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Here's 15 Bands To Catch This Weekend At Boise's Treefort Music Fest

Congratulations! You've made it to the weekend, and if you're planning on checking out Treefort Music Fest, we've got you covered.

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Zoo Boise says Katarina, their 14-year-old Amur tiger, had to be put down after a back injury.

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Idaho could soon adopt its own "stand your ground" law after House lawmakers sent the bill to Governor Butch Otter’s desk Tuesday.

Hailey's Friedman Memorial Airport will be a bit busier than normal this week as actors, writers and producers wing their way to the valley of the sun to showcase their latest movies and work alongside the next generation of filmmakers on works still-in-progress.

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Idaho’s legislative leaders say more needs be done to help prevent school shootings, bucking comments made last month by Gov. Butch Otter.

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West Ada, poised to be one of the largest school districts in the nation, will add a sixth high school after voters approved a $95 million bond Tuesday night.

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A retired Boise Catholic Priest facing child porn and drug charges is back in custody. Seventy-two-year-old Thomas Faucher has been charged with seven extra counts of possession of child pornography, one count of child porn distribution and an additional count of drug possession.

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The reward for information about a January incident in Burley involving a fire and a pipe bomb has been raised.

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Monday, Idaho House lawmakers overwhelmingly approved a bill that would give judges more leeway in handing down sentences in drug trafficking cases.

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Rachel Dolezal, the former education director at Coeur d’Alene’s Human Rights Education Institute, will star in a new Netflix documentary after she claimed to be "transracial".

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The deadline to file as a candidate in the upcoming May primary passed at 5 p.m. Friday, March 9.

Twelve people are running for governor according to the Secretary of State’s office. Familiar names in Idaho politics are on the list: Raul Labrador, Brad Little and A.J. Balukoff to name a few. And two candidates who went viral in the 2014 governor’s race – Walter Bayes and Harley Brown – are also running.


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