Editorial

It’s true: Santa wore a KCFR suit

December 26, 2018 at 5:00 am

They never get enough credit. Nor have they ever sought it.But the tireless, warm-hearted souls at Kootenai County Fire & Rescue do a tremendous amount of work for Press Christmas for All. For years now, they’ve been as good a partner a...

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Just wondering: Tough questions awaiting answers

December 23, 2018 at 5:00 am

Happy Christmas Eve eve!Everyone’s wondering if the ground will be laden with snow on Tuesday. Our weather guys, Randy and Cliff, have been reminding readers that historically, whenever we’ve had three consecutive white Christmases, there h...

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How to say thanks to your carrier

December 21, 2018 at 5:00 am

Mary Jane Hahn’s got the spirit.All year ‘round.The Post Falls resident and nearly 40-year Press subscriber penned the following letter to the editor, published Aug. 11, 2017. It’s even more appropriate now, on the first day of winter.“In r...

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The charge card that keeps on giving

December 19, 2018 at 5:00 am

‘If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.’ — Cicero• • •It’s one of the greatest ads of all time.Bette Ammon thought so, and we’re not about to disagree.The full-page newspaper ad was published in New York just...

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Idaho, let’s eat 6% better

December 16, 2018 at 5:00 am

It never came up during last week’s town hall meeting with three local legislators, but by the time the 2019 session is over, repealing the Idaho sales tax on groceries might go down as one of the lawmakers’ best moves in years.All signs po...

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Give them a reason to put phone down

December 12, 2018 at 5:00 am

Those of us who have graduated to the head of the gray hair/no hair class have a couple options when it comes to younger generations.We can complain.Or we can connect.Steve Cameron’s insightful columns last week about the decline of intimac...

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Hey, cowboy: Long may you ride

December 09, 2018 at 5:00 am

There’s every reason to believe Brad Little will be an excellent governor when he takes office in less than a month.But there’s no question that Idaho’s going to miss C.L. “Butch” Otter.Clement Leroy, as his mother called him, stopped by Co...

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What’s enough, and what is too much

December 07, 2018 at 5:00 am

Local taxpayers have shown unflinching support when school officials can justify additional spending through bond issues and levies. But even in these days of full employment and relative economic optimism, there’s an uncrossable line for m...

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One final, fantastic feat from 41

December 05, 2018 at 5:00 am

Maybe a dead man can breathe life into a suffocating nation.Granted, this commentary is being fueled more by optimism than wisdom, but if expressions of hope, charity and goodwill have no place at this time of year, when will they ever?Toda...

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The upside of a lawsuit that’s a downer

December 02, 2018 at 5:00 am

On Nov. 6, 2018, a tidal wave of support for Proposition 2 rolled over the Gem State.With North Idaho feeling the love significantly less than other quarters, the final tally left no room for argument about the Medicaid expansion initiative...

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