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.

VA Secretary Denis McDonough (center) tours the Boise VA Medical Center’s Research Laboratory with Mary Cloud Ammons Anderson, a research scientist, and Andrew Wilper, chief of staff at the Boise VA. (U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs)

In Boise visit, VA secretary says Senate made ‘inexplicable’ vote to kill burn pits bill

By: - July 28, 2022

U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough forcefully denounced the U.S. Senate’s unexpected decision to kill a bill that would have provided health care and benefits to 3.5 million veterans who have been exposed to toxic burn pits while stationed around the world. In a visit to the Boise VA Medical Center on Thursday, McDonough said […]