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Idaho group amends Medicaid expansion proposal
Tue, 18 Nov 2014 15:21:57 -0800

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - An Idaho work group has tweaked its recommendations on expanding Medicaid eligibility in a last-minute effort to make their plan more politically palatable to lawmakers. Work group facilitator Corey Surber says the 15-member group approved a hybrid model Friday. The group had finalized a ...

Governor candidates face hurdle ousting Otter
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 01:02:20 -0700

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho's Democratic gubernatorial candidate A.J. Balukoff has spent nearly $2 million of his own money lambasting what he describes as Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter's failures, but the am

Idaho lieutenant governor rivals debate - Thu, 30 Oct 2014 PST
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:57:28 -0700

In a polite but pointed debate, Idaho Lt. Gov. Brad Little and his Democratic challenger, Bert Marley, outlined sharply differing views of how Idaho’s faring as it works to recover from a big economic downturn.

Idaho Gov. Otter wins third term - Tue, 04 Nov 2014 PST
Tue, 04 Nov 2014 22:56:42 -0800

Idaho GOP Gov. Butch Otter won a rare third term Tuesday, after a hard-fought race against Democratic challenger A.J. Balukoff, while the race for state superintendent of schools was too close to call.

Crapo to honor veterans and volunteers Tuesday
Mon, 10 Nov 2014 16:01:32 -0800

Idaho Senator Mike Crapo will present his Spirit of Freedom award to 20 Idahoans 13 veterans and seven volunteers at three ceremonies throughout the sate Tuesday. Click to Continue »

Christmas tree permits to go on sale later this week
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 12:22:30 -0800

For those willing to brave deep snow and cold temperatures to cut their own Christmas tree this year, the Boise and Payette National Forest vendors will begin selling Christmas tree permits this Saturday, November 22.

Driver in January freeway pileup files lawsuit
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:31:30 -0800

Attorneys representing Jose D. Silva Cuellar, whose car got dragged 180 feet down Interstate 84 when a loaded log truck struck it from behind, sued Wednesday in 4th District Court… Click to Continue »

Grab the Shovel and the Sled; Snow Storm Tangles Traffic, Cancels Classes
Fri, 14 Nov 2014 09:05:25 -0800

UPDATE: November 14 10 a.m. Idaho State Police report that the westbound lanes of I-84 at milepost 201 have now been reopened to traffic. The investigation continues into the accident involving several commercial vehicles near the Kasota Road exit. UPDATE : November 14 9:50 a.m. Idaho State Police reported at 9:45 a.m. that a multi-vehicle accident, involving several commercial trucks has ...

16,000 Rainbow Trout to be released in Idaho waterways
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 17:29:16 -0700

Personnel from Fish and Game's Nampa Hatchery will be releasing more than 16,000 catchable-sized rainbow trout at the following locations during November.

Ethel Lisle, 91, of Libby
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 11:28:26 -0700

Our dear mother, Ethel Fay Lisle, 91, of Libby, passed from this life on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, to join her loving husband, Emmett J. Lisle.