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HEADLINES: THURSDAY, JANUARY 16, 2019

THE HORRIBLE OUTCOME OF OPIOID ABUSE
16 deaths in 2-1/2 years traced to prescription painkillers

Scott Carver sees plenty of deaths in his job as Valley County coroner, but deaths due to opioid abuse are especially troubling to him...

  Valley County Coroner Scott Carver inspects a test kit used to identify opioids and other narcotics in the bloodstream of a body of a suspected overdose victim.

Photo by Max Silverson/The Star-News
 

OPINION

Lower the bar for road tax vote

If Valley County commissioners want to get the conversation started again about funding the maintenance of county roads, they should set the tone by declaring they will only seek a temporary two-year levy that only requires 50% plus one of the total vote to pass...

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EVENTS / THE ARTS

Only one week to go

A sneak peak at the events in store for the 2020 edition of the McCall Winter Carnival...

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