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Opinion

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Updated 1 day, 3 hours ago

Marty and Max: The Dirty (Harry) Truth About the Market

The real estate world has very much resembled the wild wild west. Who better to personify the industry than Clint …

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Marty and Max: Inspect over suspect

One of the greatest moments in sports history was when the 1988 Dodgers beat the mighty A’s to win the World Series. Analytics had not yet taken over the game …

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
SMC: Family grateful for kindness, care

Thanks to Shoshone Medical Center for your kindness and excellent care of my husband, John, during his recent hospitalization. We’ll never forget your kindness.

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
OPINION: Budget amendment no easy sell

Elected officials weigh pros, cons of Constitutional Convention

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
LETTER: Logic seems to be absent

In a recent letter, Ralph K. Ginorio bemoans environmentalists' belief in man-made climate change. He states, "Science does not deal in truth. Truth is a matter of judgement. Facts never speak for themselves."

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
OPINION: For Haley, winning may not be everything

Dave Leroy, a former Idaho lieutenant governor and attorney general, is a co-chair of Nikki Haley’s presidential campaign in Idaho. He says the former U.N. amb…

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Marty and Max: Escrow, the blind side of real estate

In real estate, there too is a blind side, and this is where things can get a little scary and you too need insurance. Title Insurance. I visited with subject …

Updated 3 months ago
OPINION: Why Republicans should ditch Trump

I don’t know about you, but I’m not ready for the Republican presidential race to end. So, I say good for Nikki Haley.

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
Marty and Max: Q&A to avoid first-time home buyer catastrophes

Marty sits down with local lender Alisha Neff to discuss some of the pitfalls that first-time buyers routinely fall into.

Updated 3 months, 2 weeks ago
BORDER SHENANIGANS: ‘Appalling and immoral’

I have just read in the Coeur d’Alene Press, Jan. 27, that Idaho’s Gov. Little is planning to send two teams of state troopers to the Texas border in the coming weeks. This to help secure the open border which he b…

Updated 3 months, 2 weeks ago
OPINION: ‘Save us from ourselves,’ says Congress

Given the conservative nature of the Idaho Legislature, you’d think that a resolution calling for a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution would sail th…

Updated 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Marty and Max: Should it stay or should it go now?

In real estate, we commonly use the expression, “Don’t step over a dollar to pick up a dime.” This is commonly used when a buyer or seller becomes emotional ov…

Updated 3 months, 3 weeks ago
OPINION: Calls grow louder for budget amendment

Loren Enns describes himself as “a normal average Joe” from Florida who has never run for public office with “zero” political experience and “zero” name recogn…

Updated 4 months, 1 week ago
Marty and Max: 2024 Real Estate Market - Boom or Bust?

Nationally we have higher inventory than last year with 546k single homes of the market. New listings are slightly higher than last year at this time and we ha…

Updated 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Marty and Max: Navigating real estate alone can be perilous, especially if something goes wrong

On my first flight as a licensed pilot, Mad Dog, a legend in aviation, guided me while holding the map open across the windshield obstructing his view. I brief…

Updated 4 months, 2 weeks ago
FALLACY or OPINION: Often the same thing

Two letters in The Press contained false statements I would like to emphasize. These are from the first letter: 1. Biden has devastated our economy. 2. Public schools are indoctrination camps. 3. Teaching our child…