Updated 6 days, 19 hours ago
No room for differences on Memorial Day

The last Monday in May has been established by Congress as Memorial Day, the day to remember, honor and mourn the Americans who have died in the country’s wars…

Updated 6 days, 19 hours ago
Right turn lane needed on Larch Street

Does anyone think another traffic lane at the already over-crowded traffic light at Fifth and Larch is going to move the traffic entering Sandpoint from the north any faster?

Updated 6 days, 19 hours ago
Round up protesters and put them in jail

I was asked how I would deal with all of the anti-Israel protesters at so many universities around the country. This is what I would do.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Protests, peace and reflections of Vietnam

When I see the protests appearing to grow stronger at college campuses across this nation about the war Israel has taken on, it makes me reflect upon the protests against the Vietnam War, particularly since I was…

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Dandelions' eternal beauty outshines daffodils

I’ve never understood why dandelions’ bright sunny faces are not as beloved as daffodils. People are cutting lawns and weed-whacking dandelions everywhere. They’ve just bloomed!

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
An argument for Idaho’s forestland tax law

On the current page, the terms “timber exemption” and "agricultural exemption” are grouped with exemptions. Why are they not in another group called “incentives”? Words mean things.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Feelings don't necessitate a climate crisis

How do you define “crisis?" A woman having a bad hair day may feel like she is in a crisis. A man having an argument with his boss may feel like he is in crisis mode. A child receiving a negative report card may…

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Misguided handful ruined Travers Park

I walk through Travers Park almost every day and think who would've imagined that a handful of people could ruin our park.