News and Updates

February 16, 2020

2020 Idaho City Chili Cook-Off

Have you been to the Idaho City Chili Cook-Off?

Mark your calendar for next February… you won’t be disappointed. Great chili, fun people and awesome music. I was fortunate to be a chili judge for the 3rd year!

See you …

February 13, 2020

Legislative Pie Day

Legislative Pie Day is one of the legislatures’ favorite annual event. It is wonderful eating a delicious slice of homemade pie made by our State’s homeschool students. We walk around the rotunda looking at students’ education projects. You can see …

February 13, 2020

Thank you to Cat Menlove!

Catherine “Cat” Menlove, a homeschool student from Emmett, served as a page during the first six weeks of the 2nd Regular Session of the 65th Idaho Legislature. It was such a pleasure to have someone from District 8 serve.

I …

January 18, 2020

Kenn Roberts Testifies Against Common Core

Mr. Kenn Roberts of Salmon attended last week’s Common Core House Education Committee hearings at the Capitol. Mr. Roberts served as one of four experts speaking against retaining the controversial standards. Mr. Roberts has worked as an architect for 45 …

November 30, 2019

Combating Robocalls

I have heard from many of you about phone solicitations that begin with, “don’t hang up the phone, your Google listing . . . “ If you to listen to the entire robocall and decide to be transferred to a …

September 25, 2019

Upcoming Common Core Hearing in Challis

District 8 Friends,

The State Board of Education is holding a Common Core Hearing in Challis at the American Legion Hall, on the corner of Main Avenue & 3rd Street, on Thursday, October 3rd from 6:00 to 9:00 PM