Letters to the Editor

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    Letter: Legislature

    Thank your lucky stars that the Idaho state legislators are a part-time entity. Imagine the nightmare Idaho would be if they were a full-time government body. Oh, the horror.

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    Letter: Otter’s veto

    Regarding Otter’s veto of the CBD extract bill: The sick kids and their families don’t need the governor’s disingenuous sympathy. They need this safe, effective and humane medication. That the governor chooses to ignore and misrepresent the science doesn’t change it. ...

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    Letter: Federal lands

    I am pleased to see the Idaho Legislature distance itself from the proposal to grab control of federal lands. These lands are important to me and many Idahoans because of the important values they possess. Whatever the reasons, our public lands deserve to be protected for future generations, not...

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    Letter: Child support

    Regarding SB1067: What does The Hague Treaty say?

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    Letter: Gas tax

    The recent approval to increase the gas tax has me very disappointed in our legislators. It shows a lack of leadership and what their vision is for our city. It demonstrates that the city has a view to turn our city into another smog basin. They don’t need a gas tax increase as it demonstrates...

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    Letter: The homeless

    The J.A. & Kathryn Albertson Foundation most generously plans to build a skate park “Under The Bridge” between 15th and 16th streets. I’m happy for the skateboarders and the city to have this luxury.

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    Letter: Peace is important

    With so many global conflicts occurring, such as ISIS, Yemen, Iran, and the Saudis, our country would greatly benefit from developing international peace making a priority for national security.

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    Letter: Child support

    It is time to recall Rep. Ryan Kerby.

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    Letter: St. Luke’s

    I worked at Saint Alphonsus for 13 years, and I came to know what a great hospital it is. During that same time, I came to understand what a great hospital St. Luke’s is as well. The community is incredibly lucky and should be very proud to have two really fine hospitals in the city.

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    Letter: Republicans

    As a Republican, I find my association with them wearing thin, as I observed the debate over the transportation taxes. Our representatives seem to be operating under the dogmatic old theme “no new taxes.” In this case, however, we need new taxes. The highway system is integral to and...

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