Monday, July 13, 2020

Letters to the Editor

Want to read a letter to the editor of CDA Press? See below to view their letters. The opinions expressed in our Letters to the Editor section should not be interpreted as the view of the Coeur d'Alene Press.

Updated 5 days, 9 hours ago
PREVENTION: Priority puzzler

Having just returned from two years in California, I noted a recent headline in The Press: “$3.6 million marked for suicide prevention.” And then it goes on to say “For the first time, the Sources program will be...

Updated 5 days, 9 hours ago
DISEASE: Spread the word

I had lunch at a popular restaurant here in Coeur d’Alene and by accident I discovered that two days after I was there the restaurant was closed for “cleaning” which, of course, means one or more staff members te...

Updated 5 days, 9 hours ago
RACISM: White privilege parameters

In reference to Jane Dunkin’s letter, “Racism: All Men Are Created Equal.”

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
COVID-19: Tests shouldn’t be so testing

Line ups at Panhandle Health for COVID-19 tests are obviously becoming untenable. In particular IF you do have the virus the patient and/ or their driver are trapped in an automobile for 2-6 hours. This is not ac...

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
RACISM: ‘All men are created equal,’ let’s treat them that way

Years ago I lived in a large city in Virginia. I worked with two men, one white whom I will call John and the other black whom I will call Keven. Both men were very good workers and fun to work with. They were ab...

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
PROTESTERS: We won’t be fooled again

In response to Konrad Larson’s pertinent letter to the editor (“It’s Easy to Abuse” 1 July 2020) I have just one comment, taken from the music group The Who’s song, “Won’t Be Fooled Again (which in itself it quit...

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
POLICE: Major overhaul not needed

Most entities can always use fine tuning and careful discipline. A few individuals, in most any group, need “high maintenance” and all of us need a bit of discipline (change of attitude) now and then.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
STATUES: Pulling down common sense

We all want simple solutions to complex issues.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
TRAFFIC: Flow teaches students

I do not know who in our city government makes the decisions on the flow of traffic but they need to take Flow of Traffic 101!

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
COMMON SENSE: In back seat again

Am I living in an alternate universe where everything is upside down and nothing makes sense? Every day the Coeur d’Alene Press publishes news about the alarming increase in COVID-19 cases around the country, and...

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
SCHEDULE: Fourth of July with neighbors

It is too bad that all activities, including the North Idaho Fair, have been canceled. Here is an idea for all of you who won’t know what to do on the Fourth of July. Have a block party in your community. Have ne...

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
EVENTS: Make them better, safer

A golf tournament, reported this week in the Cd’A Press, is for a good cause, raising $15,000. The seven players in the photo with the check are without masks and not social distancing.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
SCHOOL: Depend upon yourself

If anything good has come from being locked in our homes with our kids for the past few months, it concerns their education. First off, public education lacks quality, and second, it has a character that is contr...

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
FLAG: A pledge proposal

Many people object to athletes taking a knee during the national anthem, saying it disrespects the flag regardless of the cause. We know the American flag can serve as a hallowed sign honoring a dead warrior, and...

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
BEHAVE: ’Tis the season

OK people! Time to get over the “smelly” stuff and act like grown ups! We will never agree 100% on stuff, but respect others’ point of view and pray for them, because we all need God’s guidance in these days. It’...