Tuesday, October 20, 2020


Searching for opinion based articles? Below we'll share opinion news articles on a wide variety of topics.

Updated 3 weeks, 3 days ago

OP-ED: The threat of a belligerent China

While the world has been rightly focused on containing the COVID-19 pandemic that originated in Wuhan, China, th...

Updated 4 days, 6 hours ago
MASK: Flip side of freedom

Some people think not wearing a mask is about freedom.

Updated 4 days, 6 hours ago
MASKS: Montanans do it right

We just returned from a vacation in central Montana and found it admirable that the businesses, locals and visitors were doing their best to cooperate with the guidelines regarding face masks.

Updated 4 days, 6 hours ago
Life lessons from the Ice Cream Man

Scott DuCoeur is what's right with Cd'A.

Updated 4 days, 6 hours ago
POLICE: Caught in kind act

We have so many negative things written about police that I wanted to recognize some of the good.

Updated 4 days, 6 hours ago
FEE: Worth your support

I support the ballot initiative proposing a $50 increase in the Kootenai County vehicle registration fee.

Updated 6 days, 6 hours ago
ELECTION: More than ‘that man’

“I simply cannot vote for THAT man!” I have heard this statement on an increasing frequency from those I previously felt shared a more conservative political outlook.

Updated 6 days, 6 hours ago
UNDERSTANDING: Facts come first

Regarding your editorial “Promoting understanding,” an example of what is called fake news is in the AP article in Friday’s paper, page A3, on Trump rallies.

Updated 6 days, 6 hours ago
RESPONSE: Turnabout fair play

How many turns does this guy get? I’ve seen that “My Turn” article, written by Dennis Edelbrock, published twice on different occasions.

Updated 6 days, 6 hours ago
KCSO: On death and dignity

On Saturday, accompanied by the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office, I experienced the unfortunate task of discovering my neighbor and friend’s body in his home.

Updated 6 days, 6 hours ago
GROWTH: Two-pronged approach

We are facing two separate growth issues in North Idaho.

Updated 6 days, 6 hours ago
QUESTIONS: America behind COVID curve

Of late, during my Coeur d’Alene seniors’ coffee clutch reunions, questions primarily discussed include: “Why is America months behind the rest of the world at combating this deadly contagion and why is America’s...

Updated 6 days, 6 hours ago
CLIMATE: Alarmists ignore science

For decades we’ve been told by the government-funded scientists that man-caused global warming is real and presents a serious threat to civilization.

Updated 6 days, 6 hours ago
ELECTION: Reject unqualified candidates

The Kootenai County Republican Central Committee has announced its endorsements for the Kootenai-Shoshone Soil & Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors.

Updated 6 days, 6 hours ago
MANDATE: Legislators fail safety test

Most of our local legislators recently signed a letter asking the Panhandle Health District Board of Directors to remove the mandate regarding wearing a mask in Kootenai County when indoors in the company of others.

Updated 6 days, 6 hours ago
An act of cowardice, and a solution

What the confederate flag does not say.