By Brett Haverstick Education & Outreach Director Friends of the Clearwater The Forest Service is currently accepting public comments on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the forest plan revision on the Nez Perce and Clearwater … [Read more...] about Guest Editorial: Nez Perce-Clearwater Forest plan has no accountability
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By Marilyn Giddings Idaho County Republican Central Committee Chairman I am certain that I am not the only one who is reflecting during this election year on our American governing system and how it is changing. As the chairman of the Republican … [Read more...] about Guest Editorial: Governance by the People
By Idaho Lt. Governor Janice McGeachin President George Washington was unambiguous: "It is our true policy to steer clear of permanent alliance with any portion of the foreign world." President Jefferson was equally explicit: "Peace, commerce, … [Read more...] about Guest Editorial: Defend the Guard
By Rep. Russ Fulcher Every January since 1974, tens of thousands of Americans have gathered in our Nation’s Capital for the March for Life around the anniversary of the Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade. You might not be familiar with this event, … [Read more...] about Guest Editorial: After 47 years of Roe v Wade, it’s time Congress recognizes its victims
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,
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