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Dear Editor, March 19, 2014

Dear Editor, As a longtime resident and member of the Kuna community, I was very saddened and disappointed in the Kuna School District levy election results last week. I am…

Pre-K: The Fight for Idaho’s Future Continues

By Hy Clock, State Representative, District 16 It was almost a year ago that I first began exploring options for an education bill. Meeting with teachers and parents between legislative…

Statement Regarding Guns on Campus

 Final Score: Washington DC lobbyist: 1 Idahoans: 0 We found out this week that a Washington DC lobbyist is hard to compete with. We don’t need to reiterate the list…

Idaho’s Values and Priorities

  By Representative John Rusche, Minority Leader No Idaho parent asked me to come to this Legislature and underfund Idaho’s public education system. That, however, is the action endorsed last…

Let’s Have a Conversation

She came in to the office, clearly hesitant to enter. She wanted to know who wrote the article about Rafael Nava, a 17-year old boy who was charged with rape…

School Levy

Dear Editor, One of a few Kuna School bonds will soon expire. You have a right to vote on this extension on Tuesday, March 11, 2014. If the bond is…

Kuna School District Needs to Prioritize Spending Toward Education Before Continuing Levy

By Stephen Ackerman When the Kuna School District argued to continue the school levy voters passed in 2012, I asked a simple question: Will they put the priority toward content…

Small Fuel Tax Increase is a Start

 by Julie Pipal, President/CEO of the Idaho Trucking Association It has been 18 years since Idaho increased the fuel tax.  In fact, that was the last time the state increased…

ACHD Commissioner Addresses Complaint

By Mitch Jaurena, ACHD Commissioner Recently allegations have been made by a Kuna resident  that suggested our  City’s residents, businesses, schools, police department, elected leadership, and ACHD have somehow neglected…

Of This ‘N’ That: Nostalgia

 By Madge Cook Wylie   A few nights ago I decided to watch a movie that I hadn’t seen for years. It was called “Alexander’s Ragtime Band”. It was after…