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Donors Needed to Replenish Red Cross Blood Supply

Urgent need for platelet donors, blood donors with types O, A negative and B negative The American Red Cross needs blood and platelet donors to help restock the blood supply…

DID YOU KNOW?

By JOYCE ANDRUS  Two Kuna businesses are located in a charming, Craftsman style house on 4th Street that was built in 1910, according to the building title. At that time,…

ON THE EDGE OF COMMON SENSE – Lookin’ for Cowboys

ON THE EDGE OF COMMON SENSE  – Lookin’ for Cowboys

So there I was, changing planes in the DFW Texas airport. A twenty-something lady looked up and said, “Well, it’s good to see a cowboy again.” “Where have you been?…

Family Activities

Family Activities

By Zeke Corder While it is not great weather for outdoor activities, it is time to think about getting the family out for fun in the spring.  There are many…

Opting Out May be the Answer

By Travis Manning   We have reached a testing crisis in Idaho and Common Core hasn’t helped. As a current high school English teacher, I know. We are over-testing children,…

ON THE EDGE OF COMMON SENSE – Free Henny Penny!

ON THE EDGE OF COMMON SENSE – Free Henny Penny!

By Baxter Black, DVM As America continues to become tangled in the web of domesticated animal welfare, we continue to exacerbate the inhumane results of our efforts. The closing of…

The Value of the High Five Grant, connected to Boys & Girls Club – Linking Health and Education

By Belinda Gordon   For kids to be happy and successful in school, they need to feel good and be healthy. Unfortunately, though, this generation of children is projected to…

KITCHEN TABLE POLITICS – By Sharon Fisher

KITCHEN TABLE POLITICS – By Sharon Fisher

With this being an election year and many incumbent legislators and state officials facing primary challengers, everyone is eager for the legislative session to end early (perhaps as early as…

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, I live on Firebrick Drive, and would like to give a huge shout out and a big “Thank You” to the person or person(s) who shoveled my entire…

PAY DIRT- A Gardener’s Column Plan Ahead for Seed Saving

PAY DIRT- A Gardener’s Column   Plan Ahead for Seed Saving

By Mark Barnes   Any gardener worth his or her salt saves a few seeds every now and then. I have my own favorite plants that I save seeds from,…