Saturday, June 03, 2023


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Updated 1 day, 21 hours ago

Plant Notes: Ocean Spray

Ocean Spray (Holodiscus discolor) creates a truly dramatic display when in bloom. From June to July this multi-s...

Updated 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Marty and Max: Lucky

On my first flight, Mad Dog, a legend in aviation, guided me while holding the map oen across the windshield blocking his view. I briefly looked down to chec...

Updated 4 months, 2 weeks ago
MALLOY: Moon joins right-wing rant; governor yawns

Gov. Brad Little, who by his admission is not known for his great oratory skills, must be feeling good about the quality of his State of the State address th...

Updated 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Marty and Max

I have fond memories watching John Madden as a kid. On the sidelines coaching, not on video games. I loved watching all the games back then with Ken Stabler,...

Updated 4 months, 4 weeks ago
Fulcher: Elect McCarthy, move on with business

Idaho Congressman Russ Fulcher is a member of the House Freedom Caucus, where some members of that group are standing in the way of Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s que...

Updated 5 months, 2 weeks ago
MALLOY: When 'privacy' does not apply

According to the Idaho Capital Sun, Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson underwent surgery recently and will be out until after the new year. He gave his proxy to ...

Updated 5 months, 3 weeks ago
MALLOY: McGrane ready for tough new job

Here’s how a transition should work. A day after Phil McGrane was elected as Idaho’s secretary of state, he had a friendly lunch with retiring Secretary of ...

Updated 6 months, 2 weeks 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 elections, says one thing seems clear.

Updated 6 months, 2 weeks ago
MALLOY: Critchfield sends message to school officials

You’d think that a candidate might want to take a short break after 18 months of campaigning and scoring a landslide victory on election night.

Updated 7 months, 1 week ago
MALLOY: Arkoosh gets boost, but will it be enough?

As October surprises go, this one was a doozy. Nearly 50 Republicans have lined up to support Democrat Tom Arkoosh over former Congressman Raul Labrador in a...

Updated 8 months ago
MALLOY: Bedke seeks traditional role for lieutenant governor

House Speaker Scott Bedke of Oakley, once viewed as one of the bright young stars in the Republican Party, is now an aging political figure who has yet to ha...

Updated 8 months, 1 week ago
MALLOY: Big changes coming if GOP wins the House

First District Congressman Russ Fulcher has spent his first two terms in office in unfamiliar territory as a member of the minority party — a drastic culture...

Updated 9 months, 2 weeks ago
MALLOY: Critchfield ponders ‘new culture’ for education

Debbie Critchfield of Oakley, the Republican candidate for state superintendent of public instruction, isn’t running against the two-term incumbent that she ...

Updated 9 months, 3 weeks 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 by his supporters to the right. There is lit...

Updated 9 months, 3 weeks ago
PLANT NOTES: Thimbleberry Flower

A woodland treat growing beside the trail, Thimbleberry (Rubus parviflorus) or redcap, is found throughout the northwestern United States, Alberta and Britis...

Updated 11 months ago
Malloy: Jan. 6 panel comes up short

In case you haven’t seen enough of the congressional committee investigation of the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, and the role that President Trump played, stay tuned...