Thursday, August 13, 2020


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Updated 2 days, 21 hours ago

CDA schools, don’t subject students to this

As a parent of two school-age children and having worked in social services, educational environments and mental...

Updated 21 hours, 20 minutes ago
See if Facebook is using your camera

Facebook is sending messages to customers letting them know that the company has the right to access their phone cameras, apparently in many instances without their knowledge.

Updated 21 hours, 20 minutes ago
Hard work alone isn’t antidote to poverty

“Mom, we’re out of my cereal. We need to get more.”

Updated 1 day, 21 hours ago
OPINION: CHUCK MALLOY — Bipartisan cooperation? There’s hope

In the Gem State, we have the Idaho Freedom Foundation’s “freedom index,” which attempts to sort out the true conservatives from the RINOs while driving some legislators nuts in the process — particularly those R...

Updated 1 day, 21 hours ago
Make room boys, there’s a new girl in town

In February this column featured the back story of the Suffragist statue that’s to be placed and dedicated on Tuesday, Aug. 18, at noon. It’s a testament, not only to artist Terry Lee’s talent but to how a group ...

Updated 2 days, 21 hours ago
Speedy trials challenged by pandemic

Once upon a time, mere accusation by someone with power could mean an indefinite stay in a dank and desolate place. Many an innocent without resources or connections literally rotted away in centuries gone by, ne...

Updated 3 days, 21 hours ago
A month without moisture in the Inland Northwest

After 30 days of rainless weather in Coeur d’Alene and surrounding regions, we finally received some measurable moisture last Thursday. However, amounts were...

Updated 5 days, 21 hours ago
Support fine work of PHD

In the early 1980s, the National Institute of Medicine did a study of Public Health in America. That study defined public health as “What we, as a society, d...

Updated 6 days, 21 hours ago
OPINION: SEN. JIM RISCH — Protecting Idaho’s forests and communities

Summers are beautiful in the Gem State. Idaho’s mountains, rivers, lakes and trails are beloved by the people who live here, as well as the millions who visi...

Updated 6 days, 21 hours ago
From Tami’s heart to your lawn

A meme from a Facebook friend launched those yard signs you may have seen around Kootenai County — you know, the ones that read: “Turn Off the News & Love Yo...

Updated 1 week ago
Coping tips for these bizarre times

A survey of more than 1,200 school-age girls released in June by the Rox Institute for Research found 79 percent felt more lonely or isolated than before the pandemic. Forty percent reported feeling more stressed.

Updated 1 week ago
Virus: More data, more good decisions

After reading Jennifer Drake’s “My Turn” article Aug. 1, I felt compelled to respond.

Updated 1 week ago
Watch out for Amazon bogus charges

After last week’s report to readers about Amazon customers being targeted by scammers, I received a few more calls from local readers this week with communications they have received supposedly from Amazon.

Updated 1 week ago
Well said, Kootenai Health

I tip my hat to the recent COVID-19 news article provided by Kootenai Health. It was a no-nonsense explanation of the current health concerns. It answered in simple terms all the myths and conspiracy theories tha...

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
OPINION: DAN ENGLISH — Let’s see if our voting system is safe

Of the many things that makes America great, one of the most central and important is the process by which we all exercise our democracy, the voting process. We, as a country, have been a world leader in how to c...