February 9, 2024

Investing in Idaho’s Water Infrastructure

Priest River, Idaho

Last year, it seemed like winter would never end. This year, winter can’t decide if it’s coming or going. Idaho’s snowpacks are paying the price. Only a few of our basins along the southern border show above-average snowpack levels, with a handful sitting at close to average. An alarming number of basins in the middle and northern reaches are below …

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November 23, 2023

The Richness of Gratitude

Happy Thanksgiving

In this season of Thanksgiving, I’m pausing to consider and appreciate some parts of life that tend to fly under the radar. Without question, I go into this holiday season with great appreciation for family, friends, and the nation we call home. But in some ways, those blessings are easy to count and acknowledge. Today, my thoughts turn to the …

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October 20, 2023

Building a Strong Energy Future in Idaho

Idaho Reservoir

Earlier this summer, I heard a policy planner refer to energy as a 100-0 issue. We may disagree about how to get there, but everyone wants the lights to come on when we flip the switch. Securing reliable, affordable, and sustainable energy sources requires planning, investment, and execution that often goes unseen. In July and October, I participated in a …

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