Yellowstone Bison Might Receive New Management

May 29, 2015

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A proposal to overhaul the management of Yellowstone National Park’s iconic bison herds get its first airing next week during public meetings in surrounding communities. State and federal officials say it’s […]

Rand Paul Selects Labrador as Chairman

May 28, 2015

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul has selected Idaho Congressman Raul Labrador to serve as the campaign’s western states chairman. Paul’s campaign announced Wednesday that Labrador will campaign for the Kentucky Republican including Oregon, […]

Lawmakers Push to Ditch Private Prisons

May 28, 2015

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Two Democratic state lawmakers want Idaho to sever all ties with private prison companies, and say they’ll vigorously pursue legislation on the issue next year. Reps. John Gannon and Mat Erpelding made the […]

State Sage Grouse Plan Approved

May 28, 2015

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter has signed an executive order requiring state executive agencies to adopt Idaho’s Sage-Grouse Management Plan. Otter announced the signing Wednesday and in a statement says the plan demonstrates the […]

Update on Idaho Man Killing

May 27, 2015

LAS VEGAS (AP) –  More information has been released on the killing of an Idaho man in Las Vegas. Police say the man’s wife was having an affair and orchestrated a gruesome hatchet attack that […]

Idaho Democratic Party Chairman Resigning

May 27, 2015

Boise —The chairman of the Idaho Democratic Party is resigning. Chairman Larry Kenck says he needs to focus on his health and will resign as of May 29. The party’s Vice Chair Jeanne Buell will […]

Man Killed in Hatchet Murder

May 26, 2015

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police say a man was killed in a hatchet attack that was planned and executed by his wife and her brother on a Memorial Day visit to Las Vegas. Authorities say […]

Generous Beef Jerky Sent to Lawmaker

May 26, 2015

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A northern Idaho lawmaker’s comment that she could go for days at a special session of the Legislature because she brought beef jerky has prompted a Washington state company to promise […]

Data Collection Reduced on School Children

May 21, 2015

BOISE – Superintendent of Public Instruction, Sherri Ybarra, has announced fewer data points will be collected on Idaho school children. Ybarra says the changes will reduce the burden on districts which have been collecting 566 […]

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