Opinion

Making our voices heard on the new trail head

May 09, 2019 at 5:00 am

Re: Brad Smith’s letter (April 30, Daily Bee “Let’s work together and make our voices heard”):The new trail head you see off Bottle Bay Road was built by the Idaho Department of Lands. It will access miles of trails for multiple use, so eve...

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Climate change predictions proven reasonably accurate

May 09, 2019 at 5:00 am

Monte Heil (Letter, May 2, 2019) cites “Atmospheric Escape – Wikipedia,” in an effort to substantiate his claim that CO2 cannot accumulate in the Earth’s atmosphere and contribute to warming. Following the link “carbon dioxide” in his citat...

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Candidates raise questions about hospital district

May 09, 2019 at 5:00 am

“Pend Oreille Hospital District (the district) [POHD]…, was established to support hospital facilities within the distict … approximately two-thirds of Bonner County, Idaho.” The POHD mission statement at pendoreillehospitaldistrict.org con...

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District dismissive toward citizens’ wishes

May 08, 2019 at 5:00 am

On Tuesday, March 12, taxpayers in the West Bonner County School District voted down the school district’s tax (levy) plan, in a special election. Special, because the school tax issue was the only item on the ballot. That “special” electio...

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One person, three salaries at WBCSD

May 08, 2019 at 5:00 am

A few years ago our West Bonner County School District hired Jennifer Anselmo (then Phillips) as the full-time business manager. Her job description even states that she will “...devote full time...” to the business of the district. Over th...

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Misinformation abounds regarding district, levy

May 08, 2019 at 5:00 am

There has been so much misinformation being spread in the editorial/opinion pages of the newspapers and on social media. Although it is hard to keep ahead of all of this misinformation, be assured; our entire staff and board of trustees con...

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Do your research, then get out and vote

May 08, 2019 at 5:00 am

I’m addressing the voting population of the West Bonner County School District. The levy vote is coming up soon again. The turnout in the last one was very poor. The weather was bad; people didn’t seem to be interested enough to vote. Consi...

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Re-elect Burgstahler to hospital district board

May 07, 2019 at 5:00 am

An important election for our community is underway. I’d like to encourage local residents to re-elect Dr. Scott Burgstahler to the Pend Oreille Hospital District board. He has been serving as a trustee since 2012. Anyone in this community ...

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Dixon is supposed to represent citizens’ interests

May 07, 2019 at 5:00 am

In response to letter from Mike Boeck. I have the greatest respect for Mike as I worked on his campaign for state representative last year. But on the issue of state Rep. Sage Dixon’s obsessive efforts to thwart our citizens constitutional...

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Change needed on health district board

May 07, 2019 at 5:00 am

I heard some disturbing propaganda on the radio. A news broadcast sponsored by a local business was reporting on that same business. The somber reporting portrayed an enemy of the businesses. The accompanying advertisement however was cheer...

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