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Students Demand Change At Boise’s Youth Climate Strike

Liam Neupert is a junior at One Stone school in Boise and helped to coordinate the Idaho Youth Climate Strike Friday morning. For several weeks now, he’s been at the statehouse every Friday, missing school to protest climate change inaction.

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As the pops of gunfire echo around him, Monte Petersen stoops to collect small brass casings that recently flew from his .45 pistol. The cartridges jingle like loose change as he picks them off the gun range floor and tosses them into a bucket.

Petersen is one of thousands, perhaps millions, of target shooters who take their shooting hobby further: Recycling their ammunition cartridges and assembling new cartridges by hand to shoot again.

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If you live in Stanley, Idaho, it’s going to take you an extra couple of hours to drive to the Treasure Valley. That’s because an 11-mile stretch of road between Lowman and Stanley is still covered in snow.


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Supporters of a bill to give voters the chance to weigh in on how urban renewal money is spent flooded an Idaho House Committee Wednesday morning.

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Officials in Gooding County are looking to upgrade the quality of medical service its residents get. That improvement also necessitates a new facility.

Acting Secretary of Interior David Bernhardt said Wednesday that his agency wants to remove the gray wolf from the Endangered Species List. 

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A bill that would have allowed anyone with an enhanced concealed carry permit to carry guns at Idaho public schools is dead, at least for now.

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A bill requiring parents to opt their children into sex education classes in Idaho is one step closer to becoming law. Legislators in the Idaho House voted 56-14 to pass the proposal Wednesday morning.

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Idaho’s Attorney General wants the U.S. Senate to pass a bill to stop robocalls.


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A proposal at the statehouse that would have banned municipalities from instituting their own local bans on using cell phones while driving failed to get traction. The legislation’s defeat sets the stage for Pocatello’s prohibition on handheld devices going into effect.


The details on the lengthy federal investigation exonerating Chris Lehnertz of creating a hostile work environment were released Tuesday.


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On The Monday, March 18, 2019 Edition Of Idaho Matters

High school students in Boise and worldwide protest climate change inactivity. Addiction treatment agencies join together to create a support network. Wanna Know Idaho Asks "What was Idaho like when it was volcanic?" The Fort of Drag brings queens and kings to Treefort.

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