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Opinion

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Updated 5 days, 13 hours ago

OPINION: Celebrating a victory for us all

Election shows how every single vote counts

Updated 5 days, 13 hours ago
CDA: Dystopian picture off base

In reading K. Buechner’s post in Sunday’s Coeur d’Alene Press, I felt almost depressed at the picture that was painted of the current state of Coeur d’Alene, the activities available, and the businesses that were n…

Updated 5 days, 13 hours ago
HOUSING: Invest in taxpayers instead

Whenever The Press’ readers are exposed to something Kiki Miller thinks is smart, it is worth reflecting on her belief in the power of masking during the time of COVID.

Updated 5 days, 13 hours ago
HOUSING: Hear what people want

Commissioners want more “affordable housing.” As a young adult growing up here in the service industry, most are single and don’t want the tie-down or responsibility of homeownership, just a small AFFORDABLE studio…

Updated 5 days, 13 hours ago
ECONOMICS: Paint an accurate picture

In the May 2 article “Little touts support for education…” our governor continues to display his willful ignorance of the true economic condition of our state.

Updated 5 days, 13 hours ago
HIGHWAYS: Officials taking wrong route

Well, here we go again. The infamous engineers of the Idaho Highway Department have again got their priorities completely our of order. Maybe they should go back to school and learn about traffic surveys and the li…

Updated 5 days, 13 hours ago
SOUZA: Right on with political views

Every Republican, every Democrat and every Independent should read and absorb the most recent column by Mary Souza. It is both accurate and alarming.

Updated 5 days, 13 hours ago
OPINION: Far-right GOP primary wins make supporting Democrats essential

Democracies are unhealthy without a balance of power between the parties and accountability at the ballot box. Sadly, Idaho’s ruling party is steadily moving d…

Updated 1 week ago
EDITORIAL: Just what schools don't need now

Massive federal funds from pandemic have expired; so now what?

Updated 1 week ago
CAMPAIGN: Lamenting all the lies

I am fed up with all the smear and outright lies being propagated by the current KCRCC and its minions in our beautiful North Idaho! The latest being a large ad placed in the Coeur d’Alene Press paid for by one Mon…

Updated 1 week ago
AD: Where politics, religion mix

In Monica Mohn’s May 17 ad, she states that her No. 1 item in the list of desires to uphold is “a community based on a Christian world view.”

Updated 1 week ago
AD: Didn’t let facts get in the way

I appreciate that Monica Mohn was able to afford the half-page ad in the Opinion section of the paper. She might have been better off reading the editorial regarding the two opponents running for the same precinct …

Updated 1 week ago
CDA: A quiet cheer for noise abatement

Kudos to the city of Coeur d’Alene for addressing the downtown noise problem. The new city ordinance will increase fines to $300 and give city police more grounds for policing noisy vehicles. Enforcement of the new…

Updated 1 week ago
SCHOOLS: Questions require smart answers

In the May 11 Press, Shon Hocker announced that he will not take a superintendent job in Yakima. Another finalist was chosen and Hocker is not exploring further positions elsewhere.

Updated 1 week ago
TECH HUB: Getting liftoff from senators

Idaho is fortunate to have Senators Risch and Crapo representing us in the U.S. Senate. As our country faces unprecedented challenges, meeting market demands with local manufacturing growth is the best way to suppo…

Updated 1 week ago
OPINION: U.S. agriculture needs farm workforce modernization

Act favors work solutions over monetary bandages