John McHugh believed citizen involvement is an obligation to make communities thrive. "His life reflected that belief," Kootenai County Prosecutor Barry McHugh said of his father, who died of natural causes at 85 at Kootenai Health on Monday. John McHugh was Coeur d'Alene's mayor from 1970 to 1974.
In his editorial in the Lewiston Tribune this morning, Opinion Editor Marty Trillhaase pulls back the curtain on the attempt by Gov. Butch Otter and some of his GOP legislative buddies to justify another raid on the state treasury in form of tax cuts.