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Updated 3 days, 20 hours ago

Idaho legislators head back to Boise

Your northern Idaho legislators have gone south for the winter again. Representative Sage Dixon, Representative ...

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
The psychic cost of Donald Trump

There was a time in this fair land when we were much more positive than we are presently.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Support has help senior center weather tough year

In a year of hardship, anxiety, stress, confusion and loss, the center has been able to continue their sterling work of providing meals to seniors and those in need, and doing all of it with a smile and kind words.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Last year's protests and Democrat insurrectionists?

While what happened at the Capitol building on Jan. 6 was totally unacceptable, so was all of the mayhem and destruction perpetrated last year by BLM/antifa.

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Potholes, speed, mailboxes and garbage cans

Once again the Bonner County Road Department is confronting a peculiar phenomenon – we are having some unusual winter weather!

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
What a year to have an extra day

2020, a good year for many to remember to forget.

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Money will go toward new senators

I pledge to use money wisely to find Senate candidates who will read the bills.

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
More accuracy needed in COVID reporting

As of December 20, the state of Idaho’s COVID-19 “dashboard” site has improved details and insights into the COVID-19 troubles in our state.

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Did I imagine Trump acting like Nero?

Is everything, including lack of preparation for this day, with all the warnings ahead of time, just a cartoon?

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Why did Fulcher hide as his people stormed Capitol?

Why did Representative Russ Fulcher go into hiding as his people stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6?

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Extremists, officials supporting them must be held accountable

Let us hold the powerful to the same standard we hold Black Lives Matter protesters. Now that would be unprecedented.

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Kindergarten readiness needs more attention in Idaho

Parents and educators hear a lot about how important it is for our young students to be able to read at an early age. Studies show that children still strugg...

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Food insecurity is a critical issue

Food insecurity is a critical issue in our country and our own community. People may ask the question, “What can I do to help?”

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Why not a right-hand turning lane?

It might not be feasible to aide the traffic flow by adding a right-hand turning lane, but it might be something that the powers-to-be and traffic department folks might want to look into for the future.

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Lions thanks community for Toys for Tots support

The Sandpoint Lions Club would like to give a heartfelt thank you to our amazing Bonner County community.

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Liberals resorting to name calling, falsehoods

My statement was no more a fallacy than saying that most girls are frightened by spiders and slimy things. It was simply a statement of fact, and it directly pertained to the fact that Jack DeBaun is not very goo...