Thursday, December 01, 2022

Letters to the Editor

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Updated 2 days, 1 hour ago

It's beginning to look a lot like winter

Hello Bonner County residents – It’s beginning to look like that time of year again. Roads are frozen, snow is f...

Updated 1 hour, 31 minutes ago
The best gift you can give is to be vaccinated against the flu

When the leaves start changing colors and there’s a cold breeze in the air, we begin to think of fall and spending time with friends and family as the holiday season nears. What we don’t have on our minds is t...

Updated 1 hour, 31 minutes ago
Who will work if there is nowhere to live?

Who will work at checkouts, stocking and sales positions if there is no place to affordably live and to raise a family?

Updated 4 days, 1 hour ago
We owe our veterans an apology

As we pondered Veteran’s Day, we were all encouraged to thank a veteran for their service — and rightly so. They have given to me what I could not possibly have done for myself and their sacrifices must never be ...

Updated 4 days, 1 hour ago
Can we improve public education by subsidizing private education?

The president and CEO of Mountain States Policy Center (MSPC), which styles itself as an “independent, free market think tank,” recently floated a thought pi...

Updated 4 days, 1 hour ago
County's decisions matter, affect us all

On Dec. 7, the Bonner County commissioners will decide on goals and objectives for the county Land Use Plan. While the plan update was not as inclusive and open as it should be, the Planning Commission did adopt ...

Updated 1 week ago
Wilderness – make you feel my love

When the fourth Thursday of November arrives, we gather around friends and families for a day of Thanksgiving. As we count our blessings, let’s include wild ...

Updated 1 week ago
Remember the mail crews this holiday season

So please, I ask you! Everyone: remember your mailman or mail-lady this year! A simple note of thanks and some extra patience and understanding will go a long way. They go over and above every day. They’re stress...

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Midterms were a victory for tribalism

On Nov. 8, Democrats emerged victorious as the party of identity politics.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Election is over; pick up your signs

Folks, the election was nearly two weeks ago.

Updated 1 week, 4 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 Veterans Service Award. I created the award in 20...

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
A few thoughts on capital punishment, abortion

As I have consumed the blather regarding the Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Who is profiting off the new construction?

As you drive around Sandpoint you see hundreds of new homes being built and many new apartment buildings being built.

Updated 2 weeks ago
Big Tech uses journalism; Big Tech should pay for it

The powers that Google and Facebook have over economic and political power in society — especially over the news industry — has caught the attention of lawma...

Updated 2 weeks ago
What can we do to help Ukraine?

Did I mention , my dear, that when I returned from Vietnam the day before Christmas in 1969, the next summer I backpacked through Europe for two months. I had a Eurail first class railroad pass and it was cheap.