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OPINION: SHAWN KEENAN — Rep. Remington’s decision requires state investigation

Let me be clear. I know who Pastor Tim is. I am personally aware of the people he has extended a second chance t...

Updated 3 days, 13 hours ago
Let’s help Coeur d’Alene together

I have seen more kids and dogs in meetings in the past few days during virtual meetings!! COVID-19 quickly put me in a “Stay at Home” mode this week but it a...

Updated 5 days, 13 hours ago
OPINION: UYLESS BLACK — Stutterers and their intelligence

Many years ago, during my grade school years, we students discovered there were two stutterers in our population. This discovery was to our derisive delight ...

Updated 5 days, 13 hours ago
OPINION: There’s enough TP for everyone to wipe

I remember the Great Toilet Paper shortage of 1973.

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
We’ll weather this storm together

This past January when we first heard the news about COVID-19 hitting China, it was concerning. Since then, concerns have escalated like thunderclouds sweepi...

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Why flatten the curve?

How we can safeguard the health system from sudden spike in cases

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Here’s a car cure for your cabin fever

Staying out of crowds is common sense. The home is safe. One other place is safe: Your automobile.

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
America steps up once again

Shortly after WWI (1918), the world suffered from a flu pandemic. Even today, with our knowledge of the thousands of deaths from world wars and civil wars, i...

Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago
An urban renewal success story

The Post Falls Urban Renewal Agency was created in 1991. Since that time the Agency has closed three Urban Renewal districts resulting in over $152 MILLION in increased valuation that provides revenue to the vari...

Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Rep. Barbieri, meet my sick son

In response to Rep. Vito Barbieri’s article in the March 7 paper:

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Don’t let California virus spread here

I read with interest the “My Turn” guest opinion by Emily Sinclair. Since moving to Northern Idaho a year ago, I too, have run into the “attitudes” when some people find out I came from California I have pretty t...

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago
OPINION: PHIL WARD — With URDs, it’s all about the pie

Making a really good pie takes patience. Who gets a piece is a choice. What have you done to deserve a slice of the pie?

Updated 3 weeks, 4 days ago
It’s OK to be from California

I once swore to myself I would never live in Idaho.

Updated 3 weeks, 5 days ago
OPINION: JAN NOYES — A crisis in the making

Assisted-living facilities and nursing homes are filling up. This isn’t a topic that grabs the attention of a wide range of people, but we and our loved ones...

Updated 4 weeks ago
Reasons to merge states and call it Columbia

I have examined the 2/20/20 article in the CDA Press (Oreidacal?) from a spatial-geographical perspective. I agree that the concept of merging “conservative” parts of California and Oregon with Idaho has merit, b...