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CHUCK MALLOY: Jordan campaign hit with turmoil, distractions

October 01, 2018 at 9:27 am

There has been a lot of political hand-wringing about Paulette Jordan’s campaign staffers abruptly walking out as Election Day draws near.The political drama has been interesting, but I’d venture to say that few Idahoans will be voting for ...

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CHUCK MALLOY: GOP stronghold put to the test in North Idaho

September 25, 2018 at 12:42 pm

Three decades ago, Democrats running for legislative seats in Coeur d’Alene didn’t have to make this kind of appeal to the party faithful.“I have reason to believe that Legislative District 4 is primed for Democrat victory,” wrote Cory Engl...

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Book Review: THE FIRST EAGLE by Tony Hillerman

September 10, 2018 at 12:24 pm

The Navajo Tribal Police patrol a 27,000 square mile area, mostly in Arizona’s high desert between Flagstaff and Teec Nos Pos. Author Tony Hillerman’s dozen-or-more novels have won many awards from both the Navajo Nation and American litera...

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Slot machines won’t save racing, opponents say

September 10, 2018 at 12:20 pm

If it looks like a slot machine, pays off like a slot machine and eats money like a slot machine, then it must be...A duck. Or, as proponents for Proposition 1 will suggest, historical horse racing terminals.Jonathan Krutz, who teaches econ...

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Jockey hopes voters will bring back racing in Idaho

September 04, 2018 at 1:51 pm

As a female jockey, Nikeela Black of the small town of Greenleaf has experienced the thrill of victory and the agony of being kicked in the teeth and bucked off a horse.She knows all about separated shoulders, injured ankles and broken bone...

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CHUCK MALLOY: Democratic leaders make pitch for Jordan

August 29, 2018 at 11:05 am

House Minority Leader Mat Erpelding of Boise was among the Democrats caught in an awkward position during May’s primary election.He supported his friend, A.J. Balukoff, for governor four years ago and the two had traveled the state recruiti...

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Stallings: Dems not smart enough to win nationally

August 16, 2018 at 12:03 pm

Say what you want about President Trump – and there are plenty of strong opinions on both sides – but this much is clear. He’s the president that the Democratic Party so richly deserves.Political pundits are rubbing their hands in anticipat...

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CHUCK MALLOY: Re-election may not be a cakewalk for Simpson

August 06, 2018 at 10:20 am

Aaron Swisher of Boise, a Democrat who is challenging longtime Congressman Mike Simpson for the Second District seat, says that “20 years is enough for anybody to be in office.”Simpson is not an example of a congressman who has outlived his...

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Book Review: THE DOOR INTO SUMMER by Robert A. Heinlein

August 02, 2018 at 3:14 pm

Heinlein is one of the leading authors of early science fiction, expertly blending the future with human nature. In this case, the future he imagined in the 1950s is already part of our past – the year 2000.Dan Davis is a thirty-year-old, t...

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Can politics play into newspaper battles?

July 23, 2018 at 10:38 am

In newspaper wars, such as the one that is brewing in the Treasure Valley with the Idaho Press of Nampa and the Idaho Statesman of Boise, the big guys don’t always win.Such was the case in Arkansas when the Arkansas Democrat in 1991 slew th...

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