Letters to the Editor

Water issues fixed with hard work

April 21, 2017 at 1:45 pm

On Wednesday 4/19/17 the 24” main transmission line of the Central Shoshone County Water District erupted. Due to recent floodings of the Coeur d’Alene River, a crucial support to the line was eroded, causing damage and the line became com...

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Radon and Shoshone County cancer levels

April 20, 2017 at 2:45 am

Dear Editor:Thank you for presenting the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute (UPWHI) data on Shoshone County’s general health ranking in Idaho. Being second from the bottom in general health indicates serious problems. I’m w...

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From the Picket Line

April 20, 2017 at 12:48 pm

It’s sad to look across a vacant parking lot that not long ago had the cars of 240+ employees in it. Hecla’s “Power Grab” has forced the employees to choose to strike rather than ratifying a contract that’s made up of mostly concessions tha...

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Sprucin Up Pinehurst

April 19, 2017 at 1:00 am

This is our fourth year of making Pinehurst more beautiful, people and eye friendly. The Pinehurst/Kingston Lions Club have volunteered to do a benefit breakfast on Saturday, April 22, from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. to help us raise revenue for th...

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Union women, unite!

April 17, 2017 at 12:04 pm

We all fall on hard times. With the strength, love and support we get from our families, friends, and community we make it through these hard times.All the Union women need to stand strong and support our men for our future. We need to en...

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Thoughts on EPA and the local environment

April 16, 2017 at 4:05 pm

I couldn’t help but laugh when I noticed that the last print edition of the News-Press to be home delivered had a story about EPA’s disaster in Colorado last year!It reminded me of the reason behind why Wallace came up with the idea to “bec...

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We must stand together

April 10, 2017 at 2:16 pm

To my hard rock brothers and sisters, There is nothing I can say that hasn’t already been said, but I’d like to share my opinion on it all. This is no simple task, to stand against tyrannical behavior like what we have been witnessing sinc...

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Solidarity

April 10, 2017 at 2:16 pm

OK brothers and sisters, we are in this now. We are all to the end of the line as far as paychecks go and already we can feel the stress on how to make ends meat. They have us right where they want us. “Starve em out!” “That’ll teach em for...

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March 31, 2017 at 9:15 am

Thoughts on President TrumpHey closet voters, are you grading your president? Inquiring minds would like to know.What smoke screen is Trump trying to hide? Release of hand picked tax return, fake news, phone taps, branding in China and his ...

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Thank you Good Samaritan!

March 29, 2017 at 1:00 am

Thank you Good Samaritan!On behalf of my family I would like to thank the staff of Good Samaritan Society - Silver Wood Village for the excellent care they provided our Mother for the past 16 months. The staff went above and beyond many tim...

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