By the Idaho Farm Bureau Idaho lawmakers passed a common-sense bill that strengthens the protection of private property rights by amending the state’s various and often confusing and inconsistent trespass laws and consolidating them. House … [Read more...] about Guest Editorial: Trespass bill protects property rights in Idaho
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From the American Counseling Association Disappointment comes to everyone. As adults we, hopefully, have learned that when people or activities may sometimes let us down, we can keep such things in perspective and find ways to overcome our dashed … [Read more...] about Guest Editorial: Helping a child handle disappointment
By Carlos Martinez I have coached wrestling at Clearwater Valley High School since 2009. In 2012 I was told Kamiah was cancelling their wrestling program. Kamiah approached CV about the possibility of a co-op between the two schools for the sport of … [Read more...] about Guest Editorial: Lets set aside rivalries and join forces with athletics programs
By Ronald Sigler, M.D. To whom it may concern: It was with great sadness and surprise to hear of Dr. Jones’ dismissal from St. Mary’s Hospital on Feb. 14, 2018. The message to all in the hospital was that he resigned his position to pursue … [Read more...] about Guest Editorial: As I see it
By Raul Labrador Idaho 1st District Representative The Valentine’s Day tragedy in Parkland, Fla.—in which 17 innocent people, most of them high school students, were murdered by a mass shooter—has dominated the news ever since. Predictably, … [Read more...] about Guest Editorial: New laws won’t fix troubled young men
By Hal Quinn President and CEO of the National Mining Association For a White House often accused of being divisive, President Trump may yet bring warring parties together on a major initiative that few voters will oppose. In his State of the … [Read more...] about Guest Editorial: Rebuilding U.S. Infrastructure will require better access to minerals and metals
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
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