Letters to the Editor

Commissioners ramrod expensive lawsuit

December 12, 2019 at 5:00 am

When Sandpoint residents first learned the county commissioners had initiated a lawsuit against the city over the Festival at Sandpoint’s gun ban, the immediate thought for many was, “Are we paying to sue ourselves and how much will this co...

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Opinionated ideologues are opinions, not facts

December 12, 2019 at 5:00 am

Anyone who follows the news must surely recognize we’re not getting the unvarnished truth, the unbiased facts, from our favored source. We appear to have few just-the-facts journalists, rather we have opinionated ideologues.Opinions are not...

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A perfect martini can be found in unexpected place

December 12, 2019 at 5:00 am

While having a dream the other night/morning about relocating and starting the packing process by cleaning out some drawers, I ran across a recipe for the perfect martini that I thought I would share with the Bee readers who are 21 and olde...

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Remember our seniors during the holiday season

December 10, 2019 at 5:00 am

This is a plea to the community for help. The Sandpoint Senior Center is in urgent need right now. We recently mailed out a “holiday letter” asking for help from the community for the senior center and DayBreak Center. The letter stated tha...

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City will lose more than it gains in beach land swap

December 10, 2019 at 5:00 am

I just read an article in the Reader, by former Sandpoint Public Works director, Kody Van Dyk. He writes of his disapproval of the proposed city swap or sale of the land east of the Edgewater Best Western.I applaud his article. What is the ...

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Honoring conversations on living, dying well

December 10, 2019 at 5:00 am

On behalf of BGH Community Hospice, North Idaho Palliative Care Coalition, and our “Living and Dying Well” development team, we want to say thank you to the Haugse Properties for donating their incredible downtown space to create a “hub” of...

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A few thoughts on today’s political scene

December 08, 2019 at 5:00 am

Anyone else notice that the degrading, ridiculing, derogatory accusations against anti-Trump people and remarks are from people that don’t really get/have anything from Trump to brag about?KEITH NIELSONYuma, Ariz.

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Sandpoint becoming hub for hateful liberals

December 08, 2019 at 5:00 am

Well, another Thanksgiving with plenty of food, family and conversation however I was surprised when my son, a professional in Coeur d’Alene, started talking about how a group of business associates and him were discussing what a negative r...

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Forget Schiff, investigate Devin Nunes instead

December 08, 2019 at 5:00 am

Ken Golding wrote that the Republican Senate should hold hearings on Adam Schiff, apparently because he a representative from California. Better they should investigate the other Californian Devin Nunes — much more productive.TED WERTSagle...

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The very real, dangerous world of vaping

December 08, 2019 at 5:00 am

Until recently, tobacco use was on the decline among Idaho’s youth. Vaping — smoking e-cigarettes — reversed this trend, and tobacco use is surging among those most likely to develop a lifelong addiction. As mother of adolescents, here’s wh...

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