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9 hrs ago | KBCI CBS 2

Idaho woman killed, three others seriously injured in I-84 crash

An Idaho woman was killed and three others were seriously injured over the weekend following a single vehicle crash on I-84 west of Baker City.

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Related Topix: Blackfoot, ID, Boise, ID, Pocatello, ID

19 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Recent audit findings drive challenger in Idaho treasurer race

But he's best known for a series of critical state audits over the past five years, the most recent suggesting that Crane made an inappropriate transfer between two funds that cost state taxpayers more than .

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Related Topix: Idaho Government, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home

Sat Jul 26, 2014

KBCI CBS 2

Record number of timber harvested in Idaho

A massive timber salvage sale and logging companies opting to cash in on high prices resulted in a record 347 million board feet of timber harvested from state endowment lands during the last fiscal year, state officials say.

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Local NEWS 8

Add the Words documentary shows in Pocatello

The Add the Words campaign has been made into a documentary. The Add the Words campaign is working to get "gender identity" and "sexual orientation" added onto Idaho's Civil Rights Act.

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Related Topix: Pocatello, ID, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Idaho Government, C. Otter, Gay/Lesbian

KISU-TV Pocatello

Science Trek

SCIENCE TREK, produced by Idaho Public Television, airs the third Tuesday of the month throughout the school year and focuses on a variety of science-related topics.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

KBOI-AM Boise

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Scheduled for Boise River Crossing

The Idaho Transportation Department has announced an August 15 ribbon cutting ceremony to open the new Boise River Bridge and an extension of Idaho Route 16. According to the IDOT, 2.5 mile extension of the state route will feature the first new crossing of the Boise River in at least two decades.

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Related Topix: Idaho Government

Ridenbaugh Press

Big news

Annually, newspapers around the country list the top local and regional news stories of the year, lists often begging the difference between "big news" and "actually important."

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

KHQ-TV Spokane

Post Falls Police searching for missing 11-year-old boy

Jeremy Yaken was last seen at around 6:00pm Thursday night in Post Falls on Idaho Street near the 7-11 north of I-90.

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Related Topix: Post Falls, ID, Weather, Coeur d'Alene, ID, Boundary County, ID

KBCI CBS 2

Eight immigrant children from Central America brought to Idaho

Federal officials say a relatively small number of the unaccompanied immigrant children who have been flooding into the United States from Central America have been sent to Oregon, Washington state and Idaho over the past six months.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, January, John Kitzhaber, US Governors, Jay Inslee

KBCI CBS 2

Gov. Otter Letter: Don't send migrant kids to Idaho

Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter has sent a letter to federal officials telling them not to send any of the unaccompanied young migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border to Idaho.

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Related Topix: C. L. Otter, US Governors, Family, Kids, Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

PolitiFact

Debbie Wasserman Schultz: 'There were 36 states where Republicans who ...

Two recent federal court cases, both about federal subsidies for health insurance, came within hours of each other this week, putting the future of the Affordable Care Act into question.

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Related Topix: US News, Health Insurance, Health, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Idaho Government, Iowa, Terry Branstad, US Governors

The Spokesman-Review

State Destroys Ed Board Applications

This week, Gov. Butch Otter's office released paperwork on some - but not all - of the Idahoans who applied for two vacant spots on the State Board of Education.

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Related Topix: Idaho Government

Boise Weekly

Culture (W)rap

Candis Redfield's mural at the Flying M Coffeegarage in Nampa is about "the young generations striving for a better future that involves sustainability and our love for the environment."

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Related Topix: Nampa, ID, Eat Pray Love, Boise, ID, University of Oregon, Hailey, ID

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Longford Leader

US Senator a researching his Longford links

Senator Jim Risch, who is a representative for the state of Idaho, is also hoping to find distant relatives who may still be living in the region.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Jim Risch, Senator James Risch, Republican, Idaho Government

KBCI CBS 2

Occupy Boise: Idaho should pay $175K in legal fees

Members of Occupy Boise are asking a federal judge to order the state to pay more than $175,000 in attorney costs and legal fees after the group won a lawsuit over rules designed to curb protests and rallies around the Capitol.

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Related Topix: Idaho Government, Boise, ID

The Spokesman-Review

Taxpayers Union releases poll on online taxes, Idaho retailers, lawmaker dispute results

The National Taxpayers Union says it's conducted a poll in Idaho that shows Idahoans oppose taxes on online sales, with questions such as, "Please tell me if you agree or disagree with the following statement.

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Related Topix: Idaho Government, Collecting, Life, Hobbies, Tax

KMVT Twin Falls

Careless Visitors Put Sawtooth National Recreation Area at Risk

The Sawtooth National Recreation Area is extremely dry and very vulnerable to wildfire.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Epidemic, Idaho Government

Boise Weekly

Drilling Into Idaho's (Other) Common Core

Alta Mesa V.P. of Operations Dale Hayes and Governor C.L. "Butch" Otter were the media stars of a July 17 well and pipeline tour in Payette County.

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Related Topix: Payette County, ID, Mesa, ID, Marijuana, Boise, ID, New Plymouth, ID

Tue Jul 22, 2014

KMVT Twin Falls

2010 Numbers Show Idaho's Poverty Concentration Is Rising

Idaho's poverty concentration is on the rise. According to the U.S. Census, the amount of people moving to poverty areas tripled between the years 2000 and 2010.

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Related Topix: Idaho Government

KBCI CBS 2

Idaho lawmaker committee examines public defense

Lawmakers on a committee charged with fixing Idaho's public defense system were cautioned Tuesday that if they create new standards to ensure indigent defendants get a fair shake in court, the state could open itself up to lawsuits.

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Related Topix: Idaho Government, Ada County, ID, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison

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