Category: Opinion

Opinion

The Lumberjill:

By Jen Jackson Quintano
Reader Columnist

The Pro-Voice Project, a stage production of personal stories of reproductive choice, hits the Heartwood Center stage on Saturday, Jan. 28. I invite you

Mayor’s Roundtable

By Mayor Shelby Rognstad
Reader Contributor

This is the fourth article in the series detailing recommendations that came out of the city of Sandpoint’s Housing and Economic Study developed by …

The year in re- and preview

By Zach Hagadone
Reader Staff

We’re just going to get this one out of the way at the top. Since 2020, when we started doing these annual review/previews, we included …

Growing pains

By K.L. Huntley
Reader Contributor

A long, long time ago I lived in the foothills of the Sierra Nevadas in a town originally built during the gold rush of 1849. …

Letters

  • In Response to S.P.O.R.T. Group… Dear Editor, In response to the Brent Bidus response to my last letter concerning the so-called SPORT group: I’m not against pensions. The recipients who have moved to Idaho, though, do not have to work but have changed the character of this state. Their ability to pay has put the cost of housing ...
  • Vote For No One… Dear Editor, This is just a reminder in this most vile of seasons, voting season, that voting is violence, and if we are going to move forward as a culture we need to embrace the idea that we should not violently coerce or restrict peaceful people from doing as they please. ...
  • I Like Mike Boeck… Dear Editor, I LIKE MIKE! Mike Boeck is the most qualified to serve as our District One Representative. Mike is a common-sense conservative who will fight for the needs of North Idaho. He has a proven track record of generating the kind of results we need.  More jobs, quality education, and ...
  • Grain Growers for 2nd Bridge… Dear Editor, The Montana Grain Growers Association supports BNSF Railway’s proposal to build a second parallel bridge over Lake Pend Oreille. This bridge project is important to agriculture in a large portion of the United States, from North Dakota to Kansas, from Washington to Minnesota, and beyond. Due to the nature of ...
  • Keep Scotchman Wild… Dear Editor, Prior to my retirement, I spent my career working as a forester for the Idaho Department of Lands managing state endowment lands, selling millions of board feet of timber to make millions of dollars for public education. I am therefore, a strong supporter of resource use. However, some special ...
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