Editorial

Community stuck on U.S. 95

April 25, 2018 at 5:00 am

As you drive the stretch of U.S. 95 between the Spokane River and Prairie Avenue, dear motorists, letís see a show of hands of happy drivers.Oh, dear. That extended digit probably doesnít mean you think driving U.S. 95 is No. 1 for speed an...

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See you in the yard, neighbor

April 22, 2018 at 5:00 am

Next to the winter coat, letís hang up our differences for a few hours.Itís spring. The sun smiles. The yard beckons. Isnít that enough?Verily, though these are words that come mid-August many a sweaty North Idahoan may lament, hear them no...

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Campaign season brings in the trash

April 20, 2018 at 5:00 am

The Tommy Ahlquist campaign has been punching fellow Idaho governor candidates Raul Labrador and Brad Little hard in Ahlquistís recent TV advertisements. The ads constitute negative campaigning, no question. Depending upon your perspective,...

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Working our way out of debt

April 18, 2018 at 5:00 am

Accumulating more debt than you can pay off canít be justified, let alone be seen as a good thing.If thereís a priority that should be atop every Americanís to-do list, itís to get our countryís financial house in order; to check the avalan...

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A model for voters to follow

April 13, 2018 at 5:00 am

Will the next Shawn Keough please step forward?Oh, right. There wonít ever be another Shawn Keough. But maybe North Idaho can find more folks like her.The longest serving female Idaho senator just finished her final session in the Legislatu...

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Winning the jobs battles from within

April 11, 2018 at 10:50 am

While it sure would be a lot of fun to break a non-April 1 story saying Amazon was opening a massive facility here, or that Boeing or Caterpillar would be employing thousands of Kootenai County residents with $75,000-plus jobs and boundless...

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The duopoly that threatens to destroy the news

April 08, 2018 at 5:00 am

By LAWRENCE RILEYPress PublisherNews isnít free, information is not obsolete and journalism is not a bygone era. But the undeniable truth is that the rapid progression of digital communication and the duopoly that has emerged is cutting off...

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How to give democracy a lift

April 06, 2018 at 5:00 am

Since his heart transplant more than a decade ago, Coeur díAlene School Board member Dave Eubanks has taken to growing things on his property, including a veritable forest of Christmas trees.Add this to his growth chart: Great educational i...

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A tribute to these elite educators

April 04, 2018 at 5:00 am

Once upon a time, mastery of the Dewey Decimal System and an occasional smile were the main requirements for a school librarian.Today, theyíve got to be well-versed in computers, the internet and library software.School librarians have to d...

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Easter wisdom dispatches the darkness

April 01, 2018 at 5:00 am

The Press wishes its readers a happy Easter. Instead of plastic eggs or lukewarm ham, we offer these inspirational quotes instead.POPE JOHN PAUL IIDo not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.ROB...

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