Editorial

Young boy sets example for needy adults

June 19, 2019 at 5:00 am

Lemonade, 50 cents.Bottled water, $1.Camdynís health, priceless.Thank goodness, parents will go to extremes to protect their children. Camdyn Thompson, a 7-year-old Post Falls resident, has the kind of parents every child should want. But h...

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This canít be what court had in mind

June 16, 2019 at 5:00 am

The Idaho Supreme Courtís recent ruling on police and misdemeanor crimes carries potentially deadly consequences.The courtís intention is understandable. Based on a Hayden case involving an alleged groping incident at Honeysuckle Beach, jur...

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Now, thatís entertainment!

June 14, 2019 at 5:00 am

That thunder on the horizon is coming from hundreds of beautiful olí high-rpm beasts warming up for Car díLane.Fatherís Day weekend gets off to a roaring start this evening with the annual two-day, four-wheel extravaganza in downtown Coeur ...

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Fire officials must answer burning questions

June 12, 2019 at 10:14 am

How much are you willing to pay to protect your home, your property, your family from fire?When you add in emergency medical services that highly trained firefighters often provide, how does that impact your willingness to part with a littl...

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Letís raise our glasses to sensible rewards

June 05, 2019 at 5:00 am

These are the good old days.If you work for Coeur díAlene School District, the July 1 sun is going to shine a little brighter than usual. On that day, your 6 percent pay raise kicks in. Itís the biggest single pay raise in at least 30 years...

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Dawn of D-Day, and you are there

June 05, 2019 at 5:00 am

Tomorrow, after three-quarters of a century, weíll pause to remember and reflect on the Alliesí D-Day invasion, when the greatest force ever assembled for good rallied in a last-ditch, all-in effort to defeat the Third Reich.Supreme Allied ...

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And the Champion for Transparency title goes toÖ

June 02, 2019 at 5:00 am

Heís a sheep in Woolfís clothing.Brandon D. Woolf is Idahoís controller, and if you donít know what that is, no worries. Many people donít.According to the job description, Idahoís controller is ďthe chief fiscal officer of state government...

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Thank goodness, even hate speech is protected

May 31, 2019 at 5:00 am

Hate speech to you might be music to someone elseís ears.Depending on oneís perspective, a threat to society might just be the glue that holds civilization together.This is the beauty and the beast of free speech. While hate crimes can put ...

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Librariesí forgiveness is a fine solution

May 29, 2019 at 5:00 am

The temptation to harrumph grows as the years pass and times change. One may be forgiven for viewing the recent move by our local libraries to end the age-old tradition of fining patrons for returning materials late as the fourth horseman o...

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Donít forget The Moment tomorrow

May 26, 2019 at 5:00 am

Letís get something straight.Tomorrow is Memorial Day, a time to reverently remember and honor our countryís war dead. The entirety of this three-day holiday weekend also marks the unofficial but eagerly anticipated start to summer, punctua...

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