Letters to the Editor

Gun Culture

June 16, 2017 at 3:45 pm

I’m sure everyone was shocked when they seen the morning news about the Congressmen and three others being shot by a person who let his emotions over rule common sense. However this is what happens when everyone thinks that being armed is t...

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Support the PMVFD!

June 13, 2017 at 9:22 am

Support the PMVFD!The Prichard-Murray Volunteer Department just finished their annual Memorial day Rummage Sale and Pancake Feed and there are so many wonderful people and volunteers that made this year’s event so successful! All the money ...

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Thoughts on Hecla’s labor relations page

June 06, 2017 at 11:36 am

I was reading through the Lucky Friday Labor Relations page and couldn’t believe how disingenuous these guys can get. So as my hair began to rise on the back of my neck and my blood pressure began to rise, I decided to write a response to a...

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USW 5114 Food Pantry a blessing

June 02, 2017 at 1:15 pm

USW 5114 Food Pantrya blessingDear USW Local 5114 Food Pantry,When I received notice that the Union started a food bank I was very interested and nervous because I have never used a food bank before. When we were given our box of food I was...

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Stealing from sacred ground

May 18, 2017 at 3:17 pm

TO THE PERSON, OR PERSONS WHO STOLE THE COINS FROM THE SILVER VALLEY VETERANS MEMORIAL IN KELLOGGYou stole from the vets, because the coins were left by someone who had stopped there, and they wanted to let people know they were there, and ...

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Sunshine Memorial thank you

May 09, 2017 at 4:45 pm

I would like to give special recognition to the following businesses and people who work so hard to give the families a place of remembrance for our lost love ones.-Brian and Jan Higdem-Guy Sande and the Sunshine Mine Crew-Forrest Greenfiel...

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Taking Hecla to task

May 09, 2017 at 5:07 pm

Evidently the Lucky Friday management didn’t get the memo from Phil Baker concerning the CORESafety program Hecla adopted 4 years ago. Baker brags about it all the time so I’m sure they know what it is. On the Q&A page on Hecla’s websit...

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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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