Letters to the Editor


Restrictions at park against intended use

Letter to the Editor

For several years a group of Kooskia, Kamiah and surrounding area residents have been playing volleyball at the Kooskia City Park. We gather twice a week for family style grass volleyball and community fellowship. In 2015 when we arrived at the park we found signs posted saying “no playing volleyball on the grass.” We moved to the Kamiah Park until we could talk to the city council.

Kooskia Park is everyone’s property

Letter to the Editor

To whom do the city parks belong? The community? They are maintained using state, federal and local taxes. “Land set aside for the use of the public” (Merriam-Webster). For 10 years I, along with family and friends, use the Kooskia Park for just that reason twice a week in the summer. We play volleyball along with some other activities and enjoy the safe swimming there. We frequent the business for snacks, lunch/dinner, gas and coffee. Last fall we were informed volleyball nets were no longer welcome at Kooskia Park....

Graffiti on grade needs to be removed

Letter to the Editor

These graffiti need to be removed. It is proven that once it starts it will continue to spread because the “doers” of this graffiti think they can get away with more and more. It is time to put a stop to this and clean up what has already been done.

Company in town why Border Days a success

Letter to the Editor

Without the many volunteers and the countless hours Border Days won’t exist. The excuse that one has company in town is folly, because most all of us have company in town, and that is another reason Border Days is successful. Some of the volunteers during Border Days are visitors to town, so step up to the plate and volunteer to join a group or organization.

Thanks for rally help

Letter of Thanks

Animal Ark would like to publicly express our thanks and appreciation to Southfork River Ranch and to all the folks from around the Northwest who participated in their annual motorcycle Poker Run Rally.

Crop signs are very much appreciated

Letter to the Editor

Seeing the crop identification signs along Highway 95 from Winchester to Grangeville is such a pleasure.

USFS letting road deteriorate to Whitewater Ranch

Letter to the Editor

Apparently the good-old USFS is letting the road to Whitewater Ranch on the Salmon River knowingly deteriorate to the point that it is almost, or it is by now, impossible to use even in a four-wheel pickup.

Either smear them or find way to fire them

Letter to the Editor

Wow, “The action was not taken for political reasons.” “It’s not political.” “It’s definitely not political.” Sheriff Giddings, is that how it is all handled in California?

Giddings: Trust him a little less than Hillary

Letter to the Editor

Two deputies in Asotin County knew about the abuse of a minor and did not take proper action. Neither of them are public officers any longer. Good. Luckily the sheriff there did not follow our Sheriff Doug Giddings example.

Hope they are true conservatives ...

Letter to the Editor

They just lie about their party affiliation to cheat the system. No big deal to them.

People pitched in for Riverfront Park cleanup

Letter of Thanks

Kamiah Community Partners Coalition wishes to say a big “Thank You” to all those who helped clean up Riverfront Park on Thursday, May 12.

Enlightened advocates foist vision on county to fund ambitions

Letter to the Editor

So, will Idaho and Idaho County residents actually trade their children’s “innocence” for a few “federal dollars” (these are “tax” dollars that theoretically started in your pocket) for public education funding. Obama’s counting (blackmailing) on you funding your own child’s worldview (transgender mandate) transformation/breakdown. It’s one thing for a liberal/socialist to embrace a “village raising/inculcating their offspring.” The test is if those folks who think they’re conservatives will bow before the altar of “political correctness.”

Some politicians never understand constituents

Letter to the Editor

I offer some comments and advice to misguided politicians seeking public office by obtaining votes from constituents in a country founded on the principle of, by and for the people. The recent primary election in the Grangeville area shows that one candidate didn’t seem to understand elections are based on the will of the people

Credit to all those with Women on Target event

Letter of Thanks

I would like to extend my thanks and appreciation to all of the IDFG, law enforcement, and voluntary personnel who contributed to the success of the recent “Women on Target” event.

USFS: next to God, above law or what?

Letter to the Editor

I see where the U.S.F.S. is doing prescribed burns again, which accomplishes several things: destroys the duff under the trees which holds the moisture, so the ground will dry out, kills underbrush and trees which makes a place for beetles to start and then migrate to standing trees; however ...



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