Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Letters to the Editor

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Updated 6 hours, 59 minutes ago

OPINION: Be wary of confrontational politics

Discussing politics with friends often elicits a common refrain: "It's so ugly! I hate politics! It doesn't even...

Updated 2 weeks, 3 days ago
The logic of an open primary

I was taken back after Attorney General Labrador’s lost court case involving misinformation around the Open Primary Initiative to discover that Dorothy Moon and the Idaho Republican Central Committee’s efforts in...

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Bonner County voters show how to stand up for public education

Having followed public affairs in the Gem State since 1966, I have always believed that most Idahoans are practical people who appreciate and support reasona...

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Who will bear cost of subdivision's impact?

According to the reports, the project is anticipated to produce an average of 1,176 trips per day, and all trips will enter or exit to the south via Highway 200 from the intersection of Providence Road and Highwa...

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Making a neighborhood, not just a subdivision

I have been following the development of the Providence Road subdivision with interest. As I understand it, this subdivision would be isolated from its nearest neighbors in Kootenai as the developer is unwilling ...

Updated 3 weeks ago
'You can, if you will'

I'm going to use another quote. This one is by Jerry Kramer as told to him by one of his coaches at Sandpoint High early in his career. Jerry used it in his Hall of Fame acceptance speech. It's another one that w...

Updated 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Biden has done much to hurt country

People need to do more research before writing glowing letters about Joseph Biden.

Updated 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Smoothly run meetings are welcome improvement

If you would like to see a smoothly run meeting of the Bonner County commissioners, go to their website and access the Aug. 22, 2023, meeting through their YouTube connection.

Updated 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Mr. Bradshaw, it's time to resign

Mr. Bradshaw, you have not represented yourself or Bonner County in a professional manner. I voted for you when you ran for commissioner. However, many, including myself, have lost respect for you.

Updated 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Initiative allows Idaho political independence

The Idahoans for Open Primaries initiative is finally out in the community for signatures, thanks to our Supreme Court taking a strong stand for clear and accurate language.

Updated 3 weeks, 3 days ago
LPOSD: Welcome to a new school year

As we near the beginning of the 2023-24 school year, our dedicated staff is working tirelessly to ensure that your students have a smooth transition back to ...

Updated 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Parliamentary procedures making for smooth county meetings

Parliamentary procedure appears to have become something of an issue among our county commissioners. Robert’s Rules of Order was first published in 1876. Although Robert was a U.S. Army officer, he did not bas...

Updated 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Commissioners have a hearing problem

The Planning and Zoning Commission violated the people's trust on Thursday, Aug. 17, when they approved and advanced the 116-unit Providence Subdivision.

Updated 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Looking to Washington to make America great

Here is something for the haters of minorities, Jews, gays, and others to contemplate.

Updated 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Tired of minority rule? Support open primaries

Are you tired of minority rule? We here in Idaho, especially here in the north, are aware that whoever wins the primary election will go on to win the general election. Most of our elections go unopposed by a div...

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
The scientist and the switch

Those who termed the doomsday Chicken Little, scientist were correct. For a long time now, they have been predicting the sky is falling. Once it was acid rain, oh my gosh, all the plant life will die; we're doome...