April 26, 2011

Town Hall Meeting Tonight!

Filed under: Probable Cause — Tags: , , — Bill @ 7:14 am


There is a town hall meeting tonight beginning at 6 p.m. at the Lake City Senior Center, 1916 North Lakewood Drive, Coeur d’Alene. The purpose of the meeting is to better inform the public about Idaho’s urban renewal efforts.  (Mouse-click on the image to enlarge it.)

Today’s Coeur d’Alene Press ran an article in which Coeur d’Alene’s urban renewal agency executive director Tony Berns said he opposed mandatory voter approval for LCDC debt obligations. Berns’ reason for opposing voter involvement? “He predicted that there would be low voter turnout and that most voters would be ill-informed,” according to the article.

LCDC Executive Director Tony Berns’ low opinion of local voters is not shared by the speakers on the schedule for tonight’s meeting.  The speakers’ goal is to inform the public so we can decide for ourselves if and how urban renewal programs can best benefit our state and community.

April 24, 2011

Police Presence?

Filed under: Probable Cause — Tags: , , — Bill @ 7:19 am

It was such a beautiful day Saturday that on our way home from the Save McEuen Field from Sandi rally, we stopped at City Park. The nearby parking lots were full or nearly so, the basketball courts were full, there were people walking and biking and also sunning on the beach. And Boopsie’s Bunker, the $55,000 public safety building purchased with your dollars to create a “police presence” for increased public safety on a day like this was …  (more…)

March 27, 2011

Clownshoes in Coeur d’Alene



The Coeur d’Alene Press editorial board lived up to its reputation for delivering “You’ve got to be kidding me!” absurdity in its Sunday editorial titled Advice free, lawsuits aren’t. (more…)

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