Monday, August 15, 2022

My Turn

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MY TURN: Telling it like it is

Last week, I opened my favorite paper to see once again the Kootenai County Republican Central Committee Chairma...

Updated 3 days, 2 hours ago
MY TURN: Seeing through an elephant tale

How does one eat an elephant? One bite at a time. With this fact in mind, let’s start consuming the elephant Brent Regan placed before us so as to expose the tripe buried in his story titled “Elephant Metamorphos...

Updated 4 days, 2 hours ago
MY TURN: Time to grow back the Cd'A schools' tree

School means so much to me. It always has. I’ve lived in Coeur d’Alene for over 10 years and have gone to school in this town since preschool. School has always been a safe and stable factor in my life–five days ...

Updated 5 days, 2 hours ago
MY TURN: Concerns over airport project

This letter specifically concerns me about the Airport Project which can involve China as a potential lender. Here is why. Their primary weapon of choice to conquer the world is finance.

Updated 6 days, 2 hours ago
MY TURN: Time to return to individual thinking

The CDA Press informative five-part series on social media was a most accurate description. The writer, Mr. Black, asks if we should be concerned that we are...

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
MY TURN: From crisis to crisis with no loss of enthusiasm

For more than two years, Kootenai Health has been in a state of crisis management; first with the COVID-19 pandemic response, then (and still) with a health ...

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
MY TURN: Levy supports safe, operational schools

The words reasonable and responsible keep coming to mind as we think about the School Safety and Deferred Maintenance levy on the August 30 ballot. All fi...

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
MY TURN: 'And then they came'

The 1946 Holocaust poem "First They Came" by German Pastor Martin Niemöller was the genesis for the foregoing words. His poem's a chilling reminder of the dangers of failing to confront extremism. It echoes down ...

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
COMMENTARY: Justice building expansion deserves support

In 2000, just under 109,000 people called Kootenai County home. Eight total judges served the county’s courts, including one whose position was created just ...

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
MY TURN: Reproductive Health

Protecting women’s access to reproductive health care is imperative. Let’s start with the definition of reproductive: life-giving, procreative, reproducing. Antonyms of reproductive are the destruction of life-gi...

Updated 2 weeks, 3 days ago
MY TURN: KCRCC supports and pays 'antisemitic' white nationalist

Brent Regan and his Kootenai County Republican Central Committee (KCRCC) have twisted the truth yet again. They say they do not support him, but they selected avowed antisemite and white nationalist David Reilly ...

Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago
MY TURN: Post Falls School Safety Forum

The Uvalde school shooting is the most recent school shooting; but, unfortunately, will not be the last.

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
MY TURN: Killing women will never be pro-life

This weekend at a state party convention, the Idaho Republican party has resoundingly voted to sacrifice our daughters, our wives, and our mothers to protect a political concept: absolutely no abortions in Idaho.

Updated 3 weeks, 4 days ago
A lot to be thankful for in beautiful Kootenai

After what seemed like a longer-than-usual spring, summer is here

Updated 1 month ago
MY TURN: A measured response

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