If you are one of the 78,000 Idahoans living without affordable options for health insurance — or you are somebody who is advocating for them — you may want to make plans to attend meetings of an interim committee studying the matter, which convenes for the first time Wednesday.
After watching the Table Rock Fire threaten Harris Ranch and other East Boise neighborhoods, we agree with Boise Fire Chief Dennis Doan. Despite any tax revenue Idaho might enjoy from its share of the $700 million sales in fireworks nationwide, Idaho should move to amend its policy and close loopholes regarding illegal fireworks.
Though the massacre of 49 people at a gay Orlando, Fla., nightclub and the wounding of another 53 did not happen in Idaho, we better come to terms with the reality that it could have happened here — almost anywhere.
Columnist Robert Ehlert did not want to miss an opportunity to honor one of our living heroes before it is too late. And it is rare today to get to speak to an American who was there for D-Day and witnessed it from the perch of his cockpit.
Little things that make a big difference is his philosophy, and after seeing children in Africa going barefoot and getting sick, and wearing shoes far too small, Nampa native Kenton Lee and a bunch of his friends invented a shoe that can grow five sizes and last five years. “My goal became: What can I do from here that could still have an impact on kids around the world?”
Nampa native helps kids around the world with shoes that grow
How Table Rock Mobile Medicine does house calls
Bareback bronc ride pumps up Snake River Stampede rodeo