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Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago

Our Gem: How safe is your drinking water?

Protect your drinking water When should water be tested? Water testing...

Updated 2 days, 16 hours ago
U.S. Senate race may give us our sports fix

In case you haven’t noticed … Baseball is back, but no telling for how long; the National Basketball Association is playing in this funny bubble in Florida; who knows what’s going to happen with football; and the...

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Mask directive

When it comes to the question of a mask directive and opposition to the directive let us examine the Preamble of the United States Constitution since all other national laws stem from it.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
It’s summer, but lawmakers are in mid-winter form

During this month, the Hallmark channel has been showing sappy Christmas movies, giving people a dose of feel-good television viewing during these difficult times. Christmas in July is a little strange, but it’s ...

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
New flags for Wallace

It was my family’s great honor to buy all the 65 American flags for the entire Wallace downtown and some residential areas. I have also bought five of American’s earliest flags known both as Pine Tree Flag and Wa...

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Jordan hopes for boost from ‘Bountygate’

Here we go again. More talk about what the president knew and when he knew it in relation to news reports saying that Russia offered bounties to militants in...

Updated 4 weeks ago
More Trump off-the cuff ‘wisdom’

Letter to the Editor

Updated 1 month ago
This Independence Day, let’s unite for a thriving future

The celebration of Independence Day this year will be unlike any other.

Updated 1 month ago
For McGeachin, it’s all about that base

Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin is a heartbeat from being governor, and doesn’t mind mentioning that fact to anyone who will listen.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Sup’s corner

The final day of school in the Kellogg School District has come and gone and now our thoughts have turned to summer activities and returning to school in th...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Freedom group pins ‘liberal’ tag on Republicans

Sen. Mary Souza of Coeur d’Alene has been referred to in a variety of ways during her political life and time as a community activist. But it’s a safe bet that no one in the Lake City has accused her of being a “...

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Updated 1 month, 4 weeks ago
House Republicans sue Pelosi over proxy voting

Imagine what the level of outrage would be if the conservative-based House Freedom Caucus – of which Idaho Congressman Russ Fulcher is a member – were to declare solidarity and seek proxy voting on floor issues t...

Updated 2 months ago
America grieves

The World Grieves because we have a President who wants to pit people against people, and countries against countries, dividing everyone up. Trump only associates with corrupt leaders of the world thinking this m...