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A Word from the Chair, Volume 2, Issue 3

A Word from the Chair, Volume 2, Issue 3

This message is a long one; so please bear with me. I want to draw your attention to some key legislative proposals working through the 2022 Idaho Legislative session. But, first let's revisit the incident of election malfeasance during the 2021...

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Opinions
Here’s what public libraries really are

Here’s what public libraries really are

Public libraries are one of America’s most egalitarian institutions. Libraries guarantee that everyone in our country has access to information and ideas regardless of income, age, language, physical limitations, race or gender. Libraries ensure...

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Articles
Pros, cons of impact fees

Pros, cons of impact fees

North Idaho cities use impact fees to help keep up with growth. Here’s a look at what some cities charge in impact fees and how the money is used. Coeur d’Alene Last fiscal year the city of Coeur d’Alene collected $1,216,711.59 in total impact...

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Issues

County could pull impact-fee trigger

County could pull impact-fee trigger

In search of ways to help pay for itself, the Kootenai County board of commissioners is considering impact fees on development. Impact fees are a one-time fee paid by property developers through building permits to offset the effects of growth on...

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Letters

State, keep an eye on NIC

State, keep an eye on NIC

Dear Members of the State Board of Education, Re: North Idaho College Many of you know me from my days as Chairman of the Senate Education Committee and an original member of your Accountability Oversight Committee. I applaud you for taking a hard...

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Community

Bleed Blue Blood Drive

Bleed Blue Blood Drive

The KC Dems are reaching out to help our community through a Bleed Blue Blood Drive. You may not know it, but the Red Cross has declared a nationwide blood shortage. To make matters worse, donation drives at high schools and colleges, which...

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