Your experience and insight is critical to the service of your community. And we’re asking you to challenge yourself, step up and serve on your city council.
What a difference a decade makes.
By the time I arrived at a viewing area on No Kid Lane in Kamiah, around 7:15 p.m. last Friday, Aug. 14, the fires were sporadically bursting up trees and could be seen moving across patches of dry grass along the hillside headed toward Woodland Road.
We’re sliding this deadline in at you close to the wire, but hopefully you’ll still have some time to comment by Aug. 17 on a critical issue raised nationally by the Forest Service.
Now that the state is assured the Internet isn’t some passing fad, the order has come down from on high from Governor Otter to establish an Idaho Cybersecurity Cabinet Task Force to address the growing threat of cyber attacks.
In a world where political disagreements, shootings and general mayhem seem to be everyday occurrences, it’s often easy to overlook the good people do.
Rural communities are needy: needing jobs, needing access to services (social, health), needing a healthy retail district, needing a crime-free environment.
It’s an interesting case of déjà vu as we look across the fence to our neighbors in Kamiah as they struggle across the issue of school funding; specifically, the merits of passing a $325,000 supplemental maintenance and operations levy.
The week following Border Days is a good time to think about what community organizations we support and thank those who are members of those groups.
Whew! Hot enough for ya? What a way to start off the week going into Border Days.
History advises against fighting battles that can be won only by self-destruction, but a fight now under way in a federal court is exactly that kind of fight.
Dads come into the spotlight this Sunday as we commemorate Father’s Day.
Community newspapers serve a variety of purposes, and one of the most important is to provide a voice for the opinions of its readers.
Do town hall meetings matter? Is there value in exercising your free speech to your elected officials among your fellow citizens? Can you truly say it’s made a difference?
Good effort by Congressman Raul Labrador who remains persistent on his proposal to allow state and local management of federally managed forests.