Letters to the Editor

ATHLETES: Pay for your own dreams

April 24, 2019 at 5:00 am

Yes, I am sick and tired of so-called “extreme athletes” who want to challenge age-old records at the expense of the rest of us. I’m talking about things like climbing Mount Everest, Mount St. Helens, Mount Rainer, etc., skiing remote slope...

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CDA: About that name

April 24, 2019 at 5:00 am

Hello Neighbors,Parlez-vous francais? Evidently not. As a former teacher of French, I think it’s time we had a French lesson.In English, le coeur, means “heart.” “Coeur d’Alene” is a short version of “Heart of an Awl” (spear). The early Fre...

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GROWTH: Follow Boulder City’s lead

April 24, 2019 at 5:00 am

After reading Robin Near’s “My Turn” article on April 19, I am compelled to agree wholeheartedly. The growth is completely out of hand and I would like Kootenai County to consider a solution similar to Boulder City, Nev. They limit growth t...

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INITIATIVE: Give voters some credit

April 24, 2019 at 5:00 am

I read most of the letters to the editor and the editorials. Several have recently chastised the initiative process that resulted in the Medicaid expansion being placed on the ballot last fall. I read it passed by some 61 percent of Idaho v...

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PLASTIC: Where do bags go?

April 24, 2019 at 5:00 am

Why do stores lie to the public about recycling plastic bags? Some stores have plastic bag recycle bins, but I’m aware that in some cases, employees are told to throw the bags away. I’ve seen it. People drop them off with the impression the...

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ASPIRE: Ticket to delight

April 24, 2019 at 5:00 am

As a person who has lived here 28 years, I am so proud to call Kootenai County my home. We are so blessed to have Aspire. Our community theater gives us such “Broadway” performances. Their current production “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” is...

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ETIQUETTE: Second Bob’s motions

April 24, 2019 at 5:00 am

Just wanted to thank you for re-publishing the 7 Points to Ponder on Idaho Etiquette on March 22. I also want to tag on to Bob McAdams’ sentiments. Simply put, we also believe in the right to worship, the Second Amendment and good manners. ...

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CONSUMER: Terri is terrific

April 24, 2019 at 5:00 am

I have lived in Post Falls for 19 years and read the paper. We all enjoy Terri Dickerson’s column. She is a great consumer advocate.I recently had a baffling consumer problem. She was honest and swift in her information and accuracy! This i...

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MEDIA: Just like Pravda

April 24, 2019 at 5:00 am

I wish to thank you for printing Article 1 of the Bill of Rights always at the top of the editorial page! It gives a great boost to freedoms which are given to us as citizens. The freedom of the press suggests that it is to always report fa...

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PLEA BARGAINS: They hurt victims

April 21, 2019 at 5:00 am

Plea bargains prevent justice from being served. A defendant pleading guilty to a lesser offense in exchange for a more lenient sentence or a dismissal of other charges undermines victims rights. Is our criminal justice system serving the c...

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