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

  • Levy Goes Beyond Ideologies… Dear Editor, The upcoming levy goes far beyond your feelings toward schools and how they should be run. It goes beyond your political ideologies or allegiances as well. This levy is an economic issue for our entire community, and needs to be recognized as such. Families that care about the wellbeing of their ...
  • Vote Yes for LPOSD Levy… Dear Editor, LPOSD needs your vote on March 14.  Like most districts in Idaho, supplemental levies are necessary to maintain existing staff and programming.  This levy funds one-third of all district staff, all academic and extracurricular activities, technology and all curricular materials, and professional development. It provides for teaching, learning and ...
  • Protect Natural Resources… Dear Editor, I wholeheartedly support designating Scotchman Peaks for wilderness because protecting the natural resources in this area for future generations is extremely important to me. We would be providing wilderness in North Idaho, where none exists; which would designate as wilderness only one-half percent of the 2.5 million acres that ...
  • Tired of Untruths with Scotchman Peaks… Dear Editor, OK, I cannot standby and let policy be set by untruths in regards to the proposed Scotchman Peaks wilderness, including claims by Dave Reynolds of Hope that fishing, hunting, huckleberry picking, etc. will be eliminated. This shows that Mr. Reynolds is either ignorant of the true facts or lying. ...
  • Small Schools are Good for Kids… Dear Editor, What does it say when a community supports their schools? It tells us that the children of the Hope, Clark Fork, Northside, Kootenai, Sandpoint, Sagle and Southside areas are important to those communities. We are all fortunate to live in an area that has so many small local schools. ...
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