KOOSKIA – The June 3 Mountain View School District 244 board meeting left many numb as the contracts of three teachers were not renewed and superintendent Marc Scheibe announced more cuts are on the way.

    FT. IRWIN, Calif. -- Local soldiers from the Idaho Army National Guard’s 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team are currently mobilized in a four-week deployment to the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., to participate in a large-scale exercise. This deployment is the state’s largest…

    So far, a law firm hired by the CEO of Melaleuca has agreed to take on 102 people's debt cases, most of them people who are being sued by Medical Recovery Services.

    U.S. Sen. Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, has introduced legislation to split the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, which is the largest circuit in the nation and covers 40% of the country’s land mass and 20% of its population.

      COEUR D’ALENE – The Idaho Community Foundation’s Northern Region Grant Panel has selected 75 north Idaho nonprofit organizations to receive more than $255,000 through its annual competitive grant cycle.

      It’s really gratifying to see the engagement on our 5-part wolf series, looking at how wolves have affected our people and our state almost 25 years after reintroduction in 1995.

        McCall firefighters rescued a 79-year-old male pilot who had crash landed his plane in the top of a tree in the Poorman Creek area on Monday night. Randy Acker, a firefighter and owner/operator of a hazardous tree removal company, assessed the situation with McCall Fire Captain Brandon Swain…

          Last year, Rep. Priscilla Giddings (R-White Bird) appealed taxes on her Garden City (Boise-area) house. The Ada County Board of Equalization had moved to tax the full value of the house, but on April 8, the Idaho State Board of Tax Appeals decided in Giddings’ favor, finding that she was ent…

          BOISE -- The first regular session of the 65th Idaho Legislative Session adjourned sine die on April 11th.

          Idaho State Police Trooper Cory Juber (left) assisted with legislative security last week. Juber is the District 2 resident trooper in Grangeville, and is pictured here with Sen. Carl Crabtree, also of Grangeville. Juber is a U.S. Navy veteran, having served nine and a half years, and served…

          BOISE -- Some sessions of the Idaho State Legislature run longer than others. Over the years, employees at the Idaho State Capitol have been making their best guess at the end date for a chance to win the “Sine Die Prize”.

          BOISE -- Idaho Women 100 honors the state’s “courageous past, unlimited future” through statewide celebrations of women’s suffrage and success.

          BOISE -- As Idaho’s 65th Legislative Session nears adjournment sine die—“without a day”—meaning the end of the session, legislators are getting restless.

          BOISE -- House Health & Welfare Committee held a hearing on H 249, a Medicaid Expansion bill that would add work requirements for Medicaid eligibility, among other provisions.

          BOISE -- “The science is clear, the impacts are serious and the need to act is essential,” said David Eichberg, global lead at Hewlett-Packard, during his climate change presentation to the House Environment, Energy and Technology Committee on March 6.

          BOISE -- Last Tuesday, Feb. 26, the House State Affairs Committee introduced a bill that would allow citizens with enhanced license to carry concealed weapons in public schools without disclosure to school personnel.

            The USDA National Resource Conservation Service’s March 1 report on the water year shows the Clearwater basin holding 94 percent of the 1981-2010 average amount of water, despite recent snowfall that pushed the agency’s snow-water report into above average ranges across much of Idaho. The Cl…

            Tucked in a brown paper sack in my mother’s upstairs bedroom closet, I discovered another tattered brown paper grocery sack, rolled down and labeled “Dave – Vietnam.”

              A winter storm is coming in, “probably the strongest one we’ve seen in a while,” according to a National Weather Service (NWS) Missoula office briefing, bringing a potential for freezing rain, snow accumulations, and gusting winds with accompanying frigid wind chills.

              BOISE —Suicide rates in Idaho have consistently been one of the highest in the nation, according to the state’s Department of Health & Welfare. The most current statistics from 2017 show Idaho is ranked 5th for suicide deaths.

              BOISE — Dr. Michael Parrella, Dean of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) at the University of Idaho, presented the Agriculture Research and Extension Service’s budget for fiscal year 2020 Wednesday morning to the Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee.

                Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra outlined her vision for the future of Idaho’s public schools Thursday morning in her budget presentation to the Legislature’s Joint Finance- Appropriations Committee.

                  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Bureau of Reclamation and the Bonneville Power Administration have revised the schedule to complete an environmental impact statement to assess and update their long-term strategy for the operations, maintenance and configuration of the 14 federal dam and re…

                    The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest is currently applying for state grant funding through three Idaho Parks and Recreation funds: the Recreational Road and Bridge Program, the Recreation Trails Program and the Off Road Motor Vehicle program. The grants would supplement funding for the f…

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