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Updated 1 month, 1 week ago

Crapo backs COVID relief, not pork

daho Sen. Mike Crapo hopes that at least a couple of Democrats will want to take a second look at the $1.9 trill...

Updated 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Sup's Corner

I applaud the leaders; especially those who are humbly taking the brunt of people’s anger during this pandemic.

Updated 5 months, 4 weeks ago
Soto says he could do better than Fulcher

Talk with Congressman Russ Fulcher and you’ll get the idea that this year’s elections have all the drama of a yawning festival.

Updated 6 months, 1 week ago
Decisions from the top not fun, but necessary

During the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic, when almost everything was shut down, people in my Meridian neighborhood found a way to get through thos...

Updated 7 months, 1 week ago
CHUCK MALLOY — Risch says Senate report is clear: No collusion

In the world of toxic partisan politics in Washington, Sen. Jim Risch found an oasis of sorts in the Senate’s Select Committee on Intelligence – where he is ...

Updated 7 months, 2 weeks ago
Is Ybarra a leader for schools, or glorified secretary?

Next year’s race for superintendent of public instruction, sarcastically speaking, should be highly entertaining … if key legislators are correct with their ...

Updated 7 months, 3 weeks ago
Insulin users can’t wait for long-range solutions

As a wise fellow once told me, “You turn 70 only once.”

Updated 8 months ago
Sup’s Corner

In this Sup’s Corner, I’d like to make a direct appeal to the people in our community focused around our back to school plan. At this point we have put toget...

Updated 8 months, 1 week ago
Kellogg mayor’s corner

Have you been wondering what is going on along Bunker Avenue near Kellogg Middle School? This year the City of Kellogg is finishing up its road rehabilitatio...

Updated 8 months, 1 week ago
U.S. Senate race may give us our sports fix

In case you haven’t noticed … Baseball is back, but no telling for how long; the National Basketball Association is playing in this funny bubble in Florida; who knows what’s going to happen with football; and the...

Updated 8 months, 2 weeks ago
It’s summer, but lawmakers are in mid-winter form

During this month, the Hallmark channel has been showing sappy Christmas movies, giving people a dose of feel-good television viewing during these difficult times. Christmas in July is a little strange, but it’s ...

Updated 8 months, 3 weeks ago
Our Gem: How safe is your drinking water?

Protect your drinking water When should water be tested? Water testing...

Updated 9 months ago
Jordan hopes for boost from ‘Bountygate’

Here we go again. More talk about what the president knew and when he knew it in relation to news reports saying that Russia offered bounties to militants in...

Updated 9 months, 2 weeks ago
For McGeachin, it’s all about that base

Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin is a heartbeat from being governor, and doesn’t mind mentioning that fact to anyone who will listen.

Updated 9 months, 2 weeks ago
Sup’s corner

The final day of school in the Kellogg School District has come and gone and now our thoughts have turned to summer activities and returning to school in th...

Updated 9 months, 3 weeks ago
Freedom group pins ‘liberal’ tag on Republicans

Sen. Mary Souza of Coeur d’Alene has been referred to in a variety of ways during her political life and time as a community activist. But it’s a safe bet that no one in the Lake City has accused her of being a “...