Opinion

March Madness in Idaho: Time to Be Vigilant!

March 23, 2017 at 6:00 am

The Idaho Legislature has itís own version of March Madness. The last few days of March are some of the longest, craziest, and most expensive days of the session. In the past few years we have seen Obamacare adopted by Idaho, massive increa...

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Library offers free help honing computer skills

March 16, 2017 at 7:07 am

I have it turned on, now what?Need some help with your computer skills? Feel you need a refresher course? Do you think computers are out of your grasp?Re-think that thought. At 68-years-old, I have learned plenty and urge you to do the same...

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Latest state legislature News by Rep. Heather Scott

March 16, 2017 at 7:07 am

Grocery Tax repeal Bill Denied by Committee Chairman:No relief for the little guys again and no opportunity to even hear a proposed bill to eliminate Idahoís tax on groceries. Yes, that is correct; the entire state is being denied a tax rel...

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School M&O Levy amount stays the same

March 09, 2017 at 3:02 pm

The big news on our Schools these days is that the Boundary School District 101 Board of Trustees has voted not to raise the amount of the M&O Levy that is up for vote on March 14. In doing so, the School Board has committed to operatin...

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Living BONNERS FERRY sign?

March 09, 2017 at 6:00 am

Dear Editor,During the Town Hall meeting on Feb. 25, Idaho Legislature Rep. Sage Dixon, who is on the Transportation Committee, said he is willing to help with a two-stage project for our community if I can get it going at the grassroots fi...

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Vote yes on M&O levy

March 09, 2017 at 6:00 am

There is nothing more important for a community than the success of its public schools and its youth. An M&O levy covers the cost needed for the maintenance and operations of all Boundary County schools that the state of Idaho does not ...

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A note on the M&O levy election

March 09, 2017 at 6:00 am

I realize that we are a community of many different interests and ideas or even our culture or way of life may differ from each other. Yet we are also a community that in despite of our differences, we stand together in time of need, we kno...

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Yes vote is crucial to student success

March 09, 2017 at 6:00 am

Boundary County schools have an upcoming levy vote on March 14th. This two-year Maintenance and Operations levy supplements the school districts budget, funding portions of the budget that the state does not. Letís face it, state funding of...

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Ground Breaking

March 09, 2017 at 6:00 am

This picture shows the start of change. Do you know what the men were doing? What is now on the site of where they are standing? If you have an answer, please email doyouremember@meadowcrk.com. If you would like to stay anonymous, just let ...

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Rep. Heather Scott: Immigration, Sled Dogs, & Slot Machines!

March 02, 2017 at 6:00 am

Week 7 of the 2017 Legislative Session has been the busiest yet! Floor Sessions have been starting earlier than usual in order to have enough time to vote on all the bills and conduct our regular business. We have voted on bills ranging fro...

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