Opinion

Let’s not rush into railroad bridge approval

December 25, 2018 at 5:00 am

I am opposed to the new main railroad bridge design unless certain studies are conducted that change my mind.I am a Bonner County resident and frequent boater. I have operated nearly every kind of recreational vessel up to 72 feet in length...

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Where are the up-to-date studies debunking climate change?

December 25, 2018 at 5:00 am

It would be helpful for further discussion on global warming if Monte Heil would clarify his position on a couple of related matters. In his letter of Dec. 13 in the Daily Bee, he addressed Tyndall’s discovery in 1859 that CO2 is a greenhou...

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Wasn’t Mexico going to pay for the wall?

December 23, 2018 at 5:00 am

President Donald Trump had a meeting with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Shumer in front of the press, of course. The biggest topic was the “wall.” Trump, throwing a temper tantrum, stated that he would ...

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Congressmen use slush fund for hush money

December 23, 2018 at 5:00 am

Wait a minute here. Dems want to impeach President Trump for paying hush money to women, while congressmen on both sides reportedly have access to a taxpayer bankrolled slush fund they draw on for the same thing? No two-facedness here, righ...

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The Idaho income tax withholding quandary

December 23, 2018 at 5:00 am

The problem: Income tax withholding payments in the state of Idaho are well below anticipated levels this year. While sales tax collections and corporate income tax payments are up in 2018, personal income tax withholding is below predicte...

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Weather, climate are completely different things

December 23, 2018 at 5:00 am

Like many climate change deniers, including our clueless president, Monte Heil does not differentiate between climate and weather; I’ll let him look up the definitions in the dictionary. And I certainly won’t tell my grandchildren that the...

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Safety more than a buzzword for BNSF Railway

December 20, 2018 at 5:00 am

Safety has never been a buzzword for BNSF Railway. It has always been the foundation of who we are and what we do. It is on the forefront of every railroaders’ mind as they work around the clock, 24/7, to haul the goods we all use every day...

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Thank you for the memories, gift of friendship

December 20, 2018 at 5:00 am

Fifteen years ago as winter approached, my husband and I drove through Ponderay and Sandpoint, Idaho, as part of our year-long ministry travels. We intended to stay for one night but ended up being there for over a month during the holiday ...

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Being there for those dedicated to serving us

December 18, 2018 at 5:00 am

Veterans serve on the front lines of our national defense, sacrificing for country, community, family, friends and fellow soldiers. Many people’s thoughts may go directly to how we can honor this service by better supporting our troops in ...

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Let’s take charge of keeping recycling site

December 18, 2018 at 5:00 am

We are in danger of losing our single-stream recycling at Dufort if we don’t get our collective act together. Plastic bags are not recyclable, neither are cereal and cracker box inserts, although the boxes are.The last two times I was there...

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