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    Surprise! You owe tax money. What?!

    Haven’t received your tax refund yet? There’s a chance it might not be coming. The Washington Post recently reported on several taxpayers who are being held responsible for some very old debts. Mary Grice of Maryland had her refund of nearly $3,000 taken – without notice — to pay for a supposed overpayment.

    Leave Crooked River alone: USFS proposal would destroy mining history

    By Idaho County Commission

    As unbelievable as this may sound, your U.S. Forest Service, in partnership with the Nez Perce Tribe, is going to straighten Crooked River. That’s right. Straighten it. We’re $17 trillion in debt but have millions of dollars to straighten rivers. Historical rivers. Natural rivers.

    Brandt, Chmelik maintain alliance role to abolish tribe treaty rights: Oh goody: election season again!

    Letter: David Bearman Kooskia

    Thinking globally and speaking up locally, kinda like those crazy olde-tyme hippies used to suggest. I wonder if Idaho County’s taxpaying voters realize how many hundreds, or even thousands, of Idaho County dollars commissioners Skip Brandt and Jim Chmelik spent so they could keep playing an active “Indian-hating” role in the North Central Idaho Jurisdictional Alliance?

    The problem? Bunch of negative, stalling Republicans

    Letter: Robert G. Schultze Riggins

    I hope that everyone has received and answered the latest Republican brainwashing survey that is meant to save us all from immediate disaster at the hands of President Obama.

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Editorials

    Surprise! You owe tax money. What?!

    Haven’t received your tax refund yet? There’s a chance it might not be coming. The Washington Post recently reported on several taxpayers who are being held responsible for some very old debts. Mary Grice of Maryland had her refund of nearly $3,000 taken – without notice — to pay for a supposed overpayment.

    $174k congressional salary: not enough?

    At $174,000 annually, our federal legislators – essentially functioning as the board of directors for the “largest economic entity in the world” — are woefully underpaid.

    Election letters, yes; letter campaigns, no

    While North Idaho residents fully utilize the Free Press’ editorial pages as a forum to discuss local—and national—issues and elections it is important for the editor of this page to maintain a sense of fairness and openness and to allow for as many different voices to be heard.

    Local Option Tax? Let the discussion begin

    Grangeville residents: Would you be in favor of adding a half-percent tax on sales within the city? What if that meant additional revenue to improve city services? Extend city pool hours? Or (just name your particular municipal project here)?

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