Sunday, September 25, 2022

My Turn

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Updated 2 days, 4 hours ago

MY TURN: Time to acknowledge those affected by suicide

September is National Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks 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 1 month, 3 weeks 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 1 month, 4 weeks 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 1 month, 4 weeks 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 2 months 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 2 months ago
A lot to be thankful for in beautiful Kootenai

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

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
MY TURN: A measured response

Cd'A represents all residents

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
MY TURN: Green future will likely include renewable resources

New ways of storing energy emerging all the time

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
MY TURN: Camp Lejeune victims still awaiting justice

Camp Lejeune Justice Act will provide reparations for effects of toxic water

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Lessons from Ronald Reagan

Embrace those who agree with us 80% of the time

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
MY TURN: School shootings

Mitigating bullying a possible solution

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Recording physician visits

Promotes patient safety, compliance

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Gun policies, another perspective

Sensible gun policies are needed

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Two years of pandemic and political challenges

NIC Foundation board, staff deserve trustee apology

Updated 3 months ago
Does history repeat itself?

Our founders took to heart the warning of Aristotle, how instability is brought about by inequality. They also recognized, as Plato stressed, tyrants will us...