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The Seeweewana did not go gentle into Lake Coeur d’Alene’s deep.
March is for shamrocks and weddings
Several years ago, my sister, Janna, and I joined our mother as members of the Lt. George Farragut Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
OPINION: Pre-packaged angertainment is getting stale
I could be wrong about this, but I sense that the overall mood in Kootenai County is changing. And for the better. Last year at this time, I faced a well ...
Why child care matters
Red or blue, old or young, parent or childless, kids matter to everyone.
Record snows in the West
It was certainly a tale of two winters across the Inland Northwest.
If you’re like me, you’ve wondered what the late Bard of Sherman Avenue would do with today’s overripe local news cycles.
MY TURN: Another modest proposal
I read with some sadness and resignation the My Turn by Ms. Lippert. Then, I consulted my property tax bill and noticed the number of school bond levies on t...
MY TURN: Spotlight on social work this month
March is Social Work Month, and the 2023 theme is Social Work Breaks Barriers. The theme “Social Work Breaks Barriers” resonates because social workers are ...
MY TURN: In defense of libraries and librarians
Your public library is being challenged by a small number of people in the community who believe the library is "blatantly sexualizing and grooming children." And that the library "encourage(s) the flow of erotic...
OPINION: Canceling NIC
As you watch and listen to the public comments at the recent North Idaho College (NIC) Board of Trustee meetings you may be struck at how the demands of thos...
MY TURN: A plea to the NIC trustees
When I ran the Cd'A Area Chamber of Commerce from 1980 to 1987, when good folks and community and business leaders such as Bob Bemis of Northwest Timber, Harry Perry of GTE and Frank Henderson, past mayor of Post...
OPINION: What is education worth to you?
On March 14, voters across Kootenai County will be asked a simple question: what is the future of elementary education worth to you? Our community has alr...
Little things make a big impact
This isn’t the biggest news of the week, in fact, I don’t even have names to include, but it was the most memorable moment of my week by far.
MY TURN: Cd’A School District levies deserve your support
If you are new to the Coeur d’Alene area, you are probably wondering why there is a Supplemental Operations levy for our schools every two years. At first glance, it certainly seems to be excessive. Truth is th...
Rural maternity wards closing
If you’re a woman past childbearing age, in a way, you’re lucky. Those of us past that stage of life living outside of the big city had an advantage: Not lon...
Our sun is becoming more active
Last year, I wrote an article stating that our sun was waking up from its minimum cycle.