Editorial

Web-slinger might be coming to a class near you

June 01, 2018 at 5:00 am

Behind that mask is a hero.The real deal.Of course, he denies it.The hero in this story, he says, is Trina Tinder ó the River City Middle School teacher who summoned Spider-Man to come to the rescue ó and other teachers like Trina.In case y...

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Schools take hit now for better future

May 30, 2018 at 5:00 am

During a brief, at times tense Coeur díAlene School Board meeting last week, something was missing. Did anybody notice?It was a song that should have been playing in the background. Rolling Stones. You remember:You canít always get what you...

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The debt we refuse to pay

May 27, 2018 at 5:00 am

You might be preparing for church, a family barbecue, maybe a date with a famous car race today.Good things all.We hope youíre also preparing for tomorrow, as solemn an occasion as there is in our nation. Tomorrow is Memorial Day. Yes, itís...

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Conflicts of interest: You can smell them from a mile away

May 25, 2018 at 5:00 am

Conflicts of interest look complicated. But are they really?When other measurements fall short, does a decision pass the smell test?Letís consider a recent example in Post Falls.A member of the cityís planning and zoning commission did not ...

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Yep, old guys (and gals) really do rule

May 23, 2018 at 5:00 am

The rocking chair and blankie are going to have to wait a while longer for Dennis Erickson.The Coeur díAlene resident and two-time national championship college football coach at Miami (1989 and 1991) is flat-out unable to hang up his cleat...

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Confidence is critical for Honor Flight

May 20, 2018 at 5:00 am

A beloved patriotic program needs a lift.And itís got to come from within.When this newspaper dug into a complaint alleging an Honor Flight recipient wasnít an honorably discharged military veteran, Press staff learned something alarming: T...

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Crusty and Trusty will show you how to have fun and learn the law, too

May 18, 2018 at 5:00 am

Donít look now, but isnít that Crusty the Reporter and Trusty the City Clerk truckiní down Sherman Avenue?Together?Crusty and Trusty will be joined by a cast of characters, perhaps including you, on May 30 at 1 p.m. in Bay 4 of The Coeur dí...

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Thereís a lot at stake on Tuesday

May 13, 2018 at 8:16 am

Sorry, Mom.Your political kids have let you down.Motherís Day is as good a time as any to lament the lessons Mom tried to teach but didnít stick.You know, the personal assaults and below-the-belt punches that accompany most elections. This ...

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Innovation comes to local politics

May 11, 2018 at 5:00 am

What do you get when you mix elephants and donkeys with beer?Fun.Respect.Understanding.Democracy in one big, dynamic blender.The standing-room crowd Wednesday night at the inaugural Donkephant event, which pulled together candidates and vot...

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Once-a-year opportunity is here again

May 09, 2018 at 5:00 am

When Dr. David Adler lectures on ďFake News and the Freedom of the PressĒ tomorrow evening, credibility will be the keynote theme.Credibility of media and credibility of the lecturer.In this era of social media proliferation and the tactica...

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