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Time to commemorate Vietnam war; to give, receive peace

Editorial

“I don’t care who served when, for how long, doing what. They did their job. Every piece of the puzzle was important. Every person from every branch contributed.” This quote comes from Dennis Moore, who served in the U.S. Marines in Vietnam, 1965-66. He’s among several interviewed in the Idaho County Free Press this week concerning their experiences as part of the upcoming 50th commemoration of the war.

Helping to raise PTSD awareness

Guest Opinion

Greater awareness of PTSD can help ensure that more who suffer from PTSD get the help they need

Applause for Smith’s defense of constitution

Guest Opinion

Smith gave a memorable and earnest defense of the state constitution, not as an attorney doing a job for his client legislators, but as a resident of the state. It was he who realized in April that the governor’s veto was improper and that the constitution wasn’t being followed.

Heartfelt thanks for support for ICARE

Letter to the Editor

A huge heartfelt thank you to all the people who live in our great Clearwater River communities and may/may not have contributed to the success of the ICARE project!

Clean slate, new opportunities for Kamiah school district

Editorial

Kamiah Joint School District 304 has a unique opportunity to change the perspective of its community. The slate can be wiped clean as Steve Higgins takes the helm as superintendent July 1.

Improving relations with Cuba

Guest Opinion

The administration’s plan to roll back policy initiatives between the United States and Cuba is a missed opportunity for the country and a substantive blow to potentially lucrative markets here in Idaho.

Opera house donations greatly appreciated

Letter to the Editor

With the support of our community members, we can again instill the joy of good entertainment into the lives of our youth, restore that spirit of unity we once shared, and have more fun developing talents.

On rumors: land not owned yet, promised

Letter to the Editor

There are some rumors floating around Grangeville regarding the property that the city might potentially be gifted.

Study backs facts on truth of vaccination

Letter to the Editor

This is in response to Teea Hillyard’s unresearched opinion [guest commentary, June 7 issue] that all kids should be vaccinated. It has never been done before. The first-of-its-kind study of vaccinated vs. unvaccinated American homeschooled children shows who is really ailing … and parents should be worried.

Bill would extend Secure Rural Schools

Guest Opinion

I joined fellow Senator Jim Risch (R-Idaho) and a large, bipartisan group of Senate colleagues in introducing legislation that would extend payments under the Secure Rural Schools (SRS) program, commonly called county payments, to rural counties with large tracts of tax-exempt federal lands in Idaho and other states.

Mother’s view on vaccinating Idaho kids

Guest Opinion

As a mom who loves her two girls, I’d do just about anything to protect them. Our precious daughters, ages 16 and 11, are the center of the universe for my husband and me. To watch them laugh and play, you would never know these amazing kids have cystic fibrosis and bravely face daily breathing treatments and all the challenges that come with this harrowing disease.

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Impassioned appeal that ‘You matter’

Guest Opinion

“If you feel like you are facing a battle alone, I want you to take your hand and place it over your heart. That is called a purpose,” Forsyth said

Commerce director a welcome visitor to region

Editorial

In a day when many of us feel we have had enough government interference in our lives, we also need to give credit where credit is due – yes, even when it’s due to a government employee.

President Trump and ‘climate change’

Letter to the Editor

The narrative began decades ago when environmental groups penned “global warming”. Years later, they penned it “global cooling”.

Think about what we can accomplish if...

Letter to the Editor

There can be little doubt that ISIS is enjoying every minute of what the Democratic Party is doing to thwart the present administration’s efforts to “Make America Great Again.”

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