It was interesting to note how my letter to the editor regarding assault weapons brought so many responses. However, none of the responses addressed how to prevent mentally deranged individuals from acquiring weapons. Only the "do nothing" excuses. … [Read more...] about Interesting responses
Letters to the Editor
Thanksgiving Day is a day we should all be thankful that we live in a country where gun ownership is still legal. I was surprised again by all the positive input I received through letters to the editor and calls from people who supported my … [Read more...] about Gun ownership is the greatest crime deterrent
I was first saddened, and then amused as I read Douglas Dompier’s views on gun control in last week’s Progress. I can just see Mr. Dompier hunkered behind the bread isle while a gunman stands at the checkout counter shooting at innocent people like … [Read more...] about Guns protect many innocent and naïve people
Way back in 1969 and after my tour of duty overseas I entered college under the G.I. Bill. Receiving a perfect score on the entrance exam I was accepted as a full time student. During a class of instruction the Dean entered the room and asked the … [Read more...] about Who are you to question the founders?
I was surprised at the attack and criticism from Mr. Dompier where I said in the Nov. 9 letter to the editor that if we had an event like the one in Texas that I would draw my concealed handgun and engage an active shooter in, for instance, our local … [Read more...] about It’s my duty to save lives, not hide
This note is to say “Thank You to the Haven Of Rest, Dot Bailey and her family, as well as other care givers.” They made our Aunt Alice Marie feel like part of their family for 22+ years. Her life was much improved by moving from Colorado to Kamiah … [Read more...] about Thank You Haven of Rest
I want to express my heartfelt thanks to the voters of Kamiah for electing me as the Mayor of Kamiah. I am honored and humbled that you have placed your trust in me. With your trust, I will work tirelessly on your behalf to help address challenges, … [Read more...] about Thank you, Kamiah!
I would like to give a big thank you to the Kolstad family for sharing their amazing collection of military memorabilia with the community at the American Legion Hall over Veterans’ Day. The collection represents 35 years of accumulation and … [Read more...] about Outstanding veterans display
As I read the Nov. 9 letter of Mr. Hayes, I was at first amused and then saddened as I thought of his view of guns. It appears Mr. Hayes has watched too many Clint Eastwood movies as he dreams of facing a gunman wearing a bullet proof vest and armed … [Read more...] about Amused and saddened
I was completely blown away hearing about the mass murder-shooting near my old stomping grounds in San Antonio, Texas where I lived 20 years ago. The Republicrat gun grabbers started moaning for more gun control within minutes of the event. Are we … [Read more...] about Gun control