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Sholeh Patrick

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Updated 3 days ago

MLP: Punctuate this.

To all who lament language’s languorous demise, take heart!

Updated 5 days ago
SHOLEH: Suicide: Understanding survivors

Loss is part of human life. In a way, it’s a balance that helps us appreciate all the good we still have, and can yet experience.

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
MLP: That 'useful little chap,' the semicolon

Mrs. Language Person just loves the semicolon: a harmonic marriage of period and comma.

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
SHOLEH: FAQs on today’s General Assembly

Why should Idaho care about the U.N.’s General Assembly?

Updated 2 weeks, 3 days ago
The Archives — America's historian

The daily goings-on in every White House since John Adams contribute to the legacy not only of this nation, but every American. Where does that paperwork go ...

Updated 3 weeks, 3 days ago
70 is the new happy

Sholeh Patrick Dear under-50s: If you aren’t looking forward to getting old, think again. Turns out, far from being the depressing decline we envision ...

Updated 3 weeks, 5 days ago
How does the IRA affect you?

The Inflation Reduction Act, a big bill signed into law this month, is broader than its name may imply. With tax credits and other provisions for climate cha...

Updated 1 month ago
Stressed? Go fish

August is National Fishing Month. As if simply indulging in the experience isn’t enough, many studies have confirmed the benefits of spending time in natu...

Updated 1 month ago
Happy birthday to the nation’s first “cops”

Say “federal law enforcement” and what springs to mind is the FBI. The U.S. Marshalls or the Secret Service. In the inland northwest, maybe the BLM or Forest...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Is 'hero' overused?

Superman and Wonder Woman are of the comic book variety.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Public invocations: Should we or shouldn’t we?

Tonight Coeur d’Alene City Council considers changing its prayer policy to a lottery system, in the interest of fairness.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Everyday physics, and your own particle accelerator

The most high-profile physics subfield is high-energy and particle physics, where physicists try to break down atoms to find the smallest possible ingredient...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
MLP kens her kennings

Want to learn something you didn’t know you knew?

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Summer heat tips

Especially after that prolonged winter weather, the sunshine has been great.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
How many lives do you have?

We don’t really have one life.