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OPINION: IFF files, Part 6: Why are they hiding?
I’d like to start this column with an apology. I’ve been referring to IFF/KCRCC and their associated groups as L...
PF LEGION FLAGS: History should not be erased
As a lifelong student of history (including majoring in history at NIC), I was saddened to read that the Post Falls American Legion Post 143 removed several of their flags due to social media pressure from namele...
EDITORIAL: Revised levy request is on the money
Kudos to school board for making key changes.
OPINION: Students: Without support our schools fail
To the Readers of the Coeur d’Alene Press… Education is often hailed as the great equalizer, providing people with the tools they need to succeed in their personal and professional lives. However, the recent fail...
OPINION: Proposal for advisory vote on 'private schools' won’t provide good data
The legislature exists to make the best policies for sometimes complex issues while representing the will of the people. This is why detailed bills go throug...
‘BUZZWORDS’: Sarcasm or serious?
Anti Fascism, KKK, Fascism, Anti community, Fascism, Fascist, Fascism, Fascism, Far right, Authoritarian, Dictatorial, Fascism, Fascism, Racism, Bigotry, Racial purity, Fascism, Fascist, Culture warrior.
BOOKS: Freedom to choose
Banning books shuts out ideas. Celebrate the freedom to choose what we read.
CDA LEVIES: Loss hurts children
I am a fifth-grade student of Coeur d’Alene public schools. As you might already know, both levies did not pass.
BONNER GENERAL: Closing maternity services a national trend
It’s not a pro-life or pro-choice reality. Maternity services at Bonner are shut down. This has been the trend since 2019 across the nation.
COEUR TERRE: March Madness
Tune in for half of a basketball game being played over land under county jurisdiction.
LIBRARIES: Astonishing controversy
The current controversy surrounding the Community Library Network board is upsetting on so many levels.
HATE: Hurting our community
The current hatred of humans to other humans in Coeur d’Alene is a clear hazard to the very wellbeing of our community and the fabric of our society.
CDA PD: Kudos for handling of case
We always hear the negative, it is time for something positive.
EDUCATION and GOVERNMENT: Don’t let extreme minority destroy them
Silent Majority, mainstream Republicans and Democrats, now is the time for action, we cannot let the extreme minority continue to destroy our education system and government.
EDITORIAL: Motivation name of election game
Fight misinformation one potential voter at a time.
RULE BY MINORITY: Damaging way of life
I don’t see why we have to have rule by minority in Idaho. The Coeur d’Alene school safety and maintenance levy actually got a majority of votes but just under the 55% the levy required to pass.