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Courtesy Boise Rescue Mission

A new report out of Idaho shows the number of children without a permanent roof over their heads is increasing.  This trend is mirrored across much of the Mountain West. 

Peter Lovera

After several years of holding steady at $50, the price of Treefort Music Fest ‘early bird’ tickets has increased to $75.

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A sharp turn in the weather has made it feel more like fall, despite the calendar saying late August. The milder weather is helping firefighters across Idaho as they continue to battle flames in the backcountry.

James Dawson / Boise State Public Radio

A not guilty plea has been entered for Timmy Earl Kinner, the suspect in a mass stabbing attack that rocked Boise nearly two months ago.

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The Trump Administration has announced details to its agriculture mitigation program. The move is a reaction to what the White House says is “unjustified retaliation by foreign nations," and is meant to offset financial losses for producers who depend on global exports.

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New polling looking at the race for Idaho governor is out. The numbers show slight changes and come from a recently formed political action committee.

via Idaho Fish and Game

People fish Lake Cascade for smallmouth bass and perch. But last week, an angler reeled in a species that isn’t supposed to be there: an adult walleye. It’s the first-ever confirmed report of a walleye in the manmade lake.


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Public transit funding in Blaine County will get a boost next year, thanks to a federal transportation administration grant.

 

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An Oregon man who plead guilty to harassing a Yellowstone bison will spend time in jail.

Great Basin Type 1 Incident Management Team

Firefighters are making progress in their battles against two large Idaho wildfires still minimally contained. Evacuations on one blaze, the Rattlesnake Creek Fire, have been downgraded.

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So far in 2018, the Idaho State Tax Commission has blocked nearly $130,000 in fraudulently filed tax refund requests.

 

Matt Guilhem / Boise State Public Radio

Wildfire smoke is continuing to foul air quality around much of the state. Monitoring sites in Twin Falls and Nampa both recorded levels of pollutants at an unhealthy level this week.

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Boise’s trail system might expand, and the Bureau of Land Management is looking for public input on the proposal.

The Boise Foothills Ridge to Rivers system might expand by almost 15 miles in different spots along existing trails. The BLM is looking for public input on the proposal, as some of trails would be on federal land.

James Dawson / Boise State Public Radio

The so-called Medicaid Express bus is on a two-week tour of Idaho to promote a “Yes” vote on an initiative to expand Medicaid in the Gem State. 


The Boise City Council cleared the way for another residential development in the heart of the city. The building will be the third from a Los Angeles-based developer.

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