We all know there are many good reasons to not use illegal drugs coming from south of our border. We also know the drug cartels engage in vicious, bloody turf battles over who gets the largest share of the drug trade. People die every day in these battles. But when nine American citizens are murdered, even if it is a case of mistaken identity, the consequences of our drug use really hit home.
Watching, reading and hearing the news can be depressing, but lately I’ve been remembering an encounter in Idaho two years ago that was uplifting.
I finally got around to reading the article in the Thursday, July 4 issue of the T-I about the name, “Dead Horse Point.” Three possibilities were presented concerning the naming of the state park. There’s one more.
I picked up a can of hairspray at Walker Drug today and read the warnings. In part, it said, “Intentional misuse by concentrating and inhaling contents (called huffing and done by people to get high) can be harmful or fatal.”
I was at the open house Thursday. Lots of folks commented on the problems associated with growth of the tourism in the community. Some were for curtailing the growth, and others said bring it on.