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Speaking up for accused teacher

October 21, 2017 at 5:00 am

We were all aghast when the story spread like fire across Idaho and beyond: A teacher was accused of having sex with a student. It was a gut punch to her friends, family and supporters, and to the thousands of former students with whom she ...

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One way to slow attack on free speech rights

October 20, 2017 at 5:00 am

Second of two parts   The director of “Boys Don't Cry,” a movie about transgender people, was giving a talk about the movie to a group of people. She was shouted down for, among other reasons, having Hillary Swank, a non-trans a...

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MY TURN: Chiropractor shouldn’t be writing about epidural steroid shots

October 20, 2017 at 1:26 pm

I am writing in response to an advertisement I read in your publication on October 11, 2017 by Dr. Wayne M. Fichter Jr.: Do Epidural Corticosteroid Shots Work? In the “advertorial”, he attempted to tackle a very complex question. Unfortunat...

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Where freedoms should co-exist

October 19, 2017 at 5:00 am

Such few and simple words, such controversy, as Wednesday’s headlines both local (letters page) and national (latest ruling against the travel ban) would attest. “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohib...

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Some colleges flunking First Amendment 101

October 18, 2017 at 5:00 am

The principle is simple: Leave others alone to pursue whatever might be their own aspirations, as long as they do not impede the rights and safety of others. It is the personification of America’s Bill of Rights. It applies to wherever and ...

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Art’s impact on the subject was unexpected

October 18, 2017 at 5:00 am

Last week I mentioned my participation in an event, presented by Art Spirit Gallery at The Resort Plaza Shops. The annual public display of Art in the Making was the brainchild of the late Steven Gibbs, and this first one since his passing ...

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What you need to know about Sarahah

October 17, 2017 at 5:00 am

It looks so innocuous. Type “Sarahah.com” in your browser and you’ll see a very simple page which hardly conjures the controversy of recent headlines. Nor was it meant to.Last week a local high school added security and disciplinary measure...

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From fire to snow across parts of the North Country

October 16, 2017 at 4:43 pm

Our mid-October pattern change has arrived across the Inland Northwest. Temperatures last week dropped to below normal levels along with rain and even a mix of snow in the lower elevations. Not very typical of mid-October.Last Friday, Oct. ...

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That police benefit fund only benefits bad guys

October 16, 2017 at 5:00 am

You might get a call asking for donations to the CDA Police Coalition Benefit Fund.First hint, they’re calling from Boise. Second clue, the call-back number doesn’t accept incoming calls. Third piece of evidence, they won’t send you any inf...

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History Corner: The troubled mind of William Tecumseh Sherman

October 15, 2017 at 5:00 am

William Tecumseh Sherman was a Union Army general during the Civil War who was both famous and infamous. In Georgia he ordered his troops to pillage, plunder and burn the countryside from Atlanta to the sea, and then told the people that he...

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