Editorial

Hayden is a heaven, but bill is due

March 02, 2018 at 5:00 am

One of North Idaho’s most desirable communities with a forward-looking City Council led by a mayor who once headed the region’s economic development efforts is bound to grow. And grow Hayden has, in mostly the right ways, as was exclaimed a...

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Cd’A Police: Fast, furious and fabulous

February 28, 2018 at 5:00 am

Coeur d’Alene Police Chief Lee White will be the first to say that it’s more important to handle a case right than it is to handle a case fast.But citizens do appreciate speed, particularly when there’s potential danger in the air.By all in...

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Sharing the pain and the fear

February 25, 2018 at 5:00 am

Many of you reading this editorial will remember how we, as school kids, prepared for danger.Fire drills were refreshing interruptions from classwork as students would respond to alarms by marching out of buildings in orderly fashion.The th...

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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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