Federal officials are weighing impassioned testimony from farmers, ranchers, hunters and wildlife advocates at the only public hearing in the country on the government's latest attempt to take gray wolves off the endangered and threatened species list.
The public inauguration ceremony on the Statehouse steps was held before about 1,500 onlookers and featured a flyover by four Idaho National Guard A-10 Thunderbolt jets and 19 cannon booms that set off at least one car alarm.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Advisers to the U.S. government say in a new report that it's ethical to test a new pregnancy procedure — creating babies from the DNA of three people — in hopes of preventing the passing along of devastating genetic diseases...
Taxes are due in just a few weeks and for most people that should be exciting. Most people you talk to will say that they did their taxes and got some money back. But they don't always seem excited about it. Why?!
It seems that politicians are always talking about budgets. We either have too much money (yeah right) or we don't have enough and we need to make cuts somewhere. How about this - how much could the government save by switching fonts on their printed papers?
(AP) - Personal income in Idaho jumped 5.4 percent from 2010. That's three-tenths of a percentage point higher than nationally and ranks Idaho 11th. The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis says significant growth in net earnings drove the increase.
Although Christmas was yesterday, today is the official holiday for it since it fell on a Sunday. That means there will be some closures today including the county, state and federal offices and most city offices. There will be no mail delivery today and no banks will be open...