Category: Opinion

Opinion

A personal invitation

By Pastor Colin Moody
Reader Contributor

If your mailbox is like mine, it’s chock-full of monthly bills, sales flyers and reminder postcards. Sometimes I’ll see a nice-looking envelope in the …

Easter, a day of resurrection

By Rev. Bob Evans
Reader Contributor

For those of us who are Christians, Jesus is the archetype of who we are born to be, and also, the one whose own …

Mayor’s Roundtable

By Mayor Shelby Rognstad
Reader Contributor

There are a couple issues I’d like to address this week. First, I applaud Sandpoint High School students taking a stand in solidarity with …

Feds playing games with Idaho agriculture

By Rep. Mat Erpelding and Sen. Jim Patrick
Reader Contributors

Washington politicians are taking aim at Idahoans again from our farmers, ranchers and dairymen to our technology workers. They are …

Letters

  • Scott Endorsement Shocking… Dear Editor, I’m somewhat shell shocked having read Ron Adamik’s, president of Safety-Peace Officers Retired To Sandpoint (SPORTS), endorsement for Heather Scott. He touts her sponsorship and success of school safety legislation in HB565. Digesting his endorsement-ending diatribe: “We need Rep. Scott in elected office to neutralize the big floppy clown shoe-wearing ...
  • Vote Kunzeman… Dear Editor, Experienced leader. Problem-solver. Listener. That’s what I look for in local elected officials, and that’s what I’ve found in Carol Kunzeman. Carol will make a first-rate county commissioner. In Ponderay, she served on the city council and then two terms as mayor. In addition to responsible daily management, her record ...
  • Vote for Donna Gow… Dear Editor, I am asking for your support and vote in the primary for Donna Gow, Bonner County assessor. For more than 30 years I was honored to serve Bonner County as the elected coroner. During my tenure all of the elected county positions changed many times, so experience is important. Donna ...
  • Re: S.P.O.R.T… Dear Editor, I always find something of entertainment value in the pages of the Reader, and the April 12 issue was no exception. “President Ron Adamik” of the Safety-Peace Officers Retired to Sandpoint (S.P.O.R.T.) was this week’s source of amusement. Course, this unofficial group is also known by its other name: “California Retired ...
  • McDonald Kept Promises… Dear Editor, I first met Dan McDonald at one of the Lost in the ‘50s car shows years ago, after my family moved here from Oregon. We share a reverence of classic cars and motorcycles, but also of limited government and responsibility to the taxpayers. During his first term as commissioner, Dan ...