Category: Opinion

Opinion

Facts on local growth

By Jeremy Grimm
Reader Contributor

Ben, I appreciated the reflection provided in your opinion piece “Embrace the shoulder season… while we still can,” published on Sept. 1, 2022. You captured …

‘Idaho nice’

By Dick Sonnichsen
Reader Contributor

A friend of mine from Minnesota brags about the friendliness of the people of his state, a concept the inhabitants call “Minnesota Nice.” “Minnesota Nice” …

River daze

By Ben Olson
Reader Staff

Every once in a while, as life stacks up a bit too high, the river calls. I dream of long days in the canoe, drifting …

The wedding singer

By Ben Olson
Reader Staff

I’ve played music at some interesting places in the dozen years I’ve been in a band. Once I played atop the freezers in Winter Ridge, …

Letters

  • Please Vote For Woodward… Dear Editor, Please vote Jim Woodward for senator in District 1. Jim is a true conservative, a man of integrity and solutions oriented. With 21 years of Navy service, retiring as a commander, many years as a business owner and employer, a family man and community oriented, Jim Woodward is pro-Idaho! Raised ...
  • Cast Your Vote For Kunzeman… Dear Editor, I’d like to urge voters to turn out in the Republican primary and cast a vote for Carol Kunzeman for Bonner County commissioner. Carol will be a breath of fresh air for the county. She will bring integrity and common sense to the District 3 seat. I’m concerned that the ...
  • Engelhardt For Assessor… Dear Editor: I will be voting for Dennis Engelhardt for Bonner County Assessor on May 15. After reviewing campaign material from the three Republican candidates and attending one of the Farm Bureau candidate forums, I am convinced that Dennis is the clear choice for this important public office. Dennis has managed hundreds of ...
  • Favor Wilderness… Dear Editor, For billions of years the forces of nature have created the forests, plains, deserts, mountains, rivers, lakes and oceans that make up the earth on which we live. These landscapes have portions that have not been modified by machines or pollution, i.e., they are in their natural state. We ...
  • Thank you Jon Hagadone… Dear Editor, On April 18, Jon Hagadone of the Idaho Pour Authority here in Sandpoint sponsored a fundraiser to help Bonner Partners In Care Free Health Clinic. BPICC offers free medical care to anyone that can’t afford to see a doctor. Jon made a special effort to share a portion of his ...
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