Letters to the Editor

ĎTruthí is often simply our own perspective

February 05, 2019 at 5:00 am

As I stood on my porch recently and beheld the view of Roundtop, I began to think about ďtruth.Ē Few if any of us in this community would dispute the truth of the assertion that the Idaho Panhandle is absolutely beautiful. It is a belief th...

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LPOSD shears the sheep again

February 05, 2019 at 5:00 am

In 2009, the LPOSD levy was $10,900,000 for educating 3,672 students. The 2019 levy is up 133 percent to $25,400,000 for educating 3,715 students.Does a 43-student increase in nine years require $337,209 more for each additional student?Has...

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Terrible bridge resurfacing job will cost taxpayers

February 03, 2019 at 5:00 am

I am sure anyone who drives over the Long Bridge has seen that swell resurfacing job that was done on the Long Bridge a year or so ago?Itís coming up and looks like it was never re-paved in the first place. So much for our politicos giving ...

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Proposed rule changes require citizen input

February 03, 2019 at 5:00 am

Greetings from the Capital. We have completed our fourth week of the 2019 legislative session and the administrative rules process is nearly complete. The rules we are reviewing are the proposed rules written by the executive branch of gove...

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If walls donít work, letís tear them all down

February 01, 2019 at 5:00 am

If walls and fences donít work letís tear them all down. We can start with San Quentin, Cottonwood, and Attica. Boy, think of the money we can save and the politicians who will be happy.TOM SUTTMEIERSandpoint

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God takes care of his creation in many ways

February 01, 2019 at 5:00 am

God takes care of his creation in many wonderful ways. For example, he created what science calls the oxygen-carbon dioxide cycle in which humans breath in oxygen and breath out carbon dioxide, and plants take in the carbon dioxide and give...

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Itís time to reawaken Sandpointís bulldog

February 01, 2019 at 5:00 am

On a desk of someone at the University of Idaho in Moscow sits a deed for the 77 acres on Boyer Avenue that the university wants to sell for about $7,000,000 to any developer.That deed represents a gift from the Humbird Lumber Co in Sandpoi...

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Lawmakers must listen to voters, fund Medicaid expansion

February 01, 2019 at 5:00 am

On Monday, Feb. 4 at noon, hundreds will gather on the steps of the Capitol with a simple message: Itís time for our legislators to honor the will of the voters and fund Medicaid expansion without restrictions. Proposition 2 ó the citizensí...

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Wars create more pollution than people

January 31, 2019 at 5:00 am

Al Goreís global warming has made him millions at our expense. Every day, wars throughout the planet pollute more of our atmosphere than the public element. Stop the wars if you want to preserve our world. The globalists will stop at nothin...

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A healthy environment is basic human right

January 31, 2019 at 5:00 am

In July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution recognizing access to clean water, and sanitation as a human right, by a recorded vote of 122 in favor, none against, and 41 abstentions, trailing Idaho by more than 50 ...

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