Letters to the Editor

TUG: Barging into habitat

June 19, 2019 at 5:00 am

I read with interest the article “Tugboats Helped Build Cd’A” in the June 16 Cd’A Press. It seemed to be an advocacy piece by Press Staff Writer Ralph Bartholdt to support Mr. John Condon of North Idaho Maritime, who wants to build another ...

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TUG: Operator serves purpose

June 19, 2019 at 5:00 am

The June 16 Sunday Press had a front-page article about criticism of the one remaining maritime operator by those who don’t want industry on the lake.As a 40-plus year resident of the Hayden area, I’ve seen growth in the number of homes, in...

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SCHOOLS: Separate church, state

June 19, 2019 at 5:00 am

I have recently noticed that School District 272 Rathdrum is allowing churches to use the public schools for services on Sundays. I will always defend and champion a person’s right to worship any way they choose. I just don’t want my state ...

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MAGA: A distinctive ID

June 19, 2019 at 5:00 am

“MAGA” (Make America Great Again): a slogan that will live in infamy. What began as a catchy phrase that could fit easily on a baseball cap has devolved into a cynical identifier of those who failed to investigate the motives and ethics of ...

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TRUMP: Seeing through hatred

June 19, 2019 at 5:00 am

Why do you hate President Trump and who would you pick? You hate Trump because he beat Hillary, period. You think Hillary was the best, even though she repeatedly lied about her emails and destroyed them, not to mention all those many contr...

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TRUMP: Who’s the enemy?

June 19, 2019 at 5:00 am

We are told that all newspapers, all television networks (except Fox), all magazines are the “Enemy of the People.” The Coeur d’Alene Press is the “Enemy of the People?” Maybe even the Nickel’s Worth is the “Enemy of the People.” Psychiatri...

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POLITICS: Red versus Blue

June 19, 2019 at 5:00 am

America’s division into Red and Blue states is tragic and will never be resolved unless there is a major change in moral values. The Red states are influenced by the biblical values of our Founders, and the Blue states are influenced by Ath...

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CHRISTIANS: The persecution complex

June 19, 2019 at 5:00 am

I have a response to the “Persecution of Christians …” interview article of Jim Korver written by Bob Shillingstad, June 15.Common knowledge and experience says “what goes around, comes around.”By the close of the Indian Wars in the late 19...

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RIVERSTONE: Capitalism in action

June 16, 2019 at 5:00 am

Wow, just read Lynn Fleming’s opinion on Riverstone and the upcoming Atlas development. Take a look at Riverstone today. Riverstone looked just like Atlas 12-15 years ago. Ms. Fleming’s concerns seem to follow the “Progressive” approach to ...

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IDAHO: Change isn’t for better

June 16, 2019 at 5:00 am

I moved from Ohio in 1983 searching for a better life. I have enjoyed a good but simple life in North Idaho. I have always been able to make ends meet and have worked up to three jobs to feed my family. Sadly, I feel Kootenai County is chan...

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