Wednesday, July 17, 2024


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Updated 1 year, 5 months ago

What an Idaho school funding lawsuit might look like

It is not inevitable that the Idaho Legislature will invite a school funding lawsuit, but legislators appear at th…

Updated 2 years, 6 months ago
The future is bright for Idaho

District 1 legislators discuss issues, concerns

Updated 2 years, 6 months ago
It's time to address the veterinarian shortages in Idaho

Shortage areas include Bonner, Boundary, and Kootenai counties

Updated 2 years, 6 months ago
Many issues on table for upcoming session

The 2022 legislative session starts Jan. 10

Updated 2 years, 6 months ago
Resolving to be civil to others will be a winning New Year strategy

Civil debate provides significantly better results than launching personal attacks

Updated 2 years, 7 months ago
Spirit of Freedom honors veterans' service, dedication

Award recognizes Idaho veterans and volunteers

Updated 2 years, 7 months ago
Promoting civility in public meetings

County Conversations is a monthly column on participation and county government.

Updated 2 years, 7 months ago
A happy Thanksgiving to one and all

In the next two weeks the newly elected City Council members will join the current council in a strategic planning session.

Updated 2 years, 8 months ago
The time is now: Vote

As students’ most powerful advocates, it is imperative that you speak up at the ballot box.

Updated 2 years, 8 months ago
Local option tax allows non-residents pay their fair share

The LOT is modeled closely after the 1% local option tax that was approved by Sandpoint voters in 2015.

Updated 2 years, 9 months ago
Asphalt projects, road closures & other details

The Bonner County Road Department is beginning to wrap up another construction season that has been both busy and productive.

Updated 2 years, 10 months ago
Remembering 9/11 and America’s response to tragedy

There are moments that define a generation.

Updated 2 years, 10 months ago
Local option tax supports affordable, accessible quality of life

Quality of life supports economic opportunity and success.

Updated 2 years, 10 months ago
Sometimes 'personal choice' must give way to public good

Let's get vaccinated Idaho

Updated 3 years ago
The Fourth of July and American exceptionalism

This and every Fourth of July, may God continue to bless America and our enduring exceptionalism.

Updated 3 years ago
Public-private partnerships can help address housing issues

This is the third column in a series on housing availability and affordability in the greater Sandpoint region.