Letters to the Editor

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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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 Alzheimer’s research

April 12, 2017 at 6:00 am

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

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