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Book Review: HILLBILLY ELEGY by J. D. Vance

August 24, 2017 at 1:35 pm

“A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis”By Keith Dahlberg, Contributor to the News-PressJ. D. Vance’s book tells two simultaneous stories. One is the migration of working whites from the factories and mines of the “Rust Belt” – roughly ...

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CHUCK MALLOY: Is early retirement for Otter a possibility?

August 07, 2017 at 9:56 am

Lt. Gov. Brad Little, the political establishment’s golden boy in the race for governor, has some big plans for the Gem State if he’s elected.He wants to improve the chances of keeping young Idahoans at home, ease up on business regulations...

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Book review: ‘It’s Me, Hannah’ by Carleen Bunde

July 31, 2017 at 1:47 pm

A novel about growing up

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For Malek, it may be now or never for Congress bid

July 31, 2017 at 5:13 pm

Republican Rep. Luke Malek of Coeur d’Alene is asking most of the right questions as he contemplates a run for Congress in the First District. Is the timing right? Can he raise the money needed to make a competitive race? Can he win?The 35-...

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Book Review: ‘Blind Man’s Bluff’ by Sontag and Drew

July 11, 2017 at 3:51 pm

“The Untold Story of American Submarine Espionage”

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Book Review: ‘The Shepherd’s’ Life by James Rebanks

June 22, 2017 at 4:32 pm

James Rebanks dropped out of school at the age of fifteen, disgusted with teachers who wanted him to “make something of himself.” Totally uninterested in meaningless school lectures, he looks forward to working full time as a farmer, raisin...

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Intelligence officer pens story about Korea

May 31, 2017 at 11:11 am

Book review: ‘A Corpse in the Koryo’ by James Church

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Cancer, My Spiritual Journey Pt. 5

May 11, 2017 at 12:06 pm

RULE SIX: FAMILY AND FRIENDSIf you are going to fight cancer, it really helps to have people you can rely on. The most amazing phrase I heard when I went through cancer treatment and jaw surgery was used by medical personnel who kept calli...

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Book Review: A GENTLEMAN IN MOSCOW, by Amor Towles

May 09, 2017 at 12:52 pm

Most Americans think of Twentieth Century Russia in terms of its Communist government. That is certainly the background scene throughout this novel, but in the foreground is Count Alexander Rostov, a man under house arrest for most of his ...

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CANCER, MY SPIRITUAL JOURNEY Pt.4

May 06, 2017 at 10:01 pm

DRUGSMy rule is: If you don’t have to take drugs, then don’t. Drop your blood pressure by exercising and eating right. Taking a pill that expands your veins so blood flows better cannot be good in the long run because that is a short term ...

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