My Turn

CAMERON: Ahlquist fails GOP committee loyalty test

September 29, 2017 at 11:22 am

There’s a phrase in sports that records are made to be broken.When you wade into the arena of local politics, however, there seems to be a useful addition to that old line.If you follow along with the Kootenai County Republican Central Comm...

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When it comes to Iran, North Korea is listening

September 29, 2017 at 5:00 am

On Sept. 19, in a speech before the United Nations, President Trump described Iran as “a depleted rogue state whose chief exports are violence, bloodshed, and chaos,” adding, it funds “terrorists that kill innocent Muslims and attack their ...

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Here’s the deal with dogs

September 27, 2017 at 5:00 am

Anyone who ever said “Dogs are man’s best friend” has never been caught on the smelly side of a doggy poop bag. No matter how cute the dog is, why does their poop have to smell so bad? It makes a dirty diaper smell like a walk through a tul...

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Don’t let this happen to you

September 23, 2017 at 5:00 am

At 1:50 a.m. on Jan. 29, I was home alone and had to get up to use the bathroom. I tripped, hit a dresser and wall, hurt my head and broke my right clavicle. I was on the floor and couldn’t get up, so I scooted over to my cellphone and call...

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Term limits issue shows signs of life

September 20, 2017 at 5:00 am

The older I get, the more I like term limits.This is not to say that longevity is all bad. Sen. Mike Crapo, who chairs the banking committee, and Congressman Mike Simpson, who sits on the appropriations committee, are in those high places p...

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ANALYSIS: Reconstructing county government

September 16, 2017 at 5:00 am

Second of two parts

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The new ‘e-ticket’ medical adventure

September 16, 2017 at 5:00 am

I was recently informed by a friend who resides in Los Angeles that he received his medical bill for a major surgery. He underwent quite an extensive cervical neck fusion for disc disease and spinal stenosis. A most threatening condition. H...

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Cruise industry: A lighthouse in the storm

September 16, 2017 at 5:00 am

Tears, sorrow, pain and destruction cannot be measured from the natural disasters created by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma. As the eye of the storm pummeled trees, houses, cars and lives, many Americans went to their knees to plead fo...

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ANALYSIS: A closer look at county government

September 15, 2017 at 5:00 am

First of two parts

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BLACK: Indigenous Peoples Day: Why I don’t live in LA

September 14, 2017 at 5:00 am

The Los Angeles City Council recently voted to remove Columbus Day from the city’s list of holidays. These politically correct thought police voted 14-1 to make the second Monday in October a holiday to honor indigenous people. The day will...

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