Letters to the Editor


District not allowing for public dialogue

Trustee Warden appeared to disagree with chair Dominguez wanting to open up a 20-minute community input session and answer questions from the public. Trustee Warden is afraid this might set the board up to hear only one side of a story

July 11, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Hey, Elk City, invite Hoffman to donate to your cause next time

Hey, Elk City! Next time you host a benefit for your loved one, invite Wayne Hoffman. He wants to donate to your cause. He would be “joyful that people are being lifted up” by his “helping hand.” Hoffman, of Idaho Freedom Foundation, says you don’t need insurance or even want it.

July 11, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Join social media site, share town memories

“You Know You Grew up in Grangeville, Idaho if …” now has more than 2,500 members on Facebook and would like to invite anyone who has a connection to Grangeville to sign up and enjoy this social media site and share your memories about good ole’ Grangeville.

June 30, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Men not angels: Why limit government

Whenever we mortals vote for policies or politicians we’re not ushering in Heaven; we’re choosing tradeoffs, not unrealistic unlimited feel-good free goods and services—but government limited to protecting rights which, as Jefferson said in the Declaration of Independence—are endowed upon us by our Creator.

June 30, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Down wrong rabbit hole to compare fed, state management

June 13, Tom Reilly’s letter to the editor to the Idaho County Free Press commented on the difference between the Lochsa Land Exchange (ULX) and the proposed Central Idaho Land Exchange (CIS). He feels they are markedly different and blames “environmentalists” for pushing wrong-headed thinking. I’ve followed this land exchange proposal for over a decade, and here are some points to consider:

June 20, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Yes, our forests are managed for money

I see in the Idaho County Free Press where the Lochsa Land Exchange is still being pushed by the Nez Perce/Clearwater National Forests, and the general public is wanting to know why they are pushing to dispose of national forest land.

June 20, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


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