Saturday, December 02, 2023


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Updated 1 week, 3 days ago

Together, we can get things done

I acknowledge the fact that I am serving in this capacity for a short period of time. Regardless of how long or sh…

Updated 2 days, 10 hours ago
More choice and better elections with Open Primaries

For military veterans, our lives changed the moment we raised our right hand and swore to protect and defend the Constitution of the United States of America. That oath to the Constitution is a lifelong commitment …

Updated 2 days, 10 hours ago
Commissioners could start own law school

Seems like the Bonner County Board of County Commissioners ought to start their own law school.

Updated 2 days, 10 hours ago
Program aims to boost hate crime reporting

I am writing because I believe there are some misunderstandings in the community about the purpose of the United Against Hate Conference on Nov. 14 at the Heartwood Center and reasons for hosting it here in Bonner …

Updated 4 days, 10 hours ago
Public access has never existed at Camp Bay

I wish to dispute opinions published in the Daily Bee about what was our family land at Camp Bay.

Updated 4 days, 10 hours ago
System in murder cases needs improvement

In Europe, according to my son who resides in France, if someone is arrested for murder like “Bryan Kohberger” who allegedly stabbed and murdered those four college students in Moscow, Idaho, over a year ago, he wo…

Updated 4 days, 10 hours ago
Trump taught his children well

Yes, Trump's children have been taught the “art of lying” to a level of degree that it governs most of what they say on a daily basis.

Updated 4 days, 10 hours ago
Dogs at City Beach may solve goose problem

Regards to the City Beach goose problem, recent “My Turn” opinion (Daily Bee, Oct. 15) suggesting dog day/off leash policy may be useful idea. Seeing the many attempts in past years that Sandpoint has tried only re…

Updated 6 days, 10 hours ago
Thoughts of Biden, Trump and politics

Regarding the letter titled "We cannot let Biden destroy the country" published in the Daily Bee on Nov. 12.

Updated 6 days, 10 hours ago
The gift of higher water, sewer rates

Isn't it just wonderful our city council has again raise our water and sewer rates.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Thankfulness and the wild places within

Every summer my wife and I like to wander off into the backcountry. Sometimes we go by backpack. Sometimes by boat. Our vessel of choice usually being a kayak or canoe. We go walking or paddling into the wild lands…

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Facts important to understanding history

On November 19, Mr. Golding wrote about his frustration with the war in Israel. So far, so good. But then he suggested a bombing be done similar to what was done to end World War II in August 1945. His suggestion (…

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Tell council to just say 'no'

Sandpoint residents were decisive in choosing a new mayor and two new representatives to City Council. A major deciding factor for Jeremy Grimm, Kyle Schreiber and Pam Duquette being elected was their commitment to…

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Herndon following BCRCC's committee procedures

The committee consists of precinct committeemen, who are elected every two years in the Republican primary. Even though the PCs are elected in a primary, they are not public officials. They are instead Republican p…

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
The more things change …

"If you want to be wrong, then follow the masses." (Socrates) “Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.” (Martin Luther King Jr.)