Letters to the editor: Idaho literacy, immigration, Second Amendment

Letters to the editor: Idaho literacy, immigration, Second Amendment

Literacy There was a lot of fuss last year about Idaho students trailing the nation. I didn’t think too much about it in that I had no data on the subject. Still not sure, however, I have come to the conclusion that the adult millennials have a severe literacy deficiency. Case in point, I recently attended a hosted event at the Boise Art Museum. The presenter went into detail about how rare some of the exhibits were. At the entrance of the exhibit hall was a sign that read Do Not Touch the Exhibit. Sure enough there was a woman reaching out with her finger, rubbing the surface of one of the pieces. What really mystified me, there was another woman with her, presumably a friend, wearing a Boise Art Museum name tag who said nothing to her. Apparently she suffers the same literacy problem. Today’s top news by email The local news you need to start your day Recaptcha requires verification. I’m not a robot reCAPTCHA Privacy – Terms Boyd K. Leavitt, Eagle Immigration Solving the continuing immigration drama is necessary. But, developing a policy which is rationale, fair, and popular will be very difficult and take a significant amount of time. The separation of families is an emotional issue which no one likes. With that in mind, it is fascinating to see the abuse Pres. Trump and his administration is receiving on the family separation issue. Where was the press and the outrage for the previous eight […]

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