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Updated 6 days, 6 hours ago

This Independence Day, let’s unite for a thriving future

The celebration of Independence Day this year will be unlike any other.

Updated 6 days, 6 hours ago
Keep it simple and live by the golden rule

Re: Steve Tanner addressing “The recently added segment of the vision statement” at a recent council meeting:

Updated 6 days, 6 hours ago
Life and a freedom from fear

Around the Fourth of July, the word “freedom” is frequently spoken but seldom defined. We might consider two categories: “freedom to” and “freedom from.”

Updated 6 days, 6 hours ago
Thank you to all involved in truck’s recovery

I greatly appreciate all parties that were involved in the recovery of my truck that was in the Kootenai River.

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Take precautions but don’t stop living

COVID-19 is a serious virus and it is easily spread. However, many things cause death to Idahoans. For the year 2018, according to the Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics, 235 Idahoans died of influenza...

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Do we control the government or does it control us?

“The virus is real and it’s not socialism,” claim the socialists. Whether or not it’s real is beside the point.

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Who you gonna call?

The “Ghost Busters” theme by Ray Parker Jr., “Who You Gonna Call,” comes to mind when you see the attacks to defund police and the lack of support that law e...

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
The true definition of socialism

It is with great dismay that I read an ongoing stream of letters to this and other publications in the Northwest making repeated referral to the statewide lockdown over COVID-19 as “assaults on liberty” and “soci...

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
A few thoughts from the book of Zechariah

Zechariah Chapter 8

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
How ya doing these days?

Whew! It’s been a just over a month since Idaho’s “first phase” of reopening occurred. At this point in time, most businesses are back open, and on normal or...

Updated 1 month ago
Patriotism during a pandemic

The word “patriot” is derived from Latin and Greek words for fatherland. Other languages say motherland. The implication is that a country is a family, and c...

Updated 1 month ago
Bonners Ferry does not cast stones or build walls

On May 21, Warren Campbell, minister of the Lordship Church, attended a meeting sponsored by the John Birch Society where he challenged the city of Bonners Ferry’s vision statement. His need to make this challeng...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Real pandemic facing country is the disease of lies

We have experienced the most egregious move to socialism and debt ever in our country’s history. Started under the direction of “conservativism” with the excuses of “protecting the people,” freedom and our consti...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Bullets, beans and (especially) Band-Aids

As the usually bountiful supply of toilet paper disappeared from the earth over the past several months, one thing was rendered clear: a previously unprepare...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Proposed fee increases are coming at the right time

I support the proposed fee increases for Boundary County 110%. It is not so much “long overdue” as it is the right time. Every county employee and department has diligently made every penny count, every part, eve...