Friday, December 09, 2022


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

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago

Idaho’s enduring spirit of freedom

I have had the great opportunity this month to recognize 21 Idahoans with the 2022 Spirit of Freedom: Idaho Vete...

Updated 1 year ago
Spirit of Freedom honors veterans' service, dedication

Award recognizes Idaho veterans and volunteers

Updated 1 year ago
Promoting civility in public meetings

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

Updated 1 year 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 1 year, 1 month ago
The time is now: Vote

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

Updated 1 year, 1 month 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 1 year, 2 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 1 year, 3 months ago
Remembering 9/11 and America’s response to tragedy

There are moments that define a generation.

Updated 1 year, 3 months ago
Local option tax supports affordable, accessible quality of life

Quality of life supports economic opportunity and success.

Updated 1 year, 3 months ago
Sometimes 'personal choice' must give way to public good

Let's get vaccinated Idaho

Updated 1 year, 5 months 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, 5 months 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, 6 months ago
Legislative session is complete — for now

Idaho Legislature had a busy — and historic — year.

Updated 1 year, 7 months ago
Dear Bonner County, be kind to DMV clerks

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

Updated 1 year, 7 months ago
It’s more important than ever to tell teachers we value them

It is Teacher Appreciation Week across the country

Updated 1 year, 7 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.