Category: Opinion

Opinion

This week at the Capitol

By Sen. Maryanne Jordan
Reader Contributor

Rep. Sue Chew is helping fight soaring drug prices by expanding who can donate unused medications and what organizations can receive them. On Monday, …

Billionaires: heroes or zeroes?

By Jodi Rawson
Reader Contributor

Billionaires only began to exist around a century ago, starting with “oil magnate” John D. Rockefeller in 1916. Today there are around 2,500 billionaires, and …

Back from the dead

It was four years ago this week that the Reader came back from newspaper purgatory. Founded in 2004, the first iteration of the Reader published every week for over eight …

Benefits of a second rail bridge are unclear

By Chantilly Higbee
Reader Contributor

Optimization is important to the sustainability of any industry. Transportation by rail is no exception. However, the benefits gained by working efficiently should be balanced …

Letters

  • Please Vote For Woodward… Dear Editor, Please vote Jim Woodward for senator in District 1. Jim is a true conservative, a man of integrity and solutions oriented. With 21 years of Navy service, retiring as a commander, many years as a business owner and employer, a family man and community oriented, Jim Woodward is pro-Idaho! Raised ...
  • Cast Your Vote For Kunzeman… Dear Editor, I’d like to urge voters to turn out in the Republican primary and cast a vote for Carol Kunzeman for Bonner County commissioner. Carol will be a breath of fresh air for the county. She will bring integrity and common sense to the District 3 seat. I’m concerned that the ...
  • Engelhardt For Assessor… Dear Editor: I will be voting for Dennis Engelhardt for Bonner County Assessor on May 15. After reviewing campaign material from the three Republican candidates and attending one of the Farm Bureau candidate forums, I am convinced that Dennis is the clear choice for this important public office. Dennis has managed hundreds of ...
  • Favor Wilderness… Dear Editor, For billions of years the forces of nature have created the forests, plains, deserts, mountains, rivers, lakes and oceans that make up the earth on which we live. These landscapes have portions that have not been modified by machines or pollution, i.e., they are in their natural state. We ...
  • Thank you Jon Hagadone… Dear Editor, On April 18, Jon Hagadone of the Idaho Pour Authority here in Sandpoint sponsored a fundraiser to help Bonner Partners In Care Free Health Clinic. BPICC offers free medical care to anyone that can’t afford to see a doctor. Jon made a special effort to share a portion of his ...
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