Communities in the Wood River Valley are more than collections of homes. They are collections of people who traded mainline careers and higher… Read more

In its latest bid to become “king” of Idaho, the Legislature approved a bill that would make it nearly impossible to get a citizens initiative… Read more

After President Joe Biden signed the American Rescue Plan last month, educators across the country began to formulate programs to fix the dama… Read more

The gap between the amount that local workers earn and the price of housing in Blaine County will transform the area in ways that few people e… Read more

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Idahoans who don’t buy hunting or fishing licenses might as well have one foot in a leg-hold trap when they try to lobby most of the members of the Idaho Fish and Game Commission.

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Even if it hasn’t been published, every newspaper in Idaho has an obituary for Idaho’s salmon somewhere in its files. Stop the presses and don’t close the lid on the coffin yet.

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Anyone who ever wondered what the phrases “tying yourself up in knots” and “gaslighting” mean need look no further than U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. Sadly, what McConnell did, rather than said, may come back to bite Americans in the backside.

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Every argument in the book against housing for people with jobs is on the record somewhere within the Wood River Valley. No new or persuasive arguments have been put forth in decades.

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It’s time to set aside frustration, if only for a few minutes at a time. It’s time to look up and look out at our famous Sun Valley blue skies and sparkling snow.

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Inexcusable chaos in the delivery of COVID vaccine to Idahoans over the age of 65 began over the weekend.

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A north Idaho State Representative declared this week that the COVID-19 pandemic is over. Of the 1,681 Idahoans who had died at that time, she said, “That is nowhere close to a pandemic.” The death toll has since risen to 1,714, according to the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare.

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Margaret Brennan’s interview of former White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx for the Sunday morning show “Face the Nation” was a master class in how government should function and why it often doesn’t. Americans should take the class lesson seriously.

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Nothing has changed since the Idaho Fish and Game Commission decided in 2019 to eliminate Blaine County from areas where wolf trapping is allowed on public or private lands. Local opposition was strong. The commission listened.

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The answer to the question of what divides Americans today may be this: new appliances, granite countertops, expensive furniture and home decorators.

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To turn the page to a more peaceful future, Americans must make solid efforts to tone down rhetoric and seek bipartisan following the inauguration of President Joe Biden. Those changes won’t stick unless the nation confronts the origins of the chaos that led up to today’s transfer of power.

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A verse of the state’s official song reads, “And here we have Idaho / Winning her way to fame.”

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The President of the United States has been insisting that America follow him into the Twilight Zone. Wednesday, that’s where we found ourselves. Americans have to resist staying there.