Regarding the recent state Primary results, I have to say I’m dismayed. After numerous articles concerning Representative Priscilla Giddings’ erroneous claims for two "Home Owner’s exemptions" Priscilla still won the Primary. If Ms. Giddings is … [Read more...] about Disappointed in Primary vote
Letters to the Editor
The article written by you Ben about Roundup is a small fraction of how bad the stuff really is, it’s far worse than you know. I know from experience and a lot of research it’s a deadly toxin that is not known how long it lasts that kills everything … [Read more...] about Far worse than you imagine
I would like the readers of the Progress to know that I thank Lloyd Bedwell and Andy Anderson for being quick to help me when I fell recently. I was going from my car, which was parked at the curb in front of the post office, and I tripped on the … [Read more...] about Grateful for gentlemanly actions
Imagine my surprise when at the May school board meeting I learned this Board had implemented new procedures basically discontinuing any public dialogue with patrons at their monthly business meetings. The run around treatment Mr. Warford was … [Read more...] about District 244 needs more transparency, honesty
A while back I wrote in my Progress column (Notes from the Gunsmith) that I had been diagnosed with Stage 4 advanced prostate cancer, the curse of older men. Latest statistics say one out of every two people in America will get cancer sooner or … [Read more...] about For all my brothers and sisters who have cancer
Upon hearing this, some will say, "No way!" Others, "It’s about time, the system is broken." The Amnesty I’m talking about is the old-fashioned kind, like the amnesty boxes we used to see at airports and other public places 50 years ago: "Place your … [Read more...] about AMNESTY NOW!
My thoughts on Skip Brandt’s letter to the editor, Clearwater Progress dated 4/26/2018, entitled “Cost of labor to return tax refunds is enormous.” I realize I am but a simple man but, why is returning something that you have not even collected yet … [Read more...] about Why so costly?
Thank you Kelly Lineberry for your anguished “Suicide “Hell no, we won’t go” Pastor’s Notes: “There is a war going on today in the hearts of our friends, neighbors, family members...we need to stand up and say “Hell no” to more pain, no to death, … [Read more...] about None be lost
Raul Labrador would be a great Governor for Idaho. He supports farming, ranching, mining, and the timber industry. He wants all small business to be able to grow without taxes and regulations over burdening their business. He will let the legislature … [Read more...] about Labrador is a principled man
April 20, I represented The Grangeville Farmers’ Market at Kamiah’s First Annual Earth Day. This was a wonderfully organized and well-advertised event that I was delighted to participate in. Thank you to Norma Staaf and the city of Kamiah for your … [Read more...] about Wonderful event