November 14, 2018: What to Know

Melania Trump wants a confidante of her husband fired, Idaho construction workers discovered explosives beneath a bridge on Idaho State Highway 45, The Atlantic has a fascinating report on what it calls the "sex recession" and the Today Show's ratings have actually gone up since Megyn Kelly left.

Diana Lachiondo

"I truly believe the race was about competency, about leadership, and not about partisan politics."
On her recent win, effecting change and Hamilton.

November 13, 2018: What to Know

Arizona finally has a winner in its U.S. Senate race (unlike Florida and Georgia), the American Heart Association is out with new cholesterol guidelines, the infamous "thru-turn" will be unveiled tonight on State Street and take a look at the teaser trailer for Toy Story 4.

November 12, 2018: What to Know

Another publication goes behind a paywall, Boise State honors veterans as its football team returns to Top 25 polls, Won't You Be My Neighbor? wins a documentary prize and the People's Choice Awards are doled out.

Veterans Day 2018: Honoring Those Who Served and Renewing Hopes for Peace

While most schools will be open Monday, federal and state offices will be closed on Nov. 12 to honor veterans. Most city and county offices will also be closed. Post offices will be closed and there will be no regular mail delivery.

Election Day Was Filled With Frustrations, Claims of Mischief and Glimmers of Hope

Some states had ballot measures aimed at making it easier to vote or designed to take some of the politics out of how electoral districts are drawn up.

November 9, 2018: What to Know

CWI mulls a recount, Boise State takes on nationally ranked Fresno State tonight, a Dutch citizen is going to court to have his age lowered by 20 years, the Mouse House has a good financial quarter and King Kong lays a big egg on Broadway.

City of Boise Launches Suit Against Big Pharma Over Opioid Crisis

“Our children are dying from an epidemic that started in our own medicine cabinets. It’s time to fight back in every way possible.”

UPDATE: Suspect Charged With Attempted Murder Following Stabbing in Southeast Boise Neighborhood

Both the victim and alleged suspect were transported to a local hospital.

November 8, 2018: What to Know

America is jarred awake by another mass-shooting incident, Middleton elementary teachers will return to the classroom after a controversial Halloween stunt, Ruth Bader Ginsburg takes a bad fall, get ready for the era of the "foldable" phone, and King Kong muscles his way to Broadway.

Aging Machines, Crowds, Humidity: Problems at the Polls Were Mundane but Widespread

Instead of fireworks from voter intimidation or cyberattacks, Americans grappled with the mundane frustrations of using dated equipment to vote in huge numbers.

November 7, 2018: What to Know

The winners and losers from the midterms, Bill Gates wants to build a better toilet, a massive spending spree at Harrods goes off the rails, Alec Baldwin gets more bad news, and "single-use" is the word of the year.

Allie Ostrander

Boise State's track titan prepares for return to the national spotlight
"Steeplechase is the only thing I've gotten a national title in, and that bothers me a little bit. I want to be more than a one-trick pony."

November 6, 2018: What to Know

The polls are open, Amazon decides to split its second headquarters between two cities, a large coffee chain chooses to keep its beverages away from kids and Dr. Evil announces a run for Congress.

November 5, 2018: What to Know

It's all about "GOTV" on this election eve, the Idaho Humane Society helps rescue puppies from the southern border, the American Academy of Pediatrics has its sharpest rebuke yet for spanking children, Pringles rolls out some Thanksgiving-inspired potato chips, and Mama Mia, the Freddie Mercury biopic is a box office hit.

Handwriting Disputes Cause Headaches for Some Absentee Voters

Election board procedures for verifying signatures vary widely. Lawsuits in several states argue this deprives people of the right to vote.

Early Voting Surpassed Expectations in Idaho, 21 Other States

"We're in uncharted territory with the size of this vote, In some states, it's closer to the presidential election than to the 2014 midterm election."

Mail-In Ballot Postage Becomes a Surprising (and Unnecessary) Cause of Voter Anxiety

You can send your ballot in without a stamp, so why doesn’t anyone tell you that?

In Wake of Controversial Halloween Photos, Middleton Educators Placed on Leave, Principal Removed

"Simply because conduct takes place as a so-called joke does not excuse otherwise unlawful conduct."

Last-Minute Tips for Figuring Out Your Ballot and Making Sure You Can Vote

The midterms are here. Here’s everything you need to know to hit the polls and cast an informed vote this election season.

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