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New Bill Would Place Restrictions on Idaho Bonds, Levies
An Idaho House panel has introduced legislation that would require cities, counties and other taxing districts to wait one year before a failed bond or levy could be placed back on the election ballot.
Driver Accused of Swerving to Kill Idaho Newlyweds is Charged
A driver accused of intentionally striking and killing young newlyweds holding hands on an Idaho sidewalk has been charged with murder.
Survey Shows Yellowstone Elk Herd at Highest Level Since ’05
Government biologists say elk numbers in the northern part of Yellowstone National Park are at their highest level in more than a decade.
Groups Appeal Court Ruling on Idaho Wolf-killing Lawsuit
Environmental groups are appealing a federal court ruling that a federal agency doesn't need to do a new environmental study before being allowed to kill more wolves in Idaho.
University of Idaho Seeks Funding for Dairy Research Center
Fundraising in the next few months will be vital to constructing a world class dairy-centric research and teaching facility in southern Idaho.
Idaho Lawmakers Introduce $200M Tax Cut Plan
Idaho lawmakers have ushered in a $200 million tax cut plan as the first tax relief proposal of the 2018 legislative session.
Idaho Soccer Coach Fights Back After Receiving Racist Letter
A Boise youth soccer coach is fighting back after receiving a threatening anonymous letter with racial slurs directed at his players.
Idaho Lawmakers to Consider Call to Amend US Constitution
Idaho lawmakers will once again be asked to consider joining fellow Republican-dominated states calling for a constitutional amendment to limit federal government power.
70 Bison Killed So Far This Year by Montana Hunters
Montana wildlife officials say 70 bison have been shot by hunters so far this year. The Billings Gazette reported Thursday that 59 of those bison were killed on the west side near West Yellowstone, while 11 were killed in the Gardiner area.
Idaho Bill Would Allow Use of Marijuana Derivative
A recently introduced bill would allow residents to use oil extracted from cannabis plants in staunchly anti-marijuana Idaho as long as the product is prescribed by a licensed practitioner.
Idaho House Panel Reintroduces Anti-Sharia Law Bill
Republicans on an Idaho House panel have once against agreed to introduce anti-Sharia law legislation designed to prevent Idaho courts from making decisions based on Islamic or other foreign legal codes.
Missing Woman Found Dead Near Washington-Idaho Border
A woman reported missing in late December has been found dead in a drainage area near the Washington-Idaho border.
Police: Idaho Falls Man Shot After Charging Officers
An Idaho Falls man was shot by police after authorities say the man was wielding a weapon and charged at officers.
Mountain Lion on Runway Delays Flight at Idaho Airport
An airplane approaching a rural Idaho airport had to abort its initial landing after a mountain lion was spotted on the runway.
Idaho House Panel Introduces Speed Limit Bill
An Idaho House panel has introduced legislation that would allow trucks, buses and other large vehicles to go the same speed limit as other vehicles on the state's highways.
Idaho State Revenue Panel Predicts 5 Percent Revenue Growth
Idaho lawmakers on an economic outlook committee are predicting that the state will see roughly $3.8 billion in tax revenue in the 2019 fiscal year — a more than 5 percent increase from the previous year, mirroring Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter's revenue projections for the sixth yea…
State Budget Panel OKs $3M for Inmate Hepatitis C Cure
Idaho's legislative budget writers approved about $3 million for treating inmates with severe liver disease as well as half a million dollars to add 99 beds to the state's prison system as inmate populations continue to rise amid rapid state growth.
Idaho Officials: Thousands of Skilled Jobs are Going Unfilled
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Education officials say thousands of science, technology, engineering and math jobs are going unfilled each year in Idaho due to a lack of skilled workers. The Lewiston Tribune reports that education officials told the state Legislature's joint budget committee last we…
Woman Identified After Gooding County Shooting
Authorities have identified the woman killed in an altercation with Magic Valley law enforcement earlier this week near Gooding.
Plan to Close Idaho Health Coverage Gap Moves Forward
State lawmakers are moving forward with a plan to reduce Idaho's health coverage gap. A house committee introduced legislation on Monday that would allow the state to seek two federal waivers to the Affordable Care Act.