Letters to the Editor

IDAHO: Change isn’t for better

June 16, 2019 at 5:00 am

I moved from Ohio in 1983 searching for a better life. I have enjoyed a good but simple life in North Idaho. I have always been able to make ends meet and have worked up to three jobs to feed my family. Sadly, I feel Kootenai County is chan...

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PRESS: Don’t whisper ‘sorry’

June 16, 2019 at 5:00 am

Regarding Jack H. Nomanson’s “Opinion” letter, June 12, about how the Coeur d’Alene Press publishing an AP opinion/analysis that was critical of the president and his visit in the U.K. and put it in the “News” section when it should have be...

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FIRE: Consider consolidation

June 16, 2019 at 5:00 am

Wednesday’s editorial entitled “Fire officials must answer burning questions” provided two questions to be answered; are fire officials asking too much and is a super majority really needed for approval? The article further listed average c...

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DRIVER: A little compassion, please

June 16, 2019 at 5:00 am

Yes it was annoying to have to go a different route or completely around the crash site at Kathleen and U.S. 95 when D. Closs wrapped his truck around the signal post. Some people probably thought, “Serves him right” when the Coeur d’Alene ...

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VETERANS: Smiling at Aspen Dental

June 16, 2019 at 5:00 am

The second Saturday following Memorial Day, the Aspen Dental office of Coeur d’Alene offered free dental services to veterans in recognition for their time in the military. Veterans were warmly greeted upon arriving at the dental office and...

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AVISTA: Fishing for a hike

June 16, 2019 at 5:00 am

I just read in Wednesday’s Press that Avista has filed a formal request for a rate increase on us for infrastructure. I wonder how much of this will go to Andy Dux and his fish killing biologists of the Idaho Department of Fish and Game. Ma...

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SMOKE: Don’t forget the bluegrass

June 14, 2019 at 5:00 am

The editorial on “smoke” was very good. Thanks for the websites. I only thought the last paragraph was strange. When were “the days of old when North Idaho smoke was far less frequent and nefarious?” That must have been before the bluegrass...

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MOUNTAINS: Rock stars’ history

June 14, 2019 at 5:00 am

The article “Hiking Chilco Peak” (Jason Wilmoth) brought back fond memories of seeing elk, moose, white-tail deer, mule deer, wolf tracks in the snow, gray jays gliding by, grouse, and more on that mountain.Another dimension is the earth hi...

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TRUMP: Patriots can abhor him

June 14, 2019 at 5:00 am

My congratulations to Mr. Michael Quinn on his well-written letter concerning attitudes toward our president. Rarely have we seen a letter supporting this man without extreme vilification of those who are no supporters of this narcissist. I...

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PRESIDENT: Questions to answer

June 14, 2019 at 5:00 am

The positive note that Michael Quinn struck in his letter on June 9 (Sunday) was welcome. It got me to thinking over the question of what characteristics would make you vote for someone to be president of the U.S. Would it be emotion or sym...

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