Bellicose rhetoric fails Idaho’s energy future

If overheated rhetoric and pointless lawsuits could save the world, we would live in nirvana by now. Unfortunately, Rep. Jeff Thompson, R-Idaho Falls, adds far more heat than light to the debate about how we should power Idaho’s future, keep our air and water clean, and gain energy independence for all America.

Idaho companies spread the wealth, joy over holidays

A small Boise legal team for Office Depot is making the holiday season brighter this year for a group of people in a local nursing home. The lawyers and fellow employees have “adopted” the residents of Good Samaritan Society — Boise Village, vowing to fulfill the residents’ Christmas wishes before those were even published in the annual Idaho Statesman Soroptimist wish list on Thanksgiving.

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Boise State men's basketball coach Leon Rice, guard Chandler Hutchison and guard/forward Anthony Drmic talk about the Broncos' 71-64 win over UC Irvine in Fullerton, Calif., on Nov. 26, 2015.
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