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Updated 1 week, 4 days ago

Economic rebound hinges on the safety, confidence of consumers and employees

As more and more businesses are opening their doors, many Idahoans have been eager to get out of the house and g...

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Only one way to describe election: historic

I’m writing to you from what we affectionately call the “Bunker.” The Bunker is the base from which, under normal circumstances, we coordinate the massive un...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Together, we are beating COVID-19 virus

I thank all of you who have taken the guidance of Governor Brad Little and of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention seriously by practicing social d...

Updated 2 months ago
Officials’ comments threaten others’ health

Ms. Scott,

Updated 2 months ago
Thoughts on the legislative session, COVID-19

Dear Friends and Neighbors of Legislative District 1,

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
A historic tribute to American toilet paper

As we hunker down in our homes, awaiting the all-clear signal from the epidemiologists, it is fair and right that we pay tribute to a product that has risen to prominence in this crisis. Toilet paper has always b...

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Legislative session: From taxes to COVID-19

Last week was the end of the 2020 legislative session, and the end of the 65th term of the Idaho Legislature as a whole. In total this year, there were 775 p...

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Navigating course through unchartered waters

As the Idaho Legislature prepares to put a bow, or more aptly a surgical mask, on the 2020 legislative session, it is now clear to Idahoans and Americans tha...

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Community is known for its strength, resiliency

We are seeing COVID-19 continue to spread in our neighboring states and we now have nine confirmed cases in southern Idaho. Fortunately, there are currently ...

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Woodward shares end-of-session thoughts

The 2020 Idaho legislative session is coming to an end. What that end looks like we still don’t know. With concerns surrounding the coronavirus, we may finis...

Updated 3 months ago
Teaching, learning are district’s main focus

Teaching and learning is the main focus in Lake Pend Oreille School District. Decisions on personnel, budget, student opportunities, funding, and facilities ...

Updated 3 months ago
Legistlative branch intended to be superior

Our system of government was built upon a foundation of knowledge that identifies when power is concentrated, it will inevitably turn into despotism.

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
The era of confusion in the state of Idaho

As the chasm in American politics splits wider every day, it makes me contemplate what is at the core of this schism?

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
We support students when we support Idaho’s teachers

When we talk about supporting teachers, we’re really talking about supporting students.

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
Sandpoint’s goose problem and a solution

In 2018, City Council approved a plan, partnering and authorized with appropriate state and federal agencies to capture and release Canada geese at City Beac...