Friday, September 29, 2023


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Updated 2 hours, 43 minutes 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 7 months, 3 weeks ago
Marty and Max: Perspective

In 1889 Charles Duell was the Commissioner of the US Patent Office. He was widely quoted as having stated that the patent office would soon shrink in size an...

Updated 7 months, 4 weeks ago
Marty and Max: January market report

Nationally the month of January brought good news. Along with resolutions and the turning of a new calendar year, the real estate market is also starting to ...

Updated 8 months ago
MALLOY: Bedke: ‘I will not misuse the office’

A lieutenant governor strolling in to talk with the governor or chief of staff is hardly a shocking development – unless you consider how life was before for...

Updated 8 months ago
Marty and Max: Timing the market

Not too long ago I thought buying gold was a great idea, however I took the wait and see approach. At that time gold was about $250 an ounce. I waited and it...

Updated 8 months ago
LETTER: DUI punishments from around the world

If you think the drunk driving penalties in the U.S. are a little lenient, you’re right. Compared to the rest of the world, the U.S.’s DUI punishments are lenient.

Updated 8 months, 1 week ago
MALLOY: Speaker Moyle settles into new role

After 15 years as House majority leader and 24 years in the Legislature, Rep. Mike Moyle of Star has taken one of the two most powerful positions in the Idah...

Updated 8 months, 1 week ago
Marty and Max: Lucky

On my first flight, Mad Dog, a legend in aviation, guided me while holding the map oen across the windshield blocking his view. I briefly looked down to chec...

Updated 8 months, 2 weeks ago
MALLOY: Moon joins right-wing rant; governor yawns

Gov. Brad Little, who by his admission is not known for his great oratory skills, must be feeling good about the quality of his State of the State address th...

Updated 8 months, 2 weeks ago
Marty and Max

I have fond memories watching John Madden as a kid. On the sidelines coaching, not on video games. I loved watching all the games back then with Ken Stabler,...

Updated 8 months, 3 weeks ago
Fulcher: Elect McCarthy, move on with business

Idaho Congressman Russ Fulcher is a member of the House Freedom Caucus, where some members of that group are standing in the way of Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s que...

Updated 8 months, 4 weeks ago
LETTER: Another Hero Passes

My respect for Ed Pommerening began back when he became a school board member, and attended all meetings fresh from his job, work clothes and all.

Updated 9 months ago
LETTER: In response to; Not Just a Shoshone County Issue

In response to; Not Just a Shoshone County Issue. We’re those people who moved to the area. I share the author's frustration over our increased property taxes but the real culprit is a flawed tax system.

Updated 9 months, 1 week ago
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 sacrific...

Updated 9 months, 1 week ago
MALLOY: When 'privacy' does not apply

According to the Idaho Capital Sun, Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson underwent surgery recently and will be out until after the new year. He gave his proxy to ...

Updated 9 months, 2 weeks ago
MALLOY: McGrane ready for tough new job

Here’s how a transition should work. A day after Phil McGrane was elected as Idaho’s secretary of state, he had a friendly lunch with retiring Secretary of ...