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It appears that the recent Nationwide multiple mass murders in the first 4 weeks of the New Year have set terrible records for chaos killings.…

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I read this morning, January 25th, that yesterday House Speaker Kevin McCarthy officially denied seats on the House Intelligence Committee to …

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Six months ago a teenager emerged from a restroom in an Indiana mall and began shooting, killing three people and wounding others. Fifteen sec…

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January 16th was Martin Luther King Day and a day of remembrance and Hope, a day of song and prayers. The focus was on that famous speech “I H…

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The League of Women Voters of Idaho strenuously opposes Senator Skaug’s decision to not allow constituents under 18 to testify on legislation …

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The Pocatello Free Clinic, one of the oldest free clinics in the US, held the first annual "Jingle Jangle Fundraiser" at the Sand Trap Bar and…

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Every time I open the Opinion page of the Journal I cannot help but notice a sea of white male faces. Females are limited to food and health i…

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I liked Robert Gehrke's letter from 11/2/22 about the IRS. He talked about the many years of under-funding for staff and technology as Congres…

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You may wonder if there’s a misprint in our title. Not so!

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Our property taxes are out of control. The biggest culprit is the City of Pocatello, which has the honor of having the highest taxes in the st…

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Dr. Tokle's column about inflation was easily readable, full of important information and serves as a road map for what not to do as you play …

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75% of young Republicans are concerned about climate change as are 83% of Moms. Our congressmen and senators in Washington should also be concerned.

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Opinions by two ISJ columnists (12-11-22) are strictly opinions, nothing more, and in this situation, are riddled with comments which are cert…

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"Bird Is the Word" - It is against driving rules to drive a motorcycle on the sidewalk — what makes these electric scooters any different? Eve…

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At this time of year, I especially appreciate the warmth and kindness extended to me by amazing individuals at local businesses throughout the…

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Challenging moments will come about in the new year of 2023, I pray that your challenges be filled with graces and insights. Within this new y…

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According to an article published in the ISJ on December 27, 2022, Brandon Durst and the Idaho Republican Party state central committee are so…

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Bannock County property assessment programs currently charge taxes per square foot of your home, and are based on the principle of “what it wo…

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Here's a thought, Ned, or Terrel, or whatever you're calling yourself these days:

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You are quoted “I get so flippin tired of (people) saying don’t spend my taxes. I pay more taxes than just about anybody...and if I stay in th…

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It’s time the citizens of Pocatello become more aware of the encroachment of Mountain Lions or cougars and coyotes into the hills surrounding …

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The U.S. must enact a ban on outdoor use of neonics - neonicotinoids that pose a grave danger to bees and other pollinators. (Neonics harm up …

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Life seems to be all about boxes these days. Delivery drivers of every sort drive our roads daily and appear in our neighborhoods with evermor…

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Wondering if Marvin Lewis would be interested in coaching the football team at ISU. Perhaps being offered both the AD and HC jobs would pique …

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This morning I was reading an on-line article about a house hunt in NYC. What really grabbed me eye was the real estate taxes paid. There were…

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Have you thought about your life’s journey? This could be a scary thought but with reflection, faith and hope it doesn’t have to be so.

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Brian Parsons, you and your fellow travellers are the true RINOs. Because I am possibly old enough to be your father, I remember more true rep…

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Idaho State University’s Haunted Science Laboratory was a great success this year, thanks to volunteers and support from our community. Over 8…

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In response to a letter in the journal, Friday, November 2, 2022.

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American justice systems continue to convict seditionists and investigate state and Federal accomplices involved in the attempt to overturn a …

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Please everyone, contact your Bannock County Commissioners and insist that more review is done of the financial status of the proposed stadium…

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Bannock County mulls spending $8M in COVID stimulus funds for new stadium that could attract MLB-partnered baseball team.

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The cost of satisfying the legal whims of the Idaho legislature’s republicans continues to grow. It’s only been five months since the U.S. Sup…

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Wondering if Marvin Lewis would be interested in coaching the football team at ISU. Perhaps being offered both the AD and HC jobs would pique …

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This morning I was reading an on-line article about a house hunt in NYC. What really grabbed me eye was the real estate taxes paid. There were…

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Have you thought about your life’s journey? This could be a scary thought but with reflection, faith and hope it doesn’t have to be so.