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Throughout her term, Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin has shown herself to be fundamentally dishonest and reckless. She is plainly unqualified for the office she holds and certainly not fit for the highest office in the state, for which she is currently running.

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The House should promptly move out of recess to confirm the recommendations of the committee and formally sanction a far-right lawmaker who publicly identified a young woman who alleged she had been raped by another lawmaker. To allow what Rep. Priscilla Giddings did to go without answer wou…

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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.

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The 2021 Legislative Session has drawn to a close — or an extended recess, at least. It was the longest legislative session in Idaho history. We thought it was important for lawmakers to give their account of that session, its highs and lows, and where they plan to go from here.

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Housing costs in Idaho Falls have become unsustainable for many working-class families in recent years. A local nonprofit has developed an ambitious plan to deal with it, but it will require the community to come together and for Idaho’s congressional delegation to lend a hand.

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Gov. Little, the most important step you can take as this shambles of a legislative session draws to a close is to veto SB 1110, the effective elimination of the ballot initiative.

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Idaho Falls has rapidly become the worst place in the country for coronavirus spread, with hospitals again essentially overwhelmed. There are at least two causes.

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The Idaho House recently killed Attorney General Lawrence Wasden’s budget. It was a foolish move, and the Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee should send the exact same budget back to the House floor until it wins approval.

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The effort to recall Idaho Falls Joint School District 91 board members Elizabeth Cogliati and Lara Hill is misguided, and voters should reject the recall votes this month and in May.

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The Legislature seems hell-bent on rescinding rules aimed at protecting public health during a once-in-a-century pandemic. It has revealed its main objective for the year: accelerating coronavirus infections.

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The following is a depiction of a decisive governor in action. The story, all names, characters and incidents portrayed here are fictitious. No identification with actual persons (living or deceased), places, buildings and products is intended.

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The first vaccines have been administered in eastern Idaho to health care workers and nursing home residents, among the most vulnerable to the pandemic.

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At a news conference Friday, Gov. Brad Little took Idaho back to Stage 2 of his four-stage reopening plan, which means gatherings of more than 10 people are no longer allowed. He did not do the most important thing, however: issue a statewide, enforceable mask-wearing mandate.

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The race between former Teton County Commissioner Bill Leake and Rep. Chad Christensen doesn’t seem so much a race between a Democrat and a Republican as between a moderate and an extremist.

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The race between Julianne Young and Travis Oler comes down to a choice between ideological stringency and practicality.

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Rep. Mike Simpson has a distinguished record of service to his home state. A practical man who knows the value of fair play and compromise, Simpson is a throwback to an older, more civil time in the Republican Party.