Letters to the Editor

Support Relay for Life

August 09, 2017 at 6:00 am

cancerSupport the Relay for LifeIt’s Relay time, right around the corner — a chance to support the American Cancer Society in their fight against this most deadly of diseases, one that literally has touched us all. On Friday Aug. 11, at 6:...

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What’s going on with bonds?

August 02, 2017 at 6:00 am

city of priest riverWhat’s going onwith the bonds?I read in the July 19 edition of the Priest River Times that the city of Priest River is considering a bond of $3.2 million to match grants provided by USDA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engine...

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You’re invited to Kidstock

July 12, 2017 at 6:00 am

Dear Friends:Thank you for your continued support of Priest Lake Education Foundation, Inc. and its mission to bring early and elementary educational opportunities to our wonderful community. Together we are making a difference! We are ab...

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Environmentalists’ selective hearing

July 12, 2017 at 6:00 am

For some time now we have been told by Al Gore, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and 97 percent of scientists that man-caused increases in carbon dioxide are harmful and they will lead to our destruction. On the other hand ther...

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Property taxes on the rise

June 21, 2017 at 6:00 am

assessed valuationsProperty taxeson the riseTax assessments are out with some big increases, but doesn’t seem to be any rhyme nor reason (i.e. commercial property up in Priest River by 33 percent from the ones I checked).Where do they get t...

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An attempt to repeal, replace Clean Water Rule

June 07, 2017 at 6:00 am

The Environmental Protection Agency has formally began the process to withdraw the Clean Water Rule, as prescribed by executive order. Meetings among the EPA, governors, and other state and local environmental regulators have begun.The issu...

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Development is a ‘devastation’

June 07, 2017 at 6:00 am

Development is a ‘devastation’I never thought I would see such devastation of land in Priest River by a want-to-be developer.If you haven’t driven near our cemetery or the north end of Larch Street lately, please do. The property of the lat...

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Be sure to get your vessel inspected

May 24, 2017 at 6:00 am

aid to navigationBe sure to have yourvessel inspectedCharlie Schafer, Washington and Idaho certified boating instructor, was talking to me about boating instructions and safety. I told him that I had the perfect lead-in for suggesting that...

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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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