Thursday, September 28, 2023

Letters to the Editor

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

Updated 3 hours, 17 minutes ago

This harvest season, thank an Idaho farmer

Fall is a season of transition. The summer heat and longer days start to fade, and the crisp air and changing...

Updated 3 weeks, 4 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, 4 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, 4 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 4 weeks 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...

Updated 4 weeks ago
Solely blaming Bradshaw is false narrative

Blaming County Commissioner Bradshaw for many things that happen in or during the Board of County Commission meetings is totally false.

Updated 4 weeks ago
Biden has done a lot in two years

I would like to present a brief response to a letter we saw here from Dave Mundell, who thinks another Biden term is unthinkable.

Updated 4 weeks ago
Claims of fascism are sad, unwarranted

I was astounded to read the letter from C. Kimi Kondo (Daily Bee, Aug. 20, 2023). C. Kimi Kondo graduated from Priest River Lamanna High School over 50 years ago, in 1970.

Updated 4 weeks ago
Get Idaho back on track, support open primaries

The word salad coming from the Idaho Freedom Foundation, and those that are associated with it contain all the buzzwords to get people riled up.

Updated 4 weeks ago
A salute to Smokey Bear

Where are you Smokey Bear? We need you.

Updated 1 month ago
Refuting false claims takes constant vigilance

Refuting recent letters concerning the sainthood of Donald Trump and climate change is kind of like playing wack-a-mole. The same old, unsupported statements are spewed out over and over again. How do you argue w...

Updated 1 month ago
We need more than one qualified commissioner

Long before budget season, the comptroller should sit down with department heads who have a less-than-solid grasp of the process and help them put together their budget requests with clarity to eliminate the need...

Updated 1 month ago
Wildfires don’t just happen on public lands

Last fall, while making a presentation to the Bonner County Planning Commission regarding the Comprehensive Plan, I stated that land use decisions must address the increasing chance of wildfire. I was told my con...

Updated 1 month ago
More mistruths surrounding proposed tennis, pickleball facility

In April, City Administrator Jennifer Stapleton announced there’d be a ground-breaking ceremony in early July to begin construction of an indoor sports facility at Travers Park. But then, quietly, it was postpone...

Updated 1 month ago
Here's to Sandpoint's next 20 years

I would like to give kudos to Kate McAlister, Shelby Rongstad, and Jennifer Stapleton for taking their time on a beautiful August Saturday to explain the Downtown Waterfront Design Competition for the future Urba...

Updated 1 month ago
Festival's changes are not for the better

My wife and I, along with many of our friends, used to attend The Festival every year when it was really a lot of fun. But we have all stopped attending. There are too many new rules about what you can and can’t do.