Idaho snow bunnies will have plenty of reason to give thanks with six regional ski resorts either already open for the season or planning to open around Thanksgiving weekend. According to the Idaho Ski Areas Association, Sun Valley’s Bald and Dollar...
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Here’s a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho skiers will have plenty of reason to give thanks with seven regional ski resorts either already open for the season or planning to open around Thanksgiving weekend. According to the...
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For 25 years, McCall’s alternative high school has bounced from the school district’s basement to Ponderosa Park and Camp Pinewood to 20 years in a pair of trailers at the edge of McCall-Donnelly High School. Since February, Heartland High School has...
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For years, computer users have been told they should have complicated passwords, including numbers, punctuation marks and other symbols, and upper- and lowercase letters. Despite those being hard to remember, people were told not to write their passwords...
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With data breaches increasingly making headlines, it doesn’t take a cybersecurity expert to know that the world of cybercrime is a continually growing threat. Something that may be less obvious, but more frustrating to industry experts, is that companies...
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Americans bought more homes last month, as sales snapped back in hurricane-hit Texas and Florida. Yet the market is still suffering from a dwindling supply of available homes. Sales rose 2 percent in October to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.48...
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The National Park Service is giving people more time to weigh in on a proposed fee increase at 17 of its most popular parks. Visitors would be charged $70 per vehicle, up from the current $30 fee, during the five busiest months of the year. At others,...
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State officials have approved auctioning 10 commercial properties, including one with a $1 million price drop. The Idaho Land Board voted 4-1 on Nov. 21 to sell the properties as part of a plan to get rid of politically contentious commercial real estate...
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By Keith Ridler, Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — State officials have approved auctioning 10 commercial properties, including one with a $1 million price drop. The Idaho Land Board voted 4-1 on Tuesday to sell the properties as part of a plan to...
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Here’s a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A federal court has blocked thousands of domestic sheep from being released to graze in eastern Idaho where environmental groups say they jeopardize a small herd of bighorn sheep with...
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A 22-year-old Boise man has been sentenced to a year of probation for violating the Clean Water Act by dumping dangerous and corrosive materials leftover from uranium extraction down the sink in his rented West Boise apartment and into the city sewage...
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Here’s a news item from the Associated Press: IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — Eastern Idaho officials say a billboard targeting the incumbent mayor of Idaho Falls by a political action committee called Businesses for Growth contains misleading information. The...
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By Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Lt. Gov. Brad Little on Monday released details about his financial assets, becoming the latest high-profile Idaho gubernatorial candidate to voluntarily share income information in a state that...
11/20/2017
Orval Hansen was remembered this afternoon by several hundred friends, family members and well-wishers at St. Michael’s Cathedral in Boise, in a service that closed with the stirring singing of his favorite song, “Climb Ev’ry Mountain.” Hansen, a former...
11/20/2017
Three-term Idaho Congressman Orval Hansen, who died Nov. 2 at the age of 91, is lying in state in the rotunda of the state Capitol this morning; among those paying their respects so far are Lt. Gov. Brad Little; former Idaho Supreme Court Chief Justice...
11/20/2017
The late Idaho Congressman Orval Hansen, who died Nov. 2 at the age of 91, will lie in state in the rotunda of the state Capitol on Monday from 9 a.m. to noon; his family will be on hand to greet those who come to pay their respects. That will be...
11/17/2017
Here’s a news item from the Associated Press: CALDWELL, Idaho (AP) — Farmers in southern Idaho are increasingly turning to the guest worker program to fill the gap left by the shrinking labor force in the state. The Capital Press reports that Idaho...
11/17/2017
By Keith Ridler, Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Documents possibly outlining legal justifications for President Donald Trump to shrink national monuments don't have to be provided to an Idaho environmental law firm because they're protected...
11/17/2017
Allison Crimmins, an environmental scientist with the EPA and the lead author and coordinator of a congressionally-mandated national assessment on climate change and human health, told the Idaho climate change summit today that a key finding from the...
11/16/2017