BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Supreme Court heard arguments in four separate lawsuits brought against the state's redistricting commission on Friday, all of them challenging various aspects of the new legislative district map.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho’s snowpack levels are in good shape and water experts are cautiously optimistic about water levels in the coming months.
Daniel Tappa, a hydrologist with the Natural Resource Conservation Service, said Thursday that by Jan.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Legislation to cut Idaho's income tax and provide one-time rebates was introduced Wednesday in the House Revenue and Taxation Committee.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Supreme Court says additional court staffers are needed across the state to help the courts handle growing caseloads and the demands of operating during a pandemic.
As the head of the judicial branch, the Idaho Supreme Court presents its budget priorities to the legislature each year.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Gov. Brad Little on Monday proposed an 11% budget increase for public schools, a record $300 million boost over last year’s budget amount that was dedicated to schools.
The Republican governor in his State of the State address also promoted a $350 million one-time income tax rebate and an ongoing income tax cut expected to reduce taxes for people and businesses by $251 million in its first year.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service violated numerous environmental laws in approving a 105-square-mile (270-square-kilometer) logging and restoration project in west-central Idaho, a conservation group alleges in a lawsuit.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Boise attorney Debora Kristensen Grasham has been appointed to be the next U.S. magistrate judge for the District of Idaho.
David Nye, chief U.S. District Judge for Idaho, made the announcement Thursday, the Idaho Press reported.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Two fresh lawsuits have been filed with the Idaho Supreme Court against the state's redistricting commission, with one challenging the state's new U.S. congressional district map and the other challenging the state legislative map.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Political hostility to public education in the Republican-dominated Idaho Legislature is causing some businesses to doubt the wisdom of moving to or expanding in a state that ranks at or near the bottom in what it spends on K-12 students and has one of the nation's worst graduation rates.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — One out of every four COVID-19 deaths in Idaho was among residents of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities, public health officials said Tuesday.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Authorities have arrested a suspect in the apparent beating death of an inmate at the Idaho State Correctional Institution south of Boise.
The Idaho Statesman reports security workers responded to an altercation in a housing unit early Saturday morning and found 57-year-old Gerald B.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Public health officials on Friday reported Idaho's first case of the omicron variant of coronavirus on Friday in an adult who recently had traveled out-of-state.
Central District Health, the public health agency that serves four counties including the Boise region, said the variant was confirmed in a lab sample from an Ada County residents over age 50.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho's child protection services are struggling, with some kids being left in unsafe homes despite dozens of complaints and others forced to stay in hotels because there aren't enough foster parents to take them them in, members of a legislative panel were told Friday.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho’s budget surplus is estimated to be $1.6 billion, financial analysts said.
The Division of Financial Management in a news release Thursday said general fund revenues for the first five months of the fiscal year that started in July are $255 million above projections.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A top Idaho education official said a preliminary injunction blocking President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for federal contractors will give colleges and universities time to plan a path forward without forcing employees to either be vaccinated or possibly lose their job.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho woman says her lawsuit challenging the state’s ban on transgender athletes should continue moving through the court system because she is enrolled as a student at Boise State University and plans to play soccer on the school’s club team next spring.
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BOISE (AP) — Someone painted anti-Semitic graffiti overnight Saturday in three tunnels near the Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial in downtown Boise, police said.
The graffiti, which included spray-painted swastikas and other hate speech, was painted over Saturday morning by the city's parks department.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A third lawsuit has been filed with the Idaho Supreme Court against Idaho’s redistricting commission over a new map redrawing the state’s 35 legislative districts.
Spencer Stucki of Chubbuck, in southeastern Idaho, filed the lawsuit Wednesday against the Idaho Commission for Reapportionment and Secretary of State Lawerence Denney.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Two lawsuits filed against Idaho’s redistricting commission over a new map redrawing the state’s 35 legislative districts have been consolidated into one lawsuit.
The Idaho Supreme Court in an order dated Tuesday said it granted the commission’s request to combine the lawsuits.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The city of Boise is looking to expand its geothermal heating system by 40% as part of a goal to become carbon neutral by 2050.
The city pumps 250 gallons (946 liters) of geothermal water to 96 buildings through 21 miles of pipes (34 kilometers).
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Carrie Semmelroth has been appointed to the Idaho Senate.
Republican Gov. Brad Little selected Semmelroth on Wednesday to serve out the term of former Democratic Sen. Ali Rabe, who moved to a different legislative district.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Boise officials have approved a lease agreement with online retailer Amazon as part of the company’s plan to build a cargo facility at the Boise Airport.
