41.7 F
Sun Valley
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Home Commentary Guest Opinion

Guest Opinion

Idahoans Deserve A Second Chance

By Rep. Ilana Rubel (D-Boise) and Sen. Dave Lent (R-Idaho Falls) Our criminal justice system is intended to ensure there is an appropriate penalty associated...

On Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Editor’s Note: In our Dec. 11 issue, we ran a story on Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) that we hope served an important community service....

The Dangerous World Of Vaping 

Until recently, tobacco use was on the decline among Idaho’s youth. Vaping––smoking e-cigarettes––reversed this trend, and tobacco use is surging among those most likely...

Invest In Our Kids. They’re Worth It

A little over two years ago, I walked into my classroom to begin my first year of teaching second grade.  The room was empty...

Idaho Students Need Diversity And Inclusion Programs

Over the summer, Rep. Barbara Ehardt (R-Idaho Falls) and 27 House Republicans wrote a letter to Idaho’s universities asking them to eliminate diversity and...

Rural Teachers Need Debt Relief

The average teacher graduating with their bachelor’s degree is taking on over $26,000 in student loan debt. If a teacher decides that they want...

Your Legislators Should Defend Your Rights

In a lot of ways, it’s been a rough year to be an Idahoan. In the last several months, citizens have had to fight...

Housing Projects Are Occurring

OK, not that more can’t be done, but I take issue with the statement by Sun Valley Economic Development that “Everyone says we need...

Reclaim Idaho Proves That Grassroots Wins

Once again, it’s time to clear up some confusion about Reclaim Idaho and what we’re all about. Two years ago, a few friends and I...

‘Observing The Mountain Goat’

After years of seeking out and documenting a most noble beast, “Observing The Mountain Goat” premiers on Friday, July 5, 2019, at MESH Gallery...

School District Integrity Depends On Board

In late 2015 and throughout 2016, Blaine County School District’s lightning-rod superintendent GwenCarol Holmes was exposed, variously censured, and even considered for contract non-renewal....

5B And Proud Of It

Whether you’re new to Blaine County or a longtime local, perhaps you’ve never quite grasped what’s in or out of our remote and meandering...

Most Read

Insomnia

My Grandkids

Freedom To Offend