Bill Targeting 'Government Interference' in Elections Surfaces at Idaho Legislature

Bill Targeting 'Government Interference' in Elections Surfaces at Idaho Legislature

"Let's look at the recent bond and levy elections in Boise and Kuna. Both of those school districts have engaged in electioneering."
Idaho Legislature Budget Writers Approve 6.3 Percent Increase for K-12 Schools

Idaho Legislature Budget Writers Approve 6.3 Percent Increase for K-12 Schools

The proposed budget includes $62 million to fuel the third year of the so-called "career ladder" pay scale for K-12 educators, a $5 million increase for new classroom technology, a $5 million increase for more IT staffing, $2 million for college and career advising and a $4.2 million increase for professional development.
<i>Idaho</i>: 'Beautiful and Dangerous'

Idaho: 'Beautiful and Dangerous'

Raised in Idaho, the author of Idaho is a new literary star
"I had this sense... it was a sense that something had happened exactly there. I felt the possibility of something terrible happening."
Iranian Scientist Who Accepted Oscar: U.S. is Turning Away the Best and Brightest

Iranian Scientist Who Accepted Oscar: U.S. is Turning Away the Best and Brightest

“I assume that the Academy will see to it that [Farhadi] gets it.”

Iranian Scientist Who Accepted Oscar: U.S. is Turning Away the Best and Brightest

“I assume that the Academy will see to it that [Farhadi] gets it.”

Idaho Legislature Budget Writers Approve 6.3 Percent Increase for K-12 Schools

The proposed budget includes $62 million to fuel the third year of the so-called "career ladder" pay scale for K-12 educators, a $5 million increase for new classroom technology, a $5 million increase for more IT staffing, $2 million for college and career advising and a $4.2 million increase for professional development.

Bill Targeting 'Government Interference' in Elections Surfaces at Idaho Legislature

"Let's look at the recent bond and levy elections in Boise and Kuna. Both of those school districts have engaged in electioneering."

Winning Isn't Everything: The 2017 Oscar Debacle

As USA Today put it this morning, "Oscar got it wrong, soooo wrong."

Headlines for Feb. 27, 2017: What to Know

Kimmel tweets Trump, George W. Bush defends the media, health officials probe an Idaho dairy and snow returns to the forecast.

The Breakthrough: How Reporters Really Use Unnamed Sources

The most influential reporting on the Trump administration has relied on unnamed sources. Here’s the story behind them.

Remembering Bill Paxton, Star of Titanic, Twister, Training Day, Gone at 61

"Bill's passion for the arts was felt by all who knew him, and his warmth and tireless energy were undeniable."

Headlines for Feb. 26, 2017: What to Know

The New York Times talks truth during the Academy Awards, Boise State men's basketball team wins big, Ada County early voting begins Monday, and Rachel Dolezal tells The Guardian she's a "scapegoat"—and she has a memoir coming out in March.

Greg Pruitt Speaks at Idaho Gun Rally, Unholsters 'New Agenda'

"You're either 100 percent for the Second Amendment, or you're against us."

Headlines for Feb. 25, 2017: What to Know

Immigration detains U.S. citizen Muhammad Ali Jr., a verdict in the Dietrich High School assault trial, a military judge rules Trump criticism of Bergdahl won't impact court martial trial and the nation is as divided on the Oscars as they are in politics.

Get a Taste for All Five Foreign Language Oscar Nominees Here

The five finalists range from dark to darkly funny, and you can watch trailers for all of them here.

To Save Salmon, Conservation Groups File Lawsuit Against EPA

"It's Idaho fish that are going extinct. Dams in Washington state are killing Idaho's fish."

Have You Filled Out Your Red Carpet Movie Awards 2017 Ballot?

Ballots are due by Sunday, Feb. 26, at 5 p.m., and winners will be notified Monday, Feb. 27 at 10 a.m.

Idaho House Health and Welfare Panel Considers Two Pharmacy Measures

"Simply put, this bill aims to increase public health by making it as easy as possible to access medications for low-risk conditions."

Headlines for Feb. 24, 2017: What to Know

More FBI leakage, Donald Trump's Oscars obsession, a multi-vehicle wreck on Bogus Basin Road, winter persists in the Magic Valley and a fire at the Riverside Hotel.

Boise Weekly Talks With Boise State Nationalists, Protestors

"I intended backlash. I wasn't expecting as much backlash."

Sun Valley Film Festival Unveils Impressive 2017 Slate

Films include performances from Ellen Burstyn, Viola Davis, Sam Elliott, Tony Hale, John Larroquette, Rami Malek, Nick Offerman, Hayden Panettiere, Bill Pullman and Elijah Wood.

Idaho Panel Will Consider 'Convention of the States' Proposal to Amend U.S. Constitution

"I think this is a matter of leadership and I think that the House need to step out and lead. I don't know why the Senate didn't approve this. Plus, I think there's been a huge misunderstanding."

Busy Street, Contentious Issue: Protesters Stand for Planned Parenthood at The Grove

"We're here to let our delegation know we're against defunding Planned Parenthood. I would want [the Idaho congressional delegation] to answer the thousands of Idahoans they're trying to take health care away from."

Playing Against the House: Idaho Lawmakers Nix Anti-Tribal Gaming Bill

Rep. Paulette Jordan said the panel had "heard some good words, but also heard some words aimed maliciously at the tribes."

Headlines for Feb. 23, 2017: What To Know

Trump upends transgender protections, new photos of Boise robbery suspect, new evidence rules in rape cases, a revised immigration resolution at the Idaho Statehouse, the Boise State Broncos lose a critical game and Fox mourns the passing of Alan Colmes.

Immigration Lawyers: Trump Crackdown Tactics Will See Fierce Legal Challenges

The tactics outlined in Homeland Security memos include deporting undocumented immigrants to Mexico regardless of their nationality, and seeking expedited removal of these immigrants — meaning no court hearings, no due process.

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