Community Voices: Thomas Keenan

Community Voices: Thomas Keenan

Article by Thomas Keenan Introduction by Jessica Nash   Thomas Keenan has lived in Coeur d’Alene since 1978. His civic engagement and community involvement over the years is impressive. He has door-knocked as a Democratic Precinct Captain, beautified our area...
Idaho Democrats: It’s Time to Stand Together

Idaho Democrats: It’s Time to Stand Together

Article by Christopher S. Matthews   A guiding principle I live by is staying true to myself. As Shakespeare wrote in Hamlet, “This above all: to thine own self be true, And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man.” Since the...
America’s Immigration Policy: #Sad!

America’s Immigration Policy: #Sad!

Column by Jan Studer Images Contributed by Alycia Moss     President Trump appears unable to show true compassion to the immigrant children and young adults of the United States who were brought to American shores by their parents and who now await a...
Lights, Camera, Political Action!

Lights, Camera, Political Action!

Article by Mary Hamilton Photography by Larry Telles and Teuvo Orjala The Kootenai County Democrats hosted another successful Theater Night event. Bev Moss and her incredible team put together an evening of food, beverages, theater and great conversation. Lake City...
Lake CDA Waterkeeper Hosts Boat Tours

Lake CDA Waterkeeper Hosts Boat Tours

Article by TJ Gossard Do you know that the second largest Superfund site in the United States, Bunker Hill, has affected the Coeur d’Alene Basin? Do you know that the United States Geological Survey estimates there are more than 75 million metric tons of contaminated...
2017 Dem Fair Booth:  An Unqualified Success!

2017 Dem Fair Booth: An Unqualified Success!

Article by Paula Neils Photography by Larry Telles     The 2017 North Idaho Fair is now history. The “Democratic Booth at the Fair” is an annual event of the Kootenai County Democratic Central Committee and is accomplished by much expense, planning, and...
Democratic Women in Bloom at Garden Party

Democratic Women in Bloom at Garden Party

Article and Imagery by Jessica Nash     Democratic women in our community gathered for the popular Annual Garden Party on Wednesday, August 16th at Theresa Potts’ home in Coeur d’Alene. Surrounded by an array of cultivated flowers and greenery, women mingled...
Pot: Profit or Prosecution?

Pot: Profit or Prosecution?

Column by Jan Studer     To a passerby, the gathering in the dining room at the Seasons restaurant on August 2nd might have appeared to be seniors participating in a presentation on Medicare or Social Security.  This presumption would not have been...
Medicaid for Idaho Campaign Tours Coeur d’Alene

Medicaid for Idaho Campaign Tours Coeur d’Alene

Article and Photography by TJ Gossard   “Right now our senators—Senator Crapo, Senator Risch—are participating in an effort to begin a process, and possibly complete a process, to dismantle Medicaid as we know it: putting $800 billion out of the Medicaid...