More Heather Scott Melodrama at Idaho Statehouse: Five GOP Legislators Ask to Be Removed From Committees

More Heather Scott Melodrama at Idaho Statehouse: Five GOP Legislators Ask to Be Removed From Committees

Rep Nate: "I'm deeply concerned about this integrity of this body." Speaker Bedke: "We've got important business to conduct here."
MLK Day Brings Hundreds to Idaho Statehouse Amid Political Uncertainty

MLK Day Brings Hundreds to Idaho Statehouse Amid Political Uncertainty

"I would encourage every one of us to do whatever it is that we find to do to support the work of civil rights and human rights in Idaho, in Boise, across the state, and across the country."
Otter, in Executive Order, Creates New Idaho Director of Information Security to 'Thwart Hacks'

Otter, in Executive Order, Creates New Idaho Director of Information Security to 'Thwart Hacks'

“We learned this past year, firsthand, just how real the threat of cyberattacks is when the Department of Fish and Game’s licensing vendor was hacked. Having a comprehensive plan to protect the personal information of our citizens must be a top priority.”
Senate Committee Upholds Eastern Idaho Election Result After Three-Hour Hearing

Senate Committee Upholds Eastern Idaho Election Result After Three-Hour Hearing

"Look, a lot of things about elections are unfair: people start rumors, the process is ugly, the process is messy. But it has has worked for this state for  years and years and years.

MLK Day Brings Hundreds to Idaho Statehouse Amid Political Uncertainty

"I would encourage every one of us to do whatever it is that we find to do to support the work of civil rights and human rights in Idaho, in Boise, across the state, and across the country."

More Heather Scott Melodrama at Idaho Statehouse: Five GOP Legislators Ask to Be Removed From Committees

Rep Nate: "I'm deeply concerned about this integrity of this body." Speaker Bedke: "We've got important business to conduct here."

Senate Committee Upholds Eastern Idaho Election Result After Three-Hour Hearing

"Look, a lot of things about elections are unfair: people start rumors, the process is ugly, the process is messy. But it has has worked for this state for  years and years and years.

Otter, in Executive Order, Creates New Idaho Director of Information Security to 'Thwart Hacks'

“We learned this past year, firsthand, just how real the threat of cyberattacks is when the Department of Fish and Game’s licensing vendor was hacked. Having a comprehensive plan to protect the personal information of our citizens must be a top priority.”

MLK Day: Rallies, Speeches, Music and a Day Off From School (For Some)

"It's an opportunity to honor a legacy that challenges us to create a better world. Those triple evils require our attention more than ever. If you shrink from that responsibility, it's on you."

USDA Study: Soft Drinks Lead All Other Food Stamp Purchases

"No one is suggesting poor people can't choose what they want to eat. But we're saying let's not use government benefits to pay for foods that are demonstrably going to undermine public health."

Idaho Benefits as Party to Massive Settlement With Moody's

"This settlement helps hold Moody's accountable for activities that hurt Idahoans and our economy. It's also a reminder that no company is above the law."

Ringling Bros. Circus Closing Show After 146 Years

"After 36 years of PETA protests, which have awoken the world to the plight of animals in captivity, PETA heralds the end of what has been the saddest show on Earth for wild animals."

Bieter Slams ACHD Snow Removal Effort: 'It's a System Doomed to Fail'

"It's never going to work. "[ACHD] is not set up to be responsive and transparent and to perform in these ways.”

Stabbing Suspect in Custody, Boise Police Ask Witnesses to Call

Police are asking anyone who witnessed the Saturday morning stabbing incident to call non-emergency dispatch at 208-377-6790

College of Idaho Honors MLK Legacy with Advocacy Training, Poverty Simulation

“I'll be talking about moving forward in our current political climate and what it means to be an ‘upstander’ and not a ‘bystander’ to injustice."

Many More Migrants Are Now Sneaking Across the U.S. - Canada Border

“They used to cross at night through the woods, now they just walk over the little ditch and walk into Canada."

Boise State Rolls Out Public Policy Survey With Findings on Education, Health Care, Refugees

Issues covered in the survey included the economy, healthcare, transportation, education, refugees, climate change and more.

How Trump Could Kill the Proposed Overtime Rule

A rule that could get overtime pay for four million workers is in limbo, and Trump will help decide whether it survives.

Blaine County P&Z Denies Permit for Second Transmission Line, Idaho Power Moves Forward With Application to PUC

Idaho Power will appeal the denial while still moving forward with its full application to the Idaho Public Utilities Commission

Idaho Man Indicted on Murder, Kidnapping Following Deadly Eastern Oregon Highway Collision

A Malheur County (Ore.) Grand Jury handed up indictments of aggravated murder, kidnapping and assault against Anthony Montwheeler.

More Idaho GOP Fireworks: Senate Mulling Challenged Election and Freshman Senator Wants to Make Abortion First-Degree Murder

"I don't care what people think of me. I'm here to do what I think is best for the people."

Nate Silver of FiveThirtyEight to Podcast Live And More Hackfort News

Nate Silver, Don Winiecki, Dex Torricke-Barton and more will be on tap at this year's Hackfort.

Punished After Claiming Female House Members Trade Sex for Power, Rep. Heather Scott Issues Statement: 'I Call It Like I See It'

"The escalating pattern of behavior exhibited by Representative Scott has had a negative effect on many members of the caucus, particularly female members."

Idaho State Journal: Eastern Idaho Lunch Lady Says Life is a 'Nightmare' One Year After Being Fired for Giving Student Free Meal

Dalene Bowden says the melodrama has "torn her family apart" and they've stopped talking to one another: "It turned out to be a nightmare,"

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