Editorial

Cd’A schools take key first steps

May 24, 2019 at 5:00 am

The Coeur d’Alene School District’s recent report card — produced for $50,000 by an Iowa company that evaluates schools from top to bottom — highlighted a number of areas that need improvement. On first glance, the extremely detailed audit ...

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Um, sir? Nobody asked you

May 22, 2019 at 5:00 am

Pay your taxes, obey the law and you’re good to go.Or stay.But please, if you’re new to town, don’t try to change anything but your socks.A recent California transplant raised hackles aplenty last week when his opposition to a proposed deve...

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In three steps, help is on the way

May 19, 2019 at 5:00 am

When you look at the faces of the hundreds of supporters in Coeur d’Alene’s suicide prevention walk each year, you see pain, you see support, you see hope.That’s essentially the theme of a three-part series The Press will publish, starting ...

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PRESS ENDORSEMENTS: Yes to levy request, and vote for Mic

May 17, 2019 at 5:00 am

Please take time today to read Don Bradway’s My Turn on the Local section front page.His endorsement of Northern Lakes Fire District’s levy request next week carries more weight than the average pair of eyes might discern.First, Bradway’s a...

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Texting our way to early graves

May 15, 2019 at 5:00 am

Pale but positive, creatures of the light emerged last weekend.But Dawn of the Living, a Coeur d’Alene late-spring sensation, featured its own zombie-like characters. Among the multitude packing local parks and filling downtown-area restaur...

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Dear Mom, these words are for you

May 12, 2019 at 5:00 am

Talk about goosebumps.Between Friday’s Mother Goose photo and story and today’s mini tributes to some of the world’s best moms, the heartstrings are vibrating wildly.As they should be.In honor of all you mothers reading this, here are some ...

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The antidote for extremism: You, voters

May 10, 2019 at 5:00 am

For those like Kathy Verburg who see danger on cliffs to the far right and to the far left, have hope. You’re far from alone.Verburg’s letter to the editor today will resonate with those who feel alienated or even threatened by the radical ...

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Who knew lectures could be so much fun?

May 08, 2019 at 5:00 am

Dr. David Gray Adler is the anti-echo chamber.Thursday night’s lecturer at the Coeur d’Alene Library Community Room has been rousingly applauded — and sometimes vilified — during his seven previous visits here. Some of the criticism has com...

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Justification for using anonymous sources

May 05, 2019 at 5:00 am

Today’s piece by Craig Northrup on divisions within the Republican Party features something rare to these pages: two anonymous sources. In the name of transparency, we thought it worthwhile to discuss the use of such material.The bottom lin...

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Idaho ready for next big education step

May 03, 2019 at 5:00 am

Educators, you’re not in this fight alone.You’ve got business, big and small, battling right beside you.Thanks to an outstanding nonprofit called Idaho Business for Education, those who teach and those who hire those who have been taught ar...

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