Idaho Legislature

Primaries Mark Big Changes for Idaho

First up this month is the report on the fundraising done for the local DAV on Memorial Day. Eighteen volunteers gave two hour shifts at ... Full story

Idaho and the Arctic Caucus

Idaho's interest in the Arctic, from a Seat in the House ... Full story

Bills Pass for Health Insurance and Personal Property Taxes

Despite contentious issues, the Legislature is making progress ... Full story

Bills Pass for Health Insurance and Personal Property Taxes

Despite contentious issues, the Legislature is making progress ... Full story

On Health Insurance and Gun Control

Idaho legislature grapples with weighty issues ... Full story

This Session's Controversial Issues

Ethics reform, education reform, state health insurance exchanges and second amendment rights lead the pack in controversy for the 62nd Idaho Legislature. Here's the view from a Seat in the House. ... Full story

New Session to Bring Challenges

The 62nd legislature will grapple with personal property tax, education reform and health insurance exchanges this session ... Full story

When Disaster Rages

A view of catastrophe from a Seat in the House ... Full story

A Look at 2012's New Legislation

George reports on accomplishments Idaho's 61st legislature from a Seat in the House. ... Full story

Texting While Driving

It's not politically correct, but laws to ban texting while driving just don't work. ... Full story

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Scott Johnson

Scott Johnson

I was born a poor German child in the suburbs of Milwaukee, Wisconsin on a cold April eve in 1958, on the heels of the greatest event in the history of the state: the hiring of Vincent T. Lombardi to the Green Bay Packers. Hence began my love affair with the game of football and my team in green and gold. Due to my father’s (100%) disability with MS, we moved to sunny San Diego, CA in the summer of 1968 to escape the bitter cold of those Wisconsin winters and its negative effect on my Dad's disease. While in San Diego I found not only my love for beautiful beaches and beautiful girls, but also for the stage. From junior high through college at San Diego State University, I was performing and directing in three to five theatrical productions per year. Between theatre and football I managed to squeeze in distance running as an avocation, competing in numerous 10k races, half marathons and finally the San Diego Marathon. Realizing that the chances of becoming a fabulously rich and famous actor were few and far between, I decided on an advertising career in the newspaper business as my vocation. I began at a weekly publication, then a daily, then the #1 monthly senior publication in the country, Senior World Newsmagazine, where I became their Regional Sales Manager. Looking for a “quality of life” change for our family, my wife I found Sandpoint, Idaho in 1993 and moved here with our son in 1994. I worked for the Daily Bee and then in the car business before finding my niche as Director of Sales and Advertising for Keokee Creative Group in 2001, where I remain today. In the Fall of 2006, Trish found my knowledge of sport, my gift of gab and my theatrical spin on life in the sporting world a match for the River Journal, and I’ve been writing my sports column ever since. Still waiting for that call from Sports Illustrated, though. Of course now that Ric Reilly has retired, maybe there’s a chance…