Friday, February 23, 2024

Letters to the Editor

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Updated 6 months, 1 week ago

OPINION: GOP’s outrage is Trump’s gain

Idaho Republican Party Chairwoman Dorothy Moon is fired up, and for good reason. At least, that seems to be the co…

Updated 3 weeks ago
BORDER SHENANIGANS: ‘Appalling and immoral’

I have just read in the Coeur d’Alene Press, Jan. 27, that Idaho’s Gov. Little is planning to send two teams of state troopers to the Texas border in the coming weeks. This to help secure the open border which he b…

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
FALLACY or OPINION: Often the same thing

Two letters in The Press contained false statements I would like to emphasize. These are from the first letter: 1. Biden has devastated our economy. 2. Public schools are indoctrination camps. 3. Teaching our child…

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
YOUTH SPORTS: And character development

There are 6.5 million youth sports coaches in the U.S. Many of these coaches will have lifelong positive influence on the young people they teach. It is important that along with teaching the fundamental skills of …

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
SPORTS OFFICIALS: Deserve respect, gratitude

All three of the schools in our wonderful community have excellent sports programs. All of the coaches, parents and players get a lot of recognition for their support and hard work, but the real heroes of every gam…

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
RICH and RICHER: Big difference between millionaires and billionaires

It has recently been pointed out to me by a physicist that many people do not realize the vast difference between a million and a billion. A million seconds is only 11.6 days. A billion seconds is 31.7 years. By hi…

Updated 4 months ago
IDAHO: Housing inflation a crisis

In reference to the Saturday Press article “Idaho is Running Hot,” I would like to point to some statements by Sam Wolkenhauer of the Idaho Dept. of Labor. Comparing Idaho’s economy to the rest of the nation’s, he …

Updated 4 months, 3 weeks ago
REGAN: ‘Common nonsense’

Again, Mr. Regan has given his opinion, this time, as a “fact check.” “Progressives are mystified when Republicans work together?” We’re also mystified by the KCRCC and the true Republicans that have not accepted R…

Updated 5 months, 2 weeks ago
COACHES: Teach mental skills as well

Students return to school soon. Fall sports begin, and millions of kids nationwide will be participating in fall sports programs. Coaches are busy teaching and refining multiple athletic skills necessary for their …

Updated 6 months ago
CULTURE CANCER: Is not Marxism

Brent Regan’s “common nonsense” goes too far with his conclusions that our liberal versus radical far-right “culture war” is a “Marxist revolution.” So much of his common sense is common imagination based on altern…

Updated 7 months ago
CLARK: Left-wing viewpoints?

A recent letter by Wylie Clark accuses The Press of “left-wing view points.” The writer suggests that the idea of a person who has “no experience in the job” and “isn’t really sure what the job entails” applies to …

Updated 7 months, 3 weeks ago
I-90 FLAG: It’s back

Many thanks to the patriot who puts the flag up on the west side of Fourth of July Pass, mile marker 24.

Updated 8 months ago
VERNE BLALACK: Passing of another hero

This year, a hero, Ed Pommerening, responsible for heroic efforts which improved the environment of our valley, passed away. Now, another man passes who I think is equally heroic, as he improved the living standard…

Updated 8 months ago
CULTURE SHIFT NEEDED: Back to conservative guidelines

Well, the inevitable result of our nationwide free-for-all mindset has happened here in our little Silver Valley. A family of four, dead and the shooter’s family left without a father. I don’t know all the details.

Updated 8 months, 1 week ago
OLD RIVER ROAD: Needs attention from county

It’s great what the new county commissioners have come up with for parking on the river, and I agree with that, but it would be great if they would concentrate as much time to repairing the Old River Road.