Opinion

McAlister is fair, focused and problem-solver

November 01, 2019 at 5:00 am

Sandpoint is fortunate indeed to have someone of Kateís caliber running for City Council.As president/CEO of the Greater Sandpoint Chamber of Commerce she has first-hand knowledge of the workings of our town. She is well aware of vital issu...

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Fieldís completion depends on a supportive council

November 01, 2019 at 5:00 am

Council members Deb Ruehle, John Darling, and Thomas Eddy voted yes to GreenPlayís recommendation for artificial turf at Memorial Field. Mayor Shelby Rognstad also voted yes after providing his insight into the debate. He expanded on his de...

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Rognstad, school district have earned our support

November 01, 2019 at 5:00 am

As a 27-year Sandpoint businessowner I have witnessed the city and school district overcome major challenges. Their improvements are impressive and impactful community-wide.Abe Lincolnís quote, ďMost folks are as happy as they make up their...

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Shannon Williamson is thoughtful, knowledgeable

November 01, 2019 at 5:00 am

I have been following the endorsement letters for Sandpoint mayor and city council with interest. After experiencing eight months of negotiations with the current Sandpoint mayor, Shelby Rognstad, I urge voters to elect Shannon Williamson ...

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Vote for Shelby Rognstad for Sandpoint mayor

November 01, 2019 at 5:00 am

During his time in City Council and as mayor, Iíve been impressed and have grown to respect Shelby Rognstadís balanced and informed approach to Sandpointís ongoing challenges and opportunities.This along with his adherence to upholding civi...

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LPOSD would take away right to vote

November 01, 2019 at 5:00 am

Iím voting no because I do not intend to vote away my right to vote.CRAIG ROYERSagle

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Rognstad offers the leadership Sandpoint needs

November 01, 2019 at 5:00 am

Change is constant in life, yet most of us wrestle with it. The key is to find stability so that change doesnít evolve into chaos. Good leadership is essential to that process. It is why I believe reelecting Mayor Shelby Rognstad is importa...

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Guinan will bring respect to Sandpoint City Council

November 01, 2019 at 5:00 am

The political environment in Sandpoint has never been so vicious. And itís directed primarily at one person. Why? Because sheís a threat to the status quo apple cart. First came a complaint to police that she lied on her candidacy form abou...

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A vote for leadership and political diversity

November 01, 2019 at 5:00 am

Having attended Tuesdayís candidates forum, I was quite impressed with those standing for election. I would be proud to have each of them represent me in local government. But with more candidates than open seats, I face tough choices. To t...

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Letís keep Rognstad as Sandpoint mayor

November 01, 2019 at 5:00 am

Iíll turn 40 this month. As a mom, wife, daughter, dog owner, professional, friend, and resident of Sandpoint, Iíve come to learn there are many Sandpoints. With each perspective comes unique representation needs. Our system of local govern...

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