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KITCHEN TABLE POLITICS – By Sharon Fisher

KITCHEN TABLE POLITICS – By Sharon Fisher

If you follow politics, you know it isn’t easy to get Idaho Democrats and Republicans to agree on something, but Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Luna managed it.…

This summer I have had to dismiss the idea that June, July and August are the relatively lazy, easy going time of year.  Rather than a slower pace and an…

ON THE EDGE OF COMMON SENSE – Cowboy Coffee

ON THE EDGE  OF COMMON SENSE  – Cowboy Coffee

  By Baxter Black, DVM   I am married to a Starbucks fiend (sounds better than user or addict).  Any trip to town includes a quad vente latte four shots no…

Veterans corner

Every once in a while, one hears a name or a phrase that prompts you to investigate. While watching an old western movie, the term “Buffalo Soldier” was mentioned. More…

“Thanks to all who helped…”

Pat Jones, Chairman, Kuna Days 2013  All I can say is WOW! What a great fireworks show Lloyd Stubbs and the crew from Fireworks America did for Kuna Days. Best…

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, There is a glaring omission as to one of the reasons why the future of “Kuna Days” may be in peril – obstacles created by additional safety and…

ON THE EDGE OF COMMON SENSE – The Legend of Bad Guys

ON THE EDGE OF COMMON SENSE – The Legend of Bad Guys

By Baxter Black, DVM The West was peppered with bad guys whose conduct was misunderstood Yet, today we treat them as heroes like they were a Robin Hood.…

Transmission Project Threatens Farms, Ranches

By Frank Priestly, President Idaho Farm Bureau   An unknown number of unfortunate Idaho farm and ranch families are about to learn the meaning of the phrase “Step back and…

ON THE EDGE OF COMMON SENSE – Dealing With Climate Change

By Baxter Black, DVM It’s always perplexing to me to hear visitors to Arizona in July remark, “Man, it’s really hot here!” Well, duh.…

“Your Inheritance is Just Waiting” – “Fill Out the Form and We’ll Get Back to Ya”

By Robb Hicken, Better Business Bureau’s Chief Storyteller   Roots. Most people like to know who they are, who their parents were, and their parents’ parents, their parents’ parents’ parents,…