The Idaho 97 Project in the news

Intensity of Idaho childcare battle shows rise in extremism, post-Trump

The Guardian

May 1, 2021

Walton: "“I believe that there are more moderate people in Idaho who don’t want things run by an armed mob, and that’s why we started."

Idaho 97 petitioners launch advocacy group to oppose extremism

Idaho Press

Mar 25, 2021

'We want to change the image of Idaho to be a place with sane politics'

Ada commissioner asked judge to ‘accommodate’ Bundy. Now a group wants him investigated

The Idaho Statesman

Mar 18, 2021

"A new group opposed to extremism and disinformation is asking the Attorney General’s Office to investigate an Ada County commissioner after he asked a judge to make “accommodations” for Ammon Bundy, who was denied access to the Ada County Courthouse in Boise after refusing to wear a mask."

Guest opinion: Look at mask wearing as another way to help your fellow Idahoans

The Idaho Statesman

Jan 15, 2021

"Our masks free us, until we get to the other side of this pandemic. It isn’t how things used to be, but for now it’s the right tool for the job, so Mask Up Idaho!"

Citizens group calls for ethics hearing into actions of Idaho Rep. Priscilla Giddings


Apr 30, 2021

Satz: "“This is about decent behavior, this is about decency that we should all expect from all of our leaders. That’s all it’s about.”

Illegal or not, county commissioner shouldn’t be intervening on behalf of Ammon Bundy

The Idaho Statesman

Mar 21, 2021

"The Idaho 97 Project, a new group opposed to extremism and disinformation, has asked the Idaho Attorney General’s Office to investigate Davidson."

Ada commissioner's conversation with judge draws criticism, raises legal questions

The Idaho Press

Mar 18, 2021

"The Idaho 97 Project, a privately funded advocacy group that formed in opposition to anti-mask advocates, on Wednesday filed a complaint with the Attorney General’s Office requesting Davidson be investigated for violating the bribery and corruption statute."

Idaho Teachers of the Year urge better COVID-19 safety

Idaho State Journal

Dec 23, 2020

“I think we’ve seen an imbalance at public meetings across the state,” Hoffman said. “The people who show up are people who aren’t wearing masks and aren’t taking personal responsibility to protect their neighbors.”

Time for Idaho businesses to step up, lead from the front

Idaho Business Review

Apr 9, 2021

All of the attacks lead to this: Idaho is on the verge of producing students who will not possess the workplace skills — those ever-important soft skills that lead to a happy and motivated workforce — that Idaho employers expect.

VIDEO: Ada County Commissioner asks courthouse to 'make accommodations for Ammon Bundy's trial

KTVB / The 208

Mar 19, 2021

"Satz: This kind of behavior is absolutely unacceptable for any level of elected official."

Police, Ada officials respond to Tuesday's health order protests

The Idaho Press

Mar 9, 2021

"On the other side of the debate, hundreds of people in support of the public health order set up homemade signs in the parking lot of the district office Tuesday. On Wednesday, an online petition by a newly formed coalition called The 97% gained more than 1,600 signatures."

VIDEO : ‘We trust the science’: Idaho group urges COVID public health measures after protests

The Idaho Statesman

Dec 19, 2020

‘We trust the science’: Idaho group urges COVID public health measures after protests