Monday, June 01, 2020


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Updated 1 month ago

OPINION: Trump’s deleted programs – gone in the dead of night

No one asked me if I still wanted these programs … but the Trump administration had different ideas.

Updated 1 day, 11 hours ago
JULY 4: Not Chamber’s call

Hey! Who ever said that the Coeur d’Alene Chamber of Commerce has control of what goes on in Coeur d’Alene? Or surrounding communities? These are tough times for everybody, not just Coeur d’Alene.

Updated 1 day, 11 hours ago
BIDEN: Lock him up

A scandal 100 times as great and corrupt as Watergate — and hardly a mention of it by mainstream media outlets. Yeah I’m talking about the unmasking of General Flynn.

Updated 1 day, 11 hours ago
PHOTO: Oops — got it wrong

Great article by Syd Albright on Sunday regarding “Seward’s Folly” and the acquisition of our beautiful state of Alaska — except for the artwork.

Updated 1 day, 11 hours ago
MASKS: It’s about all of us

In response to K. Johnson’s letter to the editor May 27, see The CDC recommends widespread use of simple cloth face coverings to help prevent transmission of COVID-19 by people who HAVE the virus ...

Updated 1 day, 11 hours ago
SHERMAN: A fine proposal

I was very encouraged to read that the city of Coeur d’Alene is considering giving local businesses the option to use city sidewalks and streets for their operations during this time of COVID-19.

Updated 1 day, 11 hours ago
SHERMAN: Planning suggestions

Temporarily closing Sherman Avenue from Second to Sixth streets is consistent with what other cities have done like Portland, Maine; Wilmington, N.C., Palo Alto, Calif., and Boise. Smart growth cities around the ...

Updated 1 day, 11 hours ago
VIRUS: Rhetorical question?

I was wondering if physical distancing, masks, gloves, sanitizer, washing our hands and keeping those who are at risk self-isolated is keeping us safe now, how come it wouldn’t have kept us safe two months ago?

Updated 1 day, 11 hours ago
Finally, the talking is almost over

No local primary election has ever had this kind of buildup.

Updated 3 days, 11 hours ago
ABORTION: Choosing safety

Consequences: Pro-choice does not mean pro-abortion. No person is pro-abortion. Pro-choice means anti-forced birth.

Updated 3 days, 11 hours ago
VIRUS: More info wanted

It was interesting to know that Kootenai County had two new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, but it would have been more helpful if we had more information, such as were the two cases related, what part of the county were...

Updated 3 days, 11 hours ago
LAMENT: Source of problems

Money and power. Unfortunately it always comes down to these two items. Many of you have heard that hospitals get more money when they list cause of death as coronavirus related. If not, may I suggest you look up...

Updated 3 days, 11 hours ago
OBITS: Should be ad-free

I read the obituaries online almost daily. I’d like to give honor to the lives of people that pass before us. I find it disrespectful to see an advertisement between the photo and the story of this person’s life....

Updated 3 days, 11 hours ago
EXPERTS: Some expert advice

It is bizarre that so many writers of letters to the editor disparage formal, higher education and, in particular, experts. They put the word, experts, in quotes as if it is a euphemism for “fraudulent dimwits.” ...

Updated 3 days, 11 hours ago
CHINA: ABCs of warfare

ABC — Atomic, Biological and Chemical warfare. Weapons of Mass Destruction strike fear in our hearts during times of war and lurk in the shadows of our minds during times of peace.

Updated 3 days, 11 hours ago
VIRUS: A statistical source

In response to the letter submitted on May 24 by Morton Kraus: