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Christina Lords

Christina Lords

Christina Lords is the editor-in-chief of the Idaho Capital Sun and has been a professional journalist covering local and state government since graduating from the University of Idaho in 2009. A Pocatello native, Lords is a fifth-generation Idahoan who served as a reporter at the Moscow-Pullman Daily News and the Post Register in Idaho Falls and served as assistant editor for the Idaho Press in Nampa. She also led the Idaho Statesman in Boise for two years before turning to nonprofit journalism.

Want to help Idaho seniors? Dept. of Insurance seeks Medicare program volunteers.

By: - March 31, 2021

The Senior Health Insurance Benefits Advisors Program in Idaho is seeking volunteers to help senior citizens better understand Medicare. The program, through the state’s Department of Insurance, helps train and certify Medicare counselors who provide assistance to Idahoans seeking Medicare coverage. The program can also help Idahoans update their Medicare plans with easy to understand […]

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Welcome to the Idaho Capital Sun — the Gem State’s newest nonprofit journalism outlet

By: - March 31, 2021

I’ve spent the majority of the last year working from home on a tiny wooden kitchen table, peering out at my view of the looming Boise Foothills, thinking about Idaho. Thinking about how our public officials have responded — and, in many ways, refused to respond — to keeping Idahoans safe during COVID-19 pandemic. About […]