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County’s auditor is there for you

September 21, 2018 at 5:00 am

To the taxpayers of Kootenai County:As a taxpayer, you should know what the auditor’s office does for you. It is the essence of transparency, the buzzword everyone is using these days. The auditor is responsible for recording and reporting ...

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OPINION: CHUCK MALLOY — GOP stronghold in North Idaho about to be tested

September 21, 2018 at 5:00 am

Three decades ago, Democrats running for legislative seats in Coeur d’Alene didn’t have to make this kind of appeal to the party faithful.“I have reason to believe that Legislative District 4 is primed for Democrat victory,” wrote Cory Engl...

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Before you judge addicts, read this

September 14, 2018 at 5:00 am

I’ve been an alcohol/drug counselor for the past 18 years. Recently, I’ve become concerned about the lack of understanding expressed in letters to the editor regarding addiction and addicts.First of all, I understand the fear of a parent of...

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OPINION: KAREN BILOWITH — It’s the fund that keeps on giving

September 14, 2018 at 5:00 am

In 2000, the estate of Gladys Langroise created a $15 million Donor Advised Fund in the Idaho Community Foundation. Mrs. Langroise was a well-educated philanthropist with a big heart. She had a particular charitable interest in the arts and...

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OPINION: CHUCK MALLOY — Slot machines won’t save racing, foes say

September 12, 2018 at 5:00 am

Second of two parts. The first part was published Sept. 5.If it looks like a slot machine, pays off like a slot machine and eats money like a slot machine, then it must be…A duck. Or, as proponents for Proposition 1 will suggest, historical...

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Flag planting an important part of moon landing

September 06, 2018 at 5:00 am

“I think (the Moon Landing) was widely regarded in the end as a human achievement and that’s how we chose to view it” says everyone who isn’t an American.Landing men on the moon was an American achievement, an iconic act that is now part of...

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OPINION: CHUCK MALLOY — Jockey hopes voters back Proposition 1

September 05, 2018 at 5:00 am

First of a two-part series on Proposition 1.As a female jockey, Nikeela Black of the small town of Greenleaf has experienced the thrill of victory and the agony of being kicked in the teeth and bucked off a horse.She knows all about separat...

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Suicide prevention: How you can help

August 25, 2018 at 5:00 am

Suicide is tough to talk about, but we need to talk about it and in the right way. With the past eight months we have had, many of us are left asking ourselves what actions can we take that will make a difference? Even with the best of inte...

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OPINION: JOSH BLESSINGER — Health care gap hurts Idaho veteran, family

August 24, 2018 at 5:00 am

We should all reflect on what it means to be an American and never take for granted the sacrifices that many have bravely made to secure our freedom. When I was 20, I enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps. Serving in the military is not only a ...

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Airport board flying in the wrong direction

August 24, 2018 at 5:00 am

While it may not be obvious to some, the Coeur d’Alene Airport is an important asset to our community, bringing in over $130 million of economic activity while providing a portal to the world.Starting in 1974 for 37 years, I leased land on ...

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