Letters to the Editor

Idaho officials continue needless crusade against CBD products

May 17, 2017 at 6:00 am

Fun fact: There are more products at your local supermarket capable of getting a person high than anything Idaho businessman Mike Larsen plans to sell at his store. Consider for example the poppy seed bagel, which on its own, can cause a pe...

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Cold-water siphon is no pipe dream

May 17, 2017 at 6:00 am

fisheriesCold-water siphonis no pipe dreamSeveral years ago, I forwarded research findings from my former home in the state of Connecticut to the Idaho Department of Fish & Game regarding a situation where a new source of cold water sav...

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Brower has served district well

May 10, 2017 at 6:00 am

I would encourage voters in Zone 4 to continue supporting their current representative, Mrs. Sandy Brower, for the position of Board Member for the West Bonner County School District. Having served on that board with Mrs. Brower for two ye...

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Liberals would change stripes on foot patrol

May 10, 2017 at 6:00 am

Have you ever wondered why the majority of military personnel vote conservative and are not liberals?I have my own thoughts on this. When you have walked thru the jungles of Vietnam wondering when all hell will break loose and death will...

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Thanks to our Girl Scouts

April 26, 2017 at 6:00 am

thanksA thank you to ourGirl ScoutsLove and Logic Parenting Classes were held at Priest River Elementary facilitated by Kim Shaner.The classes were held on Mondays from February 13th to March 27th. A total of 12 participants graduated and w...

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Call on congressman to support Alzheimerís research

April 12, 2017 at 6:00 am

a call for actionUrge lawmakers tofund Alzheimerís researchThe Alzheimerís Associationís 2017 Facts and Figures report found a soaring prevalence, lack of effective treatment and enormous costs for Alzheimerís and other dementias. In Idaho,...

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District should pull out of gun show

April 05, 2017 at 6:00 am

background checkDistrict should pullout of gun showThere are no background checks, no questions asked at the Priest River Gun Show. Who can buy a weapon? Anyone ó felon, wife abuser, someone with a violent record ó Anyone. Youíve just got ...

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Urge Labrador, Simpson to close gender pay gap

March 29, 2017 at 6:00 am

equal payUrge Labrador, Simpsonto close gender pay gapDo you know what April 5 is this year? Itís the day that we ďcelebrateĒ when the typical woman working full-time in Idaho catches up to what a white male was paid for the previous year d...

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No army is better than its soldiers

March 29, 2017 at 6:00 am

During your lifetime, you have heard of wars, battles, generals, countries, but you donít hear much about the simple SOLDIER. Poilu refers to a World War I French infantry soldier. We have many Poiluís right here in Priest River, and many o...

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Clearing out the mess of over-regulation

March 22, 2017 at 12:09 pm

In a Presidential Executive Order issued February 24, 2017, President Trump called for an extensive review of existing federal regulations to determine whether they should be eliminated. This step to clear out regulations saddling Americans...

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