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Thank veterans by working hard, being honest, by love

A photo of a handwritten letter from a father to his daughter’s school has been circulating through Facebook again.

Support women in your life: have them act for health

Everyone has a woman in his or her life. Mothers, sisters, aunts, grandmothers, girlfriends, best friends. That’s why breast cancer is everyone’s business.

What will change? A politician talking politics

But we’re going to risk it in this instance because this week’s election makes it somewhat timely. That, combined with the fact that the politician to whom we spoke is not running for office, makes this all a bit more interesting. During election season, politicians are always pressed for time — halfway out the door they just walked through — so there is little opportunity to really discuss what’s happening.

Crash reminder of veterans’ service

A parade, a recognition ceremony, flags along Main Street: All are great and honorable ways leading up to Veterans Day to recognize the men and women who served in U.S. Armed Forces.

No-show candidates damage already battered system

Did you see that? Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson was on the sidelines, suited up and ready to go. And he just stood there. Doing nothing.

Regional animal shelter an idea to consider

Last week, the Grangeville City Council began discussion on proposed code changes that, if adopted, would end licensing cats.

Support of timber industry is your story to tell

What is vitally important to the economy and well-being of Idaho County? Say the “forest products industry” and you’ll get a lot of “tell us something we don’t know” responses around here. And rightly so, as this industry forms the historic bedrock of this region’s – and, in fact, the Northwest’s – formation and development.

Easy choice: Yes to recreation district

White Bird area voters have an easy choice Nov. 4: Whether or not to form a recreation district.

County drivers not rude, just annoyingly courteous

Someone once said that the value of a survey is not in the results but in the controversy it generates in its aftermath with folks vying to contradict its findings.

Support student innovation and curiosity

The teenage years are perhaps the most important time for students to develop their individual skills and interests. It is one of the greatest times for character development that begins to turn teenagers into adults.

Idahoans value honesty; state GOP leaders don’t

Idaho’s Republican Party Chair has told Idaho that he thinks plagiarism is no big deal: Mr. Yates’ words upon hearing that a Republican politician plagiarized, “This is plain vanilla prose.

No easy answers to address motorcycle fatalities

Usually in this spot we’re calling your attention to an issue and yapping about what we’d do to make the world a better place if we were named kings for a day.

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Look past falling timber; focus on the positive

We’ve all heard that change is good. At least we can agree it’s inevitable, right?

Newspapering is just fine ... thanks

How does it feel to be working for a dying industry? Well, you must be talking about eight-track tapes or Chia pets, because newspapering is humming right along, thank you...

Where’d my stuff go? Check your storage locker

Is your stuff safe? Are you sure? Have you checked?

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