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Columns

Searching for opinion based articles? Below we'll share opinion news articles on a wide variety of topics.

Updated 2 days, 1 hour 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...

Updated 1 year, 1 month ago
Sup's Corner

Being Kellogg School District’s Superintendent was never something I had thought about doing as an educator.

Updated 1 year, 1 month ago
Bedke seeks political career change

House Speaker Scott Bedke of Oakley, a Republican candidate for lieutenant governor, easily checks off the boxes for that office.

Updated 1 year, 1 month ago
Risch influence goes in different direction

Sen. Jim Risch’s political life was much more fun with Donald Trump as president and Republicans had control of the Senate. But perhaps there is something li...

Updated 1 year, 2 months 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 partisan of Republicans.

Updated 1 year, 2 months ago
McGeachin has critics where she wants them

If you are just tuning in, she issued an executive order prohibiting governmental mask mandates in Idaho while Gov. Brad Little was out of the state, attendi...

Updated 1 year, 2 months ago
Big name, small town

One hundred and seventy five years ago this week, James Frederick Wardner was born on May 19, 1846 and proceeded to live anything but a dull and idle life. J...

Updated 1 year, 4 months ago
McGeachin seeks end to leftist brainwashing

A lieutenant governor in Idaho has two basic constitutional functions – to preside over the Senate when the Legislature is in session and to serve as acting ...

Updated 1 year, 4 months ago
Tired of liberal politics? Move to Idaho

Elsa Owsley, a Coeur d’Alene real estate agent, has a long list of selling points for prospective out-of-state buyers thinking about moving to the Gem State.

Updated 1 year, 5 months 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 trillion COVID relief package that is heading to t...

Updated 1 year, 5 months ago
Tooth talk

As discussed previously, our knowledge of the connections between mouth diseases and their relationship with other diseases of the body have never been more ...

Updated 1 year, 5 months ago
Idaho GOP focus moves beyond Trump

Although the GOP continues to be the party of Donald Trump, at least one prominent Idaho Republican has put the former president in his rearview mirror.

Updated 1 year, 6 months ago
Nampa lawmaker says COVID orders defy logic

Rep. Brent Crane of Nampa has spent much of his 15 years in the Legislature promoting lower taxes, less government and abortion restrictions – the kind of ca...

Updated 1 year, 6 months ago
Tooth Talk

Many of the ill effects of poor oral health are obvious.

Updated 1 year, 6 months ago
Luke Malek wants McGeachin’s job

Former Republican Rep. Luke Malek of Coeur d’Alene is running for lieutenant governor next year, but what remains to be seen is who he runs against and how c...

Updated 1 year, 6 months ago
Sen. Carl Crabtree's weekly newsletter

This week we spent much of our time working on education related issues.