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Sponsored content: How equine assisted resilience coaching helps military men and women

Active duty military and veterans may be interested in an upcoming program July 27-28 that brings participants and horses together for a variety of activities, starting with simple care and grooming and including use of the horses for therapy and personal growth, known as equine assisted resilience coaching. The full days are filled with opportunities for learning and ample time for participants to bond with others who have shared similar experiences from their military careers.

July 24, 2018 3:18 p.m. read more..
 

Sponsored content: SMHC: Students learn home alone safety and more

St. Mary’s Hospital will offer Safe Sitter® courses for young teens, grades 6-8, Tuesday, July 24 and Wednesday, 25, 2018, at Prairie Elementary School. Registration deadline is July 20, 2018.

July 24, 2018 3:14 p.m. read more..
 

Sponsored content: Vietnam Veterans Welcome Home and Recognition Day is June 24

Thanking Vietnam Veterans — unsung, unseen American Warriors across the nation, Americans are uniting in community to thank and honor Vietnam veterans and their families for their service and sacrifice. Without thought of rehashing the war or rewriting history, this commemoration is firmly set on honoring those who bore the pain and price of the war. When asked, these veterans answered the nation’s call. Some fought the war in a distant land of which most had never heard, while others were assigned to support the effort from different locations around the world. Vietnam veterans bravely pursued the objectives established by our elected leaders, yet returned to a society in turmoil. Few wanted to hear their stories, share their hardships, or understand their problems. Most Americans did not separate the warrior from the war, and wanted the veterans — a reminder of the war — to simply disappear.

June 20, 2018 10:21 a.m. read more..


Sponsored content: Rodeos: A western sport favorite

Tires get us to places we have to go, and more importantly, destinations we want to go. And North Central Idaho has lots to go see.

June 20, 2018 10:18 a.m. read more..


Sponsored content: Work is a family affair for Farris

“This is my family here – all these people here are more than residents: they are my grandpas and grandmas,” said GHR Activities Director Amy Farris. Last year, Farris became a certified activities director, solidifying what she loves to do at GHR.

June 20, 2018 10:13 a.m. read more..

Sports

Sports...in brief

Grangeville swim meet slated Aug. 11; Kayak course slated; Youth soccer fall program announced; Football officials association recruiting refs for fall season; G...

August 8, 2018 8:10 a.m. read more..

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Opinion



Vote warranted on forming Ridge Runner fire district

When it comes to firefighting, that service is critical to protect lives and property. It needs to be done. It’s great when you can provide that service privately, but if you can’t, the option isn’t to ignore this public need. A compulsory option to support this needs to be enacted.

August 8, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Fighting sex assault crimes in all of Idaho; St. Mary’s Hospital on board with initiative

Idaho is working on tangible changes to better protect and care for survivors of sexual violence from the moment their attack is reported, all the way through the legal process. The next phase of this fight against sexual assault in Idaho is to provide respectful and humane care to survivors – no matter where they live. The changes we’re seeing couldn’t have happened without Idahoans working together and putting victims at the center of their focus.

August 8, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Respecting our rights; no need for reform

The Statue of Liberty is now the symbol of sanctuary and handouts. Liberty, freedom and inalienable rights do not exist as vocabulary for many of our residents, legal and illegal. When they do not understand these principles, it does not exist within their consciousness, much less their culture. Media ignores this.

August 8, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Idaho Freedom Foundation - Stop promoting ways to mess with freedoms

Phil Haunschild of the Idaho Freedom Foundation says the government shouldn’t have to pay newspapers to advertise public notices to “We the people.” Why did Haunschild send his guest opinion (July 25) to newspapers when, as he states, only thirty-three million people receive newspapers? Because more than thirty-three million people read newspapers.

August 8, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
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