Letters to the Editor

Thank you for your support!

September 07, 2018 at 11:29 am

Thank you foryour support!It took us a few days to gather our thoughts and find the right words to thank this community for their support. We never thought we would be on the receiving end of such generosity.A letter had gone out earlier th...

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Letter to district legislators from the five northern sheriffs

September 05, 2018 at 1:00 am

As you have probably seen over the past several months, the sheriffs here in Idaho are extremely frustrated with the Idaho Transportation Department and the lack of service, appropriate software and solutions for the issuing of driver’s lic...

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In regard to the Jeep fire story

August 31, 2018 at 11:54 am

In regard to the Jeep fire storyI am Robert LaVenture, director of District 12 of the United Steelworkers. I’m writing to you about your recent coverage of a Jeep Wrangler that caught fire. This Jeep belongs to a electrician who crossed the...

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Gutierrez fundraiser thank you

August 31, 2018 at 11:55 am

Gutierrez fundraiser thank youIt never ceases to amaze me that when the chips are down, help comes from all directions. That’s what happened this past Saturday (Aug. 25) at the fundraiser for Richard and Connie Gutierrez. I would like to t...

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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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