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2020 Spirit of Freedom awardees honored

In Idaho, we do not have to look far for good works. So many Idahoans work hard to lift burdens and brighten the...

Updated 4 days, 18 hours ago
Repetition of a lie creates reality

In the past week we have seen, anywhere one looks in the media, the thousands of people who deny the reality of the election results.

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Could Trump win in the Electoral College or House of Representatives?

Even before the presidential election, there was speculation as to whether Donald Trump could win the election, even if he did not receive at least 270 electoral votes. In a 2019 law review article, Edward Foley,...

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
A shameless plug for Christmas cheer

The holidays are upon us!! For some people, this may not be a very exciting time, but for the Bonners Ferry Chamber of Commerce, it’s one of our favorite times!

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Veterans Day & working together for Idaho veterans

It is a great benefit to our state that more than 115,000 veterans choose to make Idaho their home. Idaho veterans offer a helping hand to their fellow veter...

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Many questions surround presidential election

I'm sure there are millions of people across this country, as well as myself and most of my friends and relatives think this election was unfair and corrupt.

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Call on officials to support National Popular Vote Bill

It's time to fix the outdated Electoral College system so that everyone's vote truly counts in presidential elections.

Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Indigenous Peoples’ Day and Cristóbal Colón

November is National American Indian Heritage Month and a good time to review the debate about Columbus Day.

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Voting: Self-governance in action

Self-governance guides our nation. Our country’s Founders affirmed its central role in the formation of our country in the Declaration of Independence when t...

Updated 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Dixon is the right choice for District 1

What are the qualities one looks for in an elected representative? I look for honesty and integrity to start with, the ability to communicate with constituents yet being able to handle the more difficult language...

Updated 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Dixon working diligently to preserve conservative values

For voters in Bonner and Boundary counties who have not yet decided on which candidate to select for our state representative seat 1B, I highly recommend voting for Sage Dixon.

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The hypocrisy of science denial

Since last February when the COVID-19 virus was identified, we have witnessed an endless stream of what some call “controversy,” what others call a “hoax” or “a product of fake news."

Updated 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Dixon's allegiance lies with Boise, not N. Idaho

As a conservative Republican, I’ve had concerns about Representative Dixon for some time, and now that he is running for a fourth term, we know a lot more about him.

Updated 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Our tax dollars at work in relief bill?

Our tax dollars at work, huh? And I’d bet not one congressman has read this seems-soon-to-be-law bill. But what the heck, let’s reelect them all. It’s just tax dollars.