October 23, 2018

Get on the Bus!

2018 Idaho Republican Bus Tour
Two weeks. That's how much time we have left until the general election on November 6. We're optimistic, but we're also not taking anything for granted. That's why many of the Republican statewide and federal candidates on the ballot this year got on a bus. Their goal: to visit our Idaho cities and towns and to talk with voters. Unlike [...] Continue reading
October 4, 2018

It’s Not Us Against Them

Idaho Fall Moon

The current headlines tempt us to think we can’t get along when it comes to politics and government. It’s us against them. I don’t believe that’s true. What I see happening in our state backs ups that belief. Earlier this week, we learned that state agencies along with hospitals, foundations, and activists came together to develop a comprehensive plan for …

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September 13, 2018

A Lot of Hard Work & A Little Luck

Potato Harvest in Egin, Idaho

We’re wrapping up our third week of potato harvest, and I continue to be amazed at what happens between March and August. You plant a crop, take care of it, and keep your fingers crossed that the weather will cooperate. Some days you wonder if it’s worth all the stress and hard work.

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July 3, 2018

Happy 4th of July!

July 4th

During this week in 1776, John Adams wrote to his wife Abigail that “the greatest Question was decided, which ever was debated in America, and a greater perhaps, never was or will be decided among Men.” Tomorrow we will celebrate the outcome of that Question with patriotic programs, parades, and fireworks. It’s also a day to remember and honor the …

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May 2, 2018

Campaign Update: What Comes Next?

What Comes Next?

I admire folks who are willing to share their big ideas for our communities. But the real test for their proposals involves a question that doesn’t always get a headline. What comes next?

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