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Idaho strikes out at burdensome red tape … (except for the medically needy)

September 06, 2019 at 5:00 am

(except for the medically needy)

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School board should add a student member

September 04, 2019 at 5:00 am

I am a junior at Coeur d’Alene High School. At the August board meeting for Coeur d’Alene Public Schools, I proposed asking a student member to serve on the school board. I was excited to hear that this idea will be considered by the school...

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Playing five-dimensional chess for Greenland golf courses

September 03, 2019 at 5:00 am

The president’s supporters have often claimed that Trump is playing three-dimensional chess while we mere mortals are only capable of comprehending checkers. I was skeptical of this contention until the reports surfaced that Trump is hot to...

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Her roots begin in New York City

August 31, 2019 at 5:00 am

It is past time for Alice Arambarri and her group to show their family tree. Alice is writing in the Cd’A Press as the “Group Leader Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America.” It is not her fault, but Group Leader makes me think of all t...

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North Idaho Veterans Home: Mission accomplished!

August 30, 2019 at 5:00 am

The recent announcement by Gov. Little that the Idaho Division of Veteran Services has received confirmation that the Veterans Administration has approved a $31 million construction grant for a new 57-bed North Idaho Veterans Home to be bui...

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OPINION: CHUCK MALLOY: Those crazy kids … from 50 years ago

August 28, 2019 at 5:00 am

Things that can be learned by attending a 50-year high school class reunion.For one thing, people sure look a lot older than they did in those yearbook photos. Secondly, I doubt if on graduation day, there was a single person from the class...

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Clarity essential to understanding cost of bonds

August 24, 2019 at 5:00 am

When taxpayers are asked to vote on a $70 million school bond, they deserve accurate facts and honest disclosures about costs from their school board. I’m aware of the discussion about the cost to taxpayers of the Aug. 27 Lakeland School bo...

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OPINION: JIM JONES — Get weapons of war off America’s streets

August 21, 2019 at 5:00 am

During my service in Vietnam, I had the opportunity to witness the use of weapons specifically designed to kill or maim as many people as possible in the shortest amount of time. My heavy artillery battalion could kill hundreds of Communist...

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Post Falls: Its vision is blurred

August 17, 2019 at 5:00 am

Recent comments by the Post Falls Community Development director, published in the July 31 Press, reveal much of what’s wrong with the leadership of this city. He said the hope is to purchase the Idaho Veneer and Plummer Forest Products pro...

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Don’t let legislators circumvent initiatives

August 10, 2019 at 5:00 am

Initiatives give ordinary people a voice in determining the laws they must live by. Initiatives enable citizens to bypass their state legislature by placing proposed statutes directly on the ballot, especially if, year after year, legislato...

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