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

  • Kudos to Kramer… Dear Editor, I have a few “Bouquets and barbs” to Bonners Ferry! Thank you to the voters in Boundary County for primarily electing Dave Kramer as Sherrif! Mr. Kramer helped me personally at a time when I was having trouble. He is a very kind and strong person and we will be ...
  • Dubious Election… Dear Editor, The approval rating of Hillary Clinton is 42%, and Donald Trump is at 29%. That means that if the election was held today and it was between Hillary, Trump, and none of the above, the latter would win. In fact, I think many would write in “please God please,” ...
  • Dirty Politics… Dear Editor, I listened to “Face to Face” on KSPT today and heard Dan McDonald tell Chris Bessler, sitting in for Bob Wynhausen, that there were dirty politics in recent campaigning in Bonner County. I am only aware of one such incident. The “Face to Face” show on May 13 is being ...
  • Inexperience not a good thing… Dear Editor, Those angry citizens who favor “outsiders,” such as Donald Trump, and think political experience is a negative are wrong. Electing inexperienced candidates, such as tea party and other “no compromise at any cost” people is why Congress can’t get anything done. Our best presidents and elected representatives are those with ...
  • Potty crisis in a teapot… Dear Sandpoint, Sometimes our deepest feelings can be stirred in ways that can leave us all but blind. Thanks to Scarlette for settling the dust so we may see a little more clearly. As the father of two beautiful daughters, I take seriously Ted Cruz’s challenge of bathroom safety. Bamboo splints driven ...
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