Opinion and Commentary section

Idaho needs new leadership

We are facing a critical period with our state’s economy and our public schools. We simply cannot afford four more years of going in the wrong direction. It is time to thank Gov. Otter for his service and to wish him well in retirement.

Education in Idaho: A rural perspective

Many of these communities are in crisis, and nowhere is this more apparent than in public education. It is time to elect leaders with vision and courage so that the rural communities our forebears worked so hard to create can remain vibrant for the benefit of all Idahoans – especially our children.