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Bertie’s secret weapon a quiet trust in God

But Bertie had a secret weapon: quiet trust in God who resists the proud, but grants grace to the humble. His radio speech inspired: “I now call my people . . . [to] stand calm and firm and united in this time of trial . . . ."

July 18, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

District 244’s approach eases concerns with firearms policy

If there’s anything that’s impressed us on how serious Mountain View School District 244 is taking its firearm’s policy, it’s superintendent Mark Scheibe’s perspective following a recent safety and training course. “You really have to practice what you’ve trained for and be prepared. It’s not easy – and it shouldn’t be,” he emphasized, in a story in this week’s Idaho County Free Press. “People’s lives are on the line.”

July 11, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Idaho can’t remain scroll-down state

Idaho’s chronic failure to invest in its people has made us a “scroll-down state.” That is, when you look at rankings for different categories that measure a state’s health and prosperity, you must scroll down to find Idaho.

July 11, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

District not allowing for public dialogue

Trustee Warden appeared to disagree with chair Dominguez wanting to open up a 20-minute community input session and answer questions from the public. Trustee Warden is afraid this might set the board up to hear only one side of a story

July 11, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Hey, Elk City, invite Hoffman to donate to your cause next time

Hey, Elk City! Next time you host a benefit for your loved one, invite Wayne Hoffman. He wants to donate to your cause. He would be “joyful that people are being lifted up” by his “helping hand.” Hoffman, of Idaho Freedom Foundation, says you don’t need insurance or even want it.

July 11, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

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