Letters to the Editor


On Lochsa exchange, no means no!

The Upper Lochsa Land Exchange is back from the dead. The Idaho Department of Lands (IDL) is interested in purchasing the 39,000 acres of private land owned by Western Pacific Timber. These lands are the infamous cutover “checkerboard” near Lolo Pass and the Idaho/Montana border.

May 16, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Shocked on deaths from guns vs. abortion

In the high school atmosphere recently, it has appeared the biggest controversy has been the issue of gun control. This is because of mass school shootings that have occurred, and the fear and grief brought on the world by the losses that we have experienced.

May 16, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Labrador: lives up to his principles

Raul Labrador would be a great governor for Idaho. He supports farming, ranching, mining and the timber industry. He wants all small business to be able to grow without taxes and regulations over burdening their business.

May 9, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Encourage people be involved in meetings

I read the article from the new CEO of Syringa Hospital [May 2 issue]. There was a profound difference in the way things are explained between a man who was born and raised in Idaho County, and one who was not.

May 9, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Shepherd: Can trust him on tough issues

Please support Paul Shepherd’s re-election bid to Idaho House of Representatives seat District 7B. Paul has authored and introduced one of the most important pieces of legislation into the House of Representatives.

May 9, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Did I miss something? Just asking

Right? Did I miss something? When we overpay a utility bill, a mortgage, or an income tax, we are credited, or sent a check for the overpayment. Apparently, though, the process to refund the overpayment is more complicated at the county and school level. OK, I get that. But is it more complicated to give it back than it was to raise?

May 2, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Dist. 7B: no voice as Shepherd was absent

If you found yourself not being able to locate Representative Shepherd in his office at the capital, get return letters, e-mails and phone calls, or locate him during the disasters the district has endured, you are not alone. He has silenced and ignored the voice of District 7.

May 2, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


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