Letters to the Editor

A vote for Jacque Guinan is a vote for community first

October 22, 2019 at 5:00 am

My family moved to the Sandpoint area seven years ago to escape the destructive policies and divisiveness that were plaguing our former hometown.In the past several years ó which corresponds with the time the current mayor has served as bot...

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A vote for Ken Lawrence is a step in the right direction

October 22, 2019 at 5:00 am

I have come to the conclusion after viewing last weekís fiasco at the city hall meeting over the artificial turf versus natural grass it is time for changes at city hall. The mayor speaks he was originally for grass but now believes artific...

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Guinan is the conservative candidate we need

October 22, 2019 at 5:00 am

In 2002, we moved to western Washington to care for my aging mother. Large in size, but small in its rural population, Jefferson County is similar to Bonner. The largest population density is in the hub of county government which became a p...

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Rognstad has the qualities of a good mayor

October 22, 2019 at 5:00 am

Iíve lived and worked in Sandpoint for 40 years and interacted with many mayors and city councils. I am now compelled to write about the upcoming mayoral election.These are the qualities of a good mayor as I see them:Willingness to listen: ...

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Dems, media conducting massive smear campaign against president

October 22, 2019 at 5:00 am

The Democrats and their news media (propaganda machine) have been conducting a massive negative smear campaign against President Trump for three years, as part of their election strategy. The Democrats believe, if you keep repeating a story...

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Ken Lawrence is a common sense choice

October 22, 2019 at 5:00 am

On Nov. 5 we have a choice of three candidates for mayor of Sandpoint, two of whom currently serve on the Council and have been guiding the city in a fiscal direction that is of concern. It does not match the cityís vision statement that ca...

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Sandpoint council is overdue for a change

October 22, 2019 at 5:00 am

What happens in Sandpoint doesnít stay in Sandpoint ó at least thatís the attitude of the Sandpoint mayor and City Council chair when it comes to their leftist objectives. Shelby Rognstad and Shannon Williamson are vying for the position of...

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Stabilizing local fund assure pursuit of long-term goals

October 22, 2019 at 5:00 am

Despite what some opponents of the Nov. 5 school levy say, passage of the stabilization levy will not take away your voice in matters relating to school funding and priorities. Voters select members of the school board who meet regularly in...

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Our children deserve opportunities provided by permanent levy

October 22, 2019 at 5:00 am

Every two years, Lake Pend Oreille School District staff members, parents of students, and community members rally together to keep our schools funded. It is an enormous amount of time, effort, and resources spent to get people out to vote....

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Incumbents donít deserve return to council

October 22, 2019 at 5:00 am

This is not a letter of endorsement, but some observations of the current city government.First, I support the city letting the Festival at Sandpoint set the rules for their eight-day event as they are paying for it. It is not general admis...

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