The mask mandate which has been in effect since July was just extended until January 6th, 2021 by Moscow city’s left-wing leaders, an emergency order they themselves do not follow. Please consider making a donation here:, Your email address will not be published. So this Idaho mayor canceled two youth sports tournaments. There are just 13 days until the election! If there was no coronavirus hazard at that wedding, then why did police or the Moscow leaders feel there was a hazard at the outdoor Christian Psalm Sing? The Moscow Republican, Gabriel Rench is running against incumbent Moscow Democrat Tom Lamar in November’s election. Zabala, who grew up in Middleton, Idaho, moved to Moscow in 2011 to attend the University of Idaho. This, despite the fact that Latah County has had zero coronavirus hospitalizations, and there have been zero deaths. In June, Mayor Lambert stated, “The constitutional guarantees of free speech, assembly, and exercise of one’s religion are precious to me, as they should be to all Americans.”. ... city councilman and longtime mayor. When authorized by the Council, the Mayor signs officially for and on behalf of the City on all contracts, including all deeds, bonds, bills, notes, obligations and other agreements to which the City is a party, and may borrow money on the credit of the City. Mayor Lambert has a strong personal interest and love for both the community and the University of Idaho. Jerry Merrill Background. Furthermore, just a few weeks ago, Mayor Bill Lambert officiated a wedding without a mask or social distancing in Moscow at a private residence. These officers have a constitutional duty to upholde the constitution, not violate it. Moscow has a Council-Mayor form of government consisting of six at-large (serving the community as a whole rather than representing a subdivision of the community) Council members and a Mayor. Moscow Mayor Bill Lambert has some news for people who don’t like to wear masks. “But I have for the past two months, and I will in the future because I think it’s an easy thing for us to do.” Sun Valley — Resort town in central Idaho. “Well, none of us like to wear masks. Mayor Bill Lambert has also ordered police officers to issue residents with “courtesy warning” tickets. Before taking office, Mayor Kling was most recently the President/CEO of the Nampa Chamber of Commerce, where she served from 2012 until taking office. View current and archived State of the City Addresses. Yet Moscow Mayor Bill Lambert officiated a wedding without a mask or social distancing in Moscow at a private residence. Population: 1,577. The Moscow (Idaho) Police Department arrested my kids’ music teacher and his wife the basketball coach for singing without social distancing at a Psalm Sing protest. You're about there; well done. […] 5. Check out the recordings below. Your voice makes a difference. The Mayor is nominated and elected in accordance with the laws of the City of Moscow and the State of Idaho. @2020 RAIR Foundation USA, LLC. Missed one? Mayor Bill Lambert was elected as Mayor in November of 2013 and took office in January of 2014. City services, event program and advice – all about the capital on one portal. Moscow City Council unanimously voted to extend the city’s mask order until Jan. 5, after a long public comment period during Monday night’s city council meeting. Masks, however, were not in attendance for the wedding. and so far it has not came back. Comment Card/ Provide Feedback. Firsthand news about Moscow and for Moscow. Bill Lambert, the mayor of Moscow, Idaho, ordered the Ash Rattler Wood Bat baseball tournament and the Harvest Cup soccer tournament to stop because fans weren’t wearing masks. Your are welcome!! Your email address will not be published. Council member elections are held in odd-numbered years in November, with terms staggered so that three of the six seats are open at each election. Did you ever imagine you would witness the day when Christian Americans peacefully singing hymns would be arrested and charged with crimes while violent left-wing groups march through our streets, looting, harassing conservatives and harming citizens unabated? Face masks were required in Moscow … Zornes said Wednesday’s Psalm Sing was also a fitting way to show that residents want a return to normalcy in the face of mandates imposed due to the Chinese coronavirus. