Monday, July 22, 2024

Letters to the Editor

Want to read a letter to the editor of Bonner County Daily Bee? See below to view their letters.

Updated 1 day, 9 hours ago

Advancing Idaho's nuclear energy

Idaho is home to the world-leading Idaho National Laboratory (INL), a facility responsible for promoting internati…

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Incidents raise questions about Cd'A's livability

Is Coeur d’Alene a good place to live?

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Bigotry, racism just needs to stop

I do not understand the little minds and cold hearts that can hurl words meant to demean an entire group of people based on the color of their skin. Why treat anyone as less than when we are in actuality one, unit…

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
The tangled web that we weave

In his June 5, 2024, op-ed, former Attorney General and State Supreme Court Justice Jim Jones opines on the alleged failure of Attorney General Raul Labrador in adhering to the Idaho Rules of Professional Conduct f…

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Democratic Party has naught to be proud of

I find it rather insulting that Tim Henney submitted a letter crowing about the election of RINO Jim Woodward. Tim chortles with glee and compares conservatives to Nazis. He references Roosevelt's campaign song fro…

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Trump's trial was a sad day, indeed

Many people have been lamenting about the ‘sad day’ in America when former president Trump was convicted by an independent jury in New York on 34 fraud counts of falsifying business records with intent to interfere…

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
World's climate has reached critical turning point

Analysis (in 2021) of a database of 88,125 climate-related, peer-reviewed, scientific papers published since 2012 found that more than 99% supported the conclusion that rapid global warming is occurring and is caus…

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
IRS must quickly resolve identity theft cases

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has been flush with funds since the Biden Administration enacted an incredible $80 billion in addition to the agency’s $12.3…

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
'Happy Days' are here once again

More than old movies, old novels, old cars, old smells, old places or old faces, old songs remind me of old times – and of happy new ones like when the sun came out over North Idaho on May 21.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Witches are just the truth

"This is nothing but a witch hunt!" I have been hearing this exclamation so much this past year that I thought I would google witches to see if they are real and do exist (with thoughts referencing back to 17th-cen…

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
School board trustees honored during June

As June unfolds, it brings a special occasion that deserves recognition — School Board Appreciation Month. This dedicated month is an opportunity for Idahoans…

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Colburn refuse station is far from user-friendly

I recently had to use the Colburn refuse station. At the entry, one must wait in line much longer to enter. Once at the head of the line, you are told where you can dump the trash/wet garbage.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Corps meeting offered little peace of mind

If you missed the Army Corps of Engineers presentation Thursday night at the Ponderay Event Center, here is a brief summary what we learned about the conditions at Albeni Falls Dam which are causing the lake to rem…

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Royalties owed for our water resources

As we look out our windows at Lake Pend Oreille there appear to be far fewer boats on the water and the shoreline seems a lot bigger. Why? Because the Army Corps of Engineers didn’t manage its dam.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
2024 legislative session saw many successes

District 1 legislators discuss local issues, legislation, and concerns in the weekly Notes From Boise column.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Why didn't the Corps have a spare gate?

I cannot believe that an organization such as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers would not have a spare gate in stock for situations such as this fiasco.