Editorial

Nessís vision is something we can all see

April 14, 2019 at 5:00 am

Itís one thing to put major corporationsí mighty mission statements up on a screen, particularly when theyíre absurdly optimistic ó yet come true.But itís quite another thing when you lead a local group of people down a similarly optimistic...

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When life gives you lemons, make beer

April 12, 2019 at 5:00 am

Loss is an unavoidable part of life.How can we appreciate, truly appreciate, all the bounties and joys in this brief time we have on Earth if there is no loss? Without pain, how do we fully understand the splendor of being pain-free? And wh...

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Standing O for Brad, raspberries for Legislature

April 10, 2019 at 5:00 am

When Gov. Brad Little was introduced at Mondayís annual economic development luncheon in Coeur díAlene, the crowd of more than 400 gave him a standing ovation.Without polling every one of those 409 people, two sentiments were being expresse...

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Full disclosure: Sorry, but there is no such thing

April 07, 2019 at 5:00 am

Someday, maybe, pollution will disappear, cancer will be cured and all formerly bald men will have hair.Well, we can dream, canít we? And before we awaken to todayís ugly realities, letís envision a time when motives are as clear as a brigh...

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Donít think opt-out was waste of time

April 05, 2019 at 5:00 am

Commissioner Bill Brooks was in his element, speaking to the Kootenai County Reagan Republicans about whatís emerging as a favorite hot topic.Brooks, elected to Kootenai Countyís board of commissioners last November, has wasted little time ...

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Trumpís helter-skelter foreign policy endangers our national security

April 03, 2019 at 9:33 am

On March 28, a headline on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security website proudly declared, ďSecretary Nielsen Signs Historic Regional Compact with Central America to Stem Irregular Migration at the Source, Confront U.S. Border Crisis.Ē T...

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But seriously, a little laughter never hurts

April 03, 2019 at 5:00 am

April Fuhl made her Coeur díAlene Press reporting debut nearly two decades ago by disclosing that a money tree, sprouting springtime leaves of fives and tens and twenties, was discovered out on the Rathdrum Prairie. There was a photo and ev...

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The draft resolution that changed the world

March 31, 2019 at 6:15 pm

The Press last week intercepted the first draft of a Kootenai County Republican Central Committee resolution. Itís April Foolís Eve, so with strict adherence to political protocol (and a discreet wink), we now share it with you.Kootenai Cou...

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Bad legislation? No, this is blatant belligerence

March 29, 2019 at 5:00 am

Thereís little doubt that most of the citizens serving in Idahoís Legislature are good people whose motives are purely to serve constituents to the best of their abilities. Itís possible that description fits every single member of the Legi...

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Last-second shot against Trump comes up short

March 27, 2019 at 5:00 am

Basketball fans, admit it.You were hoping for Murray State to knock off Florida State. And why? Because a year ago, a very similar-looking Florida State team knocked out your beloved Zags. For that matter, you were pulling wildly on Sunday ...

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