Steve Cameron, A Brand New Day

Opinion: Scratching the coffee-after-dark itch

September 06, 2018 at 5:00 am

If you’re a true coffee junkie, you may not have noticed or cared that Starbucks raised prices at most outlets this summer.The chain raised prices between 10 cents and 20 cents on all sizes of brewed coffee at the majority of its 8,000-plus...

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Free money? Lawsuit dishes it out

September 05, 2018 at 5:00 am

Oh, so it’s Wednesday.I had to be reminded because journalists are pretty much the worst people on Earth when it comes to sorting out days of the week — especially after a holiday weekend.But, hey, I’m pretty sure that now we’re in North Id...

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Opinion: Honk if traffic drives you crazy

September 01, 2018 at 5:00 am

Sure, you can spot growth in Kootenai County just by following various developments in the news.There’s the Staybridge Suites Hotel in Riverstone — conveniently located next to McDonald’s, so visitors can always wash down a double quarter-p...

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Opinion: Kootenai County growing (and graying)

August 31, 2018 at 5:00 am

It’s almost an obligation around here to laugh about all our California immigrants.The subject comes up so often that I thought we ought to take a more serious look at the people who have created this population boom.We’ll check out some of...

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Opinion: Parents, consider this alarming data

August 30, 2018 at 5:00 am

“Oh, isn’t that being far too strict?”“My kids would never put up with it.”“But I need to reach them at different times of the day.”When you allow a bit of paraphrasing, those were the three most common objections I received after suggestin...

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Chat: Where science and sci-fi meet

August 29, 2018 at 5:00 am

I’m sorry, what was that?Oh, it is Wednesday, by golly.Chat Day.So here’s your weekly reminder that our chats belong to you, too. Give us a shout.My email address is at the bottom of this column.Right, that’s business done — so let’s leap i...

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Opinion: When opinions cross fine lines

August 25, 2018 at 5:00 am

County Commissioner Chris Fillios is upset with something I wrote.I need to explain it, to Chris and to my readers.But first, we need to back up a bit …Writing an opinion column sometimes means walking a very fine line.Oh, tossing out thoug...

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Opinion: Urgent request to parents of teens

August 24, 2018 at 5:00 am

Here’s something I’ve come to believe …I don’t think parents should allow their children to own or carry smartphones until they’re 18.In fact, I wish it could be a law — but of course that’s impossible.No, this is in your hands, mom and dad...

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Opinion: The PIO carousel goes round and round

August 23, 2018 at 5:00 am

It looked like your county commissioners might have been fibbing.Instead, they’re making some very unusual and very quiet job changes — somehow creating a “communications” director instead of the PIO (public information officer) that seemed...

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OPINION - Chat: Where tragedy and comedy collide

August 22, 2018 at 5:00 am

Yep, it’s Chat Day.I want to kick off the show quickly, since Celine Dion is waiting to come on next. Gotta hurry. They’re dimming the lights.But as always, I need to say this really is YOUR time on stage.Send me items, funny or serious — p...

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