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  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Letter: Immigrants

    I am a laboratory scientist, and have made my living as such for over a decade now. I have had the opportunity to work with a number of Ph.D.’s both from this country and from others. After reading about the current situation on immigration and how people seem to think Ph.D.’s deserve...

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    Letter: Unresponsive contractor

    What’s wrong with this picture?

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Letter: Wildfire victims

    Wildfires in Idaho have taken a toll on private property this summer (Aug. 23 articles in the Idaho Statesman). In Ada and Canyon counties, we have — so far — only dealt with the smoky air caused from the fires, but many of our fellow Idahoans, in other counties of our Gem State, are...

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Letter: Sexual assault

    Regarding rape cases on college campuses, women can’t be trusted. Just look at the most recently reported college campus rape cases — Virginia, Duke lacrosse, the Mattress Girl at Columbia and Lena Dunham’s charges. All four proved that the women lied. A fifth case regarding...

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    Letter: World War II

    “I shall try forever to remember; Sept. 2nd 1945.

  • GUEST OPINIONS

    Guest Opinion: Title IX about way more than athletics, so learn the law

    Known for creating opportunities for women and girls in athletics, Title IX affects all areas of education. As the school year begins, parents need to know that the scope of this important legislation goes well beyond the playing field.

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Letter: Idaho Power

    Aug. 20, the Idaho Conservation League reported that the PUC granted Idaho Power its wish to reduce the number of years it’s required, per PURPA, to buy electricity from other sources to two years. Ta-ta new solar, ta-ta new wind.

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Letter: Catastrophic fires

    Thank you, Idaho Rivers United and organizations like yours, for protecting our environment and our way of life. Thank you all for suing the Forest Service and the BLM and creating the conditions on our national forest and rangelands that allow for catastrophic wildfires.

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Letter: Idle Free Boise

    You can see the signs around Boise, “Be Idle Free Boise.” I believe this is a great campaign for our city. The tremendous waste of energy and extra pollution dumped into the air is inexcusable. An especially frustrating sight is one of police cars idling with no officer in view. Boise...

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