We have embarked on a project that brings US foreign policy analysts, together with European officials, to 12 cities across the United States., including Boise. Our efforts to deter malign foreign actors must start at home.
In 2000, the estate of Gladys Langroise created a $15 million Donor Advised Fund in the Idaho Community Foundation. Mrs. Langroise was a well-educated philanthropist with a big heart. She had a particular charitable interest in the arts and young people.
Idaho needs to have the State Board of Education focus efforts on public schools and have appointed boards of regents for each higher-education institution. We have a model: Idaho’s four community colleges.
The initiative to save Idaho horse racing is now Proposition 1 on this November’s ballot. It’s time for all of us — those who signed it, who love horses and horse racing and who understand the value horse racing has for our economy and Idaho traditions — to go to work for its passage.
Two competing schools of thought among judges turn on how to interpret certain words and phrases in the Constitution that are largely undefined. The “originalist school,” to which Brett Kavanaugh generally subscribes believes that a judge is bound by the text of the Constitution and by the reasonable meaning of the text’s words as used and understood at the time of the enactment.
Dirk Kempthorne realized that Idahoans love their state parks. More than 5 million people annually visit Idaho state parks. Idaho needs a governor with the same vision and persistence as Gov. Kempthorne.