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Tale of these Tigers something to behold

March 09, 2019 at 5:00 am

I want to bring your readers’ attention to a great high school basketball story from Mullan (Idaho) High School, which has fewer than 30 students. Before the Tiger boys played their first real game of the season, first-year head coach Paul ...

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3%’ers rebut media on McGeachin

March 08, 2019 at 5:00 am

An astonishingly brazen lack of journalistic integrity necessitates a substantial narrative correction following the inexplicable explosion of non-news surrounding two Real 3%’ers Idaho photographed with Idaho Lieutenant Governor Janice McG...

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OPINION: JIM JONES — Check on Legislature in serious jeopardy

March 08, 2019 at 5:00 am

The people of Idaho decided in 1911 to put a process in place to enact or repeal legislation at the ballot box when they disagreed with the Idaho Legislature. It was part of a reform effort that was sweeping the country because of recalcitr...

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The Dalton story straight from a Streeter

March 02, 2019 at 5:00 am

In support of their effort to recall Dalton Gardens mayor and City Council, recall proponents have disseminated disinformation. Mark Twain is generally attributed with the statement that one should “never let the truth get in the way of a g...

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Here’s what Cd’A levy will pay for

March 01, 2019 at 5:00 am

Friends and neighbors, we need to say what paid school officials can’t: The Coeur d’Alene School District needs your support on March 12. On that day, local voters will decide whether to renew the district’s two-year Maintenance & Opera...

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OPINION: CHUCK MALLOY — Little makes ‘being governor’ look easy

February 27, 2019 at 5:00 am

There’s something about a person who likes his job. You can tell by the way he walks, talks and interacts with people.I am “that guy” on most days. When I’m “working,” I write a weekly column that some of the larger newspapers in the state ...

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Prop 2: You can’t escape the people

February 23, 2019 at 5:00 am

The Medicaid expansion initiative passed by 58 percent of the vote in Sen. Mary Souza’s legislative district, despite her opposition to providing health care to working residents of Kootenai County. Just like when she opposed McEuen Park an...

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Turn on a yellow light for growth

February 22, 2019 at 5:00 am

I’ve been reading all the recent articles about the housing boom. My city, Post Falls, issued 537 housing permits in 2018, the largest in the county and “rivaled the record of 596 in 2004.” The writer also referenced a city memo on growth w...

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OPINION: CHUCK MALLOY — Conservative group aims for middle ground

February 22, 2019 at 5:00 am

When I began covering Idaho politics with the Post Register some 35 years ago, it was easy to identify who the conservatives were. They were Republicans, who were guided by the principles of God, country and the Idaho Association of Commerc...

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Jams and Jellies

February 20, 2019 at 5:00 am

In 2006, my wife, Holly, and I moved to Coeur d’Alene from the Washington, D.C., area. The purpose of the move was for Holly to be closer to her mother, who has been a resident of Hayden since 1984. Being a loving son-in-law to my favorite ...

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