It seems that Sen. Jim Risch cares about nothing other than his party: not human rights, not American global standing, not even the safety of American troops.

In Idaho Falls, it has for several years been illegal to fire or evict an LGBT person because of who they are. Finally, it is also illegal to deny them public accommodations. This is now the case in more than a dozen cities and two counties in Idaho. The Idaho Falls City Council should pride…

Voters should support Bonneville County Commissioner Dave Radford to replace Rep. Chad Christensen.

Editorial Cartoons

After living here for several years, I have come to the conclusion that southeast Idaho is the biggest offender of turn signal violations. However, contrary to popular belief, Idaho is definitely not the worst driving state in the nation. Trust me on this. This is after living in over 25 hou…

Businesses stay open, and the virus is controlled — a win-win solution. It may be inconvenient, and you may feel it infringes on your personal freedom. But this is a war on a virus, and people are getting sick and dying.

I was so thrilled to see local Republican leader Bryan Smith endorse the Idaho and U.S. constitutions. I anticipate that he will now help lead Idaho officials to fulfill the Idaho constitutional responsibilities for education.

Jim Key is reading from the left’s talking points attempts to show that President Trump has some type of “mental or emotional shortcoming” by referencing a Trump quote at a Wisconsin rally that relates to the testing for COVID-19. The quote the left and Jim feel indicates that Trump is advoc…

Jim Risch has come clean; he is a strong advocate for minority rule. I have always thought that he did not advocate for one person, one vote, but I do not recall him stating so quite as bluntly as when he spoke at the Idaho State Republican Convention and stated the reason why he is strongly…

Happy Fourth of July. Former Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry says he is encouraged by what’s happening.

Fair board members have voted to put the God almighty dollar ahead of public safety. Regardless of whatever safety precautions, a majority of the attendees will disregard them. This is a health disaster waiting to happen. You can’t even get half the population to wear masks when grocery shop…

Former major league baseball star Aubrey Huff recently declared he will not wear a mask to help slow the COVID-19 pandemic because, “I would rather die than live in fear,” and, “It’s unconstitutional.”

He doesn’t read. He doesn’t read books. He doesn’t read magazines. He has great difficulty reading even individual sections of the Constitution. He doesn’t read newspapers, except clippings about himself.

When asked what type of government this new nation had, Benjamin Franklin supposedly answered, “A republic, if you can keep it.” It now appears that we may well be on the verge of losing our republic.