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 2 months, 1 week ago
A light at the end of the trouble

A little chaos can go a long way.

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Plenty to smile about from election

Congratulations go to Bob Norris, who conquered a mountain of competition — and controversy — in wrapping up the Republican nomination to become Kootenai County’s sheriff starting next January.

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Finally, the talking is almost over

No local primary election has ever had this kind of buildup.

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Chamber gets it right on Fourth of July

The easy thing to do would have been to simply hang out a big sign:

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Sherman experiment worth a try

Foot traffic.

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Take a moment (or more) to pay tribute

The barbecues might be blazin’ this three-day holiday weekend while campers stretch their legs in the hills. Memorial Day Weekend is the traditional shotgun start to summer — but it commemorates a very somber rea...

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
The way government should work

Government and efficiency aren’t mutually exclusive.

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Mailing it in makes massive sense

With so many people out of work or working from home, maybe they couldn’t help but notice a springtime election creeping up on them.

Updated 2 months, 4 weeks ago
Blazes! It’s that time of year again

Here comes fire season.

Updated 3 months ago
A lesson in gratitude for our hospital

One of our earliest lessons in life is that it’s better to be safe than sorry.

Updated 3 months ago
Stepmoms, this hug is for you

Happy Stepmothers Day.

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
Do not bend, fold or manipulate

To argue that we mortals are an easily manipulated lot is no mean task. Look at the astonishingly superficial, self-indulgent and brain-numbing world we’ve constructed with social media and the debate is done.

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
The primary lesson in local politics

The caller said she needed to vent, and boy, did she.

Updated 3 months, 2 weeks ago
OK to walk when you want to run

It’s the first of May, which means the Idaho door to normalcy is cracked open a little more than it was back on March 25.

Updated 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Watching all our gorgeous gardens grow

Good starts with a g.