Letters to the Editor

Where are the Rockies?

June 17, 2019 at 9:39 am

A billboard sign to west of Wallace was erected proclaiming, “Wallace Gateway to the Rockies“ This statement is so glaringly stupid that it requires a response. Apparently, a golf cart driving drugstore cowboy and the triangular sandwich co...

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Vote YES for the KSD bond!

May 16, 2019 at 3:33 pm

I am voting yes for the Kellogg School District bond for the simple fact that I want my children to spend their days in an environment that they can feel proud of and safe in. They deserve toilets that flush on the first try, windows that ...

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Here’s to the educators!

May 13, 2019 at 8:45 am

Last week was Educator Appreciation Week. It was a great opportunity to thank the staff in the Kellogg School District for their hard work and care they provide to our students. Although I missed visiting with a few staff, I did get to than...

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Keeping the Kellogg Cemetery clean

May 13, 2019 at 8:46 am

The Kellogg Cemetery gets pretty messy after the winter season and it is up to the community to keep it clean. I ask anyone that may have loved-ones buried there, or any kind-hearted person in general, to volunteer their time and tidy it up...

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Vote for our schools!

May 13, 2019 at 12:05 pm

Coming up on the May 21st ballot is a bond for the Kellogg Joint School District #391. I have spoken with members of the facilities planning committee, which was made up of a diverse group of local citizens. The committee spent a significan...

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Kennaugh and Truelove for Central Shoshone Water Board

May 13, 2019 at 12:05 pm

May 21, 2019 is election day and several issues will be put to a vote.We aren’t sure what the right stance is on all of the issues that will be on the ballot, but there is one contest that has a pretty clear solution in our minds.The Centra...

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Increased fines for running bus arms don’t go far enough

May 02, 2019 at 1:01 pm

Recently, the Shoshone News Press published an article, “Fines rise for drivers ignoring school bus stop signs,” that states penalties for drivers who ignore school bus stop signs will increase from $100 to 200. The fine would increase to $...

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Kudos to the volunteers of Leadman!

April 25, 2019 at 1:47 pm

Kudos to the volunteers of Leadman!The volunteers of Leadman 2019 deserve a giant thank you. Participation in Leadman 2019 at Silver Mountain was the first for a number of us that live in the Silver Valley.While in the fog, rain, mud and hi...

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Hello folks, election season is coming up

April 25, 2019 at 1:47 pm

Hello folks, election season is coming upWe have a very important election coming up in 2020. If you want to have any rights at all you better register to vote, and then Vote.We are at a place where someone coming into the workforce doesn’t...

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Regarding the 2-year Lucky Friday strike anniversary article

April 01, 2019 at 11:09 am

This is in response to Mr. Watson’s article on the 2 year strike against Hecla Mining Company by Union Workers at the Lucky Friday mine. I’m not quite sure Mr. Watson why you have decided to paint a negative picture towards the Union in yet...

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