A day in the life of a Salvation Army bell ringer For veteran Salvation Army bell ringer Roland Jones, standing by his red kettle to solicit donations is closer to a calling than a day at work. Jones has been a Salvation Army...
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Bryan saw the initial need for a health and wellness vending machine two years ago, he said, due to the number of students in immediate need of health products but unable to get them quickly due to a lack of accessibility. As...
11 hours ago
The signs at the entrances to Hyatt Hidden Lakes Reserve read that dogs were prohibited in the park—no exceptions allowed—but Reyburn and her dog Bella had every right to be there. Debra Reyburn, a disabled Boise woman who...
11 hours ago
By Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho lawmaker was the subject of a complaint for allegedly making inappropriate comments to at least two people during the 2017 legislative session, according to a heavily redacted document...
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A new Boise crisis center opens, the reviews are in for Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the Alabama Senate race heats up and have you read "Cat Person"? Today, voters in Alabama will cast their ballots in a special election for an...
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Idaho has committed more than $100 million since 2013 to turn high school graduates into college students, writes Kevin Richert of Idaho Education News. Now, thousands of high school students can earn free college credits. High schools can hire college...
Yesterday
An explosion rocks a New York City transportation hub, check out that new Spider-Man trailer, immigration from Central America picks up as immigration from Mexico slows, and police are investigating a deceased male found under the Broadway Bridge in...
12/11/2017
Here’s a news item from the Associated Press: MERIDIAN, Idaho (AP) — A former Idaho lawmaker who resigned amid a sexual abuse investigation has now been arrested for driving under the influence and resisting arrest. Meridian police Sgt. Brandon Frasier...
12/11/2017
If you go: Idaho health coverage gap, public sessions Public information session When: Monday, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Where: Kootenai Health Resource Center, Fox Auditorium, 2003 Kootenai Health Way in Coeur d’Alene. Formal public comment...
12/11/2017
Tax policy moves front and center on tonight’s “Idaho Reports” on Idaho Public Television, closing out a week in which the Associated Taxpayers of Idaho annual conference drew a record 500 attendees, from legislators and lobbyists to state and local...
12/8/2017
By Rebecca Boone, Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — As many as 1,000 Idaho inmates could soon be serving out their time in out-of-state prisons as the state grapples with overcrowding at home. The inmates could end up in a private prison facility –...
12/8/2017
The administrator certificate of Sage International School founder Don Keller is suspended, Rep. Paulette Jordan announces her run for governor, there's a settlement in a case of sexual and racial harassment at the Idaho State Controller's Office and the...
12/8/2017
A.J. Balukoff, the Democrat already in the race for governor of Idaho in 2018 before Rep. Paulette Jordan’s announcement tonight in Moscow, has issued a statement welcoming her to the race. Here it is: Idaho gubernatorial candidate A.J. Balukoff...
12/8/2017
Idaho’s state tax revenues rebounded in November, coming in $10.8 million ahead of forecasts – and more than making up October’s $8 million shortfall. According to the state Division of Financial Management, the November general fund receipts were 4.4...
12/8/2017
"Our staff is setting an example of what it means to 'walk the talk' for other state parties and progressive organizations around the country." The staff of the Idaho Democratic Party have voted to unionize, the first of any...
12/7/2017
The Christmas lights go dim in Bethlehem, Lindsey Vonn dismisses Donald Trump, ESPN will send its A Team to the Las Vegas bowl and who is Stefani Germanotta? Things took an ugly turn early today when Palestinian protesters...
12/7/2017
The Time magazine Persons of the Year, three Idaho women arrested in a D.C. protest, online voter registration comes to Idaho and check out the top food and drink trends of 2017. Early today, Time magazine unveiled its 2017...
12/6/2017
"We're not really big on just setting goals to set goals," said Burgos. "[Bieter] is really big on, if we're going to set a goal, it's going to be a goal that we think is achievable. And once we set it, we're going to get after it." ...
12/6/2017
Hill discussed her current scholarship, politically ambitious women and civil rights On Oct. 10, Anita Hill stood before a packed room in the Grove Hotel in Boise to discuss how data collection could improve policies that...
12/6/2017
Donald Trump rolls back federal land protections in Utah, the Winklevoss twins make a billion in Bitcoin, a big scare at a Melba school and Chris Pratt takes over hosting duties from Jimmy Kimmel. Environmental advocates are...
12/5/2017
The Met distances itself from James Levin, Billy Bush wants to set to the record straight on the Access Hollywood tape, a huge weekend for Bronco sports fans and Woody Allen's wheel of misfortune. The Metropolitan Opera has...
12/4/2017
The FBI relies on local law enforcement agencies to identify and report crimes motivated by bias, but many agencies fumble this task. In the early hours of June 5, 2015, Gary Bravo was leaving Sammy T’s in downtown...
12/4/2017
Republicans claim they’re fixing a tax loophole that benefits wealthy money managers. Don’t believe them. This column was co-published with The Washington Post. Donald Trump isn’t exactly shy when it comes to denouncing...
12/2/2017
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12/1/2017