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Updated 1 week, 6 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 7 months, 1 week ago
In defense of the wolves: Part 2

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

Updated 7 months, 2 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 7 months, 2 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 7 months, 2 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 7 months, 3 weeks ago
PLANT NOTES: Mountain Lover

Plant Notes from the Arboretum Mountain Lover (Paxistima myrsinites)

Updated 7 months, 3 weeks 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 8 months 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 8 months, 1 week 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...

Updated 8 months, 2 weeks ago
Wasden warns against activist for AG

If you’d like to pass along a compliment to Attorney General Lawrence Wasden, just tell him that he’s boring.

Updated 8 months, 3 weeks ago
To our delegation, it’s all gloom and doom

President Biden’s State of the Union address is long behind us and everyone is well past analyzing the details of his speech.

Updated 9 months ago
McGeachin gives AFPAC standing in Idaho

To get all this publicity, she had to speak to the America First Political Action Committee (AFPAC) – a group in which some of the main players support Vladi...

Updated 9 months, 1 week ago
Risch has eyes on the ‘real’ enemy

Idaho Sen. Jim Risch has found a common enemy – and it isn’t President Biden, or congressional Democrats who are trying to ram through their socialist agenda.

Updated 9 months, 3 weeks ago
MALLOY: Smith says Simpson has met his ‘Waterloo’

Say one thing about Idaho Falls attorney Bryan Smith, he does not lack for confidence or swagger. And he will need all of that if he’s going to take out long...

Updated 10 months ago
Malloy: Could a Republican Senate help Biden?

Put this in the category of “wishful thinking,” but there may be a way for President Biden to turn around his sagging approval ratings. And, for those who ma...

Updated 10 months, 2 weeks ago
Malloy: Crapo can’t quit now, or maybe ever

If former Idaho Sen. Steve Symms had played his cards right over the last 30 years, and kept running for re-election, he could still be in the Senate today.