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BOOK REVIEW: A CHIP OFF THE OLD BLOCK by Ramona Hollenbeck

March 02, 2019 at 10:01 pm

Ms Hollenbeck centers her story on her father, Raymond Campbell, who spent much of his life in Pinehurst, Idaho, She connects him with a large number of his relatives who came before and after his generation. At various stages of his life, ...

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CHUCK MALLOY: Little makes ‘being governor’ look easy

February 28, 2019 at 2:45 pm

There’s something about a person who likes his job. You can tell by the way he walks, talks and interacts with people.I am “that guy” on most days. When I’m “working,” I write a weekly column that some of the larger newspapers in the state ...

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CHUCK MALLOY: Conservative group aims for middle ground

February 26, 2019 at 2:50 pm

When I began covering Idaho politics with the Post Register some 35 years ago, it was easy to identify who the conservatives were. They were Republicans, who were guided by the principles of God, country and the Idaho Association of Commerc...

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Book Review: THE DEADLY DEEP by Iain Ballantyne

February 19, 2019 at 11:24 am

Subtitled “The Definitive History of Submarine Warfare,” the British author describes not only past events but predicts what future wars may be like.This is a long and well-documented story with notes, maps, photos, index and many anecdotes...

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Some old photos never die, or fade away

February 11, 2019 at 3:01 pm

I was hoping that word about this photo of me would never get out, because there’s no doubt that my career would be over if the public knew about it.But since embarrassing old photos are defining political careers these days, I thought it w...

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BOOK REVIEW: ‘Becoming,’ by Michelle Obama

February 06, 2019 at 1:00 am

Michelle Robinson grew up in South Chicago; her father worked in the city water department, her mom was active in the school PTA. Both encourage Michelle and her brother Craig to do their best in school. Her older relatives could not work a...

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CHUCK MALLOY: In the game of politics, Moyle is a grand master

February 04, 2019 at 1:20 pm

House Majority Leader Mike Moyle of Star has been in his party’s leadership in the Legislature for almost as long as Tom Brady has been slinging touchdown passes for the New England Patriots.That’s a long time for anyone to be serving in a ...

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CHUCK MALLOY: Risch plans to use his new powers wisely

January 30, 2019 at 1:00 am

Idaho Sen. Jim Risch, the new chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, is in a unique position. He’s one of the few members of Congress who has Pres. Trump’s ear.Risch says the two get together frequently, sometimes over lunch, to talk ...

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CHUCK MALLOY: It’s honeymoon time; bring on the ‘happy’ dances

January 28, 2019 at 9:23 am

I’ve seen some political honeymoons over the years, and this one with Gov. Brad Little is among the better ones.Democrats typically use their first news conference of the legislative session to complain about all the things that the governo...

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Walking back Flint’s childhood blood lead crisis

January 22, 2019 at 1:08 pm

Because I took an active part in the public debate over childhood blood lead levels here in Shoshone County in the early 2000s — when the EPA proposed the expansion of the Box’s Superfund site to the entire Coeur d’Alene Basin — I had more ...

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