Politics: Idaho’s once-Democratic District

I love seeing people frown when I describe the Democratic district where I grew up. Sooner or later, someone will interrupt to say they thought I was an Idaho native.  Even though I have “Fourth Generation Idahoan” tattooed on my forehead, it’s easier for people to believe I grew up elsewhere than to believe Idaho …

Idaho Politics: Some were giants

Judy Ferro     [Published by the Idaho Press-Tribune on July 14] Last week Marc Johnson posted a memorable tribute to former Governor John V. Evans, who died July 8 at the age of 89.  Johnson was a producer and television host at Idaho Public Television during Evan’s 1976 to 1986 tenure. “Evans took the small …