Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Guest Op-Eds

From time to time the Coeur d'Alene Press publishes guest opinions as op-eds (opposite the editorial page) in the print edition. These guest op-eds are accepted for consideration from business, government or community organization leaders, current or former elected officials, and Idaho syndicated and Kootenai County local opinion writers we have agreements with. For consideration, submit to

Updated 7 hours, 28 minutes ago

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...

Updated 7 hours, 28 minutes ago
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...

Updated 5 days, 7 hours ago
OPINION: KCTFHR board of directors responds to Regan column

Authoritarian leaders throughout history have demonstrated time and time again, that…the easiest way to control the masses is to keep them ignorant. The easiest way to keep the masses ignorant is to control knowl...

Updated 1 week ago
OPINION: IFF Files, Part 5 — When they tell you who they are, believe them

Organized groups from all over the country are converging on Idaho. They have been drawn to our state because of our conservative politics, but now declare w...

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
OPINION: Hopeful for levy decision that supports students

I have been an educator for 28 years, with 14 of those years working in the great state of Idaho. One of my personal fundamental principles is that of honest...

Updated 2 weeks ago
OPINION: IFF files, Part 4: 'Skittles' kill kids

We have friends who recently lost their son to fentanyl. It was devastating. We have other friends who are seriously worried about their teens experimenting ...

Updated 3 weeks ago
OPINION: All the bills?: IFF files, Part 3

During my eight years serving in the Idaho Senate, one issue was always a top priority for our Republican members: Right to Life. Every year we tried to prot...