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.2020 LWV Moscow Speaker SeriesCheck the calendar of events for our Fall 2020 Speaker Series. Latah County, ID is Leaning liberal. Required fields are marked *. They took an oath of office, they violated that oath and trust and should be reomved from office. Make sure to update RAIR Foundation USA on your progress at: info@rairfoundation. Contact Mayor Bill Lambert: Email Bill Lambert:; Phone: 208-883-7021; Contact left-wing Moscow city council members: Council Member Art Bettge:; Council Member Sandra Kelly:; Council Member Mareen Laflin:; Council Member Brandy Sullivan: We encourage all Americans to support the Moscow, Idaho community and respectfully voice your concerns. MOSCOW, Idaho — The mayor of Moscow has issued a public health emergency order to help meet the community’s day care needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Mayor has jurisdiction over all places within five miles of the corporate limits of the City for the enforcement of any health or quarantine ordinance, and has jurisdiction in all matters except taxation within one mile of the corporate limits. CALL TO ACTION: Left-Wing Idaho Mayor Arrests Christians Over Coronavirus Mandates He Refuses To Follow (Video), Latah County Commissioner candidate Gabriel Rench, Email the City Council at, Muslims plot, new US Alberta rail, Arrested for singing in groups: Links 2, September 26, 2020 – Vlad Tepes, Fraud Alert: Democrat Politicians Caught on Hot Mic Pushing Masks for ‘Political Theater’ (Watch) – RAIR, Email Chief of Police James Fry: The Church-sponsored event was attended by around 300 people Wednesday afternoon. PJ Media – On Tuesday, the city council extended the mandatory masking order, set […] I wondered if he was a leftist. The rogue mayor has departed from the state by issuing arbitrary masking orders despite zero coronavirus hospitalizations or deaths in the small town. Laflin’s came Back, so I put m in front Of her last name instead of a Idahoans who refuse to don facemasks in Moscow, Idaho, could face misdemeanor charges under a new order signed by the mayor on Tuesday. Pinehurst — 6.5 miles west of Kellogg in the Idaho Panhandle. They need to sue the pants off these DEMON-crats! Wilson also mentioned that during a recent wedding where Moscow’s Mayor Bill Lambert officiated, masks were nowhere to be found. The mayor is given administrative authority and the responsibility to oversee all department heads. Well done @SeanOShay2 and Rachel. Five Christians were cited and three arrested outside Moscow City Hall in Idaho for face mask and social distancing order violations at a “Psalm Sing” hosted by Christ Church. Jerry was born in Blackfoot Idaho the eighth child born to Clifford and Rowena Murdock Merrill. Wilson accused Moscow Mayor Bill Lambert of hypocritically flouting the city’s mask mandate, writing about the arrests on his personal blog: [L]ast Monday night, our city council extended their masking mandate into January. We are not facing a medical emergency here. The term of the office is four years. Something you can still do however that wouldn't have worked then. Conservatives are blasting the mayor of Boise, Idaho, for a "socialist wish list" written by her transition team, but the Democrat said it's being "taken out of context." McCall — 110 miles north of Boise in central Idaho. The Political Climate in Moscow, ID is Somewhat liberal. He cares deeply about the community of Moscow, where he has lived and served since 1977. If I get caught j-walking or speeding in my vehicle, I get a ticket and I have to show up to explain myself to a judge. Debbie Kling was sworn in as Mayor of Nampa, Idaho on January 2, 2018. Have "visits" with the Stasi personnel who are the instruments of the tyrants. I emailed them all, but Maureen In July, Moscow Mayor Bill Lambert passed an amended public health mandate that requires all residents to maintain 6 feet of physical distance from … CALL TO ACTION: LEFT-WING IDAHO MAYOR ARRESTS CHRISTIANS OVER CORONAVIRUS MANDATES HE REFUSES TO FOL… […]. Contact. I don’t particularly like to wear a mask,” Lambert says. These people are violating your civil rights and should be stopped. These positions are elected separately and serve four-year terms. Thank you for your service, we appreciate you! The Mayor has the power to veto or sign any ordinance or resolution passed by the Council, provided that any ordinance or resolution vetoed by the Mayor may be passed over the veto by a vote of one-half plus one of the members of the full Council. View current and archived State of the City Addresses. It’s work, but I think your community will back you. The controversial Moscow City Council and left-wing Mayor Bill Lambert extended their mandatory mask order to Jan. 5, 2021 at Monday’s council meeting. Lambert … One of the individuals cited was Latah County Commissioner candidate Gabriel Rench. Create an Account - Increase your productivity, customize your experience, and engage in information you care about. The liberal mayor of Boise, Idaho is facing a recall effort after imposing a left-wing agenda on the capital city in the very “red” state of Idaho.

