My Turn

Honor King, not conspiracy theorists

January 18, 2020 at 5:00 am

When I read the article in the Coeur d’Alene Press on Jan. 8 entitled “Embattled Shea a Guest Speaker at 2nd Amendment Rally in Cd’A,” I was concerned. Why would someone who’s been found to have participated in armed standoffs with the Unit...

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Re-entry center: Look hard at merits

January 17, 2020 at 5:00 am

Weighing in on the debate about whether or not Kootenai County should accept an Idaho Department of Correction re-entry center, I am on the “pro” side. As a teacher and administrator at Anchor House/Idaho Youth Ranch for 20 years working wi...

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OPINION: CARRIE and JERRY SCHEID — Time to move the needle on workforce preparation

January 17, 2020 at 5:00 am

Carrie: Happy 2020! It’s a great time to look ahead. It’s also a good time to examine previous goals. Jerry: Any particular goals you have in mind?Carrie: How about getting Idaho’s workforce ready for the 21st century? One area Idaho fell s...

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OPINION: UYLESS BLACK — Interesting but inaccurate: PC pundits get it wrong again

January 10, 2020 at 5:00 am

This is in response to the Coeur d’Alene Press notation (Jan. 3, 2020) about the comments on Joe Biden’s remark regarding American culture. His statement has been characterized by many people as racist. Here is what Mr. Biden said, “Our cul...

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Let’s make 2020 a year to remember

January 10, 2020 at 5:00 am

For tens of thousands of Idahoans looking to get ahead, the 2020 legislative session may come down to two issues: the future of Medicaid Expansion and education investments in our state. On the Medicaid Expansion front, Gov. Brad Little has...

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Signs of hope for the future

January 04, 2020 at 5:00 am

What a perfectly wonderful start to the new year! The Jan. 1 front page of The Press shared many opinions/resolutions about our future from local “young” people, 13 to 30s. It was inspiring to hear so much good stuff. We are pre- and early ...

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Re-entry alternative: Ship them to Arco, ID.

January 03, 2020 at 5:00 am

I am opposed to a pre-release facility in Kootenai County. We already have Spokane right next door and that is more than enough of a criminal activity generator for me and mine.Having moved a number of times and having purchased a half doze...

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OPINION: WAYNE HOFFMAN — Let’s talk about what ails the public education system

January 03, 2020 at 5:00 am

One of the first lessons we learn as small children is: Honesty is the best policy. Yet, in 2019, my unvarnished assessment of public schools — that government shouldn’t be in the education business — wound up being the quote that lit the m...

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Backup on I-90 was sure no holiday

December 28, 2019 at 5:00 am

This is in response to the Press article by Devin Weeks on Saturday, Dec. 7 regarding the westbound I-90 lane closure at mile marker 63 on Dec. 5. I do not know if Devin Weeks is male, female, or gender neutral, and I dare not risk being po...

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CHS: The water is blue!

December 27, 2019 at 5:00 am

I started this letter over a year ago … soon after the dedication of the new competition gym at Coeur d’Alene High School in 2018. I put my issue on hold to see what happens.My wife told me to “let it go.” My friends told me “to let it go.”...

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