Vaccine Mandates Have Strong Precedent

In 1905, the high court made a fateful ruling with eerie parallels to today: One person’s liberty can’t trump everyone else’s. Henning Jacobson, a 50-year-old minister, put his faith in his own liberty. Back in his native Sweden, he had suffered a bad reaction to a...

Judiciary cleans up two nasty messes

So ends a great week for the citizens of Idaho. For decision-makers at the Capitol? More like a double-feature horror show. On Monday, the Idaho Supreme Court unanimously took a match to SB 1110, the short-lived law on citizen-led voter initiatives. The law was viewed...

Phony info effort snuffed out

Target is county’s optional forms of government commission A document posted over the weekend alleged that citizens would no longer be able to attend Kootenai County form of government meetings. That was fake news. The printed letter, which several individuals and...

Members of Idaho Redistricting Commission

Members of the Idaho Redistricting Commission, officially called the Idaho Citizen Commission for Reapportionment, will take population numbers from the 2020 U.S. Census, and draw new state legislative and congressional district boundaries. An article about the...

Idaho redistricting commission has 5 of 6 members

Five of the six appointments are in for a commission that will redraw Idaho’s 35 legislative districts from which voters select the state’s 105 lawmakers for the next 10 years. The bipartisan Idaho Commission for Reapportionment that also draws the state’s two...

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