Letters to the Editor

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  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Letter: Brian Kellerman

    This letter is in response to Brian Kellerman's comments in his March 19 letter.

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    Letter: Mike Simpson

    Over the course of his public service, Rep. Mike Simpson has demonstrated that he represents Idaho's best interests. Recently, Mike co-sponsored Joint Resolution 2, also known as the Balanced Budget Amendment, in hopes of taking steps to address Washington's out-of-control spending.

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Letter: Recycling glass

    You can recycle your glass containers. A company called Usful Glassworks (a nonprofit) will take your glassware. They help people with employment barriers find jobs through their glass repurposing program. They make glassware out of used wine, beer and spirit bottles. Their beautiful glassware is...

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Letter: Medicaid

    Thanks for reprinting on April 7 the Lewiston Tribune editorial about Medicaid expansion.

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    Letter: Online sales tax

    Gov. Butch Otter recently signed a bill into law that creates a savings account for Idaho where money from online sales tax revenue can be collected in the future. Until Congress passes federal e-fairness legislation or Idaho passes streamlined sales tax legislation, this account will sit empty - ...

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Letter: Killing ravens

    For the first time in my life I have to comment to this newspaper about the front page article on April 5, about poisoning of some of our wonderful birds. With no proof of it helping to bring numbers of the sage grouse back up, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game are about to do this appalling...

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    Letter: Guns

    It is heartbreaking to read yet another newspaper article about the death of a child from a gun kept at home for "protection." How many homeowners have actually protected their family using a gun they keep loaded in the house? Is it more than the number of children who have been killed after finding...

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    Letter: Family values

    Idaho family values - really? Recently the Idaho Legislature refused to hear a bill that would protect a child from a parent's religious belief against using medical care. I worked where many Followers of Christ lived. I watched over the years young mothers die in childbirth. Younger vibrant adults...

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Letter: Parkinson's

    April is Parkinson's Awareness Month, helping bring much-needed attention to this chronic, progressive neurological disease that affects movement, speaking and cognitive function. Between 500,000 and 1.5 million Americans live with Parkinson's disease, including many Idahoans, and it is important...

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    Letter: Postal Service

    Being a letter carrier for 36 years, I have the responsibility to properly educate the people of America about the financial situation of the U.S. Postal Service. Privatizing the USPS would have a negative impact to the people of Idaho when it comes to service standards.

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