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March 8
  • Vote yes for CdA school levy

    Page B9 On March 10, we voters have a chance to improve Coeur d’Alene public schools. We won’t have another opportunity for two more years. This levy gives us the opportunity to …

  • Fund needs, not wants

    Page B9 The Cheney bond failure gives the voters a second chance to review. Unless you attended the August school board meeting, you would not know that the board voted 4-to-1 against …

  • Net neutrality important

    Page B9 I think there is a misconception amongst too many what the term “Internet neutrality’ means for us, the users of what is really a necessity in many people’s everyday lives. …

  • Ban plastic bags

    Page B9 Americans use 30 billion plastic bags annually. Plastic bags never truly decompose, and only 5 percent actually make it to the designated recycling areas. I was born and raised in …

  • Restraint bill protects children

    Page B9 As you send your child off to school, do you ever wonder about their day? What would you do if you knew there was a chance your child could be …

  • Vick comment false

    Page B9 I wanted to let everyone know that Sen. Steve Vicks’ claim in the March 3 article (“North Idaho senator objects to Hindu Prayer”) – “They’ve all been supportive of the …

March 7
  • How do maggots survive?

    Page B5 Do the city composting piles not generate enough heat to kill apple maggots?

  • Power of imagination

    Page B5 In my imagination, I’m boss of Spokane’s utility, formerly WWP (We Work for the People). We had a great 2014. Made a lot of money.

  • Supporting Avista lifestyles

    Page B5 Are you kidding me? Another Avista rate hike, after reporting a 73 percent increase (in earnings) in 2014? Please, someone, we need to get this company under control. It needs …

  • Bush, Clinton again?

    Page B5 The recent rise of Jeb Bush’s chances for the 2016 Republican nomination and the expected anointment of Hillary Clinton for the 2016 Democratic nomination brings up a very disturbing scenario. …

  • Keep choices to yourself

    Page B5 Don’t want to vaccinate your kids? Fine. However, don’t send your unvaccinated kids to public schools, where they threaten kids who rely on herd immunity (their parents are informed and …

  • Elk stressed by humans

    Page B5 Predation stress is forcing many elk in our area to live close to human development. Some of the new elk habitat does not provide them with nutritious forage and increases …

  • Embrace right to love

    Page B5 My view on gay marriage is that everyone should be viewed as equals. I think that everyone should have the right to love and be loved. Love has no expectations. …

March 6
  • Why God doesn’t intervene

    Page A15 Tim Beamer (“Where is God,” Feb. 17) sadly believes that all the atrocities that happen in the world are evidence that God does not exist. Why does God not intervene …

  • Support abuse victims

    Page A15 Regularly we read stories of children sexually abused at the hands of trusted community leaders; the most recent example are the accusations against Dr. Craig Morgenstern.

  • Apple industry needs Plan B

    Page A15 I find it interesting just how important the apple industry truly is. I had no idea that Washington produces 70 percent of the nation’s apples, totaling up to an annual …