Letters to the Editor

THANKS: Kindness abounds

November 16, 2018 at 5:00 am

We are all fortunate to live in such a caring and giving community. I’d like to thank the people who stopped to inquire if I needed help when I was stranded in the median strip of Ramsey Road with mechanical trouble with my car. No fewer th...

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ELECTION: Food for thought

November 16, 2018 at 5:00 am

On Election Day, it was again an honor to serve as a poll worker. Tears of pride came to my eyes as the long lines of citizens waited in the cold, sometimes rainy weather without complaint passing the time in friendly conversation. On that ...

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LEAVING: Time’s up

November 16, 2018 at 5:00 am

In a vile rant on Aug. 16, Ron Dayton of Athol stated that he will leave this country and never return if the Democrats do not win the House AND Senate this time around.Ron, are you a man of your word or just another bloviating liberal with...

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SALUTE: Thanks to Applebee’s

November 16, 2018 at 5:00 am

I wish to express my appreciation for the wonderful free meal provided to the veterans. I was impressed with the “missing solider” at the front door; it was tearful. I want to thank “Alexa” for the free Budweiser. I was also impressed with ...

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ELECTION: Glimmer of hope

November 16, 2018 at 5:00 am

For two years, while being appalled at the president’s behavior and constant lying, I have been ambivalent about how to react to him; resist? Hope for the best? Wallow in self-pity? I have tried to discern why people continue to support him...

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HOMELESS: And hypocritical

November 16, 2018 at 5:00 am

I was watching the local news on TV and they were doing a story about opening warming centers for the homeless and placing mats on the floor of a gym for them to sleep on. Then thinking about the endless stories on the news about how cruel ...

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ONLINE: A fine education

November 14, 2018 at 5:00 am

Many people don’t realize the process that takes place to get food from the farm to our tables, but my son Ethan is learning just that thanks to his career readiness classes at his online high school, Idaho Technical Career Academy (ITCA). ...

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POLITICS: Going way too far

November 14, 2018 at 5:00 am

In the Friday, Nov. 9 edition of The Press was “A Democrat’s Message To Republican Friends” by Cory Jane English. Although she did not win the election, she was most gracious in losing and in congratulating and supporting her opponent that ...

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ROAD WORK: Emphasis on ‘work’

November 14, 2018 at 5:00 am

Why are Government Way resurfacing contractors not working on weekends and holidays? This is way beyond aggravating already, kind of like leading a horse over a railroad trestle, or fingernails on a chalkboard.REID HARLOCKERHayden...

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VETERAN: Asks NIC a question

November 14, 2018 at 5:00 am

Thank you for your coverage and salute to us veterans in the Sunday, Monday and Tuesday editions. As an Army veteran during the Vietnam War and as an active Army Reservist for many years, I appreciate all of the sentiment. I noticed Monday ...

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