Idaho Government Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Deltan warmed by aid to Idaho kidsRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2015 | The Bolivar Commercial

    Fires in Idaho have been on the news for several days but the effects from the blazes go much further than one state. For Clevelander Todd Davis, it's difficult to see his hometown, Kamiah, Idaho, up in flames and he has turned to his new home for help for the children going back to school without any supplies.


  2. Idaho Dept. of Insurance offers guide for Idahoans impacted by wildfires, coping with insuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2015 | The Spokesman-Review

    The Idaho Department of Insurance has set up a new Wildfire Claim Information website offering tips for Idahoans on filing an insurance claim and rebuilding after a fire, along with consumer tips on how to file a claims and how to deal with adjusters and contractors; contact information for insurance companies and Idaho fire information. "Our hearts go out to the families who have lost so much," says Department Director Dean Cameron.


  3. SkyWest Swings Doors Open to New Boise Facility, Kept Aloft on Sweetheart Tax DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2015 | Boise Weekly

    State and city officials will be on hand for a ribbon cutting and grand opening celebration Monday for SkyWest Airlines' new 135,000-square-foot maintenance hangar at the Boise Airport. The $20 million project broke ground in October 2014 and company officials have promised up to 100 high-wage jobs.


  4. Officials look to move betting machines back to race trackRead the original story

    Aug 23, 2015 | Washington Times

    An eastern Idaho horse racing track has folded on trying to keep its lucrative betting machines off-site after months of defending the legality of the machines' location. The Post Register reports that owners Jim and Melissa Bernard submitted an application on July 30 to operate instant horse racing betting terminals closer to the Sandy Downs racing track in Idaho Falls.


  5. Idaho ag-gag law ruled unconstitutional by federal judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2015 |

    In what has been hailed a victory for civil and animal rights activists, a federal court has ruled that an Idaho "Ag-Gag" law is unconstitutional and violates the First and Fourteenth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution. Ag-Gag laws, which are on the books in seven states, are designed to prevent whistleblowing in the agricultural industry.


  6. ING Robotic Aviation Provides 'Drone' Education To Canadian Outreach ProgramRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2015 | Aero-News Network

    Actua's Northern Outreach Program has been selected by the management of ING Robotic Aviation as this year's focus of its annual program that supports one charity each year. Actua delivers programming in communities throughout Canada's Northwest Territories, Yukon Territory, Nunavut, Northern Qubec and Newfoundland and Labrador through hundreds of school workshops and many weeks of summer camp.


  7. Learning about 4-H isn't all fun and gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2015 | KBCI CBS 2

    Pigs, sheep and goats are just a few of the animals at the Western Idaho Fair. Children of all ages are on the hunt to learn about each one of them.


  8. Baylor coach 'thoroughly apprised' of player's violent pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2015 | SFGate

    Baylor head coach Art Briles said Friday that he was not informed of any violent incidents in Sam Ukwuachu's past, but that was contradicted by former Boise State coach Chris Peterson's statement. Former Boise State coach Chris Peterson said Baylor counterpart Art Briles was "thoroughly apprised" of Sam Ukwuachu's past behavior during his transfer to Baylor.


  9. State highways' brilliantly simple plan to stop stoners from stealing '420' mile markersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2015 | Boy Genius

    Interstate 420-mile markers are apparently such popular trophies among stoners that some states have decided to take a unique and unexpected measure to stop the theft of these signs. Rather than replace the mileposts as soon as they're stolen, Idaho decided to take a different course of action that might be more efficient.


  10. Off-track 'instant racing' betting parlor in Idaho Falls looks to move to racetrackRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2015 | The Spokesman-Review

    Double Down Betting Bar & Grill in Idaho Falls, one of three locations in the state that operates controversial slot machine-like "instant racing" machines, has submitted an application to the city of Idaho Falls to move from its in-town location to the city-owned Sandy Downs racetrack property, the Idaho Falls Post Register reports today. City parks director Greg Weitzel told Post Register reporter Bryan Clark, "This is a Council decision.


  11. Rural speed limits and increasing traffic fatalitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2015 |

    Idaho Transportation Department workers affix new speed limit signs along the westbound lanes of Interstate 84 east of Mountain Home, Idaho. Rural speed limits: "Rural" in most places translates to possible slow-moving farm equipment, no bike lanes, sharp curves and the occasional deer - not to mention sightseeing bicycle riders.


  12. Idaho replaces mile marker 420 with 419.9 to thwart stonersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2015 | KFVS12

    Idaho transportation officials say the mile marker has been replaced with 419.9 signs to curb thieves eager to own a number associated with marijuana enthusiasts. Turns out, Idaho isn't alone in this problem.


  13. 'The Scarlet Stone': A 1,000-year-old epic transformed for the stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2015 | The Jewish Journal

    Many years ago, back when he was a software designer and engineer, Shahrokh Yadegari never would have imagined he'd be premiering an interdisciplinary theater and dance piece. But, as with many in his cast and crew, Yadegari's journey has brought him from Iran to America, through life's ups and downs and, finally, to UCLA's Royce Hall, where "The Scarlet Stone," his most ambitious work to date, will be presented on Aug. 29. "My main work is music, by training ... but now I can say that I've become an interdisciplinary artist," Yadegari said during a recent phone interview.


  14. Idaho state email accounts turn up on hacked adultery websiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2015 | KBCI CBS 2

    In addition to millions of personal emails, 15,000 emails from U.S. government accounts were found on the hacked Ashley Madison website, which brazenly matches people seeking extramarital affairs. Seven addresses also turned up on this cheat-on-your-spouse format.


  15. Our view: A chance to do what is rightRead the original story

    Aug 20, 2015 | Post Register

    Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden is a man who does the right thing. While many politicians allow themselves to be guided by prevailing winds, Wasden follows facts.


  16. Idaho Follows Colorado In Replacing 420 Mile MarkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2015 | KUAD-FM Windsor

    Transportation officials say Idaho's 420 mile marker has been replaced with a 419.9 sign to deter marijuana enthusiasts. Adam Rush of the Idaho Transportation Department says this is the only 420 sign that has been replaced, because most highways don't cover more than 400 miles.


  17. CCDC Celebrates Golden Anniversary With Eye On Future of Downtown BoiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2015 | Boise Weekly

    For the Capital City Development Corporation, Aug. 23 is an historic day. It was on that date 50 years ago Boise's era of urban renewal began with the establishment of the Boise Redevelopment Agency.


  18. More and more natural landscape is being lostRead the original story

    Aug 16, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    Of all the families of birds I've watched and studied for nearly four decades - from Oklahoma and Georgia to New York State, Vermont and now back in Idaho - the species listed by stage wildlife agencies as "game" birds are at the top when it comes to notable behaviorial traits. l The northern bobwhite's alarm call of two sharp, whistled notes that announce the bird's name, "bob-white!" Sadly, these species, just like so much more of our natural heritage, are declining, their populations shrinking as human activity takes their habitat away.


  19. Gov. Otter: 'You've got a disaster declaration for Owyhee County'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2015 | KBCI CBS 2

    Governor C.L. "Butch" Otter issued Owyhee County a disaster declaration Saturday afternoon after seeing the devastation from the Soda Fire. Officials knew fire activity would be fueled overnight Friday because of the change in wind direction .


  20. Man paralyzed in bicycle crash ready to get back to workRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2015 | Washington Times

    An after-work mountain bike ride in the Foothills like he'd done so many times before changed Michael Jones' life. Jones was rolling down Sunset Peak Road - which connects with 8th Street - toward his North End home one night in June, when something went terribly wrong on a blind curve on the one-lane, unmarked road.