Category: Opinion

Opinion

A Sandpoint Festivus

By Kaleb Keaton
Reader Contributor

Seinfeld was a sitcom that took the ’90s by storm. It approached society with a unique look on the human condition and the behaviors to …

Confessions of an office junkie

By Zach Hagadone
Reader Staff

Working from home sucks. I get it that many people — including many smart, capable, driven people — absolutely flourish while farting all day into …

Risking for your life

By Chris White
Reader Contributor

“If you want to be brave and reach for the top of the sky, and the farthest point on the horizon, and you know who

The Lumberjill:

By Jen Jackson Quintano
Reader Columnist

This morning, for the first time since our daughter started attending her new school, I dressed like a normal person for the morning drop-off. …

Letters

  • Follies Article… Dear Editor, The events mentioned in an article written by Mr. Henney in the Easter publication of the Reader about myself were totally fabricated without my permission and have no basis in fact. I find his unsolicited use of my name and the content offensive. I neither cross-dress or use my ...
  • College Athletes Need to Support Themselves… Dear Editor, I don’t agree with most of what contributor Nick Gier proposes or believes, but I do agree with him regarding UI athletics. The general budget should not be supporting athletic teams. These athletes (all of them) need to live on a budget like everyone else. They should base their expenditures ...
  • Vietnam Vets Articles… Dear Editor, Thank you, Ben Olson, for the excellent interviews with local Vietnam veterans. This is Pulitzer Prize- worthy journalism. I also would like to thank the interviewees for telling their personal stories frankly, honestly, and no doubt reluctantly at times. I was captivated by these stories because I’m the same age ...
  • Two Things… Dear Editor, 1. We have become a nation of wussies. We have replaced fear of our shadows with fear of immigrants. We have become such a nation of cowards that we run around like Chicken Little screaming “the immigrants are coming, the immigrants are coming” led by the example of our ...
  • A Lot of Good Going on in Schools… Dear Editor, I am the principal at Washington Elementary School. I have a long history with this school district as many do—started in the first grade at Washington Elementary School in 1959 and graduated from SHS in 1971. I have worked in this district twice during my career starting in the ...
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