<![CDATA[Letters from the West News Columns & Blogs |]]> http://www.idahostatesman.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/letters-from-the-west/ en-us Tue, 09 Jan 2018 15:12:49 MST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 09 Jan 2018 15:12:49 MST Letters from the West 60 onlinenews@idahostatesman.com Fed up with gun violence, Idaho students get proactive: ‘Adults aren’t doing anything’ http://www.idahostatesman.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/letters-from-the-west/article201711289.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 22 Feb 2018 21:28:41 MST

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Politics prompted outdoor retailers to leave Utah. New poll appears to back them up. http://www.idahostatesman.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/letters-from-the-west/article199224909.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 08 Feb 2018 18:55:53 MST

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Mike Simpson will compete for a powerful job in the U.S. House http://www.idahostatesman.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/letters-from-the-west/article197948094.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 01 Feb 2018 17:00:22 MST

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This agency spends the most to help Northwest salmon. But cuts are coming. http://www.idahostatesman.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/letters-from-the-west/article197393289.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 30 Jan 2018 11:19:24 MST

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Lawmakers see Bundy supporter as a victim. Lands workers still see someone to fear. http://www.idahostatesman.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/letters-from-the-west/article196709904.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 25 Jan 2018 15:38:56 MST

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Wolves in our Foothills, more elk in our forests, 23 years after predator’s return http://www.idahostatesman.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/letters-from-the-west/article195370069.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:07:59 MST

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The Justice Department needs to hold itself accountable, not just the Bundys http://www.idahostatesman.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/letters-from-the-west/article194162414.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 11 Jan 2018 10:40:06 MST

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Flood or drought this year in Idaho? Still too early to tell http://www.idahostatesman.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/letters-from-the-west/article193559399.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 08 Jan 2018 11:43:55 MST

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The fate of the Northwest’s largest energy provider may decide future of our salmon http://www.idahostatesman.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/letters-from-the-west/article192037249.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 28 Dec 2017 15:50:36 MST

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Loggers, enviros partner on Idaho forest projects. Their main obstacle is now money http://www.idahostatesman.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/letters-from-the-west/article191873844.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 27 Dec 2017 16:48:29 MST

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Texas billionaires open up some land access, let Idaho snowmobilers groom trails http://www.idahostatesman.com/outdoors/recreation/article190549684.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 19 Dec 2017 11:26:28 MST

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America’s first dark sky reserve is right here in Idaho http://www.idahostatesman.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/letters-from-the-west/article190446809.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 18 Dec 2017 17:15:37 MST

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Bill would allow cracking open US wilderness to let mountain bikers inside http://www.idahostatesman.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/letters-from-the-west/article190084409.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 15 Dec 2017 16:42:31 MST

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Shrinking monuments, shifting staff — Interior’s Zinke is no Teddy Roosevelt http://www.idahostatesman.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/letters-from-the-west/article188617499.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 07 Dec 2017 13:43:14 MST

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In Utah, Trump should consider the lessons Idaho’s learned about sharing public land http://www.idahostatesman.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/letters-from-the-west/article187652933.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 01 Dec 2017 17:28:06 MST

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Deficit ‘hypocrites’? Idaho’s senators hold to belief that tax cut won’t balloon debt http://www.idahostatesman.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/letters-from-the-west/article187298918.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 30 Nov 2017 09:29:11 MST

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If Congress really wants to fix the Endangered Species Act, it should try these 5 ideas http://www.idahostatesman.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/letters-from-the-west/article186569213.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 25 Nov 2017 23:30:15 MST

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With Idahoans split, our big employers take the lead on adapting to climate change http://www.idahostatesman.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/letters-from-the-west/article185934478.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Nov 2017 17:04:40 MST

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The public paid $14 million for an Idaho hatchery — and all its fish have been dying http://www.idahostatesman.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/letters-from-the-west/article185037743.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 16 Nov 2017 13:51:18 MST

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Aide to Idaho’s Jim Risch tapped to oversee Interior water and science policy http://www.idahostatesman.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/letters-from-the-west/article184623178.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 14 Nov 2017 15:53:05 MST

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It’s easier for the Forest Service to use immigrant labor than to hire rural Idahoans http://www.idahostatesman.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/letters-from-the-west/article184610868.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 14 Nov 2017 15:12:56 MST

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Get government off my back and I can deal with climate change, say these conservatives http://www.idahostatesman.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/letters-from-the-west/article183135956.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 06 Nov 2017 18:20:50 MST

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As Bundy trial neared, Labrador caught AG Sessions’ ear about Idaho defendants http://www.idahostatesman.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/letters-from-the-west/article182186081.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 01 Nov 2017 16:40:43 MDT

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The California wildfire is a disaster that’s anything but natural http://www.idahostatesman.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/letters-from-the-west/article178549326.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 12 Oct 2017 15:29:10 MDT

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Taking on Trump, Bob Corker sets a loud tone. What would Jim Risch be like in his place? http://www.idahostatesman.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/letters-from-the-west/article178147191.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 10 Oct 2017 16:08:31 MDT

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A fire burned toward the governor’s house. ‘I hope they took my guns out,’ he mused. http://www.idahostatesman.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/letters-from-the-west/article169388577.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 25 Aug 2017 13:30:43 MDT

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Solar eclipse totality in Stanley takes gazers’ minds off of the world’s troubles http://www.idahostatesman.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/letters-from-the-west/article168537712.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 21 Aug 2017 18:40:11 MDT

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As Stanley welcomes eclipse viewers, dark-sky backers shine a light on their cause http://www.idahostatesman.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/letters-from-the-west/article168219632.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 19 Aug 2017 17:48:56 MDT

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To understand why billionaire brothers closed off land, know that Texas is not Idaho http://www.idahostatesman.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/letters-from-the-west/article165142092.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 03 Aug 2017 06:54:43 MDT

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Should Snake dams be removed? Here’s what first changed Statesman editorial board’s mind. http://www.idahostatesman.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/letters-from-the-west/article162681648.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 11:42:40 MDT

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