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On My Honor? Decision effectively ends scouting

Editorial

As the movie gangsters might say, “You are dead to me.” This month, the Boys Scouts of America announced girls will soon be allowed to become Cub Scouts and to earn Boy Scouting’s highest honor of Eagle rank.

While politicians exploit problems, Idahoans solve them

Guest Opinion

Our national forests are at risk from beetles, wildfire…and the U.S. Congress. While forests have evolved with fire and insects, it’s not clear they’ll survive attacks from misguided politicians. One thing about busy fire seasons is we all breathe the smoke. It’s unhealthy and miserable. But we shouldn’t let it blind us. And politicians shouldn’t use it as an excuse to sell snake oil.

When did right of way law change?

Letters to the Editor

When did the law change?

Lester: true steward of taxpayer money

Letters to the Editor

Wes Lester has the experience to be the next mayor of Grangeville. With his knowledge of how city government works and the things that don’t work, he is the most qualified to make the best decisions.

Lester: has skills, understanding of city responsibilities

Letters to the Editor

Wes Lester’s years of serving on Grangeville City Council gives him the leadership skills and in-depth understanding of city operations and responsibilities. He is ready to serve as mayor on day one.

Abandoning kittens to starve: cruel, unlawful

Letters to the Editor

This is very sad, and it’s also heartless and cruel, and I do believe it’s against the law.

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‘Wilderness’ scheme way to control lands and not care for them

Letters to the Editor

The U.S. Forest Service office at Riggins might want to consider chain-link fence if they can’t (or won’t) keep flammable weeds away from their plastic ones.

Need new structure to ensure ethics of drug manufacturers

Letters to the Editor

We need a new structure of corporate governance that ensures the ethical responsibly of drug makers to do what they are supposed to do: create high-quality, low-cost products for the national interest.

Candidates are committed; you should be also

Editorial

Area residents have a rare opportunity this election season to take a hand in the direction their cities head in the coming year. It’s a unique occasion as we have not had such contested races in city elections for several cycles.

Idaho solution only way for health care

Guest Opinion

Obamacare has not worked for Idahoans. Since Obamacare has become law, premiums have gone up exorbitantly, without a corresponding increase in quality of health care. Last month’s release of 2018 state insurance premium rates — with an average increase of nearly 30 percent — confirm this reality.

Lester: knows how the city works; someone with experience

Letters to the Editor

We need persons who are aware of the budget process of a government agency, have been exposed to the ins and outs of running a municipality. Wes Lester has been on the council for 20-plus years and has the experience needed for the job of mayor.

ARF gains momentum; facility plan for 2020

Letters to the Editor

ARF’s mission is to develop a “no kill” regional animal shelter that will: protect the welfare of abandoned and abused pets, provide care and shelter to pets, spay and neuter to prevent future unwanted pets. Secure adoptive homes for pets and support community awareness of ethical treatment of animals.

Oktoberfest help was appreciated; lot of work but worth it

Letters to the Editor

The Grangeville Merchants Oktoberfest Committee would like to thank everyone who came to our second annual Oktoberfest!

Athletes should kneel to kiss the ground of this great land

Letters to the Editor

Andrew Ottoson’s op-ed [Oct. 4 issue] concerning professional football’s player protests prompted me to submit the following comments. I never was a big fan of the NFL to begin with so my low regard for them has dipped even further.

Interested to serve? Take EMT class

Letters to the Editor

Kooskia Ambulance will be conducting an EMT class starting Nov. 7. This is for people who are interested in serving their community.

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