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Idaho Senate Committee Keeps All References To Climate Change In New Science Standards

An Idaho Senate panel voted to retain all references to man-made climate change in proposed science standards for K-12 education, which could end a three-year fight over the rules.

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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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The last time we checked in with Boise filmmaker Matthew Podolsky in July, he said time was running out for the vaquita.

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A joint study by the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation and the economics department at Boise State finds Idaho’s state parks are a big source of income for the Gem State.

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The number of students enrolling in career and technical education courses in Idaho is booming, but funding remains an issue, education officials said.

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