Letters to the Editor

ABORTION: Look it up

April 25, 2018 at 5:00 am

Our state senator Bob Nonini suggested that women having abortions be subject to the death penalty. The Kootenai County Republican Central Committee passed a unanimous resolution that abortion is murder. These bad, bad uglies come to us cou...

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FACEOFF: Echoes of Civil War

April 25, 2018 at 5:00 am

When I was a teenager in 1957 the Governor of Arkansas used the police and even threatened to use his National Guard to stop black students from integrating the segregated schools of his state. President Eisenhower nationalized the entire 1...

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GIVE: So many options

April 25, 2018 at 5:00 am

Each month 20 to 30 nonprofits get together to share ideas, hear presentations, and plan collaborative events like Idaho Gives — a 24-hour day of online giving to benefit Idaho nonprofits. I am incredibly proud to help our community’s nonpr...

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PRESS: We look forward to it

April 25, 2018 at 5:00 am

We’ve been Press subscribers for many years and look forward to receiving the Press on a daily basis. We are also fortunate to have the best newspaper delivery person in the world - Gary who delivers in Post Falls. (I hope other customers a...

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ELDERLY: The forgotten patients

April 25, 2018 at 5:00 am

The aging population is running into road blocks when it comes to long term care. Not only are there not enough “beds” available, but the ones that are available are only open to those who are the ideal candidate. We sometimes call them “Wa...

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THREAT: Consider our debt

April 25, 2018 at 5:00 am

America has problems — let’s look at just two examples. First, externally we have challenges with China, Russia, North Korea, Iran and Syria, to name just a few. These countries hate us with a passion. Why? Because we represent and enjoy a ...

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POWER: Doesn’t add up

April 25, 2018 at 5:00 am

My husband and I went to visit my parents in another state a few weeks ago. Both my husband and I are experienced in maintenance and construction. Before we left the house, we did everything to save electricity and hence, money. The night b...

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MERGER: Reasons to worry

April 22, 2018 at 5:00 am

People should be skeptical of the merger between Avista and Hydro One utilities. Both companies assure the public that it’s a perfectly routine business deal and no one should be concerned and rates will decrease by 1% the first year becaus...

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WISH: Just actual facts

April 22, 2018 at 5:00 am

A genie appeared and granted me a single wish: The media would publish facts with source data so I can examine the “facts” and determine the degree of relevance they have.Everytown for Gun Safety reported that there have been 290 school sho...

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SEPARATE: Politics and business

April 22, 2018 at 5:00 am

When we originally contacted Allstate to insure our home and our vehicles, we weren’t asked our political affiliation, nor did we ask the political affiliation of the corporate officers or of our agent. So, why in the name of heaven did All...

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