Steve Cameron, A Brand New Day

Opinion: Not your finest hour, Governor

November 03, 2018 at 5:00 am

It was just swell of Butch Otter to step forward this week.The governor wholeheartedly endorsed Proposition 2, the ballot measure that essentially calls for Medicaid expansion in Idaho.“It’s just the right thing to do,” Otter said.If you do...

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Opinion: Storm clouds ahead for many retirees

November 02, 2018 at 5:00 am

The county is full of happy retirees.We know that.This is a fantastic place to enjoy life — friendly neighbors and the great outdoors — after years of hearing the boss holler at you.It’s great to be in North Idaho at this stage of your jour...

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Opinion: Let’s make election day a holiday

November 01, 2018 at 5:00 am

Look, gang, it’s Thursday, so of course that means …Chat Day?Yes, yes, we had to move our chat this week because of Halloween. Celine Dion wasn’t happy about it, either — but hey, life goes on.At least we can offer you some interesting item...

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This guy’s spooked by Halloween

October 31, 2018 at 5:00 am

Change in the schedule, gang.Yes, I know it’s Wednesday and normally we’d have a nice, informal Chat Day.But this week, our chat will have to be Thursday, because ...This is Halloween, for heaven’s sake.A columnist who doesn’t write about H...

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Opinion: The last word on Halloween treats

October 27, 2018 at 5:00 am

Let’s put a wrapper on this debate over Halloween candy.Disclaimer: Although I’m widely considered a guru on this subject, I have to confess a bias for chocolate.But as you’ll discover, I’m not alone.First of all, let’s deal with the proven...

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Opinion: Easy fix for county’s transparency fight

October 26, 2018 at 5:00 am

Mary Souza remains proud of introducing a “transparency bill” at the last legislative session.The state senator from Coeur d’Alene made that clear at Tuesday night’s candidate forum.So applause for Mary, since transparency in government alw...

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C note: Critics, coffee, cats, candy

October 25, 2018 at 5:00 am

Hey, now!There’s a double dose of chat on the menu this week.What fun, eh?I’m doing back-to-back chats for a couple of reasons.First, readers seem to really like them — which is very cool.But second, I need to tell you something that probab...

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When columnists slip, someone’s watching

October 24, 2018 at 5:00 am

Yo, it’s Wednesday and that means Chat Day.Celine Dion is off this week, but I’m thrilled to announce that we get to open the show for actress-comedian Melissa McCarthy.I think Melissa is terrific, partly because she grew up on a farm in Il...

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OPINION: Robocalls, Snickers and STEM genius drivers

October 20, 2018 at 5:00 am

Yes, this is an opinion column.It says so right there in nice pretty letters.And since the boss is willing to let me talk about anything I want, and toss my thoughts to you on this, that and the other …Why don’t I just dig into the file her...

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Opinion: The 2018 election and ‘Swede’s Law’

October 19, 2018 at 5:00 am

There is a very solid theory for deciphering Kootenai County politics.It’s complicated now, so pay close attention as I explain the specifics.Ready?Good, you’re going to need a pen and a large notebook to transcribe all the intricacies of w...

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