She listens, she cares and, most importantly, she respects the opinions of others. Mary is smart, friendly, calm and respectful, and her time spent on planning and zoning will be a great foundation to start Coeur d’Alene on a much needed new path. Her goal is not to promote herself by building $20 million parks, but to make Coeur d’Alene a great, affordable place to live as well as visit. When they begin to talk about Memorial Field, Tubbs Hill and our town’s beautiful history, I trust my friend Mary, and so can you/Kathy Sims, Coeur d'Alene, letter to the editor, Coeur d'Alene Press. More here.