Monday, September 25, 2023

Letters to the Editor

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Updated 1 month, 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 ...

Updated 2 weeks, 3 days 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 thei...

Updated 1 month 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 alte...

Updated 1 month, 4 weeks 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 t...

Updated 2 months, 2 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 3 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 standa...

Updated 3 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 3 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.

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
GAS: Looks like price gouging

I’m curious why gas prices in the area jump 20 cents a gallon instead of a smaller increment like most locales. Of course I also wonder why the price of gas in Wallace and Kellogg as of June 11 is 60 cents a gall...

Updated 5 months ago
Re-Elect Pinehurst Library board members

Our Pinehurst Library, one of the finest small libraries in the state, is part of the Kootenai/Shoshone Community Library Network.

Updated 7 months, 1 week ago
Questions about the Cataldo Water District

What is going on?

Updated 8 months ago
LETTER: DUI punishments from around the world

If you think the drunk driving penalties in the U.S. are a little lenient, you’re right. Compared to the rest of the world, the U.S.’s DUI punishments are lenient.

Updated 8 months, 3 weeks ago
LETTER: Another Hero Passes

My respect for Ed Pommerening began back when he became a school board member, and attended all meetings fresh from his job, work clothes and all.

Updated 9 months ago
LETTER: In response to; Not Just a Shoshone County Issue

In response to; Not Just a Shoshone County Issue. We’re those people who moved to the area. I share the author's frustration over our increased property taxes but the real culprit is a flawed tax system.

Updated 9 months, 2 weeks ago
LETTER: Not just a Shoshone County issue

I'm writing this letter out of frustration like many property owners in Shoshone County. I received my tax bill in the mail and my first thought is you have to be kidding me.