By Steve Higgins Kamiah School District Superintendent I would like to thank all of the people from the community who have worked to educate the public through social media and face to face conversation and to those that contacted me directly to … [Read more...] about Guest Editorial: Let us prove we can be trusted stewards
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By Anna Johnson Center for Rural Affairs policy associate America stands to suffer as a result of President Trump’s 2019 budget, released recently by the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The … [Read more...] about Guest Editorial: President’s budget undermines rural America
By Steve Higgins Kamiah School District Superintendent You may have heard the term Maintenance of Effort in talking to people about the upcoming school levy election. It is a term that the state of Idaho uses to describe the portion of money … [Read more...] about Guest Editorial: What is Maintenance of Effort?
By Blaine Feinman Ridge Runner Fire Chief Regarding last week’s Guest Editorial from Commissioner Brandt, it has become my distasteful obligation to address the misrepresentations assailed at the department and myself personally over a letter … [Read more...] about Guest Editorial: Commissioner torpedoing state law
By Idaho County Commissioner Skip Brandt I would like to set the record straight, as there have been several letters alleging blatant disregard of Idaho Statutes by the Idaho County Commissioners regarding the approval of a 30-acre, six parcel … [Read more...] about Guest Editorial: Idaho County not mandated to enforce building codes
In regard to the article regarding praying in public. First, I would say to our mayor, “Stand your ground!” In Amendment 1 it says, “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, OR PROHIBITING THE FREE EXERCISE … [Read more...] about Response to free thinker
By Wayne Hoffman President, Idaho Freedom Foundation A top elected official in Boise has announced one of the most left-of-center agendas we’ve seen at the state Capitol. Among other things, this politician wants: *More than $100 million to … [Read more...] about Guest Editorial: Liberal Idaho official produces agenda that must be stopped
By Idaho County Sheriff Doug Giddings In this last week Idaho County has had two major drug overdoses of young adults. Both were found unconscious. What brings a young person to this place in his/her life – willingly and self-induced? The … [Read more...] about Guest Editorial: Drugs and alcohol–When the party is over
By Dr. Glenn Mollette How did 2017 go for you? Was it a good year or a not so good year? Regardless of what happened, you can’t change 2017. The year is behind us and 2018 is ahead of us. What can you do to make 2018 a great year? Make a … [Read more...] about Guest Editorial: 2018 – Look in the mirror
By Wayne Hoffman Idaho Freedom Foundation President There’s one resolution that Idaho’s Legislature needs to keep for the new year. That resolution is this: Do what Congress just did. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know what … [Read more...] about Guest Editorial: Ask your legislators to support this one New Year’s resolution