Category: Opinion

Opinion

Beyond the game

By Lyndsie Kiebert
Reader Staff

Fresh out of college and piecing together part-time jobs, I applied to coach volleyball at Clark Fork High School.

I’d always intended to help out …

Voices in the Wilderness

By Jayden Winslow
Reader Contributor

Straddling the summits and flanks of northwest Montana’s Cabinet Mountains lies the Cabinet Mountain Wilderness Area. Over 94,000 acres of primitive, rugged and pristine Montana …

Mayor’s Roundtable

By Mayor Shelby Rognstad
Reader Contributor

Last Thursday I had the privilege of presenting the State of the City address before the Greater Sandpoint Chamber of Commerce at its first …

A few thoughts… on pure B***S***

By Sandy Compton
Reader Columnist

The weather has been unseasonably warm, if you haven’t noticed, and I’ve whiled away a few days getting reacquainted with the prairies and island ranges …

Left on Larch

By Ada Greve
Reader Contributor

Straight on Chestnut, right on Boyer, left on Larch.

Time the light just right so you don’t have to wait. Remember to let go of …

Letters

  • Lockwood for Commissioner… Dear Editor, Bonner County will be fortunate to have Steve Lockwood as a county commissioner. His experience and service on local boards is clearly what is needed, and the laughable attempt by Mr. Rose to warn against “creeping socialism” suggests neither an understanding of the meaning of the word (my fellow Canadians ...
  • Divisive Name Calling… Dear Editor, Dan Rose’s latest rant in the Jan. 11 Reader calling out “socialists” just demonstrates how divisive he and his fellow travelers are. It displays why now, more than ever, we need people to run for local, state and federal offices who seek out factual information and don’t undermine our ...
  • Mass Shooting Fire Power… Dear Editor, We’ve recently had three mass killings where the shooters had impressive fire power. In the Texas church, 26 were killed, 20 wounded and almost 500 shots fired. In Las Vegas, 58 were killed, 546 injured and more than 1,100 shots fired. In Colorado, one policeman was killed, six people ...
  • Oh Say Can You See…? Dear Editor, Stars of expletives spat upon a field of blue, All white stripes over bars of red, Burning fear and hate across our flag. Is this America the great? Sandra Deutchman Sandpoint
  • No to the Smelter… Dear Editor, After much consideration, I have finally decided it is time to let my voice be heard. My husband and I moved to Blanchard Idaho to retire in 2014. We found a perfect community in Blanchard, met some wonderful people and enjoy all four seasons in this beautiful landscape. In the summer, we ...
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