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REP. PAUL AMADOR: Setting the record straight on Idaho science standards

February 16, 2018 at 5:00 am

Here are some of the headlines or comments I have seen or heard over the past several days: • “Climate change could soon be scrubbed from history… at least in Idaho” • “Lawmakers Strip Climate Change from Science Standards” •...

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CARRIE and JERRY SCHEID: Galileo was right

February 14, 2018 at 5:00 am

Carrie: For the second year in a row, the Idaho House of Representatives Education Committee has altered the proposed science standards for public schools by removing some of the language linking human activity to global warming.Jerry: Why ...

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Sexual harassment a serious issue

February 09, 2018 at 5:00 am

A Letter to Mr. Cameron:Mr. Cameron, I read with interest your article on Feb. 2, 2018 regarding your epiphany that you have been a perpetrator of sexual harassment by today’s definitions. Frankly, your confession was both perplexing and in...

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Time to make health care truly affordable

February 02, 2018 at 5:00 am

As the Idaho Legislature once again attempts to resolve the problem of health care, it seems fitting to look at the state of health care costs in America as a whole. Unfortunately, for more than 70,000 Idaho residents who have no health cov...

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DAVE WALKER: Guy who named Car d’Lane laments split

January 31, 2018 at 5:00 am

It was with great sadness that I read of the split between the Coeur d’Alene Downtown Association and the North Idaho Classic Car Club regarding Car d’Lane. It’s an event that is very near and dear to my heart.Car d’Lane’s roots began with ...

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CHRIS CARLSON: Will 1st District voters ever learn?

January 31, 2018 at 5:00 am

The Congressional Candidate Forum this past weekend at the Coeur d’Alene Public Library, sponsored by the Kootenai County Reagan Republicans, was a depressing exercise testifying to the validity of George Santayana’s saying that “those who ...

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First they came for the lawyers: Beware the Idaho Bar’s limits on free speech

January 30, 2018 at 9:27 am

A little known occurrence struck at the heart of liberty a few weeks ago. A new “ethical rule” was approved by a 60 percent vote of the members of the Idaho Bar Association, the state organization that controls the licensing, oversight and ...

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State rep discloses his finances

January 27, 2018 at 1:53 pm

I believe the public has a vested interest in understanding the potential financial conflicts of interest of their elected officials. Although the Idaho Legislature has a rule that requires all members disclose potential conflicts of intere...

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Cd’A mayor discloses his finances

January 27, 2018 at 1:52 pm

• Primary Employer:City of Coeur d’Alene, Mayor • Entities Owned:Commercial and Residential Real Estate EntitiesWSR PropertiesRWR Partnership1319 Ash LLCWillowtree LLCBSW Investments LLCCDA Investments LLC • Retail and Profes...

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Building codes part of county responsibility

January 26, 2018 at 5:00 am

Dear Messrs, Bingham, Fillios and Eberlein:I am writing in response to the ongoing debate about building code compliance, whereby a property owner can bypass the formal permitting process, or an owner of a property that is at least 5 acres ...

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