We live on Idaho Street across from the football/track field. We enjoy our mornings—watching people. The people exercising by walking on the track. We know them all. Speedy was one of the first for us. She was not a tall person but walked with … [Read more...] about People-watching fun
Letters to the Editor
First, we would like to thank the Freedom Northwest Credit Union for decorating the city park with beautiful Christmas lights this year. With many surrounding towns decorating their parks, it was a lovely surprise to see Kamiah Riverfront Park lit up … [Read more...] about Can hardly wait to return to Kamiah
Was there any nefarious actions involved in the County Commission’s approval of the recently discussed subdivision in the Tahoe area? I would assume that they acted as they thought appropriate considering facts and testimony presented at the hearing- … [Read more...] about Not all developers are greedy
Idaho’s 64th legislative session kicks off next week and many Idahoans are unaware of the onslaught of new laws that will be presented. Last year it was reported that 785 pieces of legislation were drafted, 540 were allowed to be introduced as bills, … [Read more...] about Can Idaho’s legislative process be restored?
In response to County Commissioner Denis B. Duman’s letter in the Progress, I have to state I’ve dealt with commissioners and developers numerous times in the past. What I’ve learned is commissioners are not always the sharpest knives in the drawer … [Read more...] about Commissioner’s position on development inadequate
There were some interesting things for sale in the Tribune classifieds last week. My favorite was “animal wall plagues.” Usually people try to avoid plagues but someone thought they could find a buyer. Very optimistic! Do you think they … [Read more...] about Classifieds: The funny pages
The Idaho Farm Bureau would like to recognize Idaho’s Congressional Delegation of Senator Mike Crapo, Senator James Risch, Congressman Mike Simpson and Congressman Raul Labrador for their work on HR 1, the tax reform package that was sent to … [Read more...] about Idaho Farm Bureau commends delegation on tax reform package
Chess holds a host of metaphorical ideas that can apply to life. Last night yet another metaphor came to mind prompted by the game of Chess. Another title for this article might be: "Love, Truth and Wisdom." The Queen represents love. She is … [Read more...] about Merry Chessmas!
Hooray to those neighbors of Fran Barnes who refused to sign her petition (to prevent her neighbor from subdividing his land). It is convenient that Fran already has her small acreage in the country. If she wanted to build one or two more houses on … [Read more...] about Turnabout is fair play
I guess I am an unusual non-Rambo type resident of Idaho County. I’ve been told that if I find myself in an active shooter situation, with my eight shot conceal carry against an AR-15, shooter possibly wearing a vest, in a local grocery store or a … [Read more...] about Accuracy under pressure