Editorial

Well, Earl, you sure didn’t get cheated

October 13, 2019 at 5:00 am

If Purple Hearts were awarded for every time a person made others’ lives appreciably better, Earl Hyde Jr.’s coffin would be blanketed 3 inches thick.As it is, Hyde leaves this world with just one. But, yes, that’s one more than the vast ma...

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NIC sports controversy: facts, fiction

October 11, 2019 at 5:00 am

Many in the community are upset with North Idaho College President Rick MacLennan and the school’s Board of Trustees for parting with Athletic Director Al Williams and agreeing to unfair penalties from the Northwest Athletic Conference, whi...

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Joe hatches a beautiful, ghastly idea

October 09, 2019 at 5:00 am

Q. What room does a ghost not need? A. A living room!• • •Q. Why are ghosts so bad at lying?A. Because you can see right through them!• • •Q. What is a vampire’s favorite fruit?A. A nectarine!• • •Q. When is it bad luck to be...

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Let’s empower Idaho’s leaders in education

October 06, 2019 at 5:00 am

Local entrepreneur Brent Regan opened the door to a healthy discussion about improving public education recently with a three-part series in The Press. His key point was that the tools to learn and the learners themselves have changed drama...

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Civil case leaves feeling of undone business

October 04, 2019 at 5:00 am

Citizens should be excused if they felt a little less elation at this week’s ruling against Lori Isenberg than did key figures at the North Idaho Housing Coalition.Kerri Thoreson, the coalition’s volunteer leader and a longtime Press column...

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Whew! All that wisdom won’t be wasted

September 29, 2019 at 5:00 am

Here’s a suggestion to educators throughout North Idaho: Listen to Jerry.Better still, while the broader community fetes Jerry Keane during this, his last school year in Post Falls, all should take heed of what four decades of astute observ...

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Transit Center just what the community needs

September 27, 2019 at 5:00 am

After years of talking and planning, the buses are scheduled to roll today through the new Riverstone Transit Center in Coeur d’Alene.It’s about time.Forces behind the new $2.16 million facility are so diverse, this was never going to be a ...

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Election season head’s up for all you voters

September 25, 2019 at 5:00 am

Chances are pretty good that you already know who you want to win the 2020 presidential election, and why.But what about your backyard politics? How much do you know about the people running for your city council? Your school board? Your hi...

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He’s right: Technology has changed everything

September 24, 2019 at 1:49 pm

It’s not easy to recognize when someone with whom you frequently disagree might be on to something.The Press editor and Brent Regan, Kootenai County Republican Central Committee chairman and financial force behind the Libertarian-infused Id...

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The vital bill you hate to keep paying

September 20, 2019 at 5:00 am

Freedom isn’t free.But when your hard-earned tax dollars go to keep the Joseph Duncans of the world clothed, fed and sheltered — and given seemingly endless legal support and representation — sometimes you can’t help but wonder if the price...

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