Idaho State News

Idaho Hero Dies

August 19, 2014 // 0 Comments

(KUNA) – A Medal of Honor recipient from Idaho has died. Colonel Bernard Fisher was a member of the U.S. Navy and Air Force for nearly 30 years.  He was awarded the Medal [...]

Task Force: Expand Medicaid

August 19, 2014 // 0 Comments

(BOISE) – Gov. Butch Otter’s Medicaid expansion task force has voted and its recommendation is for the state to expand the welfare program. According to the Idaho [...]

Girl Killed in Yellowstone Identified

August 19, 2014 // 0 Comments

 (YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK) – The name of the young girl who died Sunday morning after falling into the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone has been released. 8-year-old [...]

Crapo Announces Re-Election Bid

August 18, 2014 // 0 Comments

(STATEWIDE) – U.S. Sen. Mike Crapo has announced he will run for re-election when his seat comes up in 2016. The 63-year-old made the announcement Friday, saying he is [...]

Idaho Writing SAT Scores Down

August 18, 2014 // 0 Comments

(STATEWIDE) – SAT scores for Idaho juniors fell in writing but were up in reading and math last year. The Idaho Department of Education said of the nearly 17,000 Idaho [...]

Former Idaho Congressman Dies at 83

August 15, 2014 // 0 Comments

(POCATELLO) — Former Idaho Congressman George Hansen passed away yesterday at the age of 83. Hansen was one of Idaho’s most memorable members of Congress, known [...]

Balukoff Blasts Campaign Video

August 14, 2014 // 0 Comments

(BOISE) – A new website has been launched critical of A.J. Balukoff, the Democratic candidate for Idaho Governor. The political action committee for the Idaho Association [...]

Wolverine Not “Threatened”

August 13, 2014 // 0 Comments

(STATEWIDE) – It took 14 years but there is now a decision on whether wolverines should be considered “threatened” under the Endangered Species Act. The U.S. [...]

First Idahoan Hit With West Nile

August 13, 2014 // 0 Comments

(BLAINE COUNTY) – A Blaine County woman has been infected with West Nile Virus which is the first human case in Idaho this year. The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare [...]
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