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Letters to the Editor

Letters Policy. The Press encourages letters as a means for readers to share opinions and feedback about local and regional news and events. However, letters will not be published if they include profane, obscene language or if they promote, foster or perpetuate discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, physical or mental disability or sexual orientation. Letters must not exceed 275 words. Letters must include the writer’s full name, hometown and daytime phone number (not for publication) or they will not be published. Please submit letters to: letters@cdapress.com, or mail to Readers Write, The Press, 215 N. Second St., Coeur d’Alene, ID 83816.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
RESPONSE: Miller got it right

I want to thank Doug Miller for addressing this awful problem concerning our children. The Press assuredly is part of the problem. They do not have the moral compass that conservatives have as with all liberals. Th…

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
RESPONSE: Groups chose competence over ideology

In response to James Patterson’s letter to the editor stating he is sticking with the KCRCC recommendations…

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
LESS TRASH: And better project planning needed

I am wondering what we can do as a community to clean up along the freeway, I-90, especially between Coeur d’Alene and Stateline? Traveling back-and-forth repeatedly, I have noticed it looks horrible. Trash, trash,…

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
DISCOURAGING AGGRESSION: ‘Mere words…not always enough’

The USA could learn from the history of the Maasai tribe (Kenya, Africa).

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
GRATITUDE: Ice rink brightened Cd’A

I would like to take a moment to express my sincere gratitude to all those involved in the ice skating rink at McEuen Park — CDA On Ice.

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
CLN: Blueprint for disaster

How to destroy a library, in seven nefarious steps. 1. Create a fake crisis. Using out-of-state money and resources, declare the library is providing pornography to children and librarians are essentially groomers.

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
U.S. 95: Needs attention by legislators

Sen. Doug Okuniewicz who is the chair for the transportation department in Idaho? It seems as though now I am on his do not reply list because he doesn’t want to deal with situations that I approach him with. This …

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
CREDIBILITY: It matters

Whether we bestow it or want to have it, credibility is relevant regarding input sources. So, what determines credibility? Degrees from uppity Ivy Leagues or from a practical state college? Abundant gray hair? (Mil…

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
GLOBAL WARMING: Government hypocrisy

If you can believe it, the global warming-too much CO2-green house gas emissions dooms-dayers have moved the goal posts … again.

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
PLASS: ‘Try harder’

This letter is in response to CLN Trustee Tim Plass requesting Director Eccles to “try harder” in opening the Post Falls library while water mitigation is happening.

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION: A national crisis

Our Panhandle, a rather unique shape, is a beautiful part of this world. One of the primary reasons is our people who call this land home. My experience living here since 2001 is that folks are glad to be right her…

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
ADVICE: For newcomers

Have your ever heard the old folks from around these parts use the word “pukers.” It’s what we affectionately called the privileged folks who always need to speak to the manager. It describes the look on their face…

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
THANK YOU: For defending Pastor Van Noy

Albert Reynaud, Barbara Nolan and Pastor Stuart W. Bryan, Thank you very much, Albert and Barbara for writing such great letters to the Coeur d’Alene Press on Feb. 2 that fairly corrected Mr. Saunders in your lette…

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
CITIZEN ENGAGEMENT: An experience with local legislators

I recently wrote to our representatives in District 4: Alfieri, Price and Toews to express some concerns I had regarding legislation. I wrote that many OB/GYN doctors are leaving the state because of legislation ma…

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
RESPONSE: To Ralph Shay (Love Lives Here member)

Love Lives Here is a group of Coeur d’Alene folks who think that writing kind notes to people in February spreads ‘love’ around. I once paid $200 to learn Transcendental Meditation. I was assured that my meditation…