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5 hrs ago | KBOI-AM Boise
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.
11 hrs ago | NWCN.com
Idaho Governor C.L. "Butch" Otter is calling on the feds to not use Idaho as a destination or staging area for the influx of unaccompanied and undocumented immigrant children crossing the southern U.S. border.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Interstate speed limits in Southern Idaho will increase to 80 miles per hour for most vehicles and 70 miles per hour for trucks on Thursday.
Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. BOISE - The last of more than 100 Idahoans arrested this year in gay-rights protests at the state Capitol were sentenced in a four-hour-plus hearing Monday, and the judge had this message for them: "I respect your courage in doing what you did."
After completing the first three sentencings, the court has now gone to a short recess.
Governor C.L. "Butch" Otter said today that he strongly opposes and will resist any attempt by President Barack Obama to use executive authority under the Antiquities Act to lock up more public land by creating a Boulder-White Clouds national monument.
River Adventures LTD, an Idaho outfitter says that despite its devilish name, taking a jet boat day trip in Hells Canyon is a slice of heaven in summertime.
Attorney General Lawrence Wasden has reached a settlement with a Utah home security company accused of violating Idaho's Consumer Protection Act.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 04:27 pm
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