Letters to the Editor


Prop. 2, advisory vote: vote no; Keep state red

Reasons for voting in this mid-term election: 1. Keep socialized medicine out of Idaho. Proposition 2 is just an extension of the Obamacare failure. It will raise taxes and cut funding to other important areas. Prop 2 is funded by organizations out Washington, D.C., not by Idahoans where 62 percent oppose Obamacare.

October 24, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Prop 2 is good for you; the ‘gap’ has cost us

Right now, the majority of other states are benefiting from our tax dollars. Idahoans, mostly working men and women who are in the “gap,” find themselves seeking care in our emergency rooms. This has cost our local hospitals hundreds of thousands, and in some cases, millions of dollars.

October 24, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Humble: will be careful with money

Ms. Humble has a vision as the Secretary of State - she wants everyone to vote. She promises to ensure that 18-year-olds are automatically registered to vote. She promises to promote early voting and to expand vote by mail opportunities.

October 24, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Clear almighty dollar has become Almighty

If a philandering married man who attempts to buy the silence of porn stars and Playboy bunnies, mocks the handicapped, and uses lying, bullying, and boasting as his method of operation can continue to be revered by his followers simply because the economy is doing well, then it is clear that the almighty dollar has become, in fact, the Almighty.

October 24, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Wilson: has vision for Idaho schools

Cindy Wilson has a vision for Idaho schools. A native Idahoan, she has taught nearly 4,000 Idaho students over her 33-year teaching career. Her experience includes teaching in rural schools in Pierce, Orofino and Shelley and in city schools in Boise and Meridian. It’s important for Idaho County that we have a school superintendent who understands the challenges of rural schools.

October 24, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Fire district: vote yes; area growing rapidly

Our family is proud to support Ridge Runner Fire Department’s subscription fire service. What a shame that only 48 families out of over 400 registered voters have opted to continue to support this valuable community resource.

October 24, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Prop. 2: Coerced charity is not charity

Nowhere in the Bible does Jesus say that the government should pay for the needy, but He holds us accountable to help one another. If charity is coerced, whether by taxes or another way, it is not charity. Charity is a personal free choice, detailed, loving, tender.

October 17, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


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