Thursday, November 30, 2023

Evan Koch

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Updated 23 hours, 2 minutes ago

OPINION: Politics can be productive

Politics can be productive. That’s a novel thought. But one that is gaining bipartisan momentum.

Updated 1 week ago
OPINION: Democrats thankful for a generous community

Democrats perform community outreach because it is in our hearts. It’s also written into our organizing documents.

Updated 2 weeks ago
OPINION: Dems fared better than expected in elections

The November 2023 election results are now certified. The results show that throughout the United States, the Democrats did very well.

Updated 3 weeks ago
OPINION: 2024 starts now

Just yesterday we went to the polls and elected folks who will lead our cities, our schools, and our fire districts. Now we must respect the election results, …

Updated 2 months, 1 week 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 commissioner…

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
OPINION: Make informed choices, read the party platforms

One remarkable function of these weekly columns has been showing voters that they have a choice when it comes to politics. As the loyal opposition up north, we…

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
OPINION: No more educational chaos, please

Chaos might be fun for a while, but North Idaho has had enough. As Kootenai County kids go back to school, we are all ready for normalcy, consistency, and rout…

Updated 3 months ago
OPINION: Labor Day, a holiday for all of us

Monday, Sept. 4 is Labor Day. This annual day off of work at the end of summer recognizes and honors the labor movement.

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
OPINION: Let's talk about suicide

It’s always sad to learn of a friend’s death. But when a friend dies by suicide the news can be especially jarring.

Updated 3 months, 2 weeks ago
OPINION: The fight for women's rights marches on

One hundred and three years ago this month, Febb Burn changed the course of American history.

Updated 3 months, 3 weeks ago
OPINION: Keeping 2023 in perspective

This week the Kootenai County Democratic Central Committee will meet to hold its mid-year assessment of our affairs. I expect to hear a variety of opinions fro…

Updated 3 months, 4 weeks ago
OPINION: Why we fight

What a beautiful place we live in! From our stunning lakes, parks and rivers, to our local events and farmer’s markets, and the exceptional teachers at our own…

Updated 4 months ago
OPINION: Celebrate the Democratic past

This Saturday, July 29, your Kootenai County Democrats will host The 2023 Big Blue Huckleberry BBQ.

Updated 4 months, 1 week ago
OPINION: Common sense and a more perfect union

Last week, I discussed five ways we can overcome the social hostility that prevents many Democrats from expressing their party’s values to folks with whom we m…

Updated 4 months, 2 weeks ago
OPINION: Five steps to sharing your Democratic values

I realize that through this column, and my position as KCDCC Chair, I am one of the lucky few Democrats with a platform to talk boldly about Democratic politic…