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Jonathan Parker, the former chairman of the Idaho Republican Party, has been arrested on a felony first-degree stalking charge.

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A group of Idaho fourth graders have released tiny trout they raised from eggs in their Gooding classroom.

 

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture says states can’t block the interstate transportation of hemp, but law enforcement in Idaho says it won’t follow those guidelines.

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Tuesday we told you how much money national parks bring into the Mountain West. Now, we talk about Idaho.

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Another federal lawsuit has been filed against Canyon County accusing it of illegally holding someone based on an immigration detainer.


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Cassandra Fleckenstein is the center manager at the Vale District for the Bureau of Land Management. She's been in fire since 2006, getting started as a dispatcher right out of high school.

 


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The summer travel season kicks off this long weekend with Memorial Day. The surging economy could not only prompt big crowds on the roads this weekend, but the entire summer.


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There are a lot of guns in America – roughly one per person. And in Idaho, on top of high rates of ownership, gun stores, gun makers and ammunition manufacturers make up a sizeable part of the Idaho economy – two recent studies put the state as one of the top two as far as economic impact per capita from the firearms industry.

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A wet spring is helping tamp down wildfire predictions in much of Idaho as we head into summer.

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It seems Governor Brad Little has friends in high places. Not a day after telephoning country superstar Garth Brooks, the musician added a second performance in Boise.

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This week, 23 women from six Idaho universities and colleges are gathered on Boise State’s campus for an intense workshop on civic engagement.

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Idaho Fish and Game is working with lumber companies to make sure the public has access to private timber land. It’s all part of the department’s new “Large Tracts” land lease program that targets parcels 50,000 acres or larger.

Canyon County Voters Resoundingly Reject Jail Bond

May 22, 2019
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Voters in Canyon County went to the polls Tuesday and overwhelmingly rejected a bond initiative that would’ve funded a new jail.

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State lawmakers and activists are urging prosecutors to drop drug dealing charges against three men who were arrested for trucking large amounts of what they said was hemp.

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As trade tensions escalate with China, the U.S. appears to be normalizing things with trading partners Canada and Mexico. The shifting relationship is good news for Idaho wheat producers.

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Security officials found two guns and ammunition in one traveler’s carry-on luggage at the Boise airport Monday.

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May is National Pet Month, and to highlight it we’re looking at an organization that works to promote something called “humane education.” The nonprofit Helping Idaho Dogs looks to boost the number of registered therapy dog teams in the Gem State and spreads the benefits of being with an animal.

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City Council President Lauren McLean is challenging Boise’s longest serving mayor – who handpicked her to serve in 2015.


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The last wild horses rescued from the 2015 Soda Fire are going home this month.

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Parents whose kids are in public school can be exempted from having to vaccinate on religious or personal grounds. Exemption rates are on the rise across Idaho, up to an all-time high of 7.7%, according to the Idaho Division of Health.

 

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Idaho’s unemployment rate continues to tick down, as businesses continue their hiring spree.

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The downtown Boise boom in residential real estate continues. Another new apartment building is slated to join the growing list of construction projects in the city’s core.


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After a court order forced the state to allow trans residents to change their gender on their birth certificates, state health officials are pushing back.

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The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments in San Francisco Thursday in the case of transgender inmate in Idaho Adree Edmo, who sued to get sex reassignment surgery. A lower court judge ruled in her favor, but the state of Idaho appealed that decision.

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Even as state lawmakers have tried to make it exponentially harder to get an initiative on the ballot, one man is suing in federal court to make it easier.

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