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The Lake Pend O’Reille School District Has Betrayed Our Trust
Letters to the Editor

The LPOSD Has Betrayed Our Trust

February 16, 2020 0

The Lake Pend O’Reille School District Has Betrayed Our Trust   “Trust” is the root of the word “trustee.” And trust is what the LPOSD trustees (aka: the school board) assured voters we would get […]

Taxpayer Sues LPOSD Over Election Violation
Bonner County

Taxpayer Sues LPOSD Over Election Violation

February 16, 2020 0

Taxpayer Sues LPOSD Over Election Violation   A North Idaho property owner has filed suit regarding the November violation of election law by the Lake Pend Oreille School District (LPOSD). “The district put forth an […]

violated LPOSD’s Callous Disregard For Citizens Finances
Letters to the Editor

LPOSD Has Violated Two Idaho Laws

February 14, 2020 0

The LPOSD Has Violated Two Idaho Laws The Lake Pend Oreille School District (LPOSD) violated Idaho law when it omitted required ballot language on its November levy ballot, which in turn violated the statute that […]

LPOSD's Shifting Levy Defense
Letters to the Editor

LPOSD’s Shifting Levy Defense

February 11, 2020 0

LPOSD’s Shifting Levy Defense   After LPOSD’s permanent levy passed on November 5 by a super-slim margin, a shocking revelation a couple of days later showed that LPOSD had failed to put legally required language […]

Can Taxing Districts Take ‘No’ for an Answer?
Editorial/Opinion

Can Taxing Districts Take ‘No’ for an Answer?

January 29, 2020 1

Can Taxing Districts Take ‘No’ for an Answer? By Ronald Nate, Ph.D. and Lindsey Zea Idaho laws put clear limits on local governments’ taxing, spending, and regulating ability. As sure as water runs downhill though, […]

SPECIAL TAXING DISTRICT ELECTIONS for Bonner County
Bonner County

SPECIAL TAXING DISTRICT ELECTIONS for Bonner County

October 20, 2019 0

SPECIAL TAXING DISTRICT ELECTIONS for Bonner County by Shari Dovale Elections are taking place on November 5, 2019. These are important elections, as they concern your taxing districts. This is the best way to have […]

“Invest in Idaho” Is Not Fixing Education
Education

“Invest in Idaho” Is Not Fixing Education

September 12, 2019 0

“Invest in Idaho” Is Not Fixing Education by Brent Regan Why don’t Idaho teachers make $216,000 a year? It is a valid question as Idaho spends about $7,500 a year per student, supplemental levies add […]

violated LPOSD’s Callous Disregard For Citizens Finances
Editorial/Opinion

LPOSD’s Callous Disregard For Citizens Finances

February 22, 2019 0

LPOSD’s Callous Disregard For Citizens Finances Bonner County Republican Central Committee Victoria Zeischegg, Chairman Guest Opinion Lake Pend Oreille School District’s latest biennial supplemental levy vote comes up on March 12. Its track record of […]

School Trustee Denied Access to Student Club
Editorial/Opinion

School Trustee Denied Access to Student Club

February 18, 2019 0

School Trustee Denied Access to Student Club by Shari Dovale In September 2018, a teacher presented an idea to the West Bonner School District 83 in Priest River, Idaho. Calling it a “Human Rights Club”, […]

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