Opinion

Festival needs better balance between classical, popular music

September 05, 2019 at 5:00 am

It was disappointing to have read recently of the circumstances that will cause the executive director of The Festival at Sandpoint to be leaving her position. However, I feel that The Festival’s board of directors took the correct approach...

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Tougher driver’s license testing is coming soon

September 05, 2019 at 5:00 am

As an Idaho driver license examiner, I feel it is only fair to alert Bonner County drivers, and those becoming licensed drivers, of new tougher testing coming in the near future. After the new test becomes effective, turning into the wrong ...

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Out-of-balance system putting Priest River at risk

September 05, 2019 at 5:00 am

The current level of outflow from Priest Lake is far below what the Idaho Department of Water Resources stated would be the minimum of 60 cfs. The discharge has been drastically reduced, while the elevation of the lake has been well above t...

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The White Goddess vs. the Mother Mary

September 05, 2019 at 5:00 am

If you are curious about the origin of the American flag read “The Secret Teachings of All Ages” by Manly P. Hall (which can be downloaded via the internet for free) and “The White Goddess” by Robert Graves. Then watch “The Song of Bernadet...

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Constituents waiting for Fulcher’s response on railroad bridge

September 03, 2019 at 5:00 am

On Aug 6, I asked Rep. Russ Fulcher, in an open letter to the Bee, for his position concerning the pending environmental assessment versus an environmental impact statement decision on the proposed new railroad bridges. I also sent him dire...

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Why are politicians trying to take health care?

September 03, 2019 at 5:00 am

Nearly two-thirds of Idahoans voted to implement a clean Medicaid expansion program in our state. The reasons are easy to understand: We will bring $400 million in federal dollars back to Idaho, we will provide health care for tens of thous...

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AK47, AR15 rifles should only be sold to military

September 03, 2019 at 5:00 am

Being a gun owner myself, I cannot understand why anyone would want to own an AK47 rifle or an AR15 rifle. You cannot hunt with these guns or even shoot at a target at a gun range. I ask people I know who own these guns, “why do you own gun...

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The real reason to buy Greenland emerges?

September 01, 2019 at 5:00 am

Aha, very clever! Trump buys Greenland and closes it off, aside from military and oil explorations. No longer will we be burdened with viewing pictures of rivers raging over the ice sheets or reading about the rapid reduction of those glaci...

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It’s time to hold Dixon accountable to his constituents

September 01, 2019 at 5:00 am

Our state representative, Sage Dixon, recently attended the ALEC Conference in Austin, Texas. For those unfamiliar with ALEC, the American Legislative Exchange Council, it is an organization financed by corporate America, including the Koch...

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Idaho needs Green to succeed at the U of I

September 01, 2019 at 5:00 am

In late August, Moscow begins to vibrate with the energy of new and returning students about to begin the new academic year at the University of Idaho. This year, a special optimism is in the air as Scott Green, Moscow native and UI graduat...

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