Letters to the Editor

SANCTIONS: NIC leaders, fight back

August 18, 2019 at 5:00 am

This letter is in response to the egregious actions and claims that have been taken up against certain members of the North Idaho College Athletics Department. I have known Corey Symons and Al Williams for the last 19 years and I have alway...

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NIC: President’s game plan

August 18, 2019 at 5:00 am

The treatment North Idaho College athletics has received from our conference leadership for league violations is unquestionably excessive. Anyone interested in following the process, from the initial notice of the investigation to our appea...

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SANCTIONS: Assessing the blame

August 18, 2019 at 5:00 am

I’ve read with interest the recent articles regarding the North Idaho College Athletic Department’s alleged violations and the sanctions announced by the NWAC. I say “alleged” because it appears that the “investigation” isn’t without bias. ...

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LAKELAND: Bond vs. levy

August 18, 2019 at 5:00 am

Check the facts: Bond = 20 years or Levy = 2 yearsThis “Special Election” for the $70M bond needs to be looked at very carefully when you vote. Renters will not be contributing… If you are a homeowner in the Lakeland School District, resear...

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MUSEUM: Local treasure threatened

August 18, 2019 at 5:00 am

In less than 45 days another historic Coeur d’Alene home will be plowed down in favor of new, trendy townhouses. Of course I’m referring to the White House, that grand old home at Eighth and Sherman. Built in 1903 by J.C. White, it is a dir...

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RAINFALL: Dealing with a deluge

August 16, 2019 at 5:00 am

I read with interest the rain amount numbers Tuesday on page A6. At my house in Hauser Heights, we had 3.9 inches in Saturday night’s gully washer thunderstorm and then another 0.4 inches on Sunday. And as for calling it a gully washer, it ...

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WHITEHEAD: Bankruptcy story a ‘smear’

August 16, 2019 at 5:00 am

On Sunday, July 21, The Press put an expose above the fold on the front page of a 14-year-old personal bankruptcy by Rick Whitehead. That most-read position of the week emphasized the topic being covered. If it is an attack, it is a powerfu...

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HISTORIC: This is forever

August 16, 2019 at 5:00 am

I read with pride Kerri Thoreson’s column in the Aug. 14 issue of The Press entitled “Historic home worth preserving, celebrating.” Her recognition of the worth of preserving the structure that was once a strong part of her recollection of ...

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DRIVERS: Please, slow down

August 16, 2019 at 5:00 am

To all drivers on Lower Hayden Lake Road, especially Washington plates. Lower Hayden Lake Road is not an Indy 500 test track! The speed limit is 25 mph, not 45 or 55. It is beyond comprehension how many cars and trucks think it’s OK to go l...

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CDA: Home of happy helpers

August 16, 2019 at 5:00 am

Recently, I purchased a couple of sheets of plywood and several 2-by-4s at a local lumber yard. As I entered the intersection of Fourth and Lunceford, the bungee cord that secured the load in my pickup broke and everything slid out onto the...

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