The Idaho Press reports that the Boise City Council last week unanimously approved the agreement with Amazon that calls for the city to build an access road, taxiway and ramp facilities for Amazon’s cargo facility.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho’s top health official has deactivated crisis guidelines for rationing care at most of the state's hospitals.
Idaho Department of Health and Welfare Director Dave Jeppesen issued the decision Monday after health officials said the number of COVID-19 patients remains high but no longer exceeds health care resources in most areas.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Khalil Shakir rolled up 192 all-purpose yards, George Holani rushed for 114 yards, and Boise State returned two blocked punts for touchdowns as the Broncos defeated New Mexico 37-0 Saturday night.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A second legal challenge has been filed against Idaho's redistricting commission over a new map redrawing the state's 35 legislative districts.
Ada County Commissioners filed the petition with the Idaho Supreme Court on Wednesday, contending that the map is unconstitutional because it splits up more counties than necessary.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Legislature on Wednesday wrapped up its longest ever session, one dominated by COVID-19 that entered into numerous speeches, new laws and some lawmakers.
The Legislature took a five-month break before returning Monday for three days that saw a final spasm of three dozen pieces of legislation.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — George Holani rushed for 102 yards, Hank Bachmeier passed for 225 yards, and the Boise State defense forced a late turnover to hold off upset-minded Wyoming 23-13 Friday night.
Boise State continued its mastery of Wyoming, winning its fifth straight and 15th out of 16 games in the series.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Police received multiple calls from people reporting an armed and threatening man in the months before he killed two people and injured at least four others in a shooting at a Boise shopping mall, public records show.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Devonaire Doutrive had 18 points to lead five Boise State players in double figures as the Broncos rolled past Utah Valley 76-56 in a season opener on Tuesday night.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho infant died of COVID-19 last month, marking the state's first pediatric coronavirus death, officials said Tuesday.
“Our hearts go out to the family of this child,” Elke Shaw-Tulloch, administrator for the Idaho Division of Public Health, said in a statement.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Due to the unprecedented way lawmakers are reconvening at the Statehouse next week, any laws they pass could end up in court and be declared null. Opponents say they could also target session costs and lawmaker living expenses.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A group of Boise students is drafting legislation to require licensing for minors to purchase firearms, hoping to win bipartisan support for the gun control measure in one of the most conservative states in the nation.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Sens. Mike Crapo and Jim Risch this week sent a letter to the White House requesting a meeting about Idaho’s federal district judge vacancy, saying it “cannot be filled” without a “mutual agreement” between them and the administration.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A human has died in Idaho due to rabies for the first time since 1978, health officials said Thursday.
The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare and Central District Health in a news release said the west-central man from Boise County died in October after a bat became entangled in his clothing in August.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — In the hours after the COVID-19 vaccine was formally approved for use in younger children Tuesday, social media pages lit up with eager parents seeking appointments for their grade-schoolers.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A 54-year-old Idaho woman was jailed after police say she stole from the body of a security guard killed during a Boise mall shooting.
Mary Alyce Scarbrough of Boise is charged with felony counts of alteration of evidence, malicious injury to property and grand theft, The Idaho Statesman reported Wednesday.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho State Board of Education on Tuesday approved a decision joining a federal lawsuit to block contractor requirements in President Joe Biden’s executive orders that include COVID-19 vaccine mandates, but colleges and universities will meanwhile abide by the order.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Boise Police Department says a man who was shot by police officers died from his injuries Saturday morning.
His identity will be released by the Ada County Coroner after the next of kin is notified of his passing, CBS2 reported.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Authorities have said a bullet struck the brim of a baseball-style cap worn by a Boise, Idaho, police officer who exchanged gunfire with the gunman in Monday’s shooting at the city’s largest shopping mall that killed two people.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A magistrate judge says there is enough evidence for a rape case against a former state lawmaker to move forward in court.
Aaron von Ehlinger, 39, was a Republican state representative from Lewiston when a 19-year-old legislative intern reported that he brought her to his apartment under false pretenses and raped her.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho company that successfully brought genetically modified potatoes to the market announced an agreement Thursday to help a California-based plant breeding company grow strawberries they say will stay fresh longer and have a longer growing season.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A man who was killed in an Idaho shooting at a Boise mall on Monday was shopping for gifts for his family when he was wounded, family members said.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The suspect in a Boise mall shooting that killed two people and injured four others has died, the Boise Police Department said Tuesday.
The Ada County Coroner identified the suspected shooter as Jacob Bergquist, a 27-year-old Boise man.