17 hrs ago
Interstate Speed Limit Increase to Take Effect Thursday
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.
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18 hrs ago
Judge lauds Idaho gay-rights protesters for courage - Mon, 21 Jul 2014 PST
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."
19 hrs ago
Protester at sentencing: 'Simply our duty to work for justice'
After completing the first three sentencings, the court has now gone to a short recess.
23 hrs ago
Otter Opposes Idaho Monument
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.
Many Idahoans likely to qualify for payments under DRAM settlement, deadline approaching...
Many Idahoans who bought products containing DRAM, or dynamic random access memory chips, between 1998 and 2002 are due a refund thanks to a price-fixing settlement, according to Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden, but the Aug. 1 deadline for filing claims is past approaching.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
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Idaho Outfitter River Adventures Says Hells Canyon Jet Boat Day Trips Are Popular Summer Getaway
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.
KMVT Twin Falls
Idahoans to receive refunds from Utah Security System Company
Attorney General Lawrence Wasden has reached a settlement with a Utah home security company accused of violating Idaho's Consumer Protection Act.
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Smoke Is Becoming An Issue Statewide
Smoke from wildfires in Idaho and neighboring states is affecting the air quality in nearly every Idaho community, and public health officials are reminding residents to be aware of the conditions so they can take proper precautions.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
ID Election 2014: Idaho Statesman Affirms Risch's "Dilettante" Rep
Well a who wouldn't like a high-paying job that gave you lots of clout and respect and perks without making you work for them? " You know, I really enjoy this job.
Langhorst named state parks chief
Current Idaho state tax commissioner and former state Sen. David Langhorst, D-Boise, has been named the new director of the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Aggressive callers target Idahoans in 'IRS agent' scam
Idahoans increasingly are being targeted by a scam in which aggressive callers claim to be IRS agents and threaten arrest, liens, and even "bodily harm" if the victims don't pay up immediately, Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden reported today.
Idaho Lottery celebrates 25th year with record dividend to state of $49M
The Idaho Lottery celebrated its 25th year today by presenting a record dividend to the state of Idaho the 11th straight year it's set a record.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Executive director of Your Health Idaho resigns
Your Health Idaho Board Chairman Stephen Weeg accepted the resignation of Amy Dowd, who was the exchange's executive director.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Stung by IEN mess, lawmakers hail stricter rules for state contract oversight
Idaho's state Division of Purchasing is making progress toward better monitoring of multimillion-dollar state contracts, according to a new state report to lawmakers.
Idahoans, Iowans Tired Of Mix-Ups
Idaho and Iowa are, in fact, two different states, and entrepreneurs, writers and creative-types want the world to learn the difference.
Governor JVE, RIP
Think of it this way: without a John V. Evans there never would have been an Interior Secretary named Cecil D. Andrus.
After appeal, jail in NYC Dead Sea Scrolls case
The solar panels that Idaho inventor Scott Brusaw has built aren't meant for rooftops.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Remembering former Idaho Governor John Evans
Many people gathered to remember the life and legacy of one of Idaho's former leaders on Friday.
Former Gov. Evans to lie in state at the Capitol today
Former Idaho Gov. John V. Evans will lie in state at the Capitol today from 1-4 p.m.; his funeral will follow at 5 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Rockies.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
New law requires ITD board to review 80 mph speeds, but board delegated that to its staff
Idaho's new 80 mph speed limit law specifically requires that the state Transportation Board approve any speed limit boosts under the new law the bill repeated that requirement four times but the board delegated the matter to its staff and hadn't planned to review the changes.