Letters to the Editor

AR-15: Explaining the ad

January 17, 2020 at 5:00 am

In response to Ms. Verburg’s letter to the editor Wednesday, the AR-15 Modern Sporting Rifle (MSR), not “assault weapon,” is by far the most popular semiautomatic rifle made and sold in America today. In order to legally build one, you need...

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IRS: Golden double-standard

January 17, 2020 at 5:00 am

It has been reported that Representative Green has been found guilty in his federal court (Northern District of Texas) tax case with the IRS. Mr. Green’s tax case can be reduced to this question: If the U.S. Mint produces a $50 coin that is...

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INSURANCE: Explain the hikes

January 17, 2020 at 5:00 am

Talking to my sister-in-law the other day, she told me that her auto insurance, on her 2010 Ford Escape, went from $90 per month to $150 per month. WHY?I have been watching the NFL playoff games for the last couple of weeks and noticed all ...

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RALLY: Conflict and coincidence

January 17, 2020 at 5:00 am

Jan. 20 is a day to remember and celebrate the vision and life’s work of Martin Luther King Jr. Advancement of voting rights, nonviolence, organizing against racism, poverty and cruelty with principled methods that changed hearts and minds ...

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SENIORS: Face housing crisis

January 17, 2020 at 5:00 am

There is a huge deficit in housing for seniors in Coeur d’Alene. I wanted a small apartment in a senior community that will have access to transportation when I can no longer drive. I have been disabled with a neuro muscular disease since I...

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REEVE: Anti-anxiety medicine

January 17, 2020 at 5:00 am

This is a thank you note to you and The Press for publishing such a wonderful opinion piece on serenity by Sue Reeve on Saturday, Jan. 10. In our current world situation and with all the stresses of life, no matter what our age, the subject...

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METHODISTS: Open arms and hearts

January 17, 2020 at 5:00 am

Thank you for your informative article on Community United Methodist Church (Sunday, Jan. 12). May the “Body of Christ” embrace all God’s children. We each have gifts to enrich the Church. “They will know we are Christians by our love” — to...

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WINTER: More driving safety

January 17, 2020 at 5:00 am

Good column by Sholeh Patrick on Tuesday. Too many don’t adhere to most of those hints for winter driving.The only one that has a gotcha to the slow down/but don’t stop is the four-way stop sign. It is where knowing the exact timing/order o...

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AR-15: Alarming advertisement

January 15, 2020 at 5:00 am

First of all, I am a supporter of the Second Amendment, but I’m just wondering about a classified ad for an advanced class on becoming an expert at building an AR-15. How do we know that people learning this are responsible gun owners? Woul...

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RENEWAL: Questions of value

January 15, 2020 at 5:00 am

While the Jan. 12 editorial on urban renewal is a good primer, it’s mistaken in saying “the health of the agency overall allowed it” to become a key mechanism to develop a “health corridor” around the hospital. Moneywise (what counts) there...

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