Opinion

History and fire house chats

January 20, 2017 at 5:00 am

Kootenai County’s population is about 150,000 people. Roughly 149,990 will not be attending Donald Trump’s inauguration as 45th U.S. president today. The White House restaurant in Post Falls is abou...

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ST. VINNY: To the community

January 20, 2017 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press Dear friends of St. Vincent de Paul North Idaho, Thank you for your donations of warm clothing, Christmas presents, food, prepared meals and monetary donations throughout the end of 2016 and the be...

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TICKET: Motherly advice

January 20, 2017 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press If I were the mother of the mom whose son was ticketed for having his license plate covered by snow, here is my advice to her. You missed a great opportunity to teach your son to take responsibility...

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ENTITLEMENTS: Key questions

January 20, 2017 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press As the Republican majority in Congress starts their work, the people need to consider what is important to us. Social Security and Medicare will come up early in budget discussions. What do we want t...

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ABORTION: Pro-life preference

January 20, 2017 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press It’s pretty tiresome answering the same silly, self-absorbed arguments in favor of killing babies. Only once in my life have I had an open, honest discussion about abortion with a woman who would not...

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DEFINE: A woman’s right

January 20, 2017 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press I would like to respond to Millie Hayes letter in Friday’s Press: Millie, you ARE in charge of your own body. All women are. You have the right not to have sex. If you do have sex, a baby may be conc...

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TRUMP: Our turn now

January 20, 2017 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press To the people who voted for Hillary and who are having trouble dealing with the prospect of our country embracing capitalism once again, I promise to show you as much empathy/sympathy as you did when...

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THEY: A very big word

January 20, 2017 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press The most dangerous word in the English language might be “they.” It is used often and very loosely in many letters to the editor. That is most dangerous when it lumps a large population into an ambig...

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Great Scott, we’ve got a soap opera

January 18, 2017 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press Republicans nearly accomplished this week what months of campaigning by Idaho Democrats could not. They darn near shifted five legislative seats to their rivals. We’re referring to the offer of fiv...

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