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Updated 2 days, 6 hours ago

Sup’s Corner

Tuesday, March 17th, will forever be a sad memory for me. My foundations, as a long-time educator, made the deci...

Updated 2 days, 8 hours ago
This senator lives with today’s business struggles

When Sen. Mary Souza of Coeur d’Alene talks about the state of the economy – with businesses closed and staff reductions – she isn’t thinking only of situations happening to “somebody else.”

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Pelosi’s heroic protest

Letter to the Editor

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Fulcher: This is no time for fear or panic

The deteriorating economy, and hysteria over the coronavirus pandemic, is not what a sitting president should like to see in an election year.

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
CHUCK MALLOY: Idaho Dems change course, go with Biden

Four years ago, Idaho gave Sen. Bernie Sanders nearly 80 percent in its Democratic presidential caucus, adding fuel to his socialistic revolution.

Updated 1 month ago
We’ll soon see what $500 million can buy

It doesn’t take a political genius to know that a Republican presidential nominee will carry Idaho by a wide margin. As a result, it doesn’t make sense for candidates on either side to spend much time and resourc...

Updated 1 month ago
Lower costs, more cures and who takes credit

President Trump has called on Congress to support efforts to lower the outrageous costs of prescription drugs, and what’s playing out in Congress is the political version of the “Me Too” movement.

Updated 1 month ago
CHUCK MALLOY: And here we have ‘greater’ Idaho

Hmmm. Folks in southwestern Oregon may be onto something.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
CHUCK MALLOY: Governor has broad support for literacy goals

State Superintendent Sherri Ybarra, who taught third grade for 11 years at Mountain Home before being elected as the lead advocate for public schools, knows all about the importance of children in the early grade...