Letters to the Editor

John McCain: The last true American hero and politician

August 29, 2018 at 11:05 am

John McCain: The last true American hero and politicianWhy can’t all people in politics have the courage and integrity that John McCain showed during his time in serving his country both in his war service and in his years in the Senate? I ...

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Follow the money

August 23, 2018 at 1:13 pm

At recent board meeting of the Central Shoshone County Water District we learned the board feels that they need to increase fees and rates that we, the district patrons, pay.This may seem normal, but some of us remember that in the Spring o...

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Befuddled!

August 09, 2018 at 4:23 pm

I just watched and heard President Trump refer to the media, as “the enemy of the people”. And I witnessed some ten thousand people, along with a couple rows of beautiful white children supposedly believing him. In my opinion, this is tre...

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86’d? Fine by me

August 02, 2018 at 3:15 pm

This letter that I am writing is somewhat different than usually write. First, It is not original, I copied it. My Daughter Cheryl and I were discussing the word ”86’d” and where it came from, what year did it start and does it mean the sam...

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Pack It In, Pack it Out!

August 02, 2018 at 3:14 pm

Pack It In, Pack it Out!I just want to speak my peace about all of the camping, swimming, living, ect., on the Coeur d’Alene River.Respect your River! Pack It In, Pack It Out! I was taught at an early age that when you visit the river and r...

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A little story to brighten your day

August 02, 2018 at 3:15 pm

Hard to believe my over 70- year old friend was sitting on her patio one day recently here in North Idaho.She was sitting on a sturdy lawn chair attired in summer wear; blue jeans and a T-shirt. She was in a relaxed position legs comfortabl...

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Jordan deserves to be Governor!

August 02, 2018 at 3:16 pm

My name is Katie, I am too young to vote, but want people who can vote to know about a meeting held with Rep. Paulette Jordan and some important information. I am part Native American, I also live in the Silver Valley that is a lead Superfu...

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‘Agree to disagree’ on the 3 Bank Street house

August 02, 2018 at 3:15 pm

This letter is to address the controversy surrounding the decision to demolish the home at #3 Bank Street in Wallace, a.k.a. the 1906 Mallon House. Rather than going through a whole point by point retort of the proceedings and history of th...

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Not that hard in theory

July 27, 2018 at 10:48 am

Not that hardin theoryIn response to the Shoshone News-Press front page…No easy solution…. Why can't the county implement a fee through means of fish and game? Anyone that doesn't have Shoshone County plates should need a tag/sticker renewe...

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Winners drawn for “sprucin’ up Pinehurst”

July 23, 2018 at 10:29 am

Tom Sawyer held the winning ticket in the raffle for the hanging flower basket that was drawn at the Pinehurst/Kingston Lions Club benefit breakfast held June 16. Congratulations and we’re sure you will enjoy it as much as we enjoy the one...

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