Letters to the Editor

Supplemental levy is a passport to the future

March 07, 2019 at 5:00 am

Join me in voting yes for the supplemental instructional levy on March 12. I believe in continuing to have quality education delivered by highly effective educators. I believe in students continuing to receive their education in decent clas...

Comments

Read More


Keep our money local, support the levy

March 07, 2019 at 5:00 am

It seems to us that we would be better off putting our money into a local levy for our schools than sending it to Boise for the people who represent (?) us to take a big chunk out of it before any is returned to us.If the state of Idaho was...

Comments

Read More


Medicaid expansion doesn’t include abortion

March 06, 2019 at 5:00 am

I recently received an anti-abortion mailer that says three misleading things about Medicaid expansion, now on the table in Idaho:1. “We estimate Plannned Parenthood will get millions in new tax-dollar funding every year — unless the Legisl...

Comments

Read More


Show was nothing more than a levy infomercial

March 06, 2019 at 5:00 am

I happened to listen to the radio last week when LPOSD Superintendent Shawn Woodward was interviewed by talk show host/former LPOSD school board chair Steve Youngdahl on the topic of the upcoming levy. It was a love fest, basically an hour’...

Comments

Read More


Levy is nothing more than a massive tax grab

March 06, 2019 at 5:00 am

This Tuesday, March 12, the school district is presenting a $25.4 million biennial levy proposition to the voters. The school district sought a $1.3 million levy increase, amounting to a $17 million levy in 2017. This year’s levy is an eye-...

Comments

Read More


All kids have a right to an education

March 06, 2019 at 5:00 am

“The problem begins when we forget we belong to each other.”The past few weeks I have been reading numerous editorials telling our community to vote no for the upcoming school levy. I found myself wondering why the same people do this year ...

Comments

Read More


Invest in our schools and our students

March 06, 2019 at 5:00 am

Is the investment on an education worth the money? This question is often debated. As an educator, I can understand both sides.Going to a university isn’t for everyone. I know that, and I accept that. I want my students to do what’s best fo...

Comments

Read More


Vote no, send LPOSD back to drawing board

March 06, 2019 at 5:00 am

How often do you see LPOSD students hosting car washes in order to garner funds for new sports uniforms, or to pay the transportation costs to that big game in Lewiston? Right, almost never. Do you know why? Because they don’t have to. The ...

Comments

Read More


My two-and-a-half cents on the levy

March 06, 2019 at 5:00 am

To be transparent, I live in Heron, therefore, do not vote in Idaho. However, I have worked for LPOSD for over half a decade. The controversy over this levy is absolutely baffling to me.Here is a simple equation. Seven dollars a month times...

Comments

Read More


The Lake Pend Oreille School District and the levy bully

March 05, 2019 at 5:00 am

There is much to like about the schools in LPOSD. The same can’t be said for school levy. We have recently learned from the superintendent that not passing the current “supplemental” levy could mean the closing of four or five schools, doub...

Comments

Read More


Contact Us

(208) 263-9534
PO Box 159
Sandpoint, ID 83864

©2019 Bonner County Daily Bee Terms of Use Privacy Policy
X