Editorial

Meditate on this for a while

February 23, 2018 at 5:00 am

In some corners, it was the least popular Press story in months.The story moved a handful of callers to threaten to cancel their newspaper subscriptions if “stories like this are going to continue to appear in The Press.”“Is this supposed t...

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We can fret and complain, or we can …

February 21, 2018 at 5:00 am

There’s so much wrong in the world, sometimes we just need to take a deep breath, exhale, and focus on matters we can influence, if not control.Are you going to change people’s mind about abortion or gun control? Convince critics of Preside...

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After the party, then what?

February 18, 2018 at 5:00 am

Junior is graduating preschool.Party!Missy is graduating kindergarten.Party!Ralphy is graduating fifth grade.Party!Cody is graduating middle school.Party!Caprice is graduating high school.PARTY!And when we’re all done partying, what exactly...

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It’s elementary: Cd’A schools solve problem

February 16, 2018 at 5:00 am

A., break a campaign promise or B., fail to uphold your fiduciary responsibilities.For Coeur d’Alene School District officials, it was going to be one or the other in deciding where to build a new elementary school: A., in the northwest are...

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Awakened by the ‘e’ word’s warning

February 14, 2018 at 5:00 am

Innocent until proven guilty.Let’s say that again: Innocent until proven guilty.For the record, the executive director of a local nonprofit that uses taxpayer funds, North Idaho Housing Coalition, is no longer employed by the agency after l...

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Here’s your state payroll, suckers

February 11, 2018 at 5:00 am

So you thought Gov. Clement Leroy Otter cashed fat paychecks, did you?Well, most Idahoans would gladly trade places in the bank line with Butch. The state’s chief exec earns $126,302 annually.However, take a gander at one of the best websit...

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Phone policy: Something to call home about

February 09, 2018 at 5:00 am

Coeur d’Alene School District is giving its new top executive a bit of a welcoming gift: A rational cellphone plan.Not his; students’.On Monday night, the school board took a step in the right direction by limiting the use of cellphones in ...

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Heed warning of this crash survivor

February 07, 2018 at 5:00 am

The young man stood on the southwest corner of Prairie Avenue and Atlas Road just after 6 p.m. Saturday, watching his mashed Subaru being pulled onto a tow-truck trailer. He was shaking slightly but insisted he was OK, though his car most c...

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Not just another contest

February 04, 2018 at 5:00 am

Maybe it’s not the Super Bowl, but Best of North Idaho is a championship game for hundreds of local businesses.Win and rejoice. Lose and worry about the future.Wait just a second: This is not yet one more pitch to get you to go to cdapress....

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A suggestion or two for ‘personal bills’

February 02, 2018 at 5:00 am

It's apparently never too late to learn something about your legislature. Epiphany time arrived with one of the most irresponsible bill proposals ever dumped on the good citizens of Idaho. This one came compliments of Rep. Ron Nate, R-Rexbu...

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