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  1. More aroma hops on the way in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    For seriously afflicted beer geeks, one of the most interesting beer-related semiannual reports is the hop acreage report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service . Casual beer aficionados are content to hear a simple synopsis of the news, like, "farmers planted more hops in 2015," but some of us yearn for more details.


  2. Legislature looks to speed up traffic on highwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Slow-poke drivers in passing lanes on Oregon freeways would sometimes have to make way for motorists with heavier right feet under a bill approved Monday in the state Senate. The measure would designate the left lane on highways as a passing lane when there isn't congestion, requiring slow drivers to move over for faster-moving traffic.


  3. Traffic construction continues on I-84; new Broadway interchange signals to openRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | KNIN-TV Boise

    The Idaho Transportation Department continues work through Wednesday on three bridges on the Interstate 84 connector. The locations include the connector over 27th Street, Emerald Street over the connector and Main Street over Chinden Boulevard.


  4. Idaho new laws include official state amphibianRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Education Week

    Summer in Idaho brings not only plenty of outdoor cookouts and floats down the river, but also state laws ready to go into effect. July 1 marks the start of a new fiscal year in Idaho, meaning the state will begin implementing a new budget and plenty of new policies.


  5. Blog: Bill McDonald, Day 11 & 12Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Vermont Standard

    Woodstock Resident Bill McDonald started a "ride of a lifetime" in Astoria Oregon. McDonald will be traveling across the country and keeping in touch along the way with updates on his travels.


  6. Rep. Pickett, D-El Paso pushes to drop tolls on border highwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | El Paso Times

    Rep. Joe Pickett, D-El Paso, is on a campaign to take the eliminate tolls on the Cesar Chavez Border Highway. It is part of a broader push by Pickett, chairman of the House Transportation Committee, to end the practice of tolling on many Texas highways. 4 comments

  7. Idaho man pleads guilty to murder in killing of ex-AZ family of 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | KOLD-TV Tucson

    BOISE, ID - A 22-year-old Idaho man has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the killing of a former Arizona power company executive, his wife and their adult son at their Boise home. Adam Dees of Nampa appeared Friday in 4th District Court to enter his plea to three counts of first-degree murder and one count of robbery.


  8. Temperature records set Saturday in eastern, central IdahoRead the original story

    Sunday | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Idaho Falls' high on Saturday was 97 degrees, breaking the previous June 27 record of 93 degrees set in 2013. Seattle police are investigating a shooting outside a South Lake Union restaurant that sent two people to the hospital early Sunday morning.


  9. News Minute: Here is the latest news from The Associated PressRead the original story

    Sunday | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Starting July 1, Idahoans will see new laws that range from how much they pay at the gas station to giving teachers a pay bump. Next week marks the start of a new fiscal year in Idaho.


  10. See the info...Read the original story

    Saturday | Window on the Clearwater

    Personnel from Orofino Fire Department, Clearwater-Potlatch Timber Protective Association, Idaho Department of Lands, Clearwater County Sheriff's Office and Idaho Transportation Department are on the scene of a wildland fire up the hill from US Highway 12 between Mangum's Shop and Hidden Village, about mile post 39.5. A car caught on fire and the flames spread quickly up the steep hillside. The steep terrain is a challenge to the fire crews, but air support has been called in and can be heard overhead.


  11. Meet Amadeus Serafini of MTV's 'Scream'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 |

    Of all the main cast members of MTV 's series re-imagining of the " Scream " movie franchise, debuting Tuesday at 9 p.m., Amadeus Serafini is most likely to prosper in the Twitter-follower futures market. As of Friday afternoon, the ticker showed @AmadeusSerafini at 607 followers.


  12. Large Amount of Travelers Expected July 4th WeekendRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | KMVT Twin Falls

    AAA is expecting large numbers of Americans to hit the road next weekend. The auto club has come out with its preliminary numbers for the Fourth of July holiday.


  13. Court ruling on same-sex marriage won't have much effect in WA or IDRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Spokesman-Review

    Today's U.S. Supreme Court ruling that same-sex marriage is legal nationwide may have big impacts for some states, but won't change things in Washington or Idaho. Same-sex marriage has been legal in Washington since 2012, when voters upheld a law passed by the Legislature but challenged by some conservative groups.


  14. Realogics Sotheby's International Realty & Tomlinson...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | PRWeb

    Representatives of Realogics Sotheby's International Realty based in Seattle, WA and Tomlinson Sotheby's International Realty based in Sandpoint, ID jointly announce their exclusive listing of Buck Quarter Ranch in the northeastern corner of Washington State. This 900-acre land portfolio is comprised of numerous contiguous parcels, a 150-acre private lake; a 12,000-SF custom log home; an 8,000-SF pool house and spa pavilion; several guest homes; an equestrian center; a rifle range; a maintenance shop; miles of trails; and a helipad.


  15. First TakeRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | Ridenbaugh Press

    And that's that . The practical legal questions around same-gender marriage are now pretty much done; the Supreme Court has ruled flatly that the terms of the Constitution simply provide that, under the law, sexual orientation isn't a bar to marriage.


  16. Idaho college to cover murals depicting lynching of Native AmericanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Bangor Daily News

    The University of Idaho intends to cover with fabric a pair of controversial murals in a historic Boise building that depict the lynching of a Native American man by two white settlers armed with a rifle and stick. The masking of the murals comes as the university based in the Idaho city of Moscow prepares to mark the formal opening of a satellite campus for its law school at the former Ada County Courthouse in September.


  17. No More Graffiti Below The Perrine BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | KMVT Twin Falls

    Twin Falls, Idaho It's been over a decade since the Idaho Department of Transportation took on the graffiti problem below the Perrine Bridge. This morning, on the south end of the bridge, all of that graffiti was finally covered up.


  18. Biggest Community Baby Shower to date thanks to generous donationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | KIVI

    Tweets, diapers and sponsors all contributed to the biggest Community Baby Shower of all time and generous donations from Idahoans made it possible. Albertsons led the charge and opened up their stores across southern Idaho as donation sites coupled with generous contributions from Blue Cross of Idaho employees and everyday people.


  19. West Nile virus confirmed in Gem County mosquitoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Spokesman-Review

    Mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus have been found in Gem County, the Idaho Department of Health & Welfare reports; public health officials are reminding people to take precautions against mosquito bites. "Disease-carrying mosquitoes will be around now until a killing frost, so it is critical that you protect yourself and family members from their bite," said Dr. Leslie Tengelsen, deputy state epidemiologist.


  20. Idaho politicians react to Supreme Court's decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | KBCI CBS 2

    Idaho politicians react to Supreme Court's decision in the King v Burwell case. Sen Jim Risch: "I am disappointed but not particularly surprised by the Supreme Court's ruling.