U.S. Senator Mike Crapo

Federal obligation to Idaho counties must be met

These federal payments are a lifeline to rural communities.

Stabilizing the secure rural schools program

Counties and schools like ours can’t operate without federal forest payments.

Federal funding cut leaves Idaho communities in annual limbo

By restoring funding for the Secure Rural Schools program, the federal government would meet an obligation to rural residents, says Sen. Mike Crapo, R-Idaho.

Honoring excellence: Idaho’s Teacher of the Year

Congratulations, Mary Lynn Spiker, on the recognition of your outstanding contributions.

Teachers inspire and grow students’ talents

The U.S. Senate unanimously passed a resolution thanking teachers and encouraging students, parents, school administrators and public officials to participate in teacher appreciation events during National Teacher Appreciation Week, celebrated in May.