Politics: Democrats elated over new platform

by Judy Ferro They clapped, they cheered, they stomped, and then they clapped some more! Democrats were elated when the final draft of their 2016 platform was presented, and they showed it. Looking back after a week, I realize that the cheers wouldn’t have been so enthusiastic if forging the platform had presented no difficulties. …

Politics: Dems Caucus, That’s What They Do

by Judy Ferro Canyon County’s Republican and Constitutional party members will vote at a special presidential primary at precinct polling sites between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 8. In prior years these parties caucused or waited to vote in May primaries. Democrats will caucus, as they have for decades. This year Canyon …