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“Invest in Idaho” Is Not Fixing Education
Education

“Invest in Idaho” Is Not Fixing Education

September 12, 2019 0

“Invest in Idaho” Is Not Fixing Education by Brent Regan Why don’t Idaho teachers make $216,000 a year? It is a valid question as Idaho spends about $7,500 a year per student, supplemental levies add […]

Don’t Question School’s Radical Agenda
Education

Don’t Question School’s Radical Agenda

July 18, 2019 2

Dems and BSU Elites to Critics: Don’t Question School’s Radical Agenda By Wayne Hoffman Shortly after 28 Republican legislators let Boise State University President Marlene Tromp know they’re concerned the school is using student and […]

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What the 2019 Idaho Legislature Accomplished

May 1, 2019 2

What the 2019 Idaho Legislature Accomplished by Representative Heather Scott Below are a few highlights of bills that passed through the legislature and will take effect on July 1st, 2019 H68 Retirement Benefits.  This bill […]

School District Wants 49% Increase in Levy
Letters to the Editor

School District Wants 49% Increase in Levy

January 18, 2019 0

School District Wants 49% Increase in Levy The biennial LPOSD supplemental levy will be on the ballot this March. Here are some facts to consider before going to the polls March 12th: The district is […]

Higher Education Regulations Aim To Protect Student Borrowers
Education

Higher Education Regulations Aim To Protect Student Borrowers

July 27, 2018 1

U.S. Department of Education Takes Action to Protect Student Borrowers, Hold Higher Education Institutions Accountable for Deceptive Practices WASHINGTON—The U.S. Department of Education today proposed a new package of higher education regulations aimed at protecting […]

Remember The Forgotten Man (The Taxpayer)
Idaho

Remember The Forgotten Man (The Taxpayer)

January 14, 2018 1

Remember The Forgotten Man (The Taxpayer) Idaho’s Budget Priorities by Rep. Ronald Nate – District 34  Taxpayers are the forgotten men and women in Idaho.  For years now, tax dollars coming into the state coffers […]

College System Is Failing Students
Education

Idaho’s College System Is Failing Students

December 16, 2017 0

Fix broken college education system before trying to add students By Wayne Hoffman December 15, 2017 If you attend an Idaho college or university, it’s more likely than not you won’t graduate. Meanwhile, state officials […]

BCRWI Scholarship Applications are now available
Community

BCRWI Scholarship Applications are now available

March 16, 2017 0

BCRWI Scholarship Applications are now available The Bonner County Republican Women, Inc. is now offering a scholarship to graduating seniors of any Bonner County high school, including private, charter, and home school students, who intend […]

Another Group of Citizens on the LPOSD Levy
Letters to the Editor

Another Group of Citizens on the LPOSD Levy

February 19, 2017 4

Another Group of Citizens on the LPOSD Levy “If elections mattered, they wouldn’t let us have them.”  ~Mark Twain Concerning the upcoming levy election: As I read the many letters in the paper, some vilifying […]

LPOSD Changing Levy Figures
Editorial/Opinion

LPOSD – Changing Levy Figures?

February 18, 2017 0

LPOSD Changing Levy Figures Recently the Lake Pend Oreille School District changed the supplemental-levy information on its website and on the levy flyer to say that the levy funds “one third of all District staff, […]

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