Kooskia Fire and Ambulance have responded to at least five incidents of carbon monoxide poisoning in the last two years. These resulted in two fatalities and twelve patients transported to a hospital. Some of the exposures were quite serious with effects lasting for a significant period of time. These could have resulted in additional fatalities in a relatively short period of time.February 14, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
Prevailing attitudes promulgate practices upon the public. For example: Offshoring /outsourcing in an attempt to internationalize economies at our expense, where vocational schools were retired. We heard in an address by Trump that spoke of bringing back vocational studies. Politics dictates policy. Open borders is a policy of integrating globalist interests.February 14, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
Last week, a rebuttal letter was published about concerns of NICI “convicts” (because they are all convicted of crimes) or offenders or inmates or clients or students or whatever the department is calling them now, caroling at a nursing home where my mother-in-law resides. There is some misinformation in this rebuttal.February 7, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
Two things are going on right now, namely a push for a convention of states to bypass Congress to create a Constitutional Convention. That is not possible. The states have no such power. Only Congress can call a Constitutional Convention, hence the name Con-Con con.February 7, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
While picking up roadside litter, I had the idea to pass along a few courtesy tips for you folks. These will be relayed to you in no particular order of importance. It all has to be picked up. - In steep terrain, throw to the upside of the road. - Empty all twist top containers and screw lid back on....February 7, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
As my siblings and I gathered for our father’s Friday funeral, I reflected on how people sometimes speak of “death by natural causes,” such as death related to old age. But death always seems, to me, so unnatural, as though we mortals were meant to live forever.February 7, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
This year brings another round of elections asking voters to approve financing the maintenance and operations of area schools. Regardless of your position on whether or not levies should be supported, I want to make everyone aware of the reality that faces local taxpayers—the continuing erosion of our tax base.January 31, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
Last week I read a letter to editor concerning having offenders from North Idaho Correctional Institution providing caroling to a Grangeville rehabilitation center. The author indicated his mother really enjoyed the carolers; however, he was concerned about the criminal records and law enforcement agencies not being notified. There are numerous misrepresentations in this letter that I would like to clear.January 31, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
I see the liberal special interest groups are out in full force lying about conservatives again. The liberal groups are pushing a false narrative about Raul Labrador, sportsmen, and public lands [letter to the editor, Jan. 24 issue].January 31, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
What did these great men have in common: Luther, Calvin, Charles Wesley, Spurgeon, Goethe, Tolstoy, Robert E. Lee, Lincoln, Churchill, Martin Luther King, Mike Wallace, and Nelson Mandela? According to Archibald D. Hart, each man suffered from depression.January 31, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
Could you stop if a small child crossed the road?January 24, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
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