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Confused about retirement choices? 

Hurricane Ida, COVID-19 and a February winter weather disaster in the United States and Mexico; many other catastrophes and worries abound. What issues currently confront the U.S. economy? The answer is multi-level but can be summed up as:  1) The collapse ...

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Education wins this Legislative session

Idaho’s public education system scored several wins during the 2022 Legislative session that concluded last week. As president of the Idaho State Board of Education, I’d like to thank the legislators and Idaho Governor Brad Little for making historic investments ...

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A note from the editor

There’s a theme of positivity in this week’s edition, spanning pages through the entire issue.  Maybe you’ve already seen our cover story this week — featured first online — which showcases an Airbnb potato-loving Idahoans can be proud of. Catie ...

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IDeal 529 accounts will help employers stand out in the job market

Hayden Beverage is a family business, doing business as a family. As a second-generation owner, I have an obligation to our employees because many of them have been with the company since I was a child. I understand and appreciate ...

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Why Ukraine matters

Vladimir Putin is a madman. He is a thug. He is a power-hungry criminal with no regard for the rule of law or human life. Americans are disgusted by the atrocities Putin is inflicting on the Ukrainian people, but we ...

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The In-N-Out infiltration (access required)

It’s been covered in most of the media outlets in Ada County that the fabled In-N-Out Burger is coming to Treasure Valley. This is indeed a cause for celebration if you love In-N-Out, which, personally, I do. Going to grad ...

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Let’s prepare Idaho kids for Idaho jobs

Idaho’s next state superintendent needs a vision where skills, preparation and job readiness puts students first and restores value to education. I think we can agree that we want every student to have access to the knowledge, credentials and vocational ...

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Things to consider when planning to retire

 Retirement is not likely to look anything like your parents’ retirement. The economic impact of government actions related to the pandemic, inflation caused by loose monetary policy, and stock market volatility have created craters in even the best-laid retirement plans. ...

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A note from the editor March 21

Hey, remember when Idaho lawmakers were considering legislation that would do away with Daylight Savings Time? If you, like many others, struggle with the adjustment, check this out: CNN has reported that legislation making Daylight Savings Time permanent (meaning no more ...

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