Opinion

Chuck Malloy: Labrador is no ‘yes man’ to President Trump

April 24, 2017 at 5:06 pm

Just wondering … at what point did President Trump regret not hiring Idaho Congressman Raul Labrador as the Interior secretary? The president could have spared himself from heartache by burying him in the cabinet post.Trump interviewed Labr...

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Water issues fixed with hard work

April 21, 2017 at 1:45 pm

On Wednesday 4/19/17 the 24” main transmission line of the Central Shoshone County Water District erupted. Due to recent floodings of the Coeur d’Alene River, a crucial support to the line was eroded, causing damage and the line became com...

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Radon and Shoshone County cancer levels

April 20, 2017 at 2:45 am

Dear Editor:Thank you for presenting the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute (UPWHI) data on Shoshone County’s general health ranking in Idaho. Being second from the bottom in general health indicates serious problems. I’m w...

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From the Picket Line

April 20, 2017 at 12:48 pm

It’s sad to look across a vacant parking lot that not long ago had the cars of 240+ employees in it. Hecla’s “Power Grab” has forced the employees to choose to strike rather than ratifying a contract that’s made up of mostly concessions tha...

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Are You Vitamin D Deficient?

April 20, 2017 at 12:49 pm

If you live north of the line connecting San Francisco to Philadelphia and Athens to Beijing, odds are that you don’t get enough vitamin D. The same holds true if you don’t get outside in the sun for at least 15-minutes daily. Considering ...

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Tank the Trail Finder: Finding ‘shrooms’ is worth the trip!

April 19, 2017 at 1:00 am

I know it goes without saying, but goats are really funny. Although they are very intelligent, loving, and intuitive, part of what I find hilarious about them is the fact that there are some concepts that are completely impossible for them ...

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Sprucin Up Pinehurst

April 19, 2017 at 1:00 am

This is our fourth year of making Pinehurst more beautiful, people and eye friendly. The Pinehurst/Kingston Lions Club have volunteered to do a benefit breakfast on Saturday, April 22, from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. to help us raise revenue for th...

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VISIT A WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA

April 18, 2017 at 10:01 pm

The Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG) manages thirty-two Wildlife Management Areas (WMA) around the state. These sites have been established to protect wildlife habitat, and to provide opportunities for hunters, anglers and wildlife...

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Union women, unite!

April 17, 2017 at 12:04 pm

We all fall on hard times. With the strength, love and support we get from our families, friends, and community we make it through these hard times.All the Union women need to stand strong and support our men for our future. We need to en...

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Thoughts on EPA and the local environment

April 16, 2017 at 4:05 pm

I couldn’t help but laugh when I noticed that the last print edition of the News-Press to be home delivered had a story about EPA’s disaster in Colorado last year!It reminded me of the reason behind why Wallace came up with the idea to “bec...

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