By Jefferson LeCates Shenandoah, Idaho County "Dear Idaho, please protect me from my mother! I eagerly accepted her invitation to life; but now - without ever holding me or caressing me or nursing me or ever even looking into my eyes - she has … [Read more...] about Guest Editorial: Dear Idaho,
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By Steve Higgins Kamiah School District Superintendent I wanted to take the time to thank Mr. Yates for his service to the Kamiah Jt. School District over the last 11+ years. Many hours of meetings, listening to concerned patrons and financial … [Read more...] about Superintendent’s Corner: Thank you for your service Herman
By Dr. Glenn Mollette Everything Jesus said and did was twisted by the religious elite of his day to bring charges against him. Charges that amounted to nothing, but they pushed the charges until he was brought to trial where he was found guilty of … [Read more...] about Guest Editorial: The trial of Trump and Jesus
By Reid Smith Reid Smith has spent more than 50 years doing missionary work. He lives in Kooskia. Having spent all summer in Virginia and North Carolina I noticed "Thank You Jesus" signs in many locations. Business and residents displayed the signs … [Read more...] about Guest Editorial: What’s up with these ‘Thank You Jesus’ signs popping up in the valley?
By Idaho Lt. Governor Janice McGeachin In a 1787 letter to U.S. Representative William Stephens Smith, Thomas Jefferson posed a question, "What country can preserve its liberties if their rulers are not warned from time to time that their people … [Read more...] about Guest Editorial: The spirit of resistance
By Idaho State Senator Carl Crabtree (District 7) and State Senator Jeff Agenbroad (District 13) Idaho is flourishing; let’s keep it that way by keeping state government small and cutting the fat from our budget. The Gem State is leading the nation … [Read more...] about Guest Editorial: The time to cut the fat is now
By District 5 Rep. Caroline Nilsson We are in a suicide crisis in Idaho. Our state consistently ranks in the top 10 for suicide rates in the nation, averaging more than one a day. The crisis touches those young and old, rich and poor, urban and … [Read more...] about Guest Editorial: Adopting 611 as the National Suicide Hotline would save Idahoans’ lives
By Representative Mat Erpelding (D-Boise) Diana Lachiondo, Ada County Commissioner Robert McQuade, Ada County Assessor Dwight Davis, Cassia County Assessor Justin Baldwin, Gooding County Assessor Richard Houser, Kootenai County Assessor Jerry … [Read more...] about Guest Editorial: Quit penalizing Idaho seniors
By Dr. Glenn Mollette Many have watched the powerful television report of Brandt Jean’s act of forgiveness toward Amber Guyger who killed his brother Botham Jean. The scene of him hugging her and extending forgiveness toward her has been replayed … [Read more...] about Guest Editorial: The power of forgiveness
By Governor Brad Little Activist federal judges overstepped yet again in a case involving an Idaho transgender inmate seeking gender reassignment surgery. If upheld, taxpayers will foot the bill down the road for more lawsuits and medically … [Read more...] about Guest Editorial: Fight in transgender inmate’s surgery case is a fight for what is right and reasonable