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  • READER'S OPINION

    This Arbor Day, I vote for trees

    I've spent more than 40 years working for the great state of Idaho. After all this time, I continue to be amazed by our tremendous natural resources and all they do for the state.

  • READER'S OPINION

    Guest Opinion: BLM prevented from doing its lawful work in Nevada standoff

    In Rocky Barker's article "Armed Idahoans Joined Standoff," he compares some of this activity to events in the 1990s. "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it" seems appropriate. The BLM will always be "condemned to repeat it." This is not because the BLM doesn't know or understand...

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Letter: Planned Parenthood

    Perfect day, April Fools' Day, to discuss one of the greatest follies our nation has ever been dealt. Our tax dollars are being dumped into Planned Parenthood. Now, here is where it gets interesting. Since 1973 we have killed almost 60 million babies in the U.S. alone. Our Social Security system...

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Letter: Brian Kellerman

    This letter is in response to Brian Kellerman's comments in his March 19 letter.

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Letter: Mike Simpson

    Over the course of his public service, Rep. Mike Simpson has demonstrated that he represents Idaho's best interests. Recently, Mike co-sponsored Joint Resolution 2, also known as the Balanced Budget Amendment, in hopes of taking steps to address Washington's out-of-control spending.

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Letter: Recycling glass

    You can recycle your glass containers. A company called Usful Glassworks (a nonprofit) will take your glassware. They help people with employment barriers find jobs through their glass repurposing program. They make glassware out of used wine, beer and spirit bottles. Their beautiful glassware is...

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Letter: Medicaid

    Thanks for reprinting on April 7 the Lewiston Tribune editorial about Medicaid expansion.

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Letter: Online sales tax

    Gov. Butch Otter recently signed a bill into law that creates a savings account for Idaho where money from online sales tax revenue can be collected in the future. Until Congress passes federal e-fairness legislation or Idaho passes streamlined sales tax legislation, this account will sit empty - ...

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Letter: Killing ravens

    For the first time in my life I have to comment to this newspaper about the front page article on April 5, about poisoning of some of our wonderful birds. With no proof of it helping to bring numbers of the sage grouse back up, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game are about to do this appalling...

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Letter: Guns

    It is heartbreaking to read yet another newspaper article about the death of a child from a gun kept at home for "protection." How many homeowners have actually protected their family using a gun they keep loaded in the house? Is it more than the number of children who have been killed after finding...

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