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The Seeweewana did not go gentle into Lake Coeur d’Alene’s deep.
OPINION: The Shirtist
Once upon a time there was a peaceful town that was a true American melting pot; a cross section of races, religions, heritages and interests. Everybody, for...
MY TURN: Ukraine, a war of tanks or troops?
The war in Ukraine is raging in its second year. Comrade Putin is relentless in his quest to reunite Russia’s former countries of the USSR. But while doing ...
MY TURN: Heart and soul of Kootenai County?
Like thousands of us who live in Coeur d’Alene, I LOVE living here and am determined to do my part to keep it a vibrant, welcoming place in which to live and raise a family.
MY TURN: 'Don't listen to the lies'
As a lifelong North Idaho resident and public education advocate, I am completely devastated following the March 14 levy losses in the Coeur d'Alene School District.
OPINION: In the fight for education, the safe middle ground is quickly disappearing
“All that is required for evil to triumph is for good men (and women) to do nothing.” That was Edmund Burke’s 18th century defense of the American Colonies i...
Springtime babies galore on the prairie
A multi-generational farm and ranching family on the Rathdrum Prairie is in baby mode this month.
Sick of culture wars? Drop your weapons
Never mind the old sticks and stones adage. Words can do more than hurt. They also transform human interaction by creating stereotypes. The worst part is tha...
Will clocks move back in November?
Last Sunday, March 12, we turned our clocks forward once again. Practically every person I talked to since we moved our clocks forward one hour strongly sugg...
According to a local legend, a mighty wind blew down the Coeur d’Alene Drive-in screen while “The Exorcist” was showing.
MY TURN: In defense of children, not libraries
Coeur d’Alene Library Trustee Steve McCrea recently claimed libraries are being challenged by a small number of people in the community who believe the library is blatantly sexualizing and grooming children.
MY TURN: Deception through omission
Deception occurs either through the dissemination of information that is factually incorrect or the omission of information that is integral to the issue at hand. The latter tactic is on full display in Brent Re...
OPINION: Success and failure
People who have achieved success usually understand the relationship between perspective and outcome. Every action begins as thought; an idea that gives pers...
MY TURN: Why I'm leaving teaching
Friday, Feb. 10, I turned in my formal resignation. Come June, I will end my teaching career. After 12 years, no more. There are multiple factors that contributed to this gut-wrenching decision.
MY TURN: North Idaho Republicans are the real conservatives
Now might be a good time to mention that the conservatives who care about Kootenai County are represented by the North Idaho Republicans, NOT the Kootenai County GOP (KCRCC).