Monday, May 25, 2020


To find our opinion based editorials, see below. We'll share opinion based editorial articles regularly for interested viewers.

Updated 1 day, 7 hours ago
Take a moment (or more) to pay tribute

The barbecues might be blazin’ this three-day holiday weekend while campers stretch their legs in the hills. Memorial Day Weekend is the traditional shotgun start to summer — but it commemorates a very somber rea...

Updated 3 days, 7 hours ago
The way government should work

Government and efficiency aren’t mutually exclusive.

Updated 4 days, 16 hours ago
Mailing it in makes massive sense

With so many people out of work or working from home, maybe they couldn’t help but notice a springtime election creeping up on them.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Blazes! It’s that time of year again

Here comes fire season.

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
A lesson in gratitude for our hospital

One of our earliest lessons in life is that it’s better to be safe than sorry.

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Stepmoms, this hug is for you

Happy Stepmothers Day.

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Do not bend, fold or manipulate

To argue that we mortals are an easily manipulated lot is no mean task. Look at the astonishingly superficial, self-indulgent and brain-numbing world we’ve constructed with social media and the debate is done.

Updated 3 weeks, 1 day ago
The primary lesson in local politics

The caller said she needed to vent, and boy, did she.

Updated 3 weeks, 3 days ago
OK to walk when you want to run

It’s the first of May, which means the Idaho door to normalcy is cracked open a little more than it was back on March 25.

Updated 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Watching all our gorgeous gardens grow

Good starts with a g.

Updated 4 weeks, 1 day ago
A glimmer of light for local businesses

We’re going to cross a line here, slip under (or jump over) the invisible wall separating the newspaper’s editorial department and advertising department.

Updated 1 month ago
Extra, extra: Let’s polish these gems

If you haven’t browsed in The Well-Read Moose, you’ve really missed something.

Updated 1 month ago
Today’s test is impossible to ace

There are no easy answers anymore.

Updated 1 month ago
Sheriff debate ratcheted up just a bit

Thursday’s analysis by Sheriff Ben Wolfinger of the four Republicans seeking to replace him in January accomplished at least one big feat: It got people talking.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Here’s a good tip for you to-go eaters

Those who had too little a month or so ago have less now.