SPECIAL TO THE NEWS-PRESS: More than a gymnasium
It is a great irony that while the midterm elections will be an important factor in determining the fate of our democracy, a grand and sacred war memorial, built in honor of the brave men and women who sacrificed their lives for their country, in defense of this democracy, is, once again, being threatened with destruction.
KUDOS: Big thanks to local do-gooders
Today, what could’ve been a dangerous explosion on a busy intersection, turned out to be many helping hands to clear the roadway in between the Dollar Tree and the road to Wal-Mart.
Special to the News-Press: Save the Civic Auditorium
Growing up in Wallace I heard a lot of stories about the history of the town. And, thanks to the hard work and forethought of the people in power throughout its history we have been able to preserve the things that make the town so great today.
MALLOY: Manweiler sees path to victory over Bedke
If Boise attorney Terri Pickens Manweiler wins the race for lieutenant governor, she may be thanking Rep. Pricilla Giddings and the Idaho Freedom Foundation for her victory. It’s not that Manweiler, a Democrat, is siding with the far right of the Republican Party – because she’s not. But Giddings, fresh from an attack-filled race with House Speaker Scott Bedke, has people of her ilk who view Bedke as a card-carrying RINO. The Idaho Freedom Foundation adds fuel to that fire by giving Bedke a failing grade in its “freedom index.”
MALLOY: Risch: Senate control far from decided
Idaho Sen. Jim Risch has every reason to hope that Republicans gain control of the Senate after November’s midterm elections. That would mean he would be back as chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, a lofty position he held during the Trump administration, and that fellow Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo would lead the Senate Finance Committee – assuming that he is re-elected.
Malloy: Impeachment looms if Republicans prevail
Idaho Congressman Russ Fulcher says that better days lie ahead if Republicans gain control of the House of Representatives after November’s mid-term elections – a prospect that appears to be quite strong with soaring gas prices, run-away inflation and President Biden’s low approval rating.
MALLOY: Media bashing not new in Idaho politics
News flash: Conservatives hate the “liberal” media. Always have, and always will.
Opinion: Hoops and lessons learned
For well over the past couple of decades Kellogg has hosted the SilverHoops 3on3 Basketball Tournament every last weekend of July. A simple concept of having three players play a little street ball against three other players on a hot summer day has turned into the largest basketball tournament in North Idaho and continues to bring teams from around the West.
MALLOY: Gilbert: Idaho is awash with cash, use it
With Idaho bursting at the seams with money – a whopping $1.3 billion surplus – you know there will be a long list of people lining up for the windfall cash.