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Updated 3 days, 2 hours ago

“Next Steps Month” is a perfect opportunity to imagine your higher education future

“Next Steps Month” is a perfect opportunity to imagine your higher education future

Updated 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Special session addresses COVID-19, impacts

The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in changes to our lives which range from inconveniences to a direct threat to our health and being.

Updated 1 month ago
City’s park system is a Sandpoint legacy

Friday, Aug. 7, marked the grand opening of the long-awaited Memorial Field project. This project had been envisioned by many residents for years. Since 73% ...

Updated 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Idaho state budget well positioned to handle ongoing impacts of COVID-19 pandemic

Idaho just ended its fiscal year with a surplus nearly three times what was expected before COVID-19.

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Fiscal responsibility pays off for Sandpoint

Last night, kicked off the 2021 budget process. The Sandpoint City Council set the preliminary budget establishing the maximum level of expenditures that can...

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Drive safely; have patience with road crews

The past three months have been a most interesting time in the life of the Bonner County Road Department. Mid-March found us shuffling half crews on and off ...

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
This Independence Day, let’s unite for a thriving future for all of Idaho

The celebration of Independence Day this year will be unlike any other.

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
Public safety, liberty and justice for all

I’ve been thinking a lot about police, protesters and armed vigilantes. On Saturday June 6, 300 peaceful protestors marched through downtown in solidarity wi...

Updated 4 months 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 get back to work.

Updated 4 months, 1 week 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 5 months, 1 week 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 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Officials’ comments threaten others’ health

Ms. Scott,

Updated 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Thoughts on the legislative session, COVID-19

Dear Friends and Neighbors of Legislative District 1,

Updated 5 months, 3 weeks 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 5 months, 4 weeks 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...