Letters to the Editor

NATION: Heavy, heavy debt

September 22, 2019 at 5:00 am

Since my last letter concerning the national debt, as publicly reported, we’ve added another mere trillion dollars, so here’s some new basic facts:A million dollars in one hundred dollar bills weighs approximately 22 pounds. A billion dolla...

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HATE SPEECH: Don’t promote it

September 22, 2019 at 5:00 am

It was heartening to see the newspaper choose to headline the proclamation by the mayor denouncing hate speech in Coeur d’Alene. However, it was very disheartening to see that the newspaper chose to publish the various hate speech fliers th...

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PRESS: Constitutional kudos

September 22, 2019 at 5:00 am

It is important to read the Constitution to our youth of today. I have found that when I ask the youth why these men found it important to have a Constitution, they could not answer.I was taught the reason these men wrote the Constitution a...

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COUNCIL: Why wards are better

September 22, 2019 at 5:00 am

It was interesting reading about the candidates running for Coeur d’Alene City Council. A question for the candidates: Are you running for Sherman Avenue or for the entire city? Coeur d’Alene is no longer a village. We are a city and need t...

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THANKS: Gardeners’ gifts to school

September 22, 2019 at 5:00 am

A big shout out to the Coeur d’Alene Garden Club for its generous donation to our greenhouse project and our charity gardens at Hayden Meadows Elementary School.This money supplements greenhouse expenditures and improvements such as fuel to...

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ABORTION: All are grotesque

September 22, 2019 at 5:00 am

The judge in his sentencing remarks said of the former cheerleader who buried her newborn baby in her backyard “she has a grotesque view of life.” Why is it not considered grotesque when doctors kill babies by using the most gruesome method...

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EARTH: ‘Nessie’ and necessity

September 22, 2019 at 5:00 am

Truth is a necessity for many of us. Freedom from cookie-cutter unaccountable educational systems is important (see Regan articles). The last time we visited Scotland and Loch Ness (see Sholeh Patrick articles), we wound up discussing Earth...

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CIVILITY: And all for one

September 22, 2019 at 5:00 am

Another scathing opinion item from Del Cameron. He’s a poor example of the front-page article in Thursday’s Press, encouraging civility from and cooperation by the people of Coeur d’Alene toward those who hold disparate opinions of our coun...

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RAMBO: No sympathy here

September 20, 2019 at 5:00 am

I cannot believe this Rambo guy isn’t dead. And now all of us have to pay for this piece of crap until he dies.What a joke, we take better care of prisoners than our senior citizens and veterans who live on basically nothing month to month,...

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PRESS: Unfair to sheriff candidates

September 20, 2019 at 5:00 am

I want to express my grave reservations and disappointment over the headline on the top front page of the Sunday, Sept. 15 paper, along with a similarly placed page one negative headline last month, about another sheriff candidate’s family ...

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