Monday Feb 24
George L. Shoup was Idaho's beloved 'Grand Old Man'
George Laid Shoup was born in Kittanning, Pennsylvania on June 15, 1836. He received his early education in the public school system and then moved to Galesburg, Illinois in 1852 to farm with his father.
Native Americans Bring Mascot Debate to Idaho Statehouse
A Southeastern Idaho lawmaker promised to forward the concerns expressed by Idaho members of Native American tribes over offensive nicknames and mascots of Gem State sports teams.
More Mega-Loads to Roll Across Idaho, Both North and South
The third of three mega-loads destined for the tar sands oil project in Alberta, Canada, is in Idaho and is expected to take the better part of a week to crawl across the southern half of the Gem State, once again meeting a series of protests much like its two predecessors.
Wilderness and Its Perceived Enemies
I skipped my college graduation ceremony in May of 1972 to come back to Idaho, go to work as a wilderness ranger and to attend more college.