Idaho however, does not have a statewide masking mandate. I'm a political refugee from Oregon, soon to live in Nampa. Moscow Mayor Bill Lambert said it would be “pretty dumb” and irresponsible for churches to hold traditional in-person church services while orders are in place. My question is, why aren't these violations considered civil offenses vs criminal offenses. Moscow Mayor Bill Lambert and the six city councilors will receive a slight salary increase starting Jan. 1 after the city council approved the adjustments ... Moscow, ID 83843 Phone: 208-882-5561 We just updated the article with your correction. The order states face coverings must be worn in… “The Moscow (Idaho) Police Department arrested my kids’ music teacher [Sean Bohnet] and his wife [Rachel Bohet] the basketball coach for singing without social distancing at a Psalm Sing protest. Just keep praying! The ordinance was part of a public health emergency order Moscow Mayor Bill Lambert issued in response to a surge of reported coronavirus cases in Latah County and the state of Idaho. The police officers and elected leaders involved in this attack on the U.S. Constitution and Christian worshippers should be removed from office. These positions are elected separately and serve four year terms. "Just following orders" wasn't a defense at Nuremberg either. 1% (21) Promoted Content. Jesus said we would be martyrs! Phone: 208-489-0529 Fax: 208-884-8119 Mayor's Staff. Meridian. YouTube video Moscow Idaho City Councilwoman, Brandy Sullivan, emailed back to me The public health emergency order, which was set to expire Oct. 6, has been in effect since July 2. Full version of Sean and Rachel Bohnet being handcuffed and arrested by Moscow, Idaho police: Reverend Ben Zornes, a Christ Church pastor and organizer of the event, said the church hosts psalm, or hymn, events about once a month at places like Friendship Square, East City Park or a house. Mayor's Office Address 33 E. Broadway Ave. Meridian, ID 83642 . The Reverend was referencing the mayor and city council’s recent mandatory mask rules that were just extended and being enforced without taking into account what residents want. Those who violate the order are subject to a misdemeanor, which carries a maximum punishment of six months in jail and a $1,000 fine. “Please stop acting like we are subjects in Communist China and lift this ridiculous unconstitutional mask mandate before the people rise up and start exercising their God-given right, constitutional right.”. There are numerous reasons for Moscow’s progressive tinge – not the least of which is the presence of the University of Idaho. Moscow has a Council-Mayor form of government consisting of six Council members (at large) and a Mayor. This, despite the fact that our county, Latah County, has had zero hospitalizations, and there have been zero deaths. Thank you so much for the correction. It seems Moscow, Idaho, is going the way of its Soviet namesake, arresting a group of unmasked Christians who had peaceably assembled outside the … View current and archived State of … Population: 1,436. We are a grassroots activist team and we need your help! Congratulations Moscow, Idaho. All Rights Reserved. Get addresses. ... Moscow was the first city in Idaho to require masks or face coverings in public June 30, an order now extended until Oct. 6. We want to hear from you! According to reporter Douglas Wilson, at least one city council member was in attendance, as was law enforcement. Mayoral elections are held the November after a US Presidential election (e.g., most recently in 2017). I am a retired LEO, and this type of tyranny disgusts me to no end. Citizens report being harassed and threatened by police with arrest for walking in the streets with family unmasked members. I could not use the email You gave because it does not have again it said it was invalid. Three Christians were arrested in Moscow, Idaho for the crime of violating social distancing rules during an outdoor event where a large group sang hymns and Bible psalms. They are incapable of that. Contact the Mayor… Yet Moscow Mayor Bill Lambert officiated a wedding without a mask or social distancing in Moscow at a private residence. But this year’s council race highlights a split in the city’s political leanings. The tyrannical mandate was met with hundreds of demonstrators before and during the council meeting with many holding signs protesting the order. The League of Women Voters of Moscow is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. Yesterday the same Mayor Lambert and the entire Moscow City Council voted to extend the mandate under an emergency health order until January 6th, 2021. Percent Democrat: 38.7% $ Democrat Amount Per Capita: $1.08. By the way is everyone on the city council in agreement about masks and the arrests and are they all Democrats? Get names. Now I'm wondering if Idaho is really the conservative bastion everyone thinks it is. Watch Idaho police handcuff and arrest Candidate Gabriel Rench, as one church member cried out, “I did not see this happen to BLM [Black Lives Matter], isn’t that weird?”: “Well, it happened,” one