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  1. Injured Deaf Man Crawls For Help Following Car Accident in Eastern IdahoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | Boise Weekly

    A deaf man, badly injured in a car crash in the Bannock County town of Downey crawled for nearly a mile before he was discovered. The Idaho State Journal reports the victim was discovered on Highway 91, far from the scene of a one-car crash.

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  2. Dial 986, Idaho's New Area CodeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 3 | Boise Weekly

    When Idaho's Public Utilities Commission announced in the fall of 2015 that it was preparing to introduce a second area code to the Gem State - 986 - with a launch date of late 2017, the news garnered plenty of headlines. Though not much has been said about the change since, the PUC wants to remind Idahoans that the new area code, which will require 10-digit dialing, is fast approaching.

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  3. This Week in Idaho Arts: Lit Loot, Funny Biz and building Bob's Art FarmRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | Boise Weekly

    The Idaho Commission on the Arts has announced the recipients of its Literature Fellowships , which are awarded every three years for work deemed to exhibit the highest artistic merit during peer review" - reviews were anonymous and performed by out-of-state panelists. The winners of $5,000 fellowships are J. Reuben Appelman , Alan Heathcock and Kerri Webster of Boise; Devin Becker of Moscow; and Bethany Schultz Hurst of Pocatello.

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  4. Five Bonneville County Teenagers Reported Missing in One WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Boise Weekly

    In mid-April, the Pocatello-based Idaho State Journal published a startling report about how several missing eastern Idaho teens had gone missing, but law enforcement had not alerted the public . The Journal discovered the teens were missing by visiting the websites of the Idaho State Police and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children .

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  5. Pocatello Mayor Hosts Unity Rally at ISU, Faces New Flap With Shoshone-Bannock TribesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | Boise Weekly

    Pocatello Mayor Brian Blad hosted what he called a "Unity Rally" at Idaho State University on Saturday two weeks after U.S. Attorney Wendy Olson met with ISU students to discuss hate crimes and possible criminal civil rights violations on or near campus. Earlier this month, ISU President Arthur Vailas confirmed about 50 Middle Eastern students had been "victims of off-campus home burglaries," in addition to several reports of cars being vandalized-some of which belonged to international students-and the discovery of DVDS containing anti-Muslim messages left on a number of vehicles on campus.

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  6. Pocatello Teen Jailed, Accused of Threatening to 'Shoot Up' SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | Boise Weekly

    Police took a Pocatello teenager into custody Sunday, charging him with posting a threatening comment on Facebook after the Pocatello High School student warned he would "shoot up the school." This morning's Idaho State Journal reports a friend of the student said he had "absolutely no plans" to follow through on the threat and that the Facebook post was a "joke."

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  7. Head of the Class: U.S. News Ranks Timberline High Best in IdahoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | Boise Weekly

    U.S. News and World Report is out with its "Best High Schools Rankings," sizing up more than 29,000 public high schools in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. U.S. News looked at overall student performance on state-required tests, how effectively the schools have educated their "least-advantaged students" and how well the students are prepared for college.

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  8. 100 Idahoans in Monday's Boston MarathonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2016 | Boise Weekly

    The first group of runners in the 120th Boston Marathon will step off at 9 a.m. Monday morning and, before the day is done, 30,000 participants will make their way across the 26.2-mile course. The race is so popular that 4,562 qualified applicants were rejected due to the field being capped at 30,000.

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  9. Idaho State University Faces Concerns Over IslamaphobiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Boise Weekly

    Idaho State University's president said on Thursday he had been in talks with Saudi and Kuwaiti education officials seeking to allay concerns about students from those countries facing anti-Muslim harassment in the college town of Pocatello. The discussions with officials from the two Gulf states, which together account for about 1,000 of the foreign students enrolled at Idaho State, were disclosed as school officials sought to determine the origin of anti-Muslim propaganda being distributed anonymously via DVDs on campus.

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  10. Elevated Bacteria in Wastewater Dumped Into Portneuf RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | Boise Weekly

    Pocatello residents were alerted April 11 that elevated levels of bacteria had been discharged from the city's wastewater treatment plant into the Portneuf River. While city officials insisted there was no emergency and drinking water systems in the eastern Idaho community would not be impacted, KIDK-TV reported confirmation that higher-than-normal levels of E. coli bacteria had been discovered March 31 in wastewater leaving the plant.

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  11. February Fury: Mascot Melee at Eastern Idaho Basketball GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | Boise Weekly

    March might have madness, but February has fury. It's championship season, as Idaho high schools battle one another to get a chance to advance to the state high-school basketball championships this weekend.

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  12. The Three R'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | Boise Weekly

    When I was young, I spent summers with my grandparents, who I utterly adored and made me truly understand what it meant to feel loved. They lived in a modest house on a quiet street in Pocatello, a windy town founded as a railroad stop along the Portneuf River and, other than a neighbor girl, there weren't many kids my age around.

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  13. Idaho House Committee Passes Measure to Stifle Local Authority on Minimum WageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2016 | Boise Weekly

    A plan to clamp down on Idaho cities bumping up their own minimum wages passed through an Idaho House committee Monday afternoon along party lines, sending it to the full Idaho House for consideration. "This is not a discussion on whether the minimum wage should be raised or not," said Pam Eaton, president of the Idaho Retail Association in her introduction of House Bill 463 .

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  14. Eastern Idaho Mercury Spill Triggers State, Federal ResponseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2013 | Boise Weekly

    A Feb. 4 mercury spill at an eastern Idaho medical facility resulted in the evacuation of the Pocatello building and $50,000 in damages. When city of Pocatello fire crews arrived on the scene, they verified mercury had spilled when a blood pressure measurement device broke in a lab.

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  15. Eastern Idaho School Officials: Fired Lunch Lady Didn't Respond to Rehire OfferRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Boise Weekly

    Officials in an eastern Idaho school district say they need to move on after a non-response from a former lunch lady who was fired and then offered her job back. Dalene Bowden was fired from her job as a cafeteria worker at Pocatello's Irving Middle School in late December.

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  16. Fired Lunch Lady to 'Address Concerns' With Eastern Idaho...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Boise Weekly

    To the rest of the nation, she's known as the "Idaho lunch lady," the cafeteria worker who got fired for giving a hot lunch to a hungry student. To the kids at Pocatello's Irving Middle School, she's Dalene Bowden and had been working the lunch line for three years.

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  17. Eastern Idaho School District Offers Fired Lunch Lady Her Job BackRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2015 | Boise Weekly

    An eastern Idaho lunch lady who was fired after she gave a hot lunch to a hungry student who didn't have enough money to pay for the food has now been offered her job back. Soon after Dalene Bowden said she had been suspended and then terminated by the Pocatello/Chubbuck School District, her story was picked up by news outlets across the nation and created a social media firestorm, inspiring a few online fundraising efforts.

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  18. Idaho Lunch Lady Faces Dismissal Over Giving Free Lunch to StudentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2015 | Boise Weekly

    Dalene Bowden says she won't apologize for giving a meal to a hungry Idaho student who didn't have enough money to afford it. Bowden is a lunch lady at Pocatello's Irving Middle School -at least, she is for now.

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  19. Human Rights Campaign Ranks Boise (Barely) Above Average for LGBT ProtectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2015 | Boise Weekly

    The Human Rights Campaign has ranked Boise slightly above average in a national scorecard for LGBT protections. The 2015 Municipal Equality Index assigns cities scores on a 1-100 scale for legal protections extended to LGBT people. 2 comments

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