Times Opinion

Revenge

A Person that does not forgive and keeps their wounds open, their life can be consumed by bitterness. Life is constantly starting and ending, we are presented with different stages that mark our lives, with unscrupulous people who hurt and…

Sage Grouse conservation begins in Gem State

By Steph Larsen, stephL@cfra.org, Center for Rural Affairs Much of rural and small town Idaho depends on the economic impact of recreation and tourism. Camping, hunting, fishing, birding, hiking, guiding and other activities in 11 Western states, including Idaho, brought…

Support HJR2 to allow oversight by legislators

by Russ Hendricks Director of Idaho Farm Bureau government affairs One reason people around the country are angry with the federal government is that unelected and unaccountable bureaucrats in federal agencies are increasingly making-up and enforcing rules that destroy our…

Why are stones strong

by Adrian and Ana Ruiz Pators of Templo Emmanuel The stones of the wall said, “we come from a long time ago we’re melted and turned into molten lava, thrown out by volcanoes. Turned into piles in the distant mountains,…

The farmer

by Adrian and Ana Ruiz Pastors of Templo Emmanuel One day in early summer I went through a beautiful meadow. The grass was so soft, so thick and delicate like a huge green oriental tapestry. In one corner was a…

Bring us (gently) a new day

Home Country by Slim Randles There’s something so satisfying about getting out of bed when the world is still dark and quiet and resting. Making the coffee gives us time to scratch and think. Well, scratch, anyway. Most of that…

Off to school financial planning

Guest Commentary By U.S. Senator Mike Crapo As students start college, being aware of financial options and the long-term implications of student loans and debt is a critical part of laying the groundwork for a sound future. Planning out how…

What is a minute used for?

by Adrian And Ana Ruiz Pastors of Templo Emmanuel A minute is used to smile, smile for another person, for you and for life. A minute is used to see the road, to admire a flower, to feel its perfume,…