Editorial

Why we should all stand together

November 19, 2017 at 5:00 am

Hayden Mayor Steve Griffitts, who helped oversee an outstanding Veterans Day ceremony in his community Nov. 11, provided some background to The Press that we thought worthy of sharing. Saturday’s main speaker, former Navy commander Dr. Rola...

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Drivers, we’re really good - and really bad

November 17, 2017 at 5:00 am

Idaho drivers are safe and rude.Let’s break that down, shall we?Take a few moments to read the constructive opinion piece on Page 5 today. It should serve as a friendly reminder that we’re too often unfriendly to our fellow motorists. What’...

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Ban’s bane: Helicopter parents

November 15, 2017 at 5:00 am

Rarely does a Press editorial strike a chord of agreement like Sunday’s did. The editorial, headlined “‘Review process’ is a cop-out: Ban the phones,” called on Coeur d’Alene School District officials to immediately ban the use of smartphon...

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‘Review process’ is a cop-out: Ban the phones

November 12, 2017 at 5:00 am

Coeur d’Alene School District is going to do what most big organizations do when confronted with a serious problem: Study the hell out of it. That’s much easier than making a tough decision and living with some inevitable criticism.In tryin...

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Test your U.S. military knowledge

November 10, 2017 at 5:00 am

Tomorrow is Veterans Day. North Idaho prides itself in welcoming our veterans with open arms. Well, how much do you know about the U.S. military and its history?There are lots of military quizzes on the internet, so we picked one posted Nov...

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Rallying cry: Jobs for our veterans

November 08, 2017 at 5:00 am

There’s some good news to report as we near Veterans Day this Saturday.First, one of the most horrific casualties of our society is actually easing. That casualty is homelessness among our military heroes. According to a 2016 Christian Scie...

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One horror story can have a happy ending

November 03, 2017 at 5:00 am

Someone out there owes a debt of gratitude to J.B.Maybe several someones will eventually avoid pain and suffering thanks to what J.B. shared with readers last Thursday.J.B.’s heart-rending blow-by-blow account of nearly getting ripped off b...

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Their future isn’t worth this risk

November 01, 2017 at 5:00 am

The school expulsions didn’t go far enough.This is not a plea for Coeur d’Alene School District to reconsider its expulsion late last week of three former Lake City High School students who used social media to threaten classmates. It is ra...

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This frenzied fight features RINOs vs. LIARs

October 30, 2017 at 10:47 am

You might say the latest outside-looking-in story on North Idaho’s Republican politics has given the region a white eye.Writing for BuzzFeed news, Anne Helen Petersen became the latest scribe — superscribe might be more accurate — to paint ...

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What to do about that *!@#+ wait

October 27, 2017 at 5:00 am

Sheriff Ben Wolfinger is correct that the state, not the sheriff’s office, should be responsible for staffing and managing driver’s license stations. Nebraska is the only state besides Idaho that saddles its sheriff’s offices with this cumb...

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