Friday, December 02, 2022


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

Updated 4 months, 1 week ago

EDITORIAL: Pack away the excuses and hit the road

You'll return knowing the country isn't as fractured as you might believe.

Updated 1 week ago
DEMS’ FOOD DRIVE: Great community response

Last week the Kootenai County Democrats’ Community Outreach Committee put out a call for our annual food drive — and the community answered with an overwhelming response.

Updated 1 week ago
REPUBLICANS: Not all against absentee voting

A letter from Mr. Chad Lawson accused all Republicans being against absentee and early voting.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
EDITORIAL: Tomorrow, let's all groan together

A sense of humor is among our greatest blessings.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
UNITED AGAINST HATE: ‘Gross overreach’

My takeaway from the “United Against Hate” event at the Coeur d’Alene Casino on Nov. 17 was that under the claim of protecting vulnerable and/or traditionally oppressed groups, which surely must be done, the feds...

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
REGAN: Stop undermining election process

I had to chuckle while reading Brent Regan’s “Opinion: Election Confidence,” and not just because he’s quoting the author of Dilbert as an authoritative source for how to run an election.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
BLOEM: Something missing from column

Dave’s column said a lot about Sandy Bloem’s achievements but left out the one major very lasting legacy that will stick for the life of the Coeur d’Alene we all loved and that is the towering blight she left beh...

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
KUDOS: For empathy-driven, practical approach to helping our neighbors

We don’t dabble in politics, yet recognize jobs well done.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
GROWTH: Cities and counties should explore solutions

“Tackling Growth Together” was interesting to read but left me wondering about solutions and when they might be implemented.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
DOCK FUNDS: Money needed to synchronize lights on U.S. 95

The funding for the proposed boat dock project on your Tuesday morning Coeur d’Alene Press front page probably came from a different, non-fungible state pocket, but that $500,000 would aid a lot more of our resid...

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
EDITORIAL: Hospital steps up for urgent need

Kootenai Health's new detox unit will save lives, strengthen community

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
JIM JONES: Surprised by info

I always look forward to the column by Jim Jones because I often figure I may learn some fine point of the Constitution, or the law.

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
THANK YOU: Veterans Recognition event a success

Rathdrum American Legion Post 154, the Northwest Guardian Riders and the city of Rathdrum wish to thank the following sponsors for their contribution to the success of the 2022 Veterans Recognition Event.

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
EDITORIAL: Press should have covered forum

If you wanted to dispel the “ugly rumors” about Kootenai Health and its BOD, you should have had one of your “Journalists” attend the forum last Saturday, Nov. 12.

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
CONSTITUTION: Does not afford equal rights

My letter is more about accuracy and truth than the actual forum.

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
VOTERS: Thank you for support

I would like to thank all the District 4 voters that cast their vote to support me and my candidacy for Idaho State Representative.