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Significant cash is flowing into Idaho’s first congressional district in the race to replace outgoing U.S. Rep. Raul Labrador.

 

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Former Boise priest Thomas Faucher made an appearance in court late last week. He faces numerous counts of sexual exploitation of a child. More details surrounding his posts in internet chat rooms came to light at the hearing.


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For the second year in a row, Idaho farmers will have ample water to keep their fields watered this season.

 


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As last minute tax filers line up at the post office, the Idaho State Tax Commission is offering some advice for folks who may become a victim of identity theft tax scams this year.

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This weekend, Idaho’s leading Republican candidates for governor jabbed at each other at one of the first debates of the season, each promising they’re the most qualified to lead Idaho into the future.

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Idahoans are getting sick from eating chopped romaine lettuce. The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare says E. coli infections are linked to lettuce from Yuma, Arizona.

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A planned block of new homes in the Treasure Valley is attracting buyers before the foundations are even laid.

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The dry and arid climate of the Western U.S. is marching eastward, thanks to climate change.

That’s the conclusion of a set of studies from Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Institute. 

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This week, several employees of the Idaho Department of Corrections were indicted by federal authorities. One group, who faces a range of charges, was allegedly willing to help traffic drugs.

A barrel containing radioactive sludge ruptured at an Idaho nuclear facility, federal officials said Thursday, resulting in no injuries and no risk to the public, but possibly slowing progress in shipping waste out of the state.


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Idaho Fish and Game is gathering public comment next week on a proposed grizzly bear hunt. Many hunters favor the idea of a hunt, with certain conditions.

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Recycling in unincorporated Ada County may cost you a bit more in the near future – or be curbed indefinitely.

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This year’s State of the City presentation in Twin Falls featured the mayor, members of the city council and other city staff. The multi-faceted approach highlighted the city’s updated strategic plan that stretches to the year 2030.

Teacher accountability and early childhood education took center stage Tuesday night as candidates hoping to lead Idaho’s school system gathered in Boise.

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The South Fork of the Salmon River just made the list of America’s most endangered rivers of 2018.


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