mother wrote on Twitter. She was elected to the council in 2017. Recall them all. The event was held, in part, to protest the city mayor’s mask mandate. Yesterday the same Mayor Lambert and the entire Moscow City Council voted to extend the mandate under an emergency health order until January 6th, 2021. I live in Colorado. To make matters worse, the Moscow Police Department made no arrests at a Black Lives Matter/Defund the Police protest this summer, and Mayor Lambert officiated a large wedding earlier this month—all without social distancing and masking. - Increase your productivity, customize your experience, and engage in information you care about. He grew up on a small farm in Moreland, Idaho just west of Blackfoot. Latah County Elections - Moscow, ID . # … I saw East Germany up close & personal, a long time ago in a galaxy far away. Thank you for letting us know and we appreciate all the emails you sent out to the council. That seems more appropriate than being handcuffed and taken to jail. Moscow, Idaho’s city council and the town in general tend to lean progressive – at least compared to other towns in the region. Mayor Bill Lambert said a survey showed 90 percent of people have been wearing masks in public in the Idaho city. Masks, however, were not in attendance. Watch and enjoy the listen. Residents sent letters pleading their case for ending the mask mandate and gave testimony for over an hour “citing health studies, statistics, concerns of the legality of the mandate, the effect of isolation on the elderly, the effect of masking on growing children, and most importantly the fact that not a single COVID case caused a death in our county, nor even a hospitalization.”, “This is dangerous, unconstitutional, and frankly, with all due respect, insane,” said one woman addressing the council. Friday is the last day to request a ballot online or at the Courthouse, but time is running short for receipt and return by Election Day. Contact left-wing Moscow city council members: Attend a city council meeting and voice your concerns: Support our work at RAIR Foundation USA! If they will arrest singing church members, outdoors, they will do other things. The Latah County Elections Office is working hard to process the many absentee ballot requests that have been received. The Mayor has the power to require a report from any City officer, and to report to the Council on any subject pertaining to the Office of the Mayor., […] officials dismissing the mandates they impose on others. The Mayor is nominated and elected in accordance with the laws of the City of Moscow and the State of Idaho. Not surprised. These people are possessed by Satan. Mayor's DO NOT have the constitutional authority to override the constitutional right of Americans! If found guilty, I pay a fine. Ironically, the hypocritical Mayor Lambert touts himself as a free speech and religious freedom supporter. In Latah County, ID 44.5% of the people voted Democrat in the last presidential election, 40.0% voted for the Republican Party, and the remaining 15.5% voted Independent.. Latah county voted Democratic in the last three Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000 and 2004. The term of the office is four years. MOSCOW, Idaho — Three people have been arrested after an Idaho church held a psalm-singing event without masks in a city hall parking lot in violation of a town’s mask order. The city had already been imposing a mandatory mask order which took effect in early July which states “face coverings must be worn in indoor and outdoor public settings where 6-foot social distancing cannot be maintained with non-household members.” The order does not apply to children under five-years old, but the city is recommending that every age child wear a masks. The music is beautiful.”, Well, it happened. “At least one of our council members was in attendance, as was law enforcement. 9 Population: 91,917. Be prepared with the most accurate 10-day forecast for Moscow, ID with highs, lows, chance of precipitation from The Weather Channel and Just a few days ago, RAIR’s Amy Mek reported on the leftist mayor of Moscow, Idaho dismissing his own masking and social distancing mandates and […]. Moscow Mayor Bill Lambert signed a mandate that requires every person within city limits to wear a mask in outdoor and indoor settings. “We wanted to make a statement we’re ready to head back to normal,” he said, claiming it is time to start pushing back against “largely groundless” laws. Moscow Mayor official website Don't expect them to change their evil ways. The music is beautiful. Idahoans, the same fate that happened to the left coast states will happen to Idaho if you allow leftists to infiltrate and take over positions of authority in government and education. There have been no COVID-19 deaths in Latah County, and there are currently zero hospitalizations. He graduated from Snake River High School in 1975. Will the Justice Department chose to launch a civil rights investigation? State of the City. The Mayor is the superintending and administrative officer of the City.
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