COMMENT: The response to Daniel Walters' recent article on a proposal to integrate the local 911 systems was large: Here are some of the letters to the editor we received on the topic.
NEWS: A police investigation into local massage parlors has uncovered not only allegations of sex trafficking, but Washington State Patrol investigators confirmed they think there could be a link to a larger trafficking network.
NEWS: Two candidates, two people who've experienced homelessness, two diverging viewpoints. Read their stories here.
IN OTHER NEWS
North Idaho College pays more than other state community colleges
The NIC Board of Trustees opted not to pay for a salary market survey this year while approving a budget and 2 to 3 percent pay increases for teachers and staff, as other sources of information indicated the college pays more than its peers for instructors and employees, the Coeur d'Alene Press reports.
"So no one told you life was gonna be this way"
Neo-Nazi Patrick Little of California told Sandpoint residents in robocalls set to the Friends theme song that he plans to be in town to spread his anti-Semitic views in mid-August, the Spokesman-Review reports.
Okanogan County homicide case dismissed over evidence issue
A homicide case involving a man with reported militia ties, who was accused of running over a woman and killing her, was dismissed due to issues with cell phone evidence, the Seattle Times reports.
Working to shatter gubernatorial glass ceilings
In her race for Idaho governor, Paulette Jordan is just one of four women nationwide who stand to become the first female governors of their state if elected this November, the New York Times reports.