Of Idaho's 44 counties, 22 had unemployment rates above the state rate of 4.7 percent, with Shoshone County registering the highest jobless rate at 6.6 percent. Madison and Franklin counties had the lowest unemployment rates in May: 2.4 percent.
The arrest came after election auditors in Nez Perce County and Asotin County in Washington discovered Christopher Billups, 62, of Lapwai, appeared to have voted at a polling site on the Nez Perce Indian Reservation after already mailing in a ballot to Washington.
"If I were to ask every employer in this room, 'Do you have a "Help Wanted" sign out?' I'd probably see a lot of hands go up. I can't even drive through Star and not see 'Help Wanted' signs. It's not for lack of jobs, it's about finding qualified labor."