Opinion

Burlington Northern needs to check bridge timeline

July 16, 2019 at 5:00 am

How is it that Burlington Northern can replace a railroad bridge, with rail traffic still crossing it, in three months, but a county/state replacement of a bridge in Hope, with no traffic can’t do it in the projected time frame. Either the ...

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A few facts about the airport and the city

July 16, 2019 at 5:00 am

Emma, there are a few facts about the airport you failed to mention: 1. Bonner County citizens pay between $800,000 to $1 million per year to subsidize the airport. Do you own land and pay taxes? 2. You might want to check your statistics a...

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It’s our fault for how today’s youth are behaving

July 16, 2019 at 5:00 am

I’ve been thinking (yup, really). I hear people complain about the disrespect of today’s youth. Well, quite frankly, it’s our fault. When we were young, we opened doors for women, we said please and thank you, we appreciated the positive in...

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The only sensible option is for city to kill the geese

July 16, 2019 at 5:00 am

Congratulations to Helen Newton on her fine letter regarding the goose problem at City Beach. The bottom line is the geese must go if you are to have a usable beach. Then you must have a City Council with enough backbone to do the job.Fact ...

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We owe Founding Fathers a life dedicated to preserving liberty

July 14, 2019 at 5:00 am

Our liberty was declared 243 years ago this July 4th by men who pledged their lives, fortunes, and sacred honor to the cause. Many of the signers of the Declaration of Independence knew they would never fully enjoy the fruits of that libert...

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We must pull together and defeat this threat to nation

July 14, 2019 at 5:00 am

I believe that the recently televised TV debate attack on Joe Biden by his Democratic rivals for working across the aisle to get vital legislation passed was a disservice to our country. Biden, who as vice president supported the two-term s...

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Article offers real science, facts of climate change

July 14, 2019 at 5:00 am

In June the Bee ran a letter where I stated that “climate crises deniers are motivated by fear.”A greater motivation driving these climate change deniers is their hate of anything they view as being a liberal cause.Something could be the gr...

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Rural jobs are boosted by impact of SNAP

July 14, 2019 at 5:00 am

A recent report by the U.S. Department of Agriculture examines the impact of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in rural America. Widely viewed as a program that helps combat urban poverty and food insecurity, SNAP has see...

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Airport Overlay Zone moratorium is an ill-conceived idea

July 11, 2019 at 5:00 am

A legal notice appeared in the July 2 Daily Bee, stating at the July 17 City Council meeting, the council will consider a one-year moratorium on any new rezone applications in the current Airport Overlay Zone.This is a very dangerous and il...

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The proof for global warming is in the scientific data

July 11, 2019 at 5:00 am

What is it about “global” that deniers of global warming do not understand? One of their misleading claims is that “it was warmer 2,000 and 1,000 years ago than it is now.” While certain areas of the Northern Hemisphere appear to have been ...

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