Speaking About Fair Taxes

Speaking About Fair Taxes

My name is Cory Jane English, senatorial candidate for Legislative District 4. As the political season gets underway, there is a lot of talk about taxes. For example, the Republican candidates for governor are trying to out-conservative one another by talking about...
Kootenai Democrats Endorse Medicaid Initiative Petition

Kootenai Democrats Endorse Medicaid Initiative Petition

January 9th, 2018   The Kootenai County Democratic Party endorses the petition drive launched by non-partisan group Reclaim Idaho to expand Medicaid for 78,000 Idahoans who fall in the coverage gap, many of which who desperately need access to care. Our current Idaho...
Solidarity Rally at Hecla HQ: Let’s Support Miners!

Solidarity Rally at Hecla HQ: Let’s Support Miners!

Article and Photography by Shawn Keenan Shirley McFaddan, Kristi Milan, and Jan Studer stand in solidarity along Highway 95 in front of Hecla Mining Company Headquarters. Since March 13th of this year, more than 230 of our USW Local 5114 brothers and sisters from the...
Idaho Dems Vote for Primary, not Caucus

Idaho Dems Vote for Primary, not Caucus

Article by Paula Neils Photography by Christine Harding     The Idaho Democratic State Committee voted on October 14, 2017, at the quarterly meeting in Pocatello, to change from a caucus to a primary to determine voter preference for the Democratic presidential...
Faith Leaders Share Views on Climate Change

Faith Leaders Share Views on Climate Change

Article by Suzanne Marshall     Climate Action CDA, a program of the Kootenai Environmental Alliance, hosted a panel on Faith and Climate Change at North Idaho College on October 19, 2017. An audience of approximately 50 community members and students listened to...
America’s Immigration Policy: #Sad!

America’s Immigration Policy: #Sad!

Column by Jan Studer Images Contributed by Alycia Moss     President Trump appears unable to show true compassion to the immigrant children and young adults of the United States who were brought to American shores by their parents and who now await a decision about...
Lake CDA Waterkeeper Hosts Boat Tours

Lake CDA Waterkeeper Hosts Boat Tours

Article by TJ Gossard Do you know that the second largest Superfund site in the United States, Bunker Hill, has affected the Coeur d’Alene Basin? Do you know that the United States Geological Survey estimates there are more than 75 million metric tons of contaminated...
Medicaid for Idaho Campaign Tours Coeur d’Alene

Medicaid for Idaho Campaign Tours Coeur d’Alene

Article and Photography by TJ Gossard   “Right now our senators—Senator Crapo, Senator Risch—are participating in an effort to begin a process, and possibly complete a process, to dismantle Medicaid as we know it: putting $800 billion out of the Medicaid program.”...