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Updated 5 days, 12 hours ago

Partisanship puts up roadblock to progress

During his heyday as governor, Cecil Andrus – a Democrat – had an uncanny way of appealing to even the most part...

Updated 6 months ago
Only YOU can prevent COVID-19

Gov. Brad Little has been hounded for his lack of “leadership” and “courage” in the handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Translation: He’s not doing a good ...

Updated 6 months, 1 week ago
Hail to the chief, whomever that is

If President Trump decides to take another run for the office in 2024, and makes his announcement on Jan. 20, Republicans in Congress will have an interestin...

Updated 6 months, 2 weeks ago
McGeachin could win a governor’s race

Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin has almost no influence in this administration, and it’s no wonder why.

Updated 6 months, 3 weeks ago
Fulcher stands by Trump in ‘fraud-gate’

Idaho Congressman Russ Fulcher, who has not yet recognized Joe Biden as the president-elect, will take care of that order of business in time.

Updated 7 months ago
Georgia is on everyone’s mind

Idaho GOP Chairman Tom Luna has issued to his party’s faithful a call to arms to help with something that Republicans can control – the Georgia Senate runoff...

Updated 7 months, 4 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 8 months, 1 week 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 8 months, 2 weeks 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 9 months, 2 weeks 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 9 months, 3 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 10 months ago
Insulin users can’t wait for long-range solutions

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

Updated 10 months, 1 week 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 10 months, 2 weeks 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 10 months, 2 weeks 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 10 months, 3 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 ...