Letters to the Editor

WOMEN: Legislators in waiting

July 20, 2018 at 5:00 am

In regard to the piece on Sweet Victories, my opinion is that more women need to be in legislatures. Idaho needs women to represent our state. Marijuana is not legal in the state of Idaho. It is a mind-altering drug. Yet, pot is still smoke...

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GARDENS: Tour thanks

July 20, 2018 at 5:00 am

Thanks to all who participated in the Garden Tour on July 15. It was a success all around. Thanks to our garden owners for their gracious reception of our tour guests and for making their gardens so beautiful to share. Thanks to our tour gu...

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CAMPAIGNS: Negative goes nowhere

July 18, 2018 at 5:00 am

Thank you Jeff (not the lawyer) Owens for the letter you wrote to the editor published in Sunday’s paper. I agree. The negative ad campaigns make me tune out. I want to hear about the candidate’s strengths, what experience and accomplishmen...

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POLITICS: Damning Democrats

July 18, 2018 at 5:00 am

What is a Totalitarian State? Webster defines it as: of or relating to a political regime based on subordination of the individual to the state and strict control of all aspects of the life and productive capacity of the nation especially b...

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TRUMP: Handling Putin wisely

July 18, 2018 at 5:00 am

A man, Alex, gets out of prison after serving a decade for severe family abuse. The whole community is condemning him and shunning him. The community leader decides to meet with Alex to discuss his and the community’s future. His goal is to...

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MUSICAL: You’ve got to go

July 18, 2018 at 5:00 am

Guys and Dolls ranks at the top of my favorite American Musicals. I have seen productions from London to Ashland and from Sundance to San Mateo. The current Coeur d’Alene Summer Theater Production at the Kroc Center puts forth the best cast...

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VETERANS: Enough lip service

July 18, 2018 at 5:00 am

This is the season of flags and patriotism, starting with Memorial Day to Flag Day, extending to Independence Day and the fun of summertime. We are ready to stand up proud and congratulate ourselves for the sacrifice of our heroes and veter...

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VOTING: The ideal candidate

July 15, 2018 at 5:00 am

In Sunday’s Press of July 7, there were two letters on President Trump. One stated “Resist Trump.” I agree 100 percent. Also add on the tax cut. Dale Hedman of Hayden should have added on the millions — millionaires and billionaires. This t...

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DEMS: Writer a letter

July 15, 2018 at 5:00 am

“WORKERS WELCOME WAGE GAINS, BUT COMPANIES FEEL THE SQUEEZE” referring to the Trump tax bill. This was a headline in The Wall Street Journal on July 10. I wonder if a loyal Democrat, here or at Democratic Headquarters, could write a letter ...

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VISIT: Routes to wealth

July 15, 2018 at 5:00 am

Ahh…the irony of it all. The Trumps meet the Queen of England. She and her entourage of hangers-on wait for the oaf of outlandish statements and garish presence of the POTUS, fulfilling their required acquiescence to a visiting dignitary. I...

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