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Idaho Senator Yells At Students Lobbying For Birth Control

A state senator shouted at University of Idaho students affiliated with Planned Parenthood trying to schedule a meeting with him to discuss birth control and sex education.

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Idaho officials don't have to destroy information right away that came from tracking collars placed on wolves and elk by a helicopter crew that landed illegally in a wilderness area where engines are prohibited.

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Opera Idaho has a 40-year history in Boise. Now increasing interest is spurring a study to locate a new performing arts facility to serve as the opera's permanent home.

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An Idaho House panel has introduced legislation to end the state's involvement in a longtime multistate voter registration database.

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An Idaho Senate panel has killed a bill that would have increased the legal age for buying tobacco products from 18 to 21.

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Surel’s Place is an artist-in-residency program on the banks of the Boise River in Garden City. The organization applied for their first NEA grant in 2017, knowing the likelihood of getting one in the first application was quite low.

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Speech language pathologists top the Idaho Department of Labor's latest list of most in-demand occupations. The vacancy rate compares how many jobs are available versus how many are employed in that occupation.

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China’s recent ban on importing plastics upended the global recycling market, which sent ripples into the Treasure Valley last month. That’s now affecting mixed paper in Boise as well.

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Depending on your relationship status, Valentine’s Day can seem like a holiday or a hellscape. For couples, there are the cards, the flowers and the special dinner to reflect on romance over. For the single, there are the cards, the flowers and the special dinner to secretly covet while outwardly chiding the yearly return of Cupid to the public’s consciousness.

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Congressman Raul Labrador says he’ll fight to defend Idaho's right to define marriage, cut off federal funding to health clinics providing abortions, and support stronger gun rights if elected governor.


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Tuesday, President Trump unveiled his long-awaited $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan. But in order to streamline these projects, the administration is proposing changes to the way they are reviewed for environmental impact.

The National Environmental Policy Act was enacted in 1970. Called NEPA for short, the law was created after the construction of the Interstate Highways System damaged delicate ecosystems around the country.

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