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Matthew Allen used to lead the communications team at the U.S. Bureau of Land Management's Washington headquarters a couple of blocks from the White House.

Then he got demoted.

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Those early March snowstorms did a lot to keep Idaho mountains blanketed, helping to make up the difference for low snow levels earlier this year. According to Ron Abramovich with the Natural Resources Conservation Service, Idaho farmers are in good shape.

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The federal government weighed in on Idaho’s attempt to skirt provisions in the Affordable Care Act. On Thursday, the head of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services sent a letter to state leaders warning them they were on thin ice with the proposed policies.

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Idaho's House has advanced legislation cracking down on people who make threats against schools.

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A bill to increase Idaho’s new child tax credit was introduced in the legislature Friday.

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A butterfly, born and raised in the Treasure Valley, has flown all the way to the Pacific coast.

The monarch, nicknamed Monet, is part of a Washington State University study that tags and follows the winged invertebrates during their life cycle.

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The Idaho Legislature is just a couple of weeks away from going home and bills are moving through at a furious pace -- at least in the House.

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The Treasure Valley’s bus system serves more than one million passengers every year. But with the region’s population growing rapidly, transit planners want to quadruple the system in the next 20 years.

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Idaho's move to let companies offer health insurance plans that don't meet Affordable Care Act standards is illegal, U.S. officials said Thursday.

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The saga surrounding the leadership of the New Plymouth School District continues to unfold.


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