Monday, April 15, 2024


Searching for opinion based articles? Below we'll share opinion news articles on a wide variety of topics.

Updated 2 weeks, 3 days ago

OPINION: Government stays open … for now

At long last, Congress has quit kicking the can down the road in regard to keeping the government open. And that’s…

Updated 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Marty and Max: Is it game over for your investments?

On one of my many business trips to Las Vegas, I was asked if I gambled. My reply was “Absolutely yes. I have a 401K comprised mostly of stocks and bonds. My e…

Updated 5 months, 3 weeks ago
OPINION: Simpson: Jordan was not the right fit for speaker

Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson is accustomed to attacks from the right — for his work on the Appropriations Committee, his votes for big-budget bills and his s…

Updated 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Marty and Max: Tear down that wall!

Real Estate accounts for about one-fifth of the US economy. The two big problems buyers face are interest rates and inventory.

Updated 5 months, 4 weeks ago
IDAHO: Housing inflation a crisis

In reference to the Saturday Press article “Idaho is Running Hot,” I would like to point to some statements by Sam Wolkenhauer of the Idaho Dept. of Labor. Comparing Idaho’s economy to the rest of the nation’s, he …

Updated 6 months ago
Marty and Max:Should I Stay or Should I Go

Is now the right time to sell your home?

Updated 6 months, 1 week ago
Marty and Max (and TaylorAnne): Real Estate Photography and Copyright

I listed my home a couple of years ago and am getting ready to re-list with a different agent. My new agent wants to bring out another photographer and I don’t…

Updated 6 months, 1 week ago
OPINION: Don’t count on Congress to resolve fiscal mess

Round and round we go, and we all know where this stops. It’s Nov. 17, when Congress will face another chapter of tired talks about a government-shutdown.

Updated 6 months, 2 weeks ago
Marty and Max: Real Estate Recipes

Today we will discuss two ways to buy an actively marketed home at a bargain, where you actually want to live.

Updated 6 months, 2 weeks ago
REGAN: ‘Common nonsense’

Again, Mr. Regan has given his opinion, this time, as a “fact check.” “Progressives are mystified when Republicans work together?” We’re also mystified by the KCRCC and the true Republicans that have not accepted R…

Updated 6 months, 3 weeks ago
MY TURN: Shoshone County BOCC blaming others, working less

This letter is to express my own opinion, and no one else’s. The new commissioners are pointing fingers and blaming us for overspending for the last four years, but not saying what we overspent on. Why?

Updated 6 months, 3 weeks ago
Marty and Max: Market Segments

In today’s column, we are NOT going to discuss the market. Rather, we ARE discussing how to read and interpret the data when you do choose to look at the marke…

Updated 7 months ago
Marty and Max (and TaylorAnne): IS THE REAL ESTATE MARKET UP IN SMOKE?

Selling a home is a stressful, personal, and emotional process. This is why it is crucial to partner with a trusted professional who takes the time to understa…

Updated 7 months, 1 week ago
Marty and Max: How To Ensure You Are Insured

Home values and building costs are rising. How can I ensure my home is protected so if my home burned to the ground I can afford to rebuild?

Updated 7 months, 1 week ago
COACHES: Teach mental skills as well

Students return to school soon. Fall sports begin, and millions of kids nationwide will be participating in fall sports programs. Coaches are busy teaching and refining multiple athletic skills necessary for their …

Updated 7 months, 1 week ago
OPINION: Leadership choices as bad as they can get

Idaho Congressman Russ Fulcher is a self-described optimist, but he has trouble putting a smiley face to what he’s seeing on the national level.