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LPOSD Vague Levy Ballot Language
Letters to the Editor

LPOSD’s Vague Levy Ballot Language

March 6, 2019 0

LPOSD’s Vague Levy Ballot Language You may have noticed that on this supplemental-levy ballot none of the spending categories show dollar amounts, contrary to the previous levy. $25.4 million of taxpayer funds for the next […]

Who Does The LPOSD Levy Really Benefit?
Letters to the Editor

Who Does The LPOSD Levy Really Benefit?

March 6, 2019 0

Who Does The LPOSD Levy Really Benefit? By law, after seven consecutive years of voter-approved levies, school districts have the option of seeking a permanent override levy without having to ask the voters to approve […]

LPOSD Levy Goes From Plus Size To Obese
Letters to the Editor

LPOSD Levy Goes From Plus Size To Obese

March 5, 2019 0

LPOSD Levy Goes From Plus Size To Obese What the LPOSD won’t tell you and never wants you to know. LPOSD routinely calls its levy, which it runs every two years, a “replacement supplemental levy” […]

WBCSD 83: Indefinite Means Permanent Levy!
Letters to the Editor

WBCSD 83: Indefinite Means Permanent Levy!

March 1, 2019 0

Indefinite Means Permanent! On Tuesday, March 12th, every voter gets to vote to mortgage their children’s future! Is that what they mean by, “it’s for the children”? The West Bonner County School District 83 (WBCSD) […]

Levy Is Not Fiscally Responsible
Letters to the Editor

LPOSD Levy Is Not Fiscally Responsible

February 28, 2019 0

LPOSD Levy Is Not Fiscally Responsible   This levy is a wish list, a starting point for future higher levies. Look at how many times the levy has increased since its inception (9).  Look at […]

Woodward Steamrolls LPOSD And BGH Taxpayers
Letters to the Editor

Woodward Steamrolls LPOSD And BGH Taxpayers

February 22, 2019 2

Woodward Steamrolls LPOSD And BGH Taxpayers You will have to look long and wide to find a tax that Shawn Woodward does not approve of. Woodward is the “CEO” of one of the three largest […]

North Idaho School District Wants Permanent Levy
Letters to the Editor

North Idaho School District Wants Permanent Levy

February 18, 2019 5

North Idaho School District Wants Permanent Levy The West Bonner County School District (WBCSD) has proposed a permanent annual public school levy. Property owners must have a voice in how their property taxes are used. […]

School Funding Formula Rewrite A Failure
Education

School Funding Formula Rewrite A Failure

February 18, 2019 0

School Funding Formula Rewrite A Failure By Wayne Hoffman When state lawmakers decided a few years ago that they’d (finally) revise the public school funding formula, they promised a proposal in which money would follow […]

Upcoming Pend Orielle Hospital District Election
Letters to the Editor

Upcoming Pend Orielle Hospital District Election

February 8, 2019 0

Upcoming Pend Orielle Hospital District Election Did you know that Bonner County has a Hospital District? Did you know that we pay property taxes to support the Hospital District just like we pay taxes to […]

NEPA Coordination Process Invoked on Avista/Hydro One
Agenda 21/2030

NEPA Coordination Process Invoked on Avista/Hydro One

September 24, 2018 0

NEPA Coordination Process Invoked on Avista/Hydro One by Rob Chase, Spokane County Treasurer (Gem State Patriot) – There are always many potential threats to the well-being of our citizenry, but the threat to Avista Utilities […]

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