The Upper Lochsa Land Exchange is back from the dead. The Idaho Department of Lands (IDL) is interested in purchasing the 39,000 acres of private land owned by Western Pacific Timber. These lands are the infamous cutover “checkerboard” near Lolo Pass and the Idaho/Montana border.May 16, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
In the high school atmosphere recently, it has appeared the biggest controversy has been the issue of gun control. This is because of mass school shootings that have occurred, and the fear and grief brought on the world by the losses that we have experienced.May 16, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
Right? Did I miss something? When we overpay a utility bill, a mortgage, or an income tax, we are credited, or sent a check for the overpayment. Apparently, though, the process to refund the overpayment is more complicated at the county and school level. OK, I get that. But is it more complicated to give it back than it was to raise?May 2, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
If you found yourself not being able to locate Representative Shepherd in his office at the capital, get return letters, e-mails and phone calls, or locate him during the disasters the district has endured, you are not alone. He has silenced and ignored the voice of District 7.May 2, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
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