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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 However, letters will not be published if they include profane, obscene language or if they promote, foster or perpetuate discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, age, religion, gender,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 Letters must include the writer’s full name, hometown and daytime phone number (not for publication) or they will not be published.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 6 days, 7 hours ago
OPEN PRIMARIES: Party should select candidates

Politics in America have always been contentious. An 1804 political ad read, “Down with the Tories…before they…enslave you…reducing your families to distress through taxation…”

Updated 6 days, 7 hours ago
LIBRARIES: Situations reminds me of song lyrics

Pat Raffee’s My Turn column, “CLN Decisions and Finances Being Hidden from the Public,” plus numerous letters to the editor regarding current board actions, brought to mind the lyrics from the 1996 song by Rage Aga…

Updated 6 days, 7 hours ago
PRESCRIPTIONS: Lower costs are better

There is a bill working its way through the U.S. Congress called the SMART Prices Act (S.1246). This legislation would boost Medicare prescription drug price negotiation by enhancing the Centers for Medicare & Medi…

Updated 6 days, 7 hours ago
PRESCRIPTIONS: Who exactly are Seniors for Better Care?

Our freedoms in this country are essential for Democracy to survive. Freedom of the press is enumerated first in our Bill of Rights. It is so placed because it was viewed as so very important. As with all rights ea…

Updated 6 days, 7 hours ago
TERM LIMITS: Time for younger candidates

Our political system is in total discourse. We need political term limits which will produce young politicians with young ideas to run the country.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
SENIOR CENTER: Please consider providing support

Are we the forgotten generation — the senior citizens of Hayden and surrounding area? Trying to get sponsors or raise funds for the Hayden Senior Center has been an almost futile effort. But a BIG thank you to thos…

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
FIREWORKS: Time to step up enforcement

We agree with Kathy Eshoo! This same war was all around Post Falls. I have lived here for 84 years. This was the worst Fourth of July I’ve ever seen.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
PUBLIC MEETINGS: Boards should brush up on Idaho law

An agenda and notice of public meeting must be posted at least five days before a public meeting. These can be posted on a library door. Any item of business must be an ‘action item’ if it is to be voted on. To go …

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
LIBRARIES: Get rid of woke leftist oligarchs

It seems that the Coeur d’Alene Press has decided to become a bully pulpit for those who oppose the current Community Library Network board majority.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
FIREWORKS: More important things to worry about

IE: Fleeing to Canada to escape noise that dog gets anxiety from and wants more law enforcement of current restrictions. First, my dog is my dog, therefore my problem to comfort him. I don’t ask the understaffed, o…

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
MAIL: Keep postage rates low

It is very sad that the rates on first class postage goes up, and we get junk mail all the time and throw it in the trash. Just think who will pay the price.

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
NIC: McKenzie should resign

After reading the article about North Idaho College in the July 7 Coeur d’Alene Press, I wonder why Greg McKenzie is a trustee of NIC. In the article, it mentioned that the Northwest Commission of Colleges and Univ…

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
FIREWORKS: Lack of enforcement should be covered

Regarding Kathy Ishoo’s letter concerning illegal fireworks laws not being enforced. I (and others) wrote similar letters last year. Nothing has changed. In fact my neighbors say it was worse. I purposefully fled t…

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
FAIRGROUNDS: Keep them where they are

Dear Commissioner Brooks, I am writing to express my concern regarding the proposed relocation of our local fairgrounds. As an event owner who brings approximately 4,500 attendees to the Kootenai County Fairgrounds…

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
NIC: U of I is a world-class university

Why do some of the NIC board members have a grudge against the University of Idaho? NIC trustees Makenzie and Banducci would rather NIC close its doors than partner with a world-class institution. I must assume the…