Letters to the Editor


Commend 4-H on a well-rounded program

Letter to the Editor

For the second year in a row I have been totally inspired by the kind and gentle spirit I have observed in the kids within the 4-H Program at the Idaho County Fair.

Need surveys returned to assist Kids Klub on grant eligibility

Letter to the Editor

The Kids Klub and the City of Grangeville are conducting an income survey to meet eligibility requirements for obtaining Idaho Community Development Block Grant funding. This information is a necessary part of the grant process and will be kept confidential.

GIddings: sheriff first, firefighter second

Letter to the Editor

After reading last week’s article about the ICSO obtaining equipment to help volunteer fire departments, I wanted to remind everyone about the other incredible things our sheriff has done to help Idaho County citizens fight fires.

Help support budding musicians at CV

Letter to the Editor

As the school year begins, the Clearwater Valley Music Department is accepting donations to assist band students with rental costs for their instrument. Rental fees are $25/semester, $50/year. Your donation is tax deductible and remains confidential to the student, but allows them to participate when they might not otherwise.

Democrats booth vandalized; doesn’t help the community

Letter to the Editor

Our booth was vandalized; obscene drawings on candidate posters, information sheets torn to shreds and everything messed up. We don’t know who did this, but now I look at people on the street and wonder if it was them. Was it you? Why? What was your intent?

Trump well within his rights in his response

Letter to the Editor

In my opinion, the Democratic Party stooped to a new low when they used the Muslim Gold Star Khan family to attack Donald Trump on worldwide TV with slanderous, or near slanderous, accusations and misquotes of our Constitution.

Commissioner OK with savaging Constitution?

Letter to the Editor

“Trump is an individual of solid moral character?” Only if one doesn’t, or can’t, keep up with the news.

Beer booth fund-raiser poor decision by sheriff candidate

Letter to the Editor

I am writing you with grave concern and confusion! On Saturday the 6th of July while attending the annual Kooskia Days celebration in downtown Kooskia, I was witness to a troubling thing.

Many memories to cherish; appreciative of your kindness

Letter to the Editor

There are so many memories to cherish and I am most appreciative of your kindness.

Prescribed burns help USFS jobs, not forest

Letter to the Editor

I saw an article on how great prescribed burns were and how they improved the forest. I have lived here for 76 years and this is what I observed since the inception of prescribed burns.

City denying public input on public park

Letter to the Editor

Kooskia city council meetings, where city business is conducted every second Wednesday of the month starting at 6 p.m., are open to the public – but not the part of the meetings where the mayor and council are discussing a new ordinance for Kooskia City Park designed to prohibit volleyball play on the grass.

Library program great investment for kids

Letter to the Editor

Thank you so much to our wonderful library staff and to everyone who contributed to the Summer Reading Program.

Many contributed to HOSA activities success this year

Letter to the Editor

I would like to express belated, but heartfelt, appreciation to all those who contributed to Kamiah’s incredibly successful HOSA-Future Health Care Professionals activities this year.

Forest Service gates are unconstitutional

Letter to the Editor

Forest Service gates placed in the forest are unconstitutional, according to the words of Sandra Day O’Connor in New York v. United States. “…how can a federal statute be found an unconstitutional infringement of state sovereignty when state officials consented to the statute’s enactment?”

Idaho a State, state or colony; which is it?

Letter to the Editor

Prior to the ratification of independence, the 13 original colonies were subjects of the Crown, and needed permission how to use their resources, land, education, trade….



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