The government shutdown doesn’t help the situation and it is threatening Idaho families whose livelihoods depend on a hatchery-based steelhead season. Idaho’s families don’t have the luxury of sitting out another government shutdown.January 23, 2019 6 a.m. read more..
December is the time of year we reflect on the highs and lows of the past 12 months. When it comes to small business, 2018 was definitely a high. In fact, I believe it was one of the best years for our region’s entrepreneurs and job creators.December 26, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
I commend those working to protect and help children in all of our communities. This work is no doubt heartbreaking, but also motivating continued progress. Those working to bring healing and hope to troubled and hurting children and families are making a difference in the lives of many throughout Idaho.December 26, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
As we look ahead to the new year, a new state government administration, and the 2019 legislative session, I offer the following select thoughts. The elections are over, it’s time for elected officials to dig in to do the hard work. So, let’s begin with chocolate.December 19, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
Unfortunately, we older adults are often hesitant to reach out for help due to persistent stigma around mental health issues and generational differences in how emotional disorders are perceived.December 12, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
Idaho growers produce far more than what can be consumed here in the state. So, Idaho farmers and ranchers are also contributing to Thanksgiving meals across our nation and feeding the world.November 21, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
Having been involved in steelhead management as a professional biologist, and being a steelhead fisherman for over 40 years, I’m well aware how important steelhead fishing is to Idaho anglers and local economies. The loss of that opportunity, even temporarily, due to a lawsuit and unprocessed permit is truly regrettable.November 21, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
We pledge to take action to change this law and cover the most serious injuries many of our first responders suffer. We believe there’s a bipartisan majority in the statehouse that supports this change.November 14, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
Our children are growing up in a world where personal privacy is “old-fashioned.” Everything we do we record, video, or snap pictures of it. Almost everything that happens is monitored somehow, usually by ourselves, then shared to the world.November 14, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
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