Letters to the Editor

Let’s focus on a call to action, not gossip

August 29, 2019 at 5:00 am

I am very disturbed by the Bee’s choice of content when reporting a recent arrest. I feel the writer went out of their way to malign the person involved, providing every sorted tidbit about the circumstance. I’m even more disturbed to learn...

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Make LPOSD justify its desire for taxpayers’ money

August 29, 2019 at 5:00 am

“In the iteration they [Idaho Legislature] presented it was a loss of $1.7 million in [state funding],” Hals stated referring to a current and proposed funding model. (Daily Bee, Oct. 28, 2018, “LPOSD starts supplemental levy talk.”) The a...

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Considering a run for Sandpoint public office?

August 29, 2019 at 5:00 am

The city of Sandpoint is one of a kind. I would like to say that we have it all here. That wouldn’t necessarily be true, but we have a whole lot to offer. We have incredible natural resources that provide lots of recreational opportunities....

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Democrats uphold the spirit of the U.S. Constitution

August 27, 2019 at 5:00 am

I find it necessary as a lifelong Democrat to speak out about the misinformed claims made by Thomas Nelson (Daily Bee, Aug. 4).Mr. Nelson appears to be ignorant about the definition of a Democrat that reads as follows: “An advocate or suppo...

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Solution to nation’s problems is simple: euthanasia

August 27, 2019 at 5:00 am

The solution too many of our national problems is right in front of our eyes, and it’s so simple… euthanasia at 65.The list of positives is vast: health care costs would plummet; houses would be available for the homeless, and illegal immig...

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Act would ensure all would have Alzheimer’s support, resources

August 27, 2019 at 5:00 am

Alzheimer’s disease doesn’t strike just the elderly. The 200,000 Americans currently diagnosed with dementia before age 65 need services like in-home care, transportation, and caregiver support. This past April, advocates like myself workin...

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Will initiatives in Idaho target our gun rights?

August 27, 2019 at 5:00 am

For years radical progressives on the West Coast have been using ballot initiatives as a weapon to destroy freedom and liberty. Oregon and Washington have taken dramatic turns to the left in recent years due in large part to ballot liberal ...

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Let the users pay for proposed recreation districts

August 25, 2019 at 5:00 am

When will enough ever be enough in taxes? Sandpoint is wishing for some recreation district and will likely ask for some voter-approved local option in the not-too-distant future. Now Ponderay wants one for the same thing. And Sandpoint res...

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Government can’t be trusted or allowed more self-approved authoirty

August 25, 2019 at 5:00 am

When you run for office and the job pays $52,000, which is a whole lot more than the majority makes in this area, you either accept that’s the pay or you stay home. You don’t take the job and then use a consultant paid for by the public to ...

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Publication of climate change fact may offend some

August 25, 2019 at 5:00 am

A word of caution to publishers of the Daily Bee: The resident local global warming deniers are no doubt beefing-up their blinders after your Aug. 16, 2019, publication of “Scientists Confirm July Set New Global Heat Record.” Few (arguably ...

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