Letters to the Editor

NEWCOMERS: Leave baggage behind

October 12, 2018 at 5:00 am

Years ago, the people of North Idaho did not welcome Californians relocating in Idaho. To give you an example, one morning we went to breakfast in Coeur d’Alene. At the next table, two couples from California were talking. One person was ad...

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DEMOCRACY: Try this, America

October 12, 2018 at 5:00 am

Is our democracy working? Why are the rich getting richer and the poor getting poorer? That must indicate that all economic classes are not represented effectively in the government. Or does it mean that we are not working together as a nat...

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VOTERS: Now hear this

October 12, 2018 at 5:00 am

Are you ready to vote? The League of Women Voters of Kootenai County wants to remind you that registering to vote is the first step to participating in our democracy. Now is the time to get registered or verify that your registration is cur...

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TRUMP: An economic checkup

October 10, 2018 at 5:00 am

Donald Trump castigates the Obama Administration for issues brought on by his own party. He bemoaned languishing economic growth and lamented the state which the United States was in. “Make America Great Again” has been the hallmark of his ...

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AMENDMENT: Step up, senator

October 10, 2018 at 5:00 am

Sen. Jim Risch laments how other senators “look at you like you have three heads” when proposing controlling federal spending. Is that any surprise when corporations can donate unlimited money to influence what these senators support?It’s t...

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AMADOR: For Idaho House

October 10, 2018 at 5:00 am

The people of Coeur d’Alene are lucky to have the chance to reelect Paul Amador in the upcoming election. Paul is a candidate of great character, strong leadership and thoughtful decision-making.Paul’s background in dealing with education i...

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PROP 2: It’s your secret

October 10, 2018 at 5:00 am

The two-party system is killing responsible governance. If the Republicans like something, the Democrats hate it, and if the Democrats like something the Republicans hate it. Our elected officials feel they must toe the party line, and that...

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VOTERS: Pick a party

October 10, 2018 at 5:00 am

Our nation is in serious trouble because we have gotten away from the constitutional government our founders gave us. They gave us three branches of government: the legislative branch (to make laws), the executive branch (to enforce laws), ...

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GRIZZLY: Rest of the story

October 10, 2018 at 5:00 am

Reading the Oct. 4 article regarding the killing of a grizzly bear, my interest was piqued by the last paragraph regarding a hunting guide killed by a grizzly on Sept. 14. I did not recall seeing anything in the paper regarding the incident...

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DEMOCRATS: Just like children

October 07, 2018 at 5:00 am

When we consider how to vote for someone, maybe we should go way back before high school. Why not start in kindergarten? We all know children at this age, boys and girls, do the most in outrageous things. Let’s do a proper FBI investigation...

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