Editorial

Of cabbages, kings and OK oatmeal

March 24, 2017 at 5:00 am

God bless these geezers.That’s the conclusion we reached after enjoying 90 minutes of back-and-forth between one of the region’s many unofficial breakfast clubs — Of Cabbages and Kings, they call themselves — and one of the region’s most of...

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NIC is a speller’s best friend

March 22, 2017 at 5:00 am

Community newspapers receive a lot of support from advertisers and subscribers. They do their best to return the favor by supporting the community.One of the ways the Coeur d’Alene Press shows its love is through its sponsorship participati...

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When you give of yourself, you gain

March 19, 2017 at 5:00 am

Volunteers, you inspire us.We’re talking to you, Post Falls Food Bank octogenerians featured recently in The Press.We’re talking to you, retirees who would rather get up and help someone than sit around and watch TV.Volunteerism enriches us...

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Yes, some teachers are overpaid

March 17, 2017 at 5:00 am

Ron Nate has a long way to go to catch up with Frank Drebin.But he’s trying. Nate is a Republican legislator from Rexburg. He’s a frequent star on the Gem State stage featuring oddball politics.Drebin is a police lieutenant in “Naked Gun,” ...

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Strike will hurt all of Silver Valley

March 15, 2017 at 5:00 am

United Steelworkers Union Local 5114 unanimously rejected Hecla Mining Company’s last and best offer. When Hecla went ahead Monday and implemented the wage and benefit changes it had offered, the workers struck.Hecla, based in Coeur d’Alene...

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They’re just statistics no longer

March 10, 2017 at 5:00 am

Just two weeks ago, The Press published a story with the banner headline, “Violence trend on the rise.”The story included statistics showing alarming domestic violence increases from 2015 to 2016. Survivors of domestic and sexual violence w...

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Tomorrow won’t look like today

March 09, 2017 at 5:00 am

Peer into the future, and hold on tight.What do you see?Bill Gates, who’s had a pretty keen eye to the telescope for years, envisions 65 percent of today’s kids working in jobs that don’t even exist now.Just for the heck of it, we toured th...

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A legislator and his cameras

March 08, 2017 at 5:00 am

Safer Idaho roads and bridges.Sensible tax policies that balance essential services for citizens and a desire for limited government.Moves that would lead to more and better jobs, Idaho businesses growing and prospering.In the late days of ...

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Good things come in threes, too

March 05, 2017 at 5:00 am

Three long, loud legislative cheers. 1. The distinguished members of the Idaho Legislature’s Joint Finance and Appropriations Committee have done their job.Now it’s our most enthusiastic hope that their colleagues will agree.We’re referring...

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The cost of broken communication

February 28, 2017 at 5:00 am

How much is a good meeting worth?Fifty bucks? A hundred? How about a thousand?A lawsuit was brought against the city of Hayden by North Idaho Building Contractors Association, which maintained Hayden was charging an illegal sewer tax on abo...

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