Opinion

Vote YES for the KSD bond!

May 16, 2019 at 3:33 pm

I am voting yes for the Kellogg School District bond for the simple fact that I want my children to spend their days in an environment that they can feel proud of and safe in. They deserve toilets that flush on the first try, windows that ...

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Here’s to the educators!

May 13, 2019 at 8:45 am

Last week was Educator Appreciation Week. It was a great opportunity to thank the staff in the Kellogg School District for their hard work and care they provide to our students. Although I missed visiting with a few staff, I did get to than...

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Keeping the Kellogg Cemetery clean

May 13, 2019 at 8:46 am

The Kellogg Cemetery gets pretty messy after the winter season and it is up to the community to keep it clean. I ask anyone that may have loved-ones buried there, or any kind-hearted person in general, to volunteer their time and tidy it up...

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Vote for our schools!

May 13, 2019 at 12:05 pm

Coming up on the May 21st ballot is a bond for the Kellogg Joint School District #391. I have spoken with members of the facilities planning committee, which was made up of a diverse group of local citizens. The committee spent a significan...

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Kennaugh and Truelove for Central Shoshone Water Board

May 13, 2019 at 12:05 pm

May 21, 2019 is election day and several issues will be put to a vote.We aren’t sure what the right stance is on all of the issues that will be on the ballot, but there is one contest that has a pretty clear solution in our minds.The Centra...

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CHUCK MALLOY: Sen. Richard Lugar was a model for political civility

May 07, 2019 at 2:18 pm

People in my line of work typically don’t have many friends in the political world, but during my years in Indiana in the 1990s, I had a cordial working relationship with Dick Lugar, the state’s longest-serving senator who recently passed a...

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Increased fines for running bus arms don’t go far enough

May 02, 2019 at 1:01 pm

Recently, the Shoshone News Press published an article, “Fines rise for drivers ignoring school bus stop signs,” that states penalties for drivers who ignore school bus stop signs will increase from $100 to 200. The fine would increase to $...

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McGeachin stays loyal to base while Little fumes

April 29, 2019 at 2:23 pm

Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin, who is a proverbial heartbeat away from being Idaho’s next governor, might be making Gov. Brad Little’s heart flutter a bit.“Did you see what she did? I was away for a couple of hours in Spokane,” he told me while...

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Book Review: ‘A Darkness Lit By Heroes’ by Doug Ammons

April 29, 2019 at 2:44 pm

The late 1800s witnessed the development of the telegraph, telephone, electric lighting and power, all creating a world-wide demand for copper. Prospectors discovered huge amounts of copper ore around Butte, Montana, and its mines flourishe...

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Kudos to the volunteers of Leadman!

April 25, 2019 at 1:47 pm

Kudos to the volunteers of Leadman!The volunteers of Leadman 2019 deserve a giant thank you. Participation in Leadman 2019 at Silver Mountain was the first for a number of us that live in the Silver Valley.While in the fog, rain, mud and hi...

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