Saying the name Charlottesville, Virginia, now feels a bit heavy on the tongue, complete with a bad aftertaste on the side. Nearly a week ago, it was requested that a Robert E. Lee statue at Emancipated Park beremoved, beckoning riots and protests involving Neo-Nazis, producing an extreme environment — a certain type of extreme. This kind of extreme……
During UIdaho Bound, the University of Idaho Office of Alumni Relations (OAR) challenged businesses and Vandals to show off their Idaho pride with the Pave the Road Silver and Gold campaign.
Humanities of the Palouse hosted an event at the Moscow City Hall Sunday about Idaho’s dark history and how it relates to contemporary issues. Latah County Historic Society Executive director Dulce Kersting spoke as a guest speaker.
Three seats remained empty at a town hall meeting Thursday — the seats for Sen. Jim Risch, Sen. Mike Crapo and Rep. Raul Labrador. Event coordinators handed out posters to locals with “agree” or “disagree.” Despite the absence of Idaho politicians, citizens were given a chance to speak about recent issues developing nationally and locally.
History’s repeated silence was disrupted by the rallying cries in East City Park Saturday as protesters stood by their immigrant community members. Palouse ProActive nonprofit hosted the rally, “Beyond the Ban: Stand with Immigrants” to oppose President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily banning the immigrants of seven countries from entering the U.S.