Editorial

PRESS ENDORSEMENT: Vote ‘no’ on Hayden budget request

October 24, 2018 at 5:00 am

Until about 1 p.m. Tuesday, this space was filled with an editorial supporting Hayden’s request to increase its base budget via a levy override. That support held some caveats, but the entire landscape changed when citizen Steve Griffitts w...

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Possibilities on the prairie are profound

October 21, 2018 at 5:00 am

Development of the freshly minted “Tech URD” in Post Falls is going to cause some grief.For those who see the beauty in a swath of barren prairie, disappointment is assured. It will be replaced with concrete, steel and glass over time.Traff...

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You’re gonna miss them when they’re gone

October 19, 2018 at 5:00 am

Innocent insects inspiring nothing but human ire.Poor aphids.The hordes of bitty bugs that descend on our region every autumn can be annoying, true. And if you peer at one through a microscope or your web browser, it can be a bit unsettling...

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It takes more than that to silence Cecil

October 17, 2018 at 5:00 am

The letters are always hand-delivered, pecked out on an old typewriter, double-spaced, all caps. Sometimes there’s a coffee stain or other evidence of the writer’s breakfast on the letter.At a glance, the editor knows he’s received another ...

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‘I had no idea’ just won’t cut it, guys

October 14, 2018 at 5:00 am

Please do something really important today.It might save a life you love. It could be one step toward making the world a better place.Do what one local father did: Email a link to your daughters and your daughters-in-law.Then do what we hop...

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Arm yourself with truly valuable info

October 12, 2018 at 5:00 am

Don’t tell anyone, but there might be some local election momentum building.The proof won’t materialize until sometime late Nov. 6 or early Nov. 7, of course, when Kootenai County voters’ ballots will be tallied. Yet there’s a good feeling ...

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Bureaucratese should be a dead language

October 10, 2018 at 5:00 am

Congratulations to North Idaho College trustees and administrators who refuse to sit still with a pretty good hand of cards.Knowing that the wheels of bureaucracy roll slowly, we’ll refrain from criticizing the months of committee meetings ...

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Comics debate is nothing to laugh at

October 07, 2018 at 5:00 am

Remember what your mama said?Polite company doesn’t bring up three topics at dinner: politics, religion or comics.That is what she said, isn’t it?The last of that trio breeds fightin’ words just like the other two, only most of the comics b...

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Bringing home an important veterans project

October 05, 2018 at 5:00 am

Like a soldier undaunted, the quest for a local veterans home marches on.Only now instead of the home looking like a mirage on some distant horizon, it’s conceivable that ground could be broken in less than two years. That’s the most recent...

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How to remove bad smell from garbage lawsuit

October 03, 2018 at 5:00 am

The owner of Coeur d’Alene Garbage has invested a small fortune — or maybe not so small — of his own money in some 60,000 garbage cans. Phil Damiano has every right to require that his property is taken care of, even while he leases the can...

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