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Updated 1 week, 5 days ago

Economic fairness effort needs real leadership

With a pending economic collapse, mass unemployment, and mass evictions one would think Idahoans for a Fair Wage...

Updated 1 week ago
Is commissioner calling for a boycott or not?

On June 19, Bonner County Commissioner Dan McDonald posted on a local Facebook page a photo of a “Love Lives Here” sign with this comment attached to it, “Watch for this sign. Indicates a business that supports t...

Updated 1 week ago
What statues are local Democrats going to go after?

The Democrats’ mostly violent protests are winding down (except in Portland and Seattle) and their band of looting marauders seem to have run out of statues of 19th century Democrats to tear down or desecrate. No...

Updated 1 week ago
Global warming to blame for thin-skinned folks?

Global warming! Yup, that’s the cause of so many folks getting thin-skinned.

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Writers have different backgrounds but similar values

Tim Henney’s letter to the editor (Daily Bee, June 28) is a great from the heart letter.

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Commissioners McDonald and Bradshaw need to exercise proper leadership

County commissioners are leaders in our county. Arguably they make decisions that have the most direct effect on the quality of our lives, more than those at the state and federal level Their decisions should be ...

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Be respectful to all and do your part to keep this wonderful community safe

To all my Sandpoint and wider Bonner Country residents,

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Dover residents represented by Dover’s mayor

In a recent letter to the Bee, Marianne Ochs of Dover complained about Sandpoint Mayor Shelby Rognstad, her dissatisfaction with him and that she and her family feel unwelcome. Well, she can breath a sigh of reli...

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Thanks to the community minded businesses, people

I want to thank Home Depot for insisting on their employees wear masks to protect themselves and their shoppers. (Home Depot discovered at one of their stores that five employees had COVID-19 so they acted.) I fe...

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Little needs to call special session or face recall

Governor Brad Little needs to call a special session of the Idaho Legislature to help open schools safely. The only alternative, as I see it, is to reimburse our school tax dollars for services untendered. It wou...

Updated 2 weeks ago
Despite Sandpoint mayor, this is an open, caring community

It’s a strange day when Sandpoint’s mayor, Shelby Rognstad inadvertently becomes a promoter of carrying rifles downtown. He denounced legally armed citizens for their effort to show support for the local economy ...

Updated 2 weeks ago
When did common decency become a political football?

When did common sense and common decency become political footballs? Sixty-nine percent of the people voting in the mask or no mask poll in an online polle by the Daily Bee voted against mask. Most of those peopl...

Updated 2 weeks ago
Idaho state budget well positioned to handle ongoing impacts of COVID-19 pandemic

Idaho just ended its fiscal year with a surplus nearly three times what was expected before COVID-19.

Updated 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Task force seeks way to ease area’s tension

The Bonner County Human Rights Task Force has been in touch with the Institute for Constitutional Advocacy & Protection regarding ways in which we can help address the tension in our community about the militia-t...

Updated 2 weeks, 3 days ago
War Memorial Field now looks like a pool table

Just an observation — upon seeing the artificial turf at War Memorial Field, we should rename it: “War Memorial Pool Table Field.” Because that’s what it looks like, a giant pool table.