We were glad to learn this week that Rep. Priscilla Giddings, R-White Bird, will face a formal ethics hearing on Aug. 2 for conduct unbecoming a representative.
Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin held a press conference Thursday at which she castigated some hospital systems in the state for making the COVID-19 vaccine mandatory in order to be employed there.
Rep. Mike Simpson is to be commended for going above and beyond to assist local low- and middle-income families as area housing prices continue to skyrocket.
If Idaho Democrats played political hardball like their Republican colleagues, they’d hit Rep. Priscilla Giddings, R-White Bird, where’s she’s not.
There’s a reason why Idaho never seems to have enough money for its schools.
Idaho spends less on each of its public school students than any other state in the nation.
There is a disturbing notion being promulgated in some corners of the far right, which is today ascendant in Idaho.
After reading the Post Register article regarding the Legislature’s spending more than $110,000 of taxpayer money for a private law firm to represent them, we are furious. First, that amount was only for May; this lawsuit will probably last many months. That could cost millions of our taxes.…
Most Idahoans received a fairly substantial deposit in their bank account recently. The Democratic child tax credit kicked in July 15. Middle-class and lower-income Idahoans received a tax credit of $250 to $300 per child.
Many thanks to Janet Rueff for asking advice from gun lovers. I am taking the opportunity to add some rational thinking to the gun issue. Maybe first and foremost, most recent gun sales are to women, the elderly and homeowners who are first-time buyers of a single weapon for self-defense. Th…
It’s amazing how a 50-year-old academic theory that almost nobody has ever heard of is an existential crisis for the country all of a sudden. Given the right’s ability to manufacture fake outrage, it makes you think that perhaps critical race theory has merit and should be taught in our publ…
Your property taxes for school bonds and levies should be going down.
Jim Jones blamed droughts, wildfires and storms on man caused climate change. Steven E. Koonin, nationally known theoretical physicist and Department of Energy Science advisor (undersecretary) during the Obama presidency, in his book “Unsettled” pointed out that weather is not climate, and i…
In most editions of this newspaper, readers are subjected to a large anti-Republican or anti-conservative political cartoon on top of the commentary page.
I’m writing this letter to explain my personal philosophy when thinking about the complex issues of cancel culture, free speech and censorship.
I enjoyed Jerry and Carrie Scheid’s musings about everyday annoyances in the July 11 Post Register. Especially satisfying was their take on TV auto insurance commercials.
The Idaho Legislature is considering going back into session to decide if they need to mandate a decision to health care providers concerning covid vaccines. Their legal bill for May is $110,000 defending their own bill restricting voter rights.