Letter: Risch Retiring on the Public Dime

I’m a white, married, Christian, middle-aged father of a college student. I own my home, would be considered upper-middle income and was raised in a predominantly Republican household. I own guns, hold a conceal permit and love the outdoors. At face value, one would assume I am the prototypical Idaho…

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Letter: Nels Mitchell

Was surprised to see the Statesman’s endorsement for Sen. Jim Risch, the man who would be senator forever because “… there’s nothing happening when we’re back there and there’s nothing happening when we’re not back there – what’s the difference?” Why don’t we see if we can make a difference.…

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Letter: Sen. Risch waging ‘war on math’

We should be angry with Sen. Jim Risch for doing next to nothing for Idaho in six years. Idaho ranks second in the highest share of workers earning minimum wage. Risch voted against funding for the INL. He says that spending is out of control, refusing to allocate another dime…

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