By Jim Miller Dear Savvy Senior, What happens to a person’s debt after they die? My mother has taken on a lot of medical and credit card debt over the past few years and I’m worried that my brother and I will be responsible for it when she … [Read more...] about Savvy Senior: Can I inherit my parent’s debt?
By Baxter Black People develop a morbid relationship with the most unlikely things. “Git rid of that horse, Newt! It’s bound to kill ya someday!” But Newt keeps saddlin’ up the widow maker. “Don’t be eatin’ those chilis, Newt! Ya know … [Read more...] about On the Edge of Common Sense: Handyman jacks
By Dorothy Rosby, syndicated columnist I knew it. I’m being watched. I’ve thought so for a long time and now I know it for sure. My husband and I have been traveling. We’re just preparing to leave our hotel when I notice a message on my cell … [Read more...] about Personal assistant or peeping Tom?
After we moved to this area over 20 years ago, the “Old Kooskia Opera Theatre” was constantly used for concerts, melodramas, and Broadway productions. As the wonderful focal point of this community, it drew people from miles around to enjoy the … [Read more...] about The Kooskia Opera House is part of my history
I’ve been trying to not call out Joe O’Hare by name again, but he just won’t go away. I feel personally ashamed of his left coast rants. I escaped Oregon and completely washed my hands of that I-5 corridor in control of my life. Idaho offered a very … [Read more...] about Leave left coast mindset out of Idaho
A huge heartfelt thank you to all the people who live in our great Clearwater River communities and may/may not have contributed to the success of the ICARE project! ICARE (Cancer Assistance & Recovery Effort) was formed nine years ago. There … [Read more...] about ICARE making a difference
The weather has been cooperating lately for gardeners, after a long wet spring when the ground was soggy wet, so now plants are thriving, and warm season plants can even be started even though it is about a month later than usual. Backyard Bounty … [Read more...] about Backyard Bounty
Lloyd passed away peacefully in his home after a two-year battle with cancer, June 11, 2017. He was born in The Dalles, Ore., to Elinor Grace Heater on Feb. 15, 1943. He went into the U.S. Navy at 17 and spent three years in the service. On … [Read more...] about Lloyd Keith Heater Sr., 74
In loving memory of Laurella June “Hunter” Miller, 60, who passed away at home in Newberg, Ore. on June 3, 2017. She was born in Grangeville on April 29, 1957 to Wesley and Mary “Jones” Hunter. Laurella lived and started school in Stites, … [Read more...] about Laurella June “Hunter” Miller, 60
By John W. (Bill) Hayes Idaho Precision Gunworks If you’re like me, hunting season is like vacation time. I usually stop all commitments and concentrate on filling the freezer with deer and elk. With a whole lotta luck and a little skill, my … [Read more...] about Notes from the Gunsmith: Hunting season