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North central Idaho features hundreds of miles of whitewater, as well as lakes, reservoirs a…

    If you have a 5th or 6th grader who loves to ski or snowboard or one who'd like to learn, you'll want to take advantage of the free skiing program offered by the Idaho Ski Areas Association, a.k.a. Ski Idaho.

      WASHINGTON – Sen. Jim Risch, R-Idaho, is calling on Congress to reauthorize the Secure Rural Schools (SRS) and Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) programs, which are of great importance to Idaho’s rural communities. In recent years, SRS and PILT funding has become unreliable, creating financial…

      Gov. Brad Little said he will protect public schools from the new spending and budget reductions he is asking of other state agencies.

      Milk prices are good today, but five years of low prices have taken a toll on the dairy industry. The Gem State is America’s No. 3 dairy producer.

        Idaho’s K-12 public schools continue to add thousands of students every year, preliminary State Department of Education numbers show.

          KAMIAH -- Idaho Gov. Brad Little proclaimed October as “Next Steps” month in Idaho, encouraging Idaho juniors and seniors to start thinking seriously about plans for life after high school.

            Washington, D.C. – In honor of Veterans Day Nov. 11, U.S. Sen. Jim Risch (R-Idaho), member and former chairman of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, announced the recognition of a different veteran-owned small business for each of the ten days the Senate is in legis…

              The Idaho Fish and Game Commission will meet in Pocatello on Nov. 13-14, with the public hearing starting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13 in the Southeast Regional Office at 1345 Barton Rd. People can address the commission on any matters related to Fish and Game at that time.

                BOISE, Idaho – Open Enrollment for 2020 health insurance coverage begins Nov. 1 and runs through Dec. 16. During this time, Idahoans can shop, compare, and enroll in a plan through the state health insurance exchange, Your Health Idaho.

                  In a new episode of “Conversations From the Sun Valley Writers’ Conference” that premieres Friday, Nov. 1, at 8 p.m. on Dialogue, host Marcia Franklin talks with award-winning novelist Emily Ruskovich. An assistant professor in the Department of Theatre, Film and Creative Writing at Boise St…

                  GRANGEVILLE – Mountain View School District 244 held a brief, special board meeting Thursday, Oct. 17. Negotiations were supposed to continue that night; however, due to a death in the family of trustees Lot and Casey Smith, this did not occur.

                  Two months after the school year began, the State Board of Education has approved a new rule outlining how school leaders are supposed to report full-time student enrollment numbers to the state.

                    Former Grangeville resident, David Hayes, is currently exhibiting his artwork in the Student Union Trueblood Gallery at Boise State University. The exhibit of natural and wilderness-themed art, Trueblood Memories, is Hayes’ homage to the inspiration of Ted Trueblood, award-winning author, co…

                      Kayla Green wandered through rows of elementary students sitting on the floor of the Wilder Elementary School gym last Thursday, mic in hand, trying to explain to the youngsters when they should report that they – or their friends – need help.

                      BOISE, Idaho - Idaho has seen little change in the number of children living in concentrated poverty since the Great Recession a decade ago, despite a long period of economic expansion, according to new data. The Annie E. Casey Foundation looked at neighborhoods where poverty rates are 30% o…

                        Idaho’s class of 2019 was slightly less prepared for college and the workforce than graduates from the previous year, according to an analysis of SAT results.

                          Idaho’s Professional Standards Commission disciplined 25 of the state’s 22,000 certified educators last year for ethics issues such as breach of contract and sexual misconduct with students.

                            KAMIAH – Conditions permitting, fire managers on the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest plan to begin fall prescribed fire operations immediately and continue until project completion or conditions change and are no longer optimal for achieving objectives. Ignitions will take place on days…

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