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 12 patients transported to a hospital. Some of the exposures were quite serious with effects … [Read more...] about Beware of carbon monoxide exposure
Letters to the Editor
The next meeting of the Kamiah School Board is Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 6 p.m. This is a change of date because of Presidents’ Day holiday. Bring your school levy questions. Herman Yates Vice-Chairman Kamiah School Trustee … [Read more...] about School levy questions?
What’s come over this County Commissioner Skip Brandt lately? Last week he was arrogantly criticizing citizens questions over approval of a local subdivision. This week he’s chastising us lowly subordinates, i.e. taxpayers, for being oblivious to … [Read more...] about What can commoners do to stop land deals?
Here are a few reasons I am inspired to write this letter. The fact that the many recent letters to this paper support prayer in our local government meetings is one of them. Also, we who believe in Jesus the Christ and His inspired word (Bible), … [Read more...] about Inspired Yes! Levy No!
My hats off to Ben Jorgensen for his editorial two weeks ago concerning the Free Thinkers and their opposition to our Kamiah City Council’s opening prayers. Your pointing out of the fallacy of the statement “Separation of Church and State” was right … [Read more...] about Stance on prayer greatly appreciated
Last week’s Clearwater Progress’ lead story described Idaho Forest Group’s sale of the former Blue North millsite to the Nez Perce Tribe. Once IFG decided that they did not have a use for the property I appreciate their decision to honor the cultural … [Read more...] about Re: sale of Blue North property
Maybe the present education model worked back when Henry Ford invented the assembly line and America needed a trained, disciplined workforce, without which industrial safety and output quality would have suffered. Fast forward 100 years to the … [Read more...] about We need a better education model
It looks like here we go again in the Legislature. I was so pleased that the Legislature rejected the Constitutional Convention last year; but some have not taken no for an answer. I had hope Idaho would lead the way to rejection of what is, in my … [Read more...] about Legislature foolishly considering Con-Con
How does one get citizens/the taxpayers to pay attention? Sometimes I liken it to the old parable describing a frog being slowly boiled alive. This year brings another round of elections asking voters to approve financing the maintenance and … [Read more...] about Get ready to pay more taxes
Though it was formally stated to me personally that our county’s Land Use PLAN is “Subdivision” by Commissioner Chairman Brandt, county records have no such written statement per my ordinance or minutes research back to 1965. Several references are … [Read more...] about The nefarious subdivision part IV, ALERT