Letters to the Editor

ENGLISH: A job well done

February 10, 2019 at 5:00 am

I read in the paper that Dan English is retiring. He will be missed. There aren’t many people like Dan who serve without expecting to be served in return.Thank you, Dan, for your many years of serving and I wish you a great retirement.MARY ...

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SCHOOLS: Levies aren’t luxuries

February 10, 2019 at 5:00 am

School levies are a hot topic in our community. As adults, we pay taxes, plain and simple. If I must pay taxes, I am happy that part of those dollars go toward supporting schools, our next generation, and our grossly underpaid teachers. Don...

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CONSUMER: Praise for Dickerson

February 10, 2019 at 5:00 am

Wanted to let you know what a jewel Terri Dickerson is. Your Consumer Gal gets back to you promptly with a concise answer or help, not to mention courtesy. Be proud to have her on your team.LOU and HELGA GASKINSubscribers since 1958Coeur d’...

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SPORTSMANSHIP: Missing in rival game

February 10, 2019 at 5:00 am

I was attending the game between Coeur d’Alene and Lake City High School. I was sitting there watching both sides. I couldn’t believe how the coach from Lake City was allowing the girls from the basketball team to call the refs names and te...

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YOUTH: Sins and stupidity

February 10, 2019 at 5:00 am

When I was in my psychiatry rotation, I was required to attend two Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meetings. The first meeting I attended was at the Long Beach VA Hospital in Long Beach, Calif. That evening nearly 100 people attended.What I will ...

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TRUMP: Re-election assured

February 10, 2019 at 5:00 am

Two years into the Trump presidency and Democrats are still in denial. Mueller and his henchmen are turning over every rock and not a Russian to be found! Trump’s accomplishments are giving liberals heartburn, anxiety, sleepless nights and ...

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TRUMP: Positively positive

February 10, 2019 at 5:00 am

After three-plus years (that we know of) during which Trump and his associates have been illegally spied on and two-plus years of a conspiracy by the Left and Deep State to remove him from office, Trump delivered the most conciliatory and p...

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SCHOOLS: Unfair tax burden

February 08, 2019 at 5:00 am

After reading Sunday’s editorial, I have to give a rebuttal to a “recommendation in North Idaho, imported perhaps by newcomers from California, calls for senior citizens to be able to opt out of paying property tax for schools.”We’ve been h...

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NIC: A perilous precedent

February 08, 2019 at 5:00 am

It appears the investigation and termination of Pat Whitcomb, Head Wrestling Coach at North Idaho College, has uncovered more questions than answers. Why in this critical stage of the wrestling season would NIC dismiss the head coach? The d...

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PROP 2: Impact on jail

February 08, 2019 at 5:00 am

I did not vote for Prop 2 because it won’t help with the overwhelming medical cost to our sheriff’s department.Our county jail serves as a de facto mental health hospital, with one third of inmates in need of help. The mental health portion...

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