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Yesterday | The Spokesman-Review
Idaho Gov. Butch Otter today signed an executive order creating an Idaho public records ombudsman's office under his office, charged with collecting information and compiling concerns and complaints about state agencies' compliance with Idaho laws requiring disclosure of public records, and working with the governor, stakeholders and the public to ... (more)
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Wednesday | KLEW-TV Lewiston
Did you know someone in the United States is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease every 67-seconds.
Wednesday | Boise Weekly
In the Treasure Valley, 86,610 people are considered "food insecure," meaning they don't know where their next meal will come from.
Wednesday | Wisconsin Gazette
The Idaho Dairymen's Association is asking a federal judge to allow the industry group to intervene in a lawsuit against a new law that makes it illegal to secretly film animal abuse at agricultural facilities.
Following a five-month hiatus from construction activities, work is set to resume on Idaho 75 between East Fork Road and the Big Wood River Bridge, the Idaho Transportation Department announced.
She's spent 14-years in the Idaho Legislature and now she's running for Congress.
Shauna Hillman, a candidate for the House District 7A seat now held by Shannon McMillan, has revised her response to the Idaho GOPlatform loyalty oath.
In this newspaper Sunday and elsewhere, Sen. Jim Risch, R-Idaho, is defending his 2006 scheme to cut the $260 million school maintenance and operation property tax levy and replace about $210 million by raising Idaho's sales tax from five to six cents.
Drivers can still use studded tires on Idaho roadways, but only for a few days longer, the Idaho Transportation Department announced.
Idaho House Speaker Scott Bedke was among 50 politicians from nine states who gathered at the Utah state Capitol on Friday to discuss ways states can take over management of federal lands, reporter Kevin Richert of Idaho Education News reports.
The Idaho Transportation Department said that crews will begin reconstructing the railroad crossing on Idaho 24 between Rupert and Interstate 84 Monday April 21 as part of a highway resurfacing project expected to continue in May, Traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction across the railroad tracks south of the 200 South Road ... (more)
Gov. Gary Herbert's proposed alternative to Medicaid expansion is getting attention from neighboring states that initially rejected the coverage available under President Barack Obama's health care law.
Or where you can be denied a roof over your head simply because you are perceived to "look or act Gay."
"As Idaho Loggers and Haulers, we know that Phil understands the importance of active management of the State's forest lands to make sure those lands remain productive and healthy, earn money for the public schools while providing high-quality jobs for hardworking Idahoans," said Rich Nordstrom, PAC Chairman.