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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.

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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.


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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Wildfires continue to burn across Idaho as temperatures reach scorching, triple-digit highs. Firefighters say they’re getting the upper hand on one big fire, but another is raging unchecked in terrain that hasn’t burned in 80 years.

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The clock is ticking to save a historic home just east of downtown Boise. The city has put a 182-day moratorium in place preventing demolition or alteration of the stately house on West Main Street.

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If you live in a trailer park, you can face expensive fees for breaking park rules—$50 for as little as a few weeds in your yard. Now, some residents are forming a tenant association to oppose strict park rules.

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A Holocaust denier who recently ran a failed campaign for the U.S. Senate in California has told North Idaho residents he wants to build a “regional capital” there.

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Wildland firefighters continue to make progress on the Sharps Fire burning near Sun Valley, even as it makes its way further into the Sawtooth National Forest.