Letters to the Editor

BAT: Caption in poor taste

October 03, 2018 at 5:00 am

Bats are an important part of the ecosystem, whose job it is to keep the insect population down. To run a picture of the poor creature’s pitiable death and then to say “have fun!” with it was despicable and in very poor taste.ELLEN DIMMITT ...

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THANKS: Exceptional effort, kindness

October 03, 2018 at 5:00 am

We would like to share how thankful our family is for our local first responders. On the morning of Friday, Sept. 28, our husband and father, Bill Hohenstreet, experienced a serious, unexpected medical emergency from which he, to our great ...

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BAT: Deserves much better

October 03, 2018 at 5:00 am

On page A7 of Saturday’s Press is a headline: Halloween’s coming, time for bats.There’s a color picture of a wadded up, suffering, furry gray creature.Caption: JoAnn and Steve Lokken submitted this picture of a bat tangled up and hanging fr...

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CANS: The cleaner, the better

October 03, 2018 at 5:00 am

So Mr. Damiano doesn’t want Eco-Wash to touch his dirty trash cans with their equipment. The people at Eco-Wash saw a need in this community and are trying to fill it. Does Mr. Damiano collect the dirty tubs and clean them? What are those o...

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COMICS: Good cats, bad kids

October 03, 2018 at 5:00 am

I agree with Tom Stuber on Breaking Cat News. Nancy and Wallace the Brave are a waste of ink and space, as was Phoebe. As I don’t have the most recent Sunday comics, I can’t suggest which one to replace. I only read two of them, Herman and ...

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CANS: Lesson in leasing

October 03, 2018 at 5:00 am

The position of Coeur d’Alene Garbage regarding cleaning cans is ludicrous. I can lease a car and have it serviced or washed anywhere. Why not the same for a leased trash can?I’ve seen the way Eco-Wash cleans cans: no wastewater on the stre...

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METOO: Another mother’s view

October 03, 2018 at 5:00 am

To Denise Graves in regard to your letter.I am the mother of two sons, grandmother of four grandsons, and great-grandmother of five great-grandsons. If they were accused of sexual assault, there should not be any time limit to make them acc...

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COMICS: Ask — and receive

October 03, 2018 at 5:00 am

You asked me for my input on the comics page. How about:1. Enlarging print size and making it darker.2. Follow Sunday’s procedure and utilize both sides of a page.You and the public gain:A. Easier readingB. More room for additional strips.M...

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KAVANAUGH: The real issue

October 03, 2018 at 5:00 am

It’s still all about abortion.Roe vs. Wade legalizing abortion during the first two “trimesters” of pregnancy: Roe was not raped, never got an abortion, confessed to having lied and she and her daughter became pro-life activists. Her radica...

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KAVANAUGH: Unfit to serve

October 03, 2018 at 5:00 am

Last week’s nomination hearing was a political charade. While both parties engage in it, this one is clearly caused by the GOP.Senator Graham among others touted the “golden approval” by the ABA; now even the ABA is calling for an FBI inves...

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