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Lawmakers win High Five Mt. Everest Challenge
Fri, 06 Mar 2015 17:03:42 -0800

A challenge for Idaho lawmakers to raise money for local school is over.

BLOG: 4 Lawmakers Eat, Walk Their Way to Victory in 'Everest Challenge'
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 13:30:00 -0800

The hard stepping and healthy eating some Idaho lawmakers have done over the past month is going to pay off for four Idaho schools now.

Restructuring entry-level PTE
Tue, 17 Feb 2015 23:43:14 -0800

Professional, technical education programs to see structural changes BOISE – The State Board of Education (SBOE) approved draft legislation Wednesday to standardize entry-level professional-technical education (PTE) curriculum for postsecondary schools in Idaho. According to PTE division administrator ...

Joetta M. Batt, 83
Sat, 14 Feb 2015 17:07:49 -0800

On Feb. 11, 2015, at the age of 83, Joetta Marguerite Batt followed the love of her life, Seth Grant Batt, into the Light of Heaven just 20 days after Seth. They were married 55 years.

BLOG: Bill on Parents' Rights Squeaks Through Senate Committee
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 14:00:00 -0800

A bill meant to increase parents' involvement in their children's education and influence over what they learn passed the Senate Education Committee on a 5-4 vote Wednesday afternoon.

Roberta Anne 'Birdie' Karpach, 79
Sat, 21 Feb 2015 23:37:07 -0800

Roberta Anne "Birdie" Karpach, 79, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, in Coeur d'Alene.

The prize of reading
Sat, 21 Feb 2015 20:34:14 -0800

COEUR d'ALENE - Through the Idaho Youth Ranch "Ranch Readers" program, children across the state of Idaho get to read books for free and earn prizes in the process.

NATIONAL SIGNING DAY: Berger joins 'brother' in Boise
Wed, 04 Feb 2015 23:52:33 -0800

Coeur d’Alene High senior linebacker Drew Berger signed a letter of intent to play football at Boise State on Wednesday. In front, from left, are: Jon Berger, Drew Berger, Jack Berger and Heather Berger.

Farm Bureau recognizes speech winners
Thu, 05 Feb 2015 07:31:07 -0800

The Emmett Farm Bureau awarded cash prizes to three Emmett High School students who were chosen for their speeches. The winners were sophomore Katie Hall, first place; junior Bobbie Hall, second place; and freshman Shelby Burlile, third place. The theme was Agriculture, the foundation of Idaho. Each five minute speech had to be memorized and presented to the Emmett Rotary Club. These students ...

Should Students Have to Pass Civics Test? Bill Headed for Amendments
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 01:00:00 -0800

BOISE • A Twin Falls senator’s bill to require high school students to pass the same test immigrants take to become citizens is headed for amendments.