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A note from the editor

I’m going to tell you a secret about the newspaper industry. The reason we all do Year in Review and Year in Preview articles is that there’s usually not a lot going on news-wise this time of year, and reporters ...

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Use Idaho’s excess revenues to save lives, not more money

What if you were hanging on the edge of a cliff and your friend leaned down and started rapping hard on your fingers, at the same time telling you it will be all right? Unfortunately, that’s what some Idaho politicians ...

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Health systems grateful for support of Idaho public leaders

As December 31 draws near, we often reflect on significant events to define the year. In 2020, many things have been unprecedented, but expressing gratitude remains essential and important. COVID-19 took center stage early this year and has not yielded ...

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The enemy is the virus, not each other

The pandemic has presented great challenges for everyone across our state, country and the world. One of the greatest challenges perhaps is this — choosing to show compassion and support when the instinct is to fight and attack others who ...

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Business leaders support local officials’ anti-COVID efforts

The Idaho Business for Education Board of Directors, which represents nearly 250 businesses across Idaho, has unanimously voted to lend its full support to our local government officials — mayors, city councils, county commissions, school leaders and health district members ...

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A note from the editor

Another week, another batch of COVID articles. At least this week’s first COVID vaccinations offer the hope that at some point next year our health care reporter Catie Clark will have other things to write about. Catie also wrote about ...

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Here’s how you haven’t been bringing your best self to work

Whether we’re leaders or not, most of us have some less-than-ideal traits and habits. Maybe we steamroll over others. Or we intimidate them with angry outbursts. Or we gossip. Or show off. Or get defensive when someone questions us. Or ...

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Not the holiday retail prediction everyone else is making

It’s rude to make a reader toil all the way to the bottom of an article just to find the punchline — so before our argument is even developed, here’s my conclusion: Expect winter holiday retail foot traffic to make ...

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A note from the editor

An editorial from the Roanoke (Virgina) Times has been making the rounds of Idaho’s tech community, pointing to Boise’s success in nurturing its tech and entrepreneurial community and suggesting that Roanoke should follow Boise’s example, as the two cities are ...

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SEC expands definition of ‘accredited investor’

As we hope you all know, any time a real estate developer or issuer takes money from a person or entity that will not be an active participate in the efforts to make the endeavor profitable, then that money raised ...

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