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Samantha Wright / Boise State Public Radio

Baseball fans will get a chance to see some of the sport’s rising stars Tuesday night as Boise hosts the 2019 All Star Game between the Northwest and Pioneer leagues.

Soldier Mountain

You might look to Craigslist for an apartment, a bike, maybe even a gig. Now, add to that a ski resort.

 

Tess Goodwin, Boise State Public Radio

When Robin Fehlau was planning her move to Boise eight years ago, something peculiar kept throwing off her housing search: homes in Boise County kept on showing up, all of which were miles and miles away from her office.

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County fairs have become Idaho’s latest gun rights battleground.

Katherine Jones / Idaho Statesman

The Treasure Valley woke up to the familiar smell of wildfire smoke Thursday morning, bringing residents back from their hopes of a smoke-free summer.

 


James Dawson / Boise State Public Radio

Raising taxes to help shore up Idaho’s aging infrastructure will be among Gov. Brad Little’s (R) priorities next year.

Otto Kitsinger / AP

Earlier this year, Republican lawmakers tried – and failed – to change Idaho’s Constitution to give their party the upper hand when it comes to the looming redistricting process. That amendment seems likely to come back next year.

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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife service has reinstated Endangered Species Act protections for grizzly bears living near Yellowstone National Park.

 

Rachel Cohen/Boise State Public Radio

At a Blaine County Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, Wood River Valley residents voiced their concerns about a Hailey subdivision that is blocking access to the Big Wood River.

 

Molly Wampler

For students who rely on free and reduced lunch, summertime can mean hunger. But, Idaho Foodbank’s Picnic in the Park program means free lunch for needy students continues, even though school’s out.

 

Tess Goodwin/ Boise State Public Radio

Mayor Dave Bieter literally let the dogs out this Tuesday at the grand opening of Together Treasure Valley Dog Island in Ann Morrison Park.

 

Melinda Shelton / Flickr

The new school year doesn't begin in Idaho for another few weeks, but hundreds of school administrators from across the Gem State will be hitting the books this week at the annual conference of the Idaho Association of School Administrators in Boise.

Luis Melgar / Guns & America

Polling shows guns are among the top priorities for many Democratic voters and gun issues remain a big topic in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary.

Frankie Barnhill / Boise State Public Radio

Farmers in Idaho are dealing with the fallout from retaliatory tariffs as part of the U.S.-China trade war. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s relief program sent money to farmers across the country last year.

 

Lindsey Johnson

The second round of 2020 Presidential Democratic debates starts Tuesday, and the Idaho Democratic Party will be hosting watch parties both Tuesday and Wednesday.

 

Lenny Ignelzi / AP

Cutthroat trout face a lot of threats in Idaho, chief among them invasive fish and habitat loss. Wildlife officials say white pelicans are also putting a dent in some trout populations.

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James Dawson / Boise State Public Radio

The Idaho Secretary of State’s office has tossed out a complaint alleging campaign finance violations by the group behind the state’s successful Medicaid expansion ballot initiative.

Heath Druzin / Boise State Public Radio

Idaho Fish and Game wants to ban the import of most deer, elk and moose to keep at bay a disease that has been devastating deer herds in other parts of the country.

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The Trump Administration has selected a champion of private property rights and oil, gas and coal energy development to fill a top position at the Bureau of Land Management.

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Idaho House Majority Leader Mike Moyle used a provocative analogy in his repeated criticism of diversity programs at Boise State University.

Michelle R. Smith / AP

Idaho political, business and nonprofit leaders are gearing up to make sure everyone in the state is counted during next year’s census.

The Idaho Foodbank

June was Dairy Month at the Idaho Foodbank. Albertson’s helped raise money for milk; Girl Scouts provided the cookies … but the largest donation was a brand new refrigerated truck from Dairy West to add to their fleet of 10 others.

 


Matthew Murphy

A newly conceived production of Les Miserables, the world's longest-running musical, is currently touring North America and will perform eight shows at the Morrison Center in Boise, beginning Tuesday, July 30 and continuing through Sunday, August 4.

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A recent analysis by the news outlet Arizona Republic shows a number of communities across our region are at risk for deadly wildfires.

 

Idaho House Republican Caucus

Republican House leaders and Magic Valley representatives addressed a standing-room-only crowd in Twin Falls Wednesday night during a town hall. The lawmakers reflected on the last legislative session and Majority Caucus Chair Megan Blanksma moderated questions from constituents.

 

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