Monday, July 04, 2022


To find our opinion based editorials, see below. We'll share opinion based editorial articles regularly for interested viewers.

Updated 4 weeks, 1 day ago

Idaho’s founders put a high priority on gun safety and responsibility

Growing up in Idaho in the 1950s, it was an article of faith that every youngster was going to get the gun respo...

Updated 7 months ago
Promoting civility in public meetings

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

Updated 7 months, 1 week 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 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 8 months, 1 week 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 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 9 months, 4 weeks ago
Remembering 9/11 and America’s response to tragedy

There are moments that define a generation.

Updated 10 months, 1 week ago
Local option tax supports affordable, accessible quality of life

Quality of life supports economic opportunity and success.

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

Let's get vaccinated Idaho

Updated 1 year 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 1 year 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.

Updated 1 year, 1 month ago
Legislative session is complete — for now

Idaho Legislature had a busy — and historic — year.

Updated 1 year, 1 month ago
Dear Bonner County, be kind to DMV clerks

We are in the process of hiring and training three new people

Updated 1 year, 1 month ago
It’s more important than ever to tell teachers we value them

It is Teacher Appreciation Week across the country

Updated 1 year, 2 months ago
The housing problem in Bonner County

As growth continues, rising rent and rising real estate prices are making it harder and harder for locals to live here.

Updated 1 year, 2 months ago
After a challenging year, Idaho education needs our support

The past 13 months have presented enormous challenges.