Editorial

Deep-six 627? Itís the best solution

July 05, 2019 at 5:00 am

These are the kind of neighbors everyone should want.Dozens of homeowners are urging Kootenai County commissioners to spare the rod hovering over an unofficial landmark at 627 Government Way in Coeur díAlene. Itís a house thatís almost 110 ...

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Marching toward a season of renewed civility

July 03, 2019 at 5:00 am

As we stand on the precipice of the next presidential plebiscite, itís tempting to indulge in the popular fantasy that weíre on the eve of a great national conversation. Itís a nice enough thought. Weíd love to tell you that the country can...

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Dear Doug: This runís for you

June 30, 2019 at 5:00 am

Itís Ironman Day in the Lake City.OK, itís a half-Ironman, but whoís counting?Well, we are. Weíre counting back 15 years to one of the most memorable moments in Ironman Coeur díAlene history. This flashback features a local man who not only...

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Letís build better bridges between generations

June 28, 2019 at 5:00 am

Fellow boomers and beyond, a word, please.While it can be fun and at times wickedly satisfying, criticizing younger generations for their self-centeredness does nobody any good. Even if they are immersed in a smartphone universe many of us ...

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Letís get back to genuine Idaho politics

June 23, 2019 at 5:00 am

Will the real Republicans please stand up?Sorry, Kootenai County Republican Central Committee. Some of you are and some arenít. A few really arenít. You can tell them by the way they demand bizarre loyalty oaths and personally attack actual...

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Letís face this monster in the open

June 21, 2019 at 5:00 am

Sentencing this week of a woman who strongly discouraged two young girls from identifying the man who molested them is righteous ground for outrage.Threatening suicide if the girls identified their assailant, whom a jury Thursday found guil...

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Young boy sets example for needy adults

June 19, 2019 at 5:00 am

Lemonade, 50 cents.Bottled water, $1.Camdynís health, priceless.Thank goodness, parents will go to extremes to protect their children. Camdyn Thompson, a 7-year-old Post Falls resident, has the kind of parents every child should want. But h...

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Enough picking on Californians; itís Washingtonís turn

June 26, 2019 at 1:00 am

True or False:1. Upward of 30,000 people gather in Coeur díAlene every Fourth of July for the fabulous fireworks display on Lake CDA.2. The fireworks display is relatively short ó under half an hour ó but boy, does it pack a punch, with liv...

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This canít be what court had in mind

June 16, 2019 at 5:00 am

The Idaho Supreme Courtís recent ruling on police and misdemeanor crimes carries potentially deadly consequences.The courtís intention is understandable. Based on a Hayden case involving an alleged groping incident at Honeysuckle Beach, jur...

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Now, thatís entertainment!

June 14, 2019 at 5:00 am

That thunder on the horizon is coming from hundreds of beautiful olí high-rpm beasts warming up for Car díLane.Fatherís Day weekend gets off to a roaring start this evening with the annual two-day, four-wheel extravaganza in downtown Coeur ...

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