A Word from the Chair

A WORD FROM THE CHAIR, ISSUE 26, VOLUME 1

County OFGC Update As you know, Kootenai County’s three elected commissioners appointed nine citizens to a special commission and asked them to examine the pros and cons of the optional forms of government that a county can legally adopt. This Optional Forms of...

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A WORD FROM THE CHAIR, ISSUE 25, VOLUME 1

Central Committee On Monday night your Central Committee met in-person for the first time in over a year. Meeting in public serves our principle of transparency, a principle shared by the County Commissioners who let us use a...

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A WORD FROM THE CHAIR, ISSUE 24, VOLUME 1

Celebrating Our Independence On Independence Day a bunch of us marched down Sherman Avenue to show people that Democrats are alive and well in Coeur d’Alene. Overall, we were very well received. Groups of viewers would see us coming down the block and as our banners...

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A WORD FROM THE CHAIR, ISSUE 23, VOLUME 1

July 4th American Heroes Parade This is a hot week in North Idaho. However, if the forecast holds, the temperature will be cooler by Sunday’s July 4th Parade. Whatever the weather brings, put on a pair of good walking shoes, a blue shirt, and some aviator sunglasses...

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A WORD FROM THE CHAIR, ISSUE 22, VOLUME 1

First Things First Grab a blue shirt and a pair of good walking shoes and join us at the Coeur d’Alene Independence Day Parade. Ruben Miranda is producing signs commemorating COVID-19 heroes like teachers, nurses, police officers, retail clerks, etc. So, plan to walk...

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A WORD FROM THE CHAIR, ISSUE 21, VOLUME 1

First Things First Thank you, thank you, thank you to everyone who attended the Blue Comeback Party at Shari Williams’ home. I hope you had fun and reconnected with other Democrats. We raised a bunch of money, which will help us to underwrite a field organizer’s...

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A WORD FROM THE CHAIR, ISSUE 20, VOLUME 1

Now that COVID is mostly behind us, here are some public events you should attend: Central Committee Meeting Next Monday, June 14, 2021, was intended to be our first in person Central Committee Meeting in over a year. Unfortunately, the county informed us that it is...

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A WORD FROM THE CHAIR, ISSUE 19, VOLUME 1

Mark Your Calendars for the Blue Comeback Save the evening of June 16th for the Blue Comeback Party. This in-person event is a catered fundraiser to help us hire a field organizer. The person hired for this position will spearhead registering new voters and help us...

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A WORD FROM THE CHAIR, ISSUE 18, VOLUME 1

Greetings from Priest Lake With the May 18th election behind us, I took a few days off. If we all cannot take a few days off…we can at least take a moment to note that the Post Falls School District’s Supplemental Levy passed. Thanks to all who campaigned, especially...

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A WORD FROM THE CHAIR, ISSUE 17, VOLUME 1

Election Results Are In First, some good news. Post Falls voters passed the Supplemental School Levy with 52.5% of the vote. In addition, county voters secured seats for two moderates on the Kootenai Health Board of Trustees. Incumbent Katie Brodie and candidate...

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