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Updated 4 days, 9 hours ago

Bill aims to enhance Stand Your Ground laws

District 1 legislators discuss local issues, legislations, and concerns in the weekly Notes From Boise column.

Updated 9 hours, 42 minutes ago
In the education debate, words matter

While delivering his State of the State speech in January, Gov. Brad Little used the word “public” eleven times in reference to K-12 education funding.

Updated 9 hours, 42 minutes ago
Kudos to Bonner Commissioner Asia Williams

On Tuesday, Jan. 24, Commissioner Williams single-handedly organized a planning workshop that was truly for the people.

Updated 9 hours, 42 minutes ago
Where is proof that man is to blame?

In regards to claims that there is a human-caused global warming crisis, the fact is our planet has gone through many warming and cooling cycles throughout the ages.

Updated 2 days, 9 hours ago
Gurdjieff did not have a clue

In today’s world the word “cult” carries with it many negative connotations. So naturally, Lee Santa, being a loyal follower of G.I. Gurdjieff, would insist that Gurdjieffism is not a cult. After all, who wants t...

Updated 4 days, 9 hours ago
Abortion decisions belong to those involved

According to the Idaho Journal recently, our state senator, Scott Herndon, proposed removing the exceptions for rape and incest from Idaho's current abortion law.

Updated 4 days, 9 hours ago
Eggs, chickens, and the cost of it all

Egg prices are through the roof

Updated 1 week ago
The cure for Idaho’s extremist politics is reform of election process

As another session of the Idaho Legislature cranks up, Idahoans shudder at the prospect of more needless political discord and legislative shenanigans. Inste...

Updated 1 week ago
Biden, Trump should be ineligible for office

Based on the two most recent White House occupants’ inability to resist hanging on to classified mementos of their service to the country, it seems fair to assume, they all do it. I’m not talking about lying here...

Updated 1 week ago
Herndon's views already proving that a replacement is needed

Our recently elected state Sen. Scott Herndon is proving why he got so few votes in our last election.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Moody’s warning to NIC should not be ignored

I am a current, lifelong Bonner County resident. A year ago, I started taking online classes at a community college, aiming for a four-year degree. I work full-time and pay for my classes out of pocket. It is a l...

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Actions speak so much louder than words

“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” -John Stuart Mill.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Turn that train horn frown upside down

In the Sunday Bee (Jan. 8), readers were treated to a drama-filled letter titled, “Let’s rethink the use of train whistles.” The author told us a sad tale of horror when he heard “the blaring, shrieking, whistle”...

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Legislative session beginning to pick up

District 1 legislators discuss local issues, legislations, and concerns in the weekly Notes From Boise column.

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Purple Heart parking spaces needed in community

I’ve been chatting with some of my local fellow combat veterans and the positive feedback we get from having Purple Heart license plates on our vehicles. When our plates are seen, many locals go out of their way ...