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Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter announced Wednesday he's once again committed to growing and improving education in Idaho as he prepares for the 2018 legislative session.

The Idaho Department of Motor Vehicles is making progress in solving a computer problem that has caused delays for residents trying to obtain or renew driver’s licenses and ID Cards.

Idaho officials are challenging a federal court order to destroy information collected from tracking collars placed on elk and wolves obtained illegally by landing a helicopter in a central Idaho wilderness area.

Bureau of Reclamation

Bison fossils stored at the Idaho Museum of Natural History are getting a new life online as digital 3-D scans. It’s an attempt to make the specimens available to everyone.

