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Updated 3 days, 13 hours ago

Marty and Max: The Dirty (Harry) Truth About the Market

The real estate world has very much resembled the wild wild west. Who better to personify the industry than Clint …

Updated 3 days, 13 hours ago
OPINION: Fulcher says slow down with EV rules

Of all the stupid things coming out of Washington, this one gets the golden dunce cap.

Updated 3 days, 13 hours ago
OSTERBERG: For Shoshone clerk

I am writing this letter in support of Lori Osterberg for the office of Shoshone County Clerk. I have known Lori for over 25 years. She was born and raised in Shoshone County, also raising her family here. I first …

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
HOUSING: Can’t pin blame on Joe

One letter writer blamed the housing inflation on Joe Biden. It’s ridiculous to blame one man for especially our local housing costs. It’s not just that folks are moving here in droves. It’s that very rich folks ar…

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
OPINION: GOP platform: IFF does the thinking for you

It’s easy to see why some Republicans don’t fit the mold of Dorothy Moon’s stale old party.

Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago
OPINION: SCOTUS to decide if abortion law goes too far

If anybody can understand the importance of emergency care during a pregnancy, it’s Rep. Ilana Rubel of Boise, the House minority leader. She has plenty of lif…

Updated 3 weeks, 3 days ago
OPINION: Crapo, Wyden split on child tax credit

Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon, who chairs the Senate Finance Committee, has found a sure way to ensure that his prized legislation doesn’t see the light of day.

Updated 3 weeks, 3 days ago
ARTICLE: Key questions unanswered

On April 12, The Press published an article based on a press release by Panhandle Health District. The article states that in 2023 PHD tested 292 individuals for lead in the bloodstream “that live within the bounda…

Updated 1 month ago
Marty and Max: A lesson in DEI

In the last 12 months, according to MLS data, there have been 4,370 homes sold in the Coeur d’Alene market. The rural east side, which includes the 83833 zip c…

Updated 1 month ago
TRUMP: Getting to soul of the matter

Sandy Patano, in her recent column “Saving Republican Soul,” tells us that “we will obviously support the Republican nominee” because “to be a true Republican…is based on allegiance to a specific individual…or a st…

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
OPINION: Government stays open … for now

At long last, Congress has quit kicking the can down the road in regard to keeping the government open. And that’s good news for the federal employees drawing …

Updated 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Marty and Max: Real Estate Tango

Pivots are often used to accomplish tango dance steps. One's pivot must be stable, confident, and calm. This can make a big difference in the dance and lead to…

Updated 1 month, 4 weeks ago
NORMAL: Let’s hope Bruce Reed is right

Bruce Reed, Coeur d’Alene’s own son of Mary Lou Reed, Idaho’s great former senator, said what I hope is truth: “We live in abnormal political times…American people are still normal people…given a choice between nor…

Updated 1 month, 4 weeks ago
OPINION: Partisan rancor takes a brief vacation

Here’s something that you don’t normally see in Washington — the Democratic and Republican leaders of the Senate Finance Committee standing side-by-side at a n…

Updated 2 months ago
OPINION: The presidential election from hell

It’s amazing. Seventy percent of American voters don’t want to see a Biden-Trump rematch, yet that’s what the two major political parties are giving us.