Thursday, August 13, 2020


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Updated 1 month, 1 week ago

This Independence Day, unite for thriving future

The celebration of Independence Day this year will be unlike any other.

Updated 6 days, 21 hours ago
Keep this legislative power in check

Idaho’s Legislature should not be trusted with the power to reactivate itself.

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Who looks out for the shafted homeowner?

Idaho Farm Bureau President Russ Hendricks defends the current property tax system.

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
When catastrophe strikes, remember these names

If you’re expecting to read a fervent plea that Idaho Gov. Brad Little impose a statewide face mask mandate, you’ve come to the wrong place.

Updated 1 month ago
Taking an Rx break on editorials

It’s said that if you live long enough, you’ll get cancer.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Why you’re yawning, texting and driving

Did you ever benefit from a friend who tossed an arm over your shoulder, and muttered something mundane that proved monumental 20, 50, maybe 75 years from now?

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Let’s get the party started, neighborhoods

Once upon a time, Americans didn’t need corporate sponsorships to pull off a big Independence Day bash.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
If we really want to understand …

The businessman boarded a Sunday train in the heart of New York City. Content with his newspaper, the man simply wanted to be left alone — a feat that proved impossible.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
A parallel universe is unfolding

Coeur d’Alene’s contingent in the Idaho Legislature proudly signed their names to an important letter to the editor in today’s Opinions.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Statues, brands today; books tomorrow?

It’s almost impossible to keep up with the changes taking place in society right now.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
What Dad really wants is you

Scanning lists of last-minute ideas for a great Father’s Day gift brought only a frown instead.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Black hits the parental bull’s-eye

Who knew a preface could say so much.

Updated 2 months ago
Jobless? OK. But hopeless? No way

Before we pummel your Sunday stomach with some painful statistics, we promise: They’ll be followed by encouragement and a potent suggestion.

Updated 2 months ago
Don’t like way property taxes soar? Here’s what to do

Steve Matheson, we salute you.

Updated 2 months ago
Cd’A Police, thanks for keeping everybody safe

In the days when sailing ships ruled the seas during times of war, massive amounts of gunpowder were stored in a hold below the water line. These gunpowder magazines were dry because wet powder is the surest way ...