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Opinion

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Updated 5 days, 15 hours ago

OPINION: The tangled web we weave

In his June 5 Op-Ed, former Attorney General and State Supreme Court Justice Jim Jones opines on the alleged failu…

Updated 1 day, 15 hours ago
EDITORIAL: This book will not have a happy ending

Library Network is in serious trouble - and trustees don't mind a bit

Updated 1 day, 15 hours ago
NIC: Board majority doesn’t have college’s best interests in mind

I appreciated Anne Patterson’s June 12, Press, “My Turn” column. Her distorted interpretation of facts exposed what may be a common misunderstanding of the problems created by the North Idaho College Board majority…

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SALVATION: We are all freewill creatures

God didn’t make robots in His image. We all have the God-given ability to choose to do good or to do evil. How can we know the difference? Like any wise and reputable manufacturer, God gave an instruction manual fo…

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COUNTY: Study group voted for no change

The Optional Forms of Government Study Commission was not discontinued due to persuasive testimony by any one group. The study group worked for a year and heard many public comments. No commenters were ever asked t…

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DOWNTOWN: Keep kindness alive

I’m so heartbroken to hear of the recent derogatory remarks made to the youth of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe and to members of the basketball team from Utah in the downtown streets of Coeur d’Alene, a place I’ve been p…

Updated 3 days, 15 hours ago
EDITORIAL: We could use more Jim Clarks today

Former legislator fought hard - and smart

Updated 3 days, 15 hours ago
GOOD OL’ DAYs: Plenty of good things about them

Susan Crowe’s Good ol’ Days column, June 8, is another in a long string of grievances by those who insist on keeping the memory of American wrongs and injustices, particularly, in Ms. Crowe’s case, committed by “th…

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CONVENTION: Thank a Democrat

At this week’s Idaho Republican Party Convention in Coeur d’Alene, we will hear the usual mantra that the nation must be saved from the Democrat socialists, liberals and Marxists. We’ll hear from right-wing MAGA ex…

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CAR d’LANE: Not about me

I’ve lived in Coeur d’Alene pushing 70 years. My family took The Press. I grew up with The Press. I delivered The Press after school to the paperboys (it was an afternoon paper). I once sold ads for The Press. I st…

Updated 3 days, 15 hours ago
NEW DEVELOPMENT: Taxes should add up

The time for the large headline was two years ago when Schneidmiller got Post Falls to alter general plan designation/zone for this property from Low Density, R-1, to RM, residential-mixed, and annexed it. Had it r…

Updated 5 days, 15 hours ago
EDITORIAL: Clearing the tall starter-home hurdle

It's a daunting task, but patience and a plan can help shift renters into buyers.

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IDENTITY: Judge on value to society

I don’t get people who need to wear their identity. Any identity.

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THANK YOU: Lake Middle School was wonderful

Lakes Middle School is evolving and raising to the top in a dynamic community growing so rapidly. This year about 188 kiddos are leaving Lakes’ halls to walk into high school next school year, and to quote the scho…

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COMPANIONS: Abandoned dog met with compassion

The story of Loomie in Saturday’s Press moved me to tears. And I’m not even a dog person — I’m a cat lover. But, my heart went out to that little fur baby that someone would so heartlessly abandon and such a cruel …