The Lewiston Tribune reports today that a student has filed a federal lawsuit against the University of Idaho, charging that the school failed to accommodate and protect her after a sexual assault. According to documents filed in U.S. District Court of...
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The risks of luring Amazon to your hometown, Rep. Brandon Hixon is the subject of a criminal investigation, two Portland food carts erupt in flames and one of the worst Jeopardy fails in television history. Today is the...
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Here’s a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Federal officials have announced public meetings in Idaho to amend the 2015 sage grouse conservation plan. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management in a news release Wednesday says meetings are...
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By Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Authorities said Wednesday that an Idaho state lawmaker is the subject of a criminal investigation that began two weeks ago. Caldwell police Lt. Joey Hoadley said the investigation involving...
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Rep. Tom Loertscher, R-Iona, presented the Idaho Legislature’s campaign finance and ethics reform work group today with a draft bill to require Idaho’s first-ever financial disclosure from elected officials and candidates. “It’s pretty basic, and as you...
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Two federal judges block Trump's latest travel ban, a fatal motorcycle accident near the Boise Airport, another Hollywood executive is dismissed over a sex scandal and an update on the Dodgers and the Yankees. Just hours...
Yesterday
Michael Casper's mother has shed a lot of tears and struggled with what she said were "too many unanswered questions" surrounding the February 2015 shooting. Candles, balloons and music set the mood for Michael Casper's 29th...
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On refugees, the increased spread of misinformation and the tenuous state of the State Department Anne C. Richard grew up around a lot of potatoes—but nowhere near Idaho. "The east end of Long Island was once famous for...
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By Keith Ridler, Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho has to be vigilant monitoring the federal government's creation of a new sage grouse conservation plan because of federal employees who worked on the previous plan that's too restrictive, Gov....
10/17/2017
Former Idaho state Sen. John Andreason, R-Boise, who also was the longtime director of the Legislative Budget Office, died Monday night, the Idaho Statesman reports; he was 88. Andreason was the legislative budget director from 1971 to 1994, and...
10/17/2017
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — The city of Idaho Falls is investigating allegations that a city council candidate failed to disclose an in-kind campaign contribution from his father. The Post Register reports Doyle Beck, the father of city council candidate...
10/17/2017
By Jonathan Drew, Associated Press FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's guilty plea to charges of endangering comrades in Afghanistan has set up a dramatic sentencing hearing that could land him in prison for life. Bergdahl, who was...
10/17/2017
Here’s a news item from the Associated Press: IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — This year marks the first in several years music and physical education are at all Bonneville Joint School District 93 elementary schools. The Post Register reports the district cut...
10/17/2017
Bogus Basin, Boise’s non-profit, community-owned ski resort, is planning to hire 500 employees for the upcoming winter season, and has scheduled a job fair this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at its Boise office, 2600 N. Bogus Basin Road. “We have a...
10/17/2017
Across the Treasure Valley, daily commute times are lowest in Boise (17.2 minutes), compared to 21 minutes for Meridian drivers and just over 22 minutes for Nampa drivers. According to U.S. Census Bureau statistics, Idaho...
10/17/2017
Trump says previous presidents didn't contact Gold Star families, some choice words from John McCain, a bizarre hit-and-run on the interstate and yet another inappropriate Halloween costume. President Donald Trump  is being...
10/17/2017
Bowe Bergdahl pleads guilty, Boise Police investigate a pair of fatal accidents, the F-35s make a Boise appearance and Jimmy Kimmel defends his advocacy, saying some things are bigger than a TV audience. Idaho native and...
10/16/2017
The Wisconsin case before the Supreme Court claims to be about partisanship. But race is a factor in this case and many others nationwide. The Wisconsin voting rights case before the Supreme Court has been cast as the...
10/15/2017
We reported on a dispute over the methods used by New York City’s crime lab to analyze complex DNA samples. Now similar concerns are prompting a national study. The National Institute of Standards and Technology announced...
10/14/2017
A growing list of celebrities take on Twitter, Trump tries to dismantle Obamacare from the side entrance, the Idaho National Guard prepares for its first air show in more than two decades and the Chicago Cubs break out the champagne...again. ...
10/13/2017
Trump threatens NBC, CCDC considers a parking garage price hike in Boise, the Yankees and Nationals are big winners in the baseball playoffs and Southwest announces upcoming flights to Hawaii. President Donald Trump...
10/12/2017
NOTE: The GUARDIAN offers space to all candidates for Boise City Council to share their views with citizens and readers. Press release from Logan Kimball: KIMBALL ADVOCATES INCOME TAX ON DEVELOPER SUBSIDIES Responding to an item published in a WASHINGTON...
10/11/2017
Anita Hill testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee 26 years ago Wednesday. During her Oct. 10 speech at the Grove Hotel, Anita Hill drew a parallel from Sen. Mitch McConnell's censure of Sen. Elizabeth Warren to how...
10/11/2017
Spain's crisis with Catalan secessionists takes a turn, more actresses come forward with lurid tales of Harvey Weinstein, U.S. soccer suffers one of its worst losses in history and some surprising news about the supervolcano beneath Yellowstone. ...
10/11/2017
In all, 12 covers designed by Rick Friesen, Kirsten Furlong and Charles Haman now guard fiber optic cable junctions along Broad Street between Second Street and Capitol Boulevard. Although the corner of Fifth and Broad...
10/11/2017