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Molly Messick / Boise State Public Radio

More and more of Idaho is beginning to dry up. Nearly a third of the state is now officially under drought conditions.

Manbee Mignerey / Southwest Area Type 2 Incident Management Team 3

Wildfires across Idaho continue to burn through rough terrain that hasn’t seen flames in decades. One big blaze in eastern Idaho is uncontained and another in the west is growing.

Frankie Barnhill / Boise State Public Radio

In today’s frenetic world, sometimes it’s hard to step back and just listen to what’s going on around you. From the beats of street noise to the hum of the natural world, it takes a certain kind of ear to hear music in everyday sounds.

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A second rabid bat has been found in Idaho this season, this time in Boise County. 

Matt Guilhem / Boise State Public Radio

Last summer, St. Luke’s Health System relocated a 100-foot-tall Sequoia tree from their campus in downtown Boise. This summer, they’re moving several historic houses.

University of Idaho

University of Idaho Athletic Director Rob Spear has been fired. Following a lengthy investigation that found Spear failed to properly report sexual assault allegations, the Idaho State Board of Education unanimously moved Thursday morning to fire the athletic director.

Cheeky's / via Facebook

New Plymouth-based company Cheeky's is ranked 356th on Inc. Magazine's annual list of the 5,000 fastest growing private firms. The retailer is one of 23 businesses in Idaho to make the list.

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Idaho Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter has appointed a small business owner from Eagle to take over a state senate seat.

Matt Guilhem / Boise State Public Radio

Downtown Boise’s arts district is getting its own art installation. An intersection near the homes of Opera Idaho and Ballet Idaho is set to get a makeover.

Great Basin Type 1 Incident Management Team

Multiple wildfires continue to burn across Idaho. A pair of elite hotshot firefighters were injured while battling one blaze south of Riggins.

College of Idaho

A new book from an Idaho professor is out detailing the life and death of Jesus. The author is now up for an international award.

Matt Guilhem / Boise State Public Radio

Plans for a new downtown library in Boise are developing, and they could bring changes to the entire neighborhood. An old warehouse that’s been the home of Foothills School of Arts and Sciences for more than 20 years will likely meet the wrecking ball. Both the owner of the property and the school say they’ve been exploring their options.


James Dawson / Boise State Public Radio

Four years after closing its doors for renovations, the Idaho State Museum will soon show off its new exhibition spaces.

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Temperatures across Idaho are soaring as a heat wave grips the Gem State. Records have fallen and more could go by the wayside.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

The Interior Department is once again facing change in agency leadership. The acting head of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has stepped down. 

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