On Fourth Anniversary, Idaho Suicide Hotline Adds 208 Area Code Number

On Fourth Anniversary, Idaho Suicide Hotline Adds 208 Area Code Number

"Idaho has among some of the highest suicide rates in the nation. We're 44 percent higher than the national average, and that includes a good many young people. There's a tremendous pressure on kids to succeed."
AAA: Sleep Deprivation Just As Bad as Driving Drunk

AAA: Sleep Deprivation Just As Bad as Driving Drunk

"Driving with having only earned four to five hours of sleep in a 24-hour period can be just as impairing as driving legally drunk. I don't think most people are aware of this. That's really the punchline."
UPDATE: Unattended, Charging Lithium Batteries Linked to Fire at Boise State Robotics Lab

UPDATE: Unattended, Charging Lithium Batteries Linked to Fire at Boise State Robotics Lab

"A little extra caution goes a long way in preventing fires and injuries, especially at this time of year with the number of electronic gifts that will be given and received.”

UPDATE: Unattended, Charging Lithium Batteries Linked to Fire at Boise State Robotics Lab

"A little extra caution goes a long way in preventing fires and injuries, especially at this time of year with the number of electronic gifts that will be given and received.”

Welcome to Winter, Boise: Dust Off the Shovel, Expect Delays, Get Ready for Ski Season

Interstate 84 between Meridian and Nampa slowed to a crawl just before sunrise. As many as nine separate crashes were reported between milepost 32 and Meridian Road.

On Fourth Anniversary, Idaho Suicide Hotline Adds 208 Area Code Number

"Idaho has among some of the highest suicide rates in the nation. We're 44 percent higher than the national average, and that includes a good many young people. There's a tremendous pressure on kids to succeed."

AAA: Sleep Deprivation Just As Bad as Driving Drunk

"Driving with having only earned four to five hours of sleep in a 24-hour period can be just as impairing as driving legally drunk. I don't think most people are aware of this. That's really the punchline."

IDOC Director Kevin Kempf Resigns, Will Head Assoc. of State Correctional Administrators

Kempf made the "bittersweet" decision to leave IDOC to take up a new mantle: Executive Director of the Association of State Correctional Administrators.

Boise State Arizona-Bound for Cactus Bowl Matchup With Baylor

Tickets are $35 to $140, and Treasure Valley-based travel agencies are already working on packages, which include airfare and hotel.

Some Early Award Season Love for La La Land, Manchester By the Sea and Moonlight

Moonlight was honored by the Gotham Awards as Best Picture while the New York Film Critics Circle chose La La Land as Best Picture of 2016, Soon thereafter, the National Board of Review of Motion Pictures anointed Manchester By the Sea as the Best Film.

Touting Lower Costs, Idaho Power Asks to Join Regional Energy Market

In its request to the Idaho Public Utilities Commission to gain support of the move, Idaho Power said joining the EIM could reduce net power supply expense to customers by as much as $4 million to $5 million annually.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Hands a Victory to Dakota Access Pipeline Protesters

"The best way to complete that work responsibly and expeditiously is to explore alternate routes for the pipeline crossing."

Almost 100 Stand with Standing Rock in Front of Boise City Hall

"They can move the pipeline but they can't move the water."

Idaho Statewide Ballot Initiatives Will Require 56,191 Signatures

"I believe that all cities and counties should have the right to ask their citizens how they want to be taxed."

Trump's Treasury Secretary Pick Is a Lucky Man. Very Lucky

Steven Mnuchin has a long history of coming out ahead, even in questionable deals.

Three Months After the Olympics, Rio de Janeiro is Broke

"It was a bad decision from a financial point of view, and that giving these tax cuts did not result in jobs or economic growth to Rio."

U of I Fraternity Suspension for Drug Use, Hazing Extended

"Our Greek system is an important part of student life at UI, but we will not allow behavior that violates policy, and our primary mission of education in a safe student environment."

Idaho Dept. of Lands Auction of Properties in Boise and Idaho Falls Nets More Than $17 Million

The Idaho Department of Lands auctioned off seven commercial parcels for a total of $17,265,000—more than $4.4 million above the appraised price of the properties.

Bergdahl Petitions for Obama Pardon, Cites Concerns for Fair Trial Under Trump Presidency

"I have grave concerns as to whether Sergeant Bergdahl can receive a fair trial given the beating he has taken over many months from Mr. Trump."

Meet the High Schooler Who Donald Trump Blocked on Twitter

Antonio Del Otero called the president-elect a 'reject Cheeto.'

Study: 87,000 Working Poor Idahoans Are Part of 'Hunger Epidemic'

"Low wages are still the top cause of U.S. hunger and malnutrition."

Boise Artist's 'Tangible' Works Can Be Felt as Much as Seen

"Most art you can't touch. People who are totally blind can't appreciate it."

Sun Valley Film Festival Award Winner: Changing Relationship Status With SVFF From 'It's Complicated' to 'Committed' (When It Comes to Filmmaking)

"It's the part of the Sun Valley Film Festival I love the most. This year, we have significantly more prizes to inspire filmmakers."

Bedeck the Walls With Holiday Bazaar at Art Zone 208

Bedeck the walls with art by the likes of John Killmaster, Mike Moser, Stephanie Gunderson, Nancy Bouge, Anita Quick and many, many more.

Treefort Makes First Artist Announcement for 2017 Festival

Along with the artist announcement comes a $20 bump in ticket prices for the spring festival. Starting today, five-day general admission passes are $165.

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