BOISE (AP) — Idaho liquor sales are up. State Liquor Division Director Jeff Anderson says sales of distilled spirits in fiscal year 2014 that ended in July went up 4.8 percent over the previous year. The Spokesman-Review reports that Anderson told lawmakers on the Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee that proceeds reached $63 million. Anderson attributes 7 percent of the increase to Washington state residents driving across the border to buy cheaper booze. In 2011, Washington state voters privatized their state liquor sales system and added taxes that increased the cost.
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho — Southeast Idaho firefighters are making an impact across the United States in Idaho’s off-season. In addition to helping fight fires and perserve public lands in the Gem states, Idaho Bureau of […]
Listen to the full interview with Rick Aman and Natalie Hebard http://www.richbroadcasting.com/kidpodcast/NLS/KIDRickAman06052018.mp3 IDAHO FALLS, Idaho –As summer begins, students in high schools and colleges across the state are celebrating the success of another year […]
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho House has unanimously approved a new task force to recommend changes to the state’s piecemeal broadband system. The action comes after district judge ruled the state’s $60 million public schools broadband contract […]