Opinion

Parents need to share views of new high school club

November 13, 2018 at 5:00 am

I am very concerned about the proposed human rights club scheduled over lunch at Priest River Lamanna High School, apparently without parental or community input. With an outlined focus of “American Indian, Alaska Native ..” in November, “...

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Elks remember nation’s veterans this month

November 13, 2018 at 5:00 am

An estimated twenty-two million veterans live in our communities. The Elks National President, Michael T. Luhr, has proclaimed November to be Veterans Remembrance Month as a way to encourage us to reach out to local veterans and offer your ...

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Abuse of public office needs to stop

November 11, 2018 at 5:00 am

What is going on my friends? Our 20 acres of vacant land taxes in Pend Oreille County were raised to $361.42. At the same time Commissioner Stephen Kiss’s purchased 53 acres of public land from the PUD in November 2016 at $8,600 under the a...

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Politcs and a balance in time

November 11, 2018 at 5:00 am

Editor’s note: All letters received by the Daily Bee were published, requiring additional pages dedicated to ensure that all letters received were in the paper prior to Election Day. Our Election Night deadline prohibited us from including ...

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Honoring our country’s veterans, military

November 11, 2018 at 5:00 am

Veterans, by putting their lives on the line for their country, communities, fellow service members and fellow Americans, represent the ultimate sacrifice, which is at the core of their service. We honor veterans this Veterans Day by recogn...

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Thank you for the chance to serve you all

November 08, 2018 at 5:00 am

It is with great sadness that I am retiring as Bonner County assessor. My last day will be Jan.13, 2019.I have spent 16 years working for the county as commissioner for four years and as assessor for 12 years. I am now 77 and it is about ti...

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Ginsburg, Sotomayer both need to retire

November 08, 2018 at 5:00 am

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg needs to retire (she sleeps through SCOTUS public court sessions for the most part), and President Donald J. Trump has remarked that Sonia Sotomayor is in very poor health; in my opinion she should really do the ...

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New human rights club raises many questions

November 08, 2018 at 5:00 am

In September, the River Valley Beacon reported on a “human rights club” approved by the school board. This lunch time “club” was touted as an opportunity for students to “talk about different cultures or races and focus on origins.” I revie...

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Proposed smelter has no place in the region

November 08, 2018 at 5:00 am

Why on earth would anyone allow a polluting, toxic smelter to be built in an area where a lot of people live and work? C’mon politicos, do your job for a change and stop this terrible smelter from being built in the first place! Build it in...

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Does new WBCSD club have a hidden agenda?

November 06, 2018 at 5:00 am

The U.S. Census website lists exactly five categories of race. They are: white, black (or African American), American Indian (or Alaska Native), Asian and Native Hawaiian (or other Pacific Islander). There is no listing or identification re...

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