Medicaid Expansion Good for Idaho

Medicaid Expansion Good for Idaho

Medical bankruptcy is a uniquely American medical problem, as is affordable health care for over 60,000 Idahoans. Idaho taxpayers are currently paying for Medicaid expansion in 33 states, but we do not benefit from this program. There is a myth people “in the gap” are...
Break the Silence Suicide Prevention Walk

Break the Silence Suicide Prevention Walk

A large contingent of community volunteers, including the Kootenai County Democrats, joined the community in support of this important community event organized by the Region 1 Suicide Prevention Action Network (SPAN). Over 800 folks registered for the SPAN Walk to...
Families Belong Together

Families Belong Together

Written by Zoe O’Brien Photography from CDA Families Belong Together Vigil   It’s 2018 and we are one nation under hate, and responsible for the separation of all 2000+ families coming over our border seeking asylum. How is it fair that I can come home every day to my...
A platform we all can believe in

A platform we all can believe in

Finally, the 2018 Idaho Democratic Party Annual State Convention is officially over. More importantly, this biennial event, held in Caldwell at the College of Idaho was a big success. The conference drew elected delegates from all over Idaho. Together, this committed...
KDWA Shower Gifts Support CASA

KDWA Shower Gifts Support CASA

The Kootenai Democratic Women’s Association hosted their CASA Baby Shower on Wednesday, May 16. KDWA members and friends gathered at the home of Shiela Gary. Gary is a co-chair of the association. The annual spring benefit collected clothing and incidentals for babies...
2018 Democracy Dinner

2018 Democracy Dinner

On May 10, the Kootenai Democrats gathered for a celebration. The reason for this festive event was the 16th Annual North Idaho Democracy Dinner. This regional gathering of Democrats featured a keynote address by former Washington State Legislator and current...
Unselfish Service Makes Callen Worthy

Unselfish Service Makes Callen Worthy

The Kootenai County Democrats bestow the 2018 Art Manley Lifetime Achievement Award to Janet Callen. For the past 18 years, she lived the principles for which this award was established. In addition, she consistently demonstrates her commitment to Democratic values...