Bill Manny

Bill Manny

How Spuddy Buddy and the Big Idaho Potato charmed Seattle

Take a trip with the Big Idaho Potato and you quickly see how people get caught up in Idaho Potato mania. In Seattle for the Seafair Torchilight Parade, the scene around the potato quickly turns into a noisy street party with people embracing Spuddy Buddy and the potato.

Bill Manny

We still let abusive college athletes quietly leave town. Shame on us.

We’ve decided as a society that such out-of-sight, out-of-mind policies are no longer acceptable for abusive priests or offending school teachers. So how is it still OK for universities and athletes? It’s hard not to agree with the University of Idaho volleyball player who blogged March 24: “I can no longer say I have complete trust in our system, because I thought our staff would be different.”

Why this mom is inspired to update Idaho's sex education laws

Hannah Gayle gave birth to twins while she was in high school becoming a teen mom. Now, she hopes to update Idaho's sex-ed laws from the 1970's to help teens today.