Letters to the Editor

TRAFFIC: Job well done

September 19, 2018 at 5:00 am

Kudos to the Coeur d’Alene Press and Staff Writer Ralph Bartholdt for the timely article (Sept. 16) on the growing traffic problems in Coeur d’Alene. Citizen concerns about traffic have come to a head and actions are underway.FYI — at Tuesd...

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TAX CUTS: Deficit goes up

September 19, 2018 at 5:00 am

Republicans claim that tax cuts increase federal government revenue, but they cite only a few questionable examples to support their view. In a thorough examination of fiscal history, U.S. Treasury studies estimated the revenue effects of m...

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MEDICINE: Idaho school applauded

September 19, 2018 at 5:00 am

WWAMI-Idaho, Idaho’s medical school, continues to graduate top-notch physicians who bring quality health care to some of our most underserved communities, and I’m proud to support it as a longstanding family medicine physician in Coeur d’Al...

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TRUMP: Electoral issue unsettled

September 19, 2018 at 5:00 am

Clearly, Mary Smith shows in her letter to The Press, Sept. 14, earnest belief that the Electoral College did the job required of it in the 2016 election and she explains in detail why and how that’s so. But so what? It’s a non sequitur. It...

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TURNOUT: First, be informed

September 19, 2018 at 5:00 am

The Coeur d’Alene Press editorial of Sept. 12 laments past voter turnout and urges folks to go to the polls in the upcoming election. While I agree that more of our electorate should get involved, I question the wisdom of just getting out t...

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TRUMP: Just getting started

September 16, 2018 at 5:00 am

President Trump is a blessing. He won the presidency and hope he wins a second term, for it’s going to take at least another term to straighten out all the massive socialisms imposed on America. There’s not a lot of difference between the c...

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SNAP: Food for families

September 16, 2018 at 5:00 am

The U.S. Census Bureau just released new data showing that 1 in 8 Americans live in poverty. These numbers should shock all of us, especially since just a few months ago the House of Representatives took a vote that would make it harder for...

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SMELTER: A serious threat

September 16, 2018 at 5:00 am

OK, enough already.Trump’s halfway through his term. Clinton lost. One can stack the blocks over and over and the outcome’s still the same.Trump won. Love him or hate him, he still holds the office. Perhaps now everyone should turn their an...

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TRUMP: You trust him?

September 16, 2018 at 5:00 am

I frequently hear from people in the workforce who are happy with how Trump has handled the economy. My guess is those individuals do not truly understand all aspects of the economy. (Not that I am any expert.) For example, 1 percent of the...

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TYPO: A plane to nowhere

September 14, 2018 at 5:00 am

From the cover of Tuesday’s, Sept. 11 paper: “County Considers Moving Again: Officials Push Long-Range Planing More Than Fairgrounds Facility.” Planing? Really?Don’t fail, Idaho.BENDI BENSON SCHRAMBACHHayden...

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