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Washington State regulators deny Hydro One’s acquisition of Avista Corporation

Press Release from Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission Olympia, Wash. – State regulators today denied Canada-based Hydro One Limited’s proposed acquisition of Spokane-based Avista Corporation, finding the proposed merger does not serve the public interest. The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission determined the proposed merger agreement does not adequately protect Avista or its customers from political […]

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2018 Idaho General Election Endorsements

Idaho’s General Election takes place on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Please consider the following recommendations and endorsements. Proposition 1 (Restore Historical Horse Racing): No Recommendation Proposition 2 (Medicaid Expansion): NO Local Vehicle Registration Fees (Ada County): NO College Of Western Idaho School Plant Facilities Reserve Fund Levy (Treasure Valley): NO United States Representative—District 1 Russ […]

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Free Seminar on Cancer Strategies through the use of Integrative Medicine

WHEN: October 6, 2018, from 10 to 1 pm WHERE: Friendship Celebration Lutheran Church, 765 Chinden Blvd., Meridian, Idaho 83646 DETAILS: This Seminar is open to the general public and we encourage you to attend this important discussion. We are now at a point in the U.S. where the risk of contracting cancer in our lifetime is […]

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Thank You President Trump

From the Editorial Board of Gem State Patriot News While 350 newspapers around the globe are writing fake news articles about President Trump, we would like to thank him for the many good things he has done to turn around our country from eight years of oppression by former president Obama. Since taking office, President […]

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County Treasurer Invokes Coordination Process for Purchase of Avista

Above: Rob Chase filing a Notice of Invoking Coordination Process at the Spokane Office of the Washington State Attorney General. Spokane County Treasurer Rob Chase announced on July 24th that he has posted watch, over the controversial acquisition of Avista, based in Spokane County, by Ontario’s HYDRO ONE. The acquisition was headed home on the fast […]

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2018 Idaho Republican Primary Endorsements from the Gem State Patriot

Representative for the 1st Congressional District: The Gem State Patriot proudly endorses former State Senator Russell Fulcher. We feel that Russ has been a guardian of conservative values during his 10 years in the Idaho Senate and indeed looks out for the little guy with his bill to enact the grocery tax credit to help […]

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2018 Idaho Republican Primary Legislative Endorsements from the Gem State Patriot

District 1 Senator: Danielle Ahrens District 1 House A: Heather Scott District 1 House B: Sage Dixon (uncontested primary) District 2 Senator: Steve Vick (uncontested primary) District 2 House A: Vito Barbieri District 2 House B: John Green District 3 Senator: Don Cheatham (uncontested primary) District 3 House A: Ron Mendive (uncontested primary) District 3 […]

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Bob's Words of Wisdom News Podcasts

PODCAST: Pros and Cons of Medical Cannabis with Dr. Michael Karlfeldt

Today, we discuss pros and cons of cannabis, both medically and legally with Dr. Michael Karlfeldt who runs a large integrative medical clinic in Meridian. Dr. Karlfeldt is a Board Certified Traditional Naturopath (CTN® ), with 20+ years of clinical experience, and offices previously in Los Angeles and Stockholm. He has been practicing in Boise, […]

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POLL: Who do you support in the Idaho Lt. Governor Race?

Idaho’s Primary Election will take place on May 15, 2018. Which of these Republican candidates do you support in Idaho’s Lt. Governor Race? Your options are “Janice McGeachin,” “Marv Hagedorn,” “Steve Yates,” “Bob Nonini,” “Kelley Packer,” or “Other / Undecided.” If you select “Other / Undecided,” please leave a comment letting us know which way you are leaning […]

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POLL: Who do you support in the Idaho Governor Race?

Idaho’s Primary Election will take place on May 15, 2018. Which of these Republican candidates do you support in Idaho’s Governor Race? Your options are “Raúl Labrador,” “Tommy Ahlquist,” “Brad Little,” “Other / Undecided.” If you select “Other / Undecided,” please leave a comment letting us know which way you are leaning or who you […]

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Press Release: Idaho’s Victim Protection Act Released

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Idaho Victim Protection Act Boise, Idaho – February 2, 2018- Idaho State Representatives Priscilla Giddings (R-7), Representative Christy Zito (R-23), and Representative Heather Scott (R-1) released their Idaho Victim Protection Act today which will be given a print hearing in the House State Affairs Committee next Thursday. These legislators have been working with […]

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POLL: Who do you support in Idaho’s 1st Congressional District Race?

Idaho’s Primary Election will take place on May 15, 2018. Which of these Republican candidates do you support in Idaho’s 1st Congressional District Race? Your options are “Russ Fulcher,” “David Leroy,” “Luke Malek,” “Christy Perry,” “Michael Snyder,” “Nick Henderson,” “Other / Undecided.” If you select “Other / Undecided,” please leave a comment letting us know […]