Letters to the Editor


Sergei’s surprise; if you listen closely...

On March 5, 1953, Stalin died. Soviet power shifted. Nikita Khrushchev assumed a new leadership role, as described by his son Sergei N. Khrushchev in Nikita Khrushchev and the Creation of a Superpower.

March 14, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

We should return the favor to Alquist, Yates

It is interesting that Tommy Alquist, who is running for governor, and Steve Yates, running for lt. gov, ignored the Idaho/Lewis Co. Lincoln Day dinner last Friday, yet both showed up at the Nezperce dinner on Saturday....

March 14, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Pharm covers up drug connection to violence

Reactions drive consequences. Their implications create more violence. The unwitting public along with the APA, AMA, NEA, MSM, and our esteemed political class never mention drugs and would prefer to stick it to the NRA. Pharmaceutical companies cover up the drug connection to violence.

March 14, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Yes on levy: Let’s not rely on govt. handouts

Fellow community members, please take the time to vote yes for the Mountain View School District’s levy on March 13th. The expression, “it takes a village to raise a child” rings so very true. Regardless of whether or not you have kids in the school system, it takes our entire community to raise our children and continue providing the opportunities we have.

March 7, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Yes on levy: can, must close funding gap

Communities that value education will thrive and survive. Whether in Elk City, Grangeville, Kamiah or Kooskia, a levy “yes!” vote will secure a brighter future for every student in our area by keeping the doors open, maintaining vital programs and supporting dedicated teachers.

March 7, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Yes on levy; add name to Medicaid petition

Go to the polls on March 13 and vote yes on MVSD 244 and Kamiah SD 304 levies. More than $1.5 million dollars a year in Secure Rural School District Funding is gone from our area schools’ annual budgets. There is no other way to fund this shortfall.

March 7, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Fulcher: held beliefs without wavering

To this day he fights for the things that those with conservative ideals hold dear. He has held these beliefs without wavering. This is why I do and will continue to support Russ Fulcher.

March 7, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

USFS failed in genuine citizens engagement

Despite efforts of some, Forest Service Supervisor Cheryl Probert failed to engage citizens through genuine public involvement. Weekday afternoon collaborative sessions should not replace weeknight meetings more convenient for the overall public.

March 7, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Love forests? Express ideas at local meeting

If you share a love of North Central Idaho forests and want to express your ideas about their management, make plans to show up at the public meetings being sponsored by the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest this week

March 7, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Grangeville grows from events like this

Thank you Syringa and our town for rolling out a “red carpet” in support for these kinds of events and its infusion of dollars that pay wages and increase our viability. Grangeville is a strong community with some very fine businesses that are only poised to grow and prosper from events like this and our hospitality.

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