Letters to the Editor

Need management to protect Idaho’s lands

Our wilderness areas in Idaho: Why do we have them? Our government has got this land closed up so it’s not accessible to be able to enter or take care of the dying timber, that is happening in these areas.

November 14, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

When to vote for unopposed candidate

As voting day draws near, I’d like to share sagely advice I received many years ago. When a candidate is unopposed, do not vote for them unless two conditions exist: 1. Know the candidate and 2. Like the candidate.

October 31, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Many issues with Ridge Runner Fire Department

At the RRFD meeting on 9/6/18, it was stated by Vinnie Martinez and confirmed by Chief Blaine Feinman that the Chief filled his personal vehicle with gas at Tom Cats & charged the fuel to the RRFD.

October 31, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Support Wilson, McNeil, Collum

There are three great women running for office who, if elected, will make things better for the great state of Idaho and the USA. Cindy Wilson for state superintendent of schools, Kristin Collum for lieutenant governor, and we should send Cristina McNeil to DC to represent the 1st district of Idaho in Congress.

October 31, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Prop. 1, 2: Vote no

Nothing is for free. Freeloaders are everywhere. Medicare for all is an illusion. This will only add to Idaho state deficits long-term. Vote Idaho first on Nov. 6th and vote no on Prop. 1 and Prop. 2.

October 31, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Prop. 2: follow money, and political power

Billions of dollars will be funneled into the pockets of hospitals, medical businesses, therapists, bureaucratic agencies, big pharma lobbyists, and career politicians who are helping to grow the medical industry. No wonder they “care” so much about providing health services to more citizens. It’s big money!

October 31, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Family values? Don’t make me laugh

I am not a Democrat, and I don’t excuse the transgressions of any previous Democratic president. But if anyone would try to convince me that this president and his administration believes in “traditional family values,” I would have to say, “Don’t make me laugh.”

October 31, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Proposition 2: Don’t falsely judge, penalize

Instead of stadiums named for insurance companies, tax breaks for the top one percent or fancy medical offices, our citizens should get what is needed – affordable healthcare, a living wage, less “I got mine and the heck with the rest of you.”

October 31, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Collum: will represent data-driven solutions

We need a strong voice that will represent data-driven solutions in our government. Kristen Collum has shown dedication to this idea and will fight for real solutions to make Idaho stronger for Idahoans.

October 31, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Prop. 2: Don’t let naysayers thwart health, goodness

There are heartless adherents within the red Party of No! that don’t care one whit about the health of our community members or the viability of our three critical rural hospitals. Don’t let the naysayers continue to thwart the health and goodness of our state.

October 31, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Ybarra: proven leader for public education team

Sherri Ybarra has proven herself to be that leader for our public education team. She is an outstanding and effective leader, demonstrated by her record, showing steady improvement in Idaho’s schools over her 1st term.

October 31, 2018 6 a.m. read more..



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