Friday, June 02, 2023


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Updated 11 hours, 15 minutes ago

Plant Notes: Ocean Spray

Ocean Spray (Holodiscus discolor) creates a truly dramatic display when in bloom. From June to July this multi-s...

Updated 6 months, 2 weeks ago
LETTER: Fix those pets!

Shoshone Humane Society(SHS) and local veterinary clinics are partnered to provide certificate discounts for small animal spay and neuters for residents of Shoshone County.

Updated 6 months, 2 weeks ago
MALLOY: Critchfield sends message to school officials

You’d think that a candidate might want to take a short break after 18 months of campaigning and scoring a landslide victory on election night.

Updated 6 months, 2 weeks ago
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.

Updated 6 months, 2 weeks ago
LETTER: Disappointment for local dems

Well, I can no longer say our Shoshone County's legislators are all democrats, which is the way it has been for some time.

Updated 7 months ago
LETTER: Re-elect John and Jay

During this election year, I, as a concerned citizen of Shoshone County, would like to urge every other citizen of Shoshone County to form your own opinion on the candidates running, based on merit and achievemen...

Updated 7 months ago
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 t...

Updated 7 months ago
LETTER: Vote Smith for Coroner

I wish to encourage your vote for Mr. Rick Smith as Shoshone County Coroner.

Updated 7 months ago
LETTER: Vote Rick Smith

This is a letter of support for the county coroner.

Updated 7 months, 1 week ago
MALLOY: Arkoosh gets boost, but will it be enough?

As October surprises go, this one was a doozy. Nearly 50 Republicans have lined up to support Democrat Tom Arkoosh over former Congressman Raul Labrador in a...

Updated 7 months, 2 weeks ago
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 ...

Updated 7 months, 3 weeks ago
LETTER: Fact vs. opinion

I would like to address some of the misinformation that Ron Wood stated in his letter to the News-Press (9/23/22) about the access to public land via West Fork Pine Creek Road.

Updated 8 months ago
MALLOY: Bedke seeks traditional role for lieutenant governor

House Speaker Scott Bedke of Oakley, once viewed as one of the bright young stars in the Republican Party, is now an aging political figure who has yet to ha...

Updated 8 months ago
LETTER: Democracy or republic?

Let me first say that I do not belong to any political party. I believe they have both been infiltrated by the ones who want to take over America and make it the way they want it.

Updated 8 months, 1 week ago
MALLOY: Big changes coming if GOP wins the House

First District Congressman Russ Fulcher has spent his first two terms in office in unfamiliar territory as a member of the minority party — a drastic culture...

Updated 8 months, 1 week ago
LETTER: More to the story

I am writing this letter in regard to the article written by staff reporter Josh McDonald about the BOCC Hearing regarding the validation of a section of West Fork Pine Creek Road.