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Updated 1 week, 5 days ago

MALLOY: Fulcher not ‘all in’ with Trump

Idaho Congressman Russ Fulcher, who like many Republicans is wondering what happened in this year’s mid-term ele...

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days 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 1 month, 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 2 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 2 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 3 months, 1 week ago
MALLOY: Critchfield ponders ‘new culture’ for education

Debbie Critchfield of Oakley, the Republican candidate for state superintendent of public instruction, isn’t running against the two-term incumbent that she ...

Updated 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Labrador looks ahead, but not too far

Former Idaho Congressman Raul Labrador is a politician who is loathed by his detractors and practically idolized by his supporters to the right. There is lit...

Updated 3 months, 2 weeks ago
PLANT NOTES: Thimbleberry Flower

A woodland treat growing beside the trail, Thimbleberry (Rubus parviflorus) or redcap, is found throughout the northwestern United States, Alberta and Britis...

Updated 5 months 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 role that President Trump played, stay tuned...

Updated 5 months, 1 week 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 6 months 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 6 months 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 6 months, 2 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 6 months, 3 weeks ago
Risch: Putin can smell weakness

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

Updated 7 months, 1 week ago
Ybarra touts record of progress for education

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