Opinion

Citizen, legislator ... Keough says farewell

July 20, 2017 at 5:00 am

Every state has a handful of elected officials who are the glue that hold the government together. They are the folks who see public service as a noble calling to serve others. They labor often in anonymity. They do not seek the limelight. ...

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Fake news article being used to justify racism

July 20, 2017 at 5:00 am

By way of the internet, a disturbing article, The Irish Slave Trade — The Forgotten “White” Slaves by John Martin, is currently making the rounds within the white racist community. Martin’s claim has fueled many popular memes which imply th...

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We need to save wilderness while we still have it

July 20, 2017 at 5:00 am

Our national forests are suppose to be for multiple use. Wilderness is a use. Snowmobilers, mountain bikers, and ATV enthusiasts already have access to millions of acres.The 13,900 acres of the Idaho portion of the proposed Scotchman Peaks...

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We need to follow Jesus Christ’s example

July 18, 2017 at 5:00 am

As a veteran, one who has worked six days a week for most of his life and an unapologetic, progressive liberal, I applaud the hearty discussion on the political leanings of those who live here. I’m considering moving here after realizing th...

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Just part of President Trump’s lasting legacy

July 18, 2017 at 5:00 am

Dear Body Politic,Following up on my previous SCOTUS letter to the editor, now wasn’t that something really great about the recent SCOTUS ruling in President Donald J. Trump’s favor in lifting much of the travel ban injunction? Nine to zero...

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Street revision was a welcome and needed change

July 18, 2017 at 5:00 am

Does not everyone think the new street system is great? It is so nice to live in the modern times and not the throwback era of zaniness that the one-way streets provoked. I have not talked to a single person who is not glad for the changes ...

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Letter critical of Democrats’ violence, not free speech

July 18, 2017 at 5:00 am

I would rather respond to the critics of my letter on the Bee blog, but since the Daily Bee discriminates against people who do not have a “fakebook” page, I am sending another letter to the editor.I do not understand why the local resisto...

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Article is prime example of bias, propoganda

July 18, 2017 at 5:00 am

The July 2 Daily Bee provided an interesting example of media bias with their front page article on the anniversary of Idaho’s concealed carry law.The headline appears pro-gun and, at a quick read, the article even appeared somewhat balance...

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Why the Scotchmans is important for North Idaho

July 16, 2017 at 5:00 am

If you spend a lot of time looking at geography using satellite and aerial images like I do, you quickly realize that there are very few places in the continental US that are untouched by human hands. Yet three centuries ago, satellite ima...

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Please, Sheriff Wheeler, update us on case

July 16, 2017 at 5:00 am

Shirley Ramey was shot and killed in her home on Trestle Creek Road three month ago. Is there an ongoing investigation? Sheriff Wheeler, please update the citizens of Hope whom Shirley served for years.JUDY BUTLERHope...

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