Opinion

CHUCK MALLOY: Idaho lawmaker not nervous about Warren

November 07, 2019 at 12:42 pm

Rep. Ilana Rubel of Boise, the assistant Democratic floor leader of the Idaho House, has not taken sides in the Democratic presidential race — other than to say that anyone in the field is better than President Trump. But Rubel says she wou...

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BOOK REVIEW: STEAMBOATS IN THE TIMBER by Ruby El Hult

November 04, 2019 at 3:30 pm

When the West was being settled in the 1800’s, there were very few easy routes across the northern United States. The Rocky Mountains were a difficult barrier. The Oregon Trail’s “South Pass” went through southern Idaho; a “North Pass” allo...

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CHUCK MALLOY: Fulcher learns that nice guys don’t win in D.C.

October 28, 2019 at 11:46 am

Of all the things that went through Congressman Russ Fulcher’s mind when he took office in January, he didn’t imagine himself storming into a committee meeting as part of a highly publicized protest.Well … as defensive linemen say to rooki...

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Can climate change be stopped?

October 23, 2019 at 8:28 pm

Twenty years ago, public outcry was “stop global warming.” When extreme warming didn’t happen, public outcry changed to “stop climate change.”A book titled The Little Ice Age by Brian Fagan, professor of archaeology at University of Califor...

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Risch speaks no evil of President Trump

October 21, 2019 at 11:47 am

Sen. Jim Risch of Idaho, who chairs the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, is accustomed to getting questions from the media. But there are a couple of ground rules that he is exercising these days.The first rule is, don’t ask him if it is...

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BOOK REVIEW: AMERICAN COPPER by Shann Ray (fiction, 2015)

October 21, 2019 at 11:50 am

This is a story set in the Montana copper mining country around Butte. It has little to do with the mining industry but focuses on several people involved in it.Josef Lowry, “the Baron”, is a powerful mining executive, used to getting his o...

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Kudos

October 18, 2019 at 10:11 am

Last week our district celebrated traditional homecoming events. It was an amazing week which included staff members, students, parents, the booster club, emergency responders and businesses. Everyone came together and made the entire week ...

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Impeachment talk rages; other work stalls

October 07, 2019 at 10:50 am

In Washington politics, the shrill voices are the ones who tend to get heard, but it’s those who are trying to stay above the fray – such as Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo – who are trying to deal with some of the real-life problems.Wouldn’t it be n...

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Corruption

October 07, 2019 at 11:50 am

The Trump administration is looking to foreign countries for corruption to investigate. He need not look any further than his own administration, and family. Trump likes to brag about his “America First Agenda” but yet he buys all his produ...

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A mother’s plea

October 07, 2019 at 3:15 pm

Did you know that Idaho, is one of the few states that does not offer substance abuse treatment to pregnant women and / or new mothers? It’s also one of the few states that 99% of pregnant women wouldn’t dare ask for help with addiction out...

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