Tuesday, October 03, 2023


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Updated 16 hours, 46 minutes ago

Home sweet — moon?

The year is 2040. You’re looking for a new home, and you want something a bit different. Maybe very different. L...

Updated 1 day, 16 hours ago
We're in a strong solar cycle

Sunspots are storms on the Sun and during the height of a cycle, its magnetic poles will usually flip as the North Pole becomes the South Pole and vice-versa.

Updated 2 days, 16 hours ago
HUCKLEBERRIES: A defining moment in Wallace brothel history

Facing political pressure, a half century ago, the brothels of Wallace closed for the first time ever.

Updated 4 days, 16 hours ago
Marty and Max: Real Estate Recipes

Today we will discuss two ways to buy an actively marketed home at a bargain, where you actually want to live.

Updated 4 days, 16 hours ago
MY TURN: Infrastructure projects for Idaho

I noticed a news article about more money being spent on the bill. That made me curious about what projects have gotten money so far. A google search turned up a lot of projects.

Updated 6 days, 16 hours ago
Friday night lights in a small town

I like to do my part to ensure that the elusive “small town feel” reminders are a priority.

Updated 1 week ago
MY TURN: Shoshone County BOCC blaming others, working less

This letter is to express my own opinion, and no one else’s. The new commissioners are pointing fingers and blaming us for overspending for the last four years, but not saying what we overspent on. Why?

Updated 1 week ago
Warts and all, the U.N. has purpose

Like the humans who compose them, no institution is without flaws. In both cases we can only hope that, on balance, the good outweighs the rest.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
More weather extremes and El Niño

It’s been a very dry September across the Inland Northwest.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
HUCKLEBERRIES: A cautionary tale from Art Linkletter

Art Linkletter is no longer a household name.

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
OPINION: Pattern of deception

A large portion of what we call “intelligence” is pattern recognition. Patterns of sounds are recognized as words or music. Patterns of symbols are written l...

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Marty and Max: Market Segments

In today’s column, we are NOT going to discuss the market. Rather, we ARE discussing how to read and interpret the data when you do choose to look at the mar...

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
OPINION: Let’s talk about endorsements

Just over six weeks from today, on Nov. 7, you will be asked to elect (or re-elect) city council members, school board trustees, and fire district commission...

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Lasting love and laughter

On Sept. 20, 1948, a young couple recited their wedding vows at the Hitching Post in Coeur d’Alene.

Updated 2 weeks ago
When libraries weren’t free

In this American culture war over books, Ground Zero is the public library. It’s interesting, to say the least, watching from the sidelines as free access to...