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  • GUEST OPINIONS

    Podium: Is Idaho attracting new residents because it is a freedom magnet?

    It comes as no surprise to residents of the Treasure Valley that more people are moving to Idaho than leaving the state. Just look at the increasing traffic on our roads.

  • EDITORIALS

    Statesman Editorial: Hope and momentum for the Boulder-White Clouds

    It was encouraging recently to see a growing list of people and organizations lining up to support Rep. Mike Simpson’s latest — and likely last — attempt to pass legislation to protect the iconic Boulder-White Clouds region in Central Idaho.

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Letter: College sociology

    Unless we encourage and accept negative criticism, we will never improve.

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Letter: Governor’s junket

    As Gov. Butch Otter is just back from his junket to Mexico and Peru, along with several of his best buddies, I have a few questions:

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Letter: Keep fish wet

    The good news about Virginia Hutchins’ article (“F&G study finds anglers hold fish out of water less than 30 seconds on average,” May 1) is it shows a majority of anglers are aware that keeping fish out of water for very long can be extremely harmful. The bad news is it suggests...

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Letter: St. Luke’s

    We’re sorry to report that the lovely, vital East End Neighborhood has just been diagnosed with Stage 4 St. Luke’s Cancer. This insidious cancer has been kept at bay since it was first detected in the 1980s with the closure of Bannock Street, but the patient is no longer in remission...

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Letter: Luckovich cartoon

    On the Wednesday, May 13, Opinions page you printed Mike Luckovich’s cartoon comment about Jeb Bush’s statement “...knowing what we know now I still would have invaded Iraq.” I watched Bush’s interview and clearly he did not say this. He said that under the same...

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Letter: Made in USA

    Do you ever wonder why so many jobs are sent overseas? Let me guess who is sending them from our country while our people are looking for work. We are. Yep, when we buy an American flag that is made in China, we ship some jobs there. And the list goes on and on. Our corporations wish to make profits...

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Letter: Blaming Republicans

    Concerning Bill Rutherford’s letter (May 10), I’m grateful to Mr. Rutherford for enlightening me on why, as a Republican, I have caused all the problems facing our country and the world. I’m sure it was an innocent oversight on his part, but he omitted from his list the dangerous...

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Letter: CWI editorial

    Your editorial on CWI’s plans to expand into Boise was very well done and addresses a problem, which has been typical of CWI’s history. Having been one of the Founding Trustees, we made a lot of mistakes, but learned from them and the outcomes were successful. In that regard, my opinion...

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