Letters to the Editor
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BOOKS: Help kids who feel ‘different’
When I was in the sixth grade, I was tormented by a boy in my class who teased me about my freckles. One day he tried to count the freckles on my face. I wanted to disappear. I didn’t want to come back to school....
ELECTION: Time for civility and kindness
The election is over so let’s see if we can be civil to each other. No name calling, no swearing. Respect the outcomes whether or not you agree. No gloating either. Hopefully in the future, elections can be more ...
MEYER AND McCREA: Community still needs them
Judy Meyer and Regina McCrea ran with integrity and lost with grace. I want to thank both of you for your service and tireless work with the county libraries. What you accomplished, especially in the last few yea...
MEYER AND McCREA: Gratitude for service; respect for integrity
I attended the Community Library Network board meeting where Judy Meyer and Regina McCrea received public comment as board trustees for the last time. It was important for me to show support for these two amazing...
ACCESSIBILITY: Allows everyone to participate and contribute
Thursday, May 18, was Global Accessibility Awareness Day. As people and community members it is important for everyone to be aware that other people have impairments and that everyone can participate in making in...
LEVY CAMPAIGN: Some opponents should ‘do better’
This comment is to the anti-levy advocates who found it appropriate to drive by hugging the curb in Tuesday morning’s rain to intentionally soak us sign holders, including my children (who found your actions comi...
BANDUCCI: Violence never OK
Poor Mr. Banducci, I almost feel sorry for him. I do not condone any type of violence, no matter how despicable the person is.
ELECTION RESULTS: ‘A very sad day’
The election results on Tuesday showed that my friends and neighbors now want to destroy the best thing in Kootenai County, the Community Library Network. I truly believed that they wouldn’t do that but once agai...
VOTE: Follow your principles
First let us remember governments are instituted and derive their just powers from the consent of the governed.
CAR WASHES: Why so many?
Maybe it’s already been covered, but can you help me understand what is going on?
BOOK STORE: Thanks for community support
The Well-Read Moose is a very definite asset to our community.
ANTI-ESTABLISHMENT: Describes hippies and ‘Trumplicans’
The Dave Pulis letter to the editor “Hippies: To Blame For Most Problems” was very entertaining if not ironic.
LIBRARIES: Let’s address real issues
We find ourselves amidst a controversy surrounding the books in our libraries. Some claim that these books expose our children to explicit content or LGBTQ+ ideas, pushing for bans and censorship.
MILITARY: Bringing back the draft?
Involuntary military recruitment? “Confuse’s sez”: “Old age and trickery will overcome youth and skill!”
AMERICA: Morality hangs in the balance
John Adams said, “Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.”