Opinion

Potholes and President Trump

March 24, 2017 at 1:00 am

I imagine by now you people who live and drive in the Fabulous Silver Valley of North Idaho are tired of playing the same game over and over. The name of the game is called Dodging the Potholes. It doesn’t cost anything to join, but it co...

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Thank you PMVFD!

March 24, 2017 at 1:00 am

There is a group of people in our community called volunteers. Actually they go by the name of Prichard-Murray Volunteer Fire Department.I cannot say enough good things about this tremendous group of people. No one is paid! We have fire-...

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Times are a-changin’, but not with school board elections

March 23, 2017 at 1:00 am

Do you know who your “zone representatives” are on your local school board?I don’t, and it hardly matters. I’m 66 years old, semi-retired and have no kids in school. In recent years, my wife and I hosted three exchange students who went to ...

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Cost

March 15, 2017 at 10:02 am

I have been reading articles that have statements from Phil Baker, and Luke Russell, and I keep seeing them mentioning how the Lucky Friday Mine is Hecla’s “highest cost mine.” After reading this over and over again it has got me thinking a...

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May I have this dance?

March 15, 2017 at 10:03 am

So it begins …Companies across America have braced for increased paper use, bathroom breaks, and WiFi networks to begin crashing as employees print and check brackets at an obsessive rate while live streaming whatever game they want from th...

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To the company

March 14, 2017 at 1:00 am

For the last ten years, two months, and 12 days I have dedicated my life to you. I made it a choice to stay and be faithful to the company. I have been grateful for the life you have given me. In the last ten years I have seen the good time...

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March 10, 2017 at 10:25 am

Trump greatest threat to public landsDear Editor,Trump and his billionaire puppets in the White House represent the greatest threat to our public lands since their establishment. Even Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon are threatened with des...

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‘Waiting for Trump’ is Legislature’s rallying cry

March 08, 2017 at 1:00 am

Since the Idaho Legislature has spent the last two months waiting to see what President Trump does with a variety of policy positions, there’s hardly need to discuss what’s going on at the statehouse. The session appears to be on auto-pilot...

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It’s National Nutrition Month!

March 06, 2017 at 9:55 am

“Put Your Best Fork Forward” is the theme for this year’s National Nutrition Month® which serves as a reminder that each one of us holds the tool to make healthier food choices. Making small changes during the month of March and over time, ...

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Hill Beachey: Something else to celebrate along with Idaho Day

March 06, 2017 at 9:56 am

Today, March 4, marks the 154th anniversary of Idaho becoming a United States Territory, something worthy of our recollection.But there’s another March 4 event in the Idaho’s early history that also deserves being remembered and revered. I...

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