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Updated 1 month, 1 week ago

Malloy: Jan. 6 panel comes up short

In case you haven’t seen enough of the congressional committee investigation of the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, and the...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Candidates hope history takes a new turn

If history holds true in this beet-red state, then the two Democrats running for Congress – Kaylee Peterson of Eagle (First District) and Wendy Norman of Rig...

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Malloy: Crapo, Fulcher say ‘no’ to Ukraine aid

During their 13 years serving together in Washington, you probably can count on one hand the number of times that Sens. Mike Crapo and Jim Risch canceled out...

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
MALLOY: Don’t expect ‘common sense’ to prevail

Let’s face it, nothing significant is going to happen with curbing gun violence as long as the issue revolves around politics. For the foreseeable future, po...

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
MALLOY: Kootenai GOP was no help to Souza

When Sen. Mary Souza of Coeur d’Alene decided to leave her seat and run for secretary of state, she assumed she’d have generous support from North Idaho – an...

Updated 3 months ago
Risch: Putin can smell weakness

It’s painful for me to see President Biden talking about what’s happening in Ukraine.

Updated 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Ybarra touts record of progress for education

State Superintendent Sherri Ybarra often reminds people that “I’m a teacher, not a politician.”

Updated 3 months, 3 weeks ago
In defense of the wolves: Part 2

Without protection under the Endangered Species Act, all wolves face the death sentence.

Updated 3 months, 3 weeks ago
PLANT NOTES: Miners Lettuce and Heartleaf Springbeauty

Miner's Lettuce (Claytonia perfoliata) and Heartleaf Springbeauty (Claytonia cardifolia) form rich green groundcovers sprinkled with small, white 5-petaled ...

Updated 3 months, 4 weeks ago
In defense of the wolves (pt. 1)

One of the most atrocious acts of cruelty ever instigated against wildlife, is being perpetrated by the governor and the legislature of Idaho.

Updated 3 months, 4 weeks ago
Skipping debates is the new fashion trend

Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson appeared to be getting himself into hot water with his recent refusal to debate his opponent, Idaho Falls attorney Bryan Smith...

Updated 4 months ago
PLANT NOTES: Mountain Lover

Plant Notes from the Arboretum Mountain Lover (Paxistima myrsinites)

Updated 4 months ago
Insulin, politics and the mid-term election

The House passed the Affordable Insulin Now Act, which caps consumer insulin costs at $35 a month for most consumers – responding to President Biden’s call i...

Updated 4 months, 1 week ago
Durst takes on education establishment

Branden Durst concedes that he probably would not win the Republican race for state superintendent if he were going against either of his two opponents alone.

Updated 4 months, 2 weeks ago
McGeachin wasn’t a ‘team player’ for long

As difficult as this is to believe, given Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin’s drama-filled term in office, there was a brief moment when she served a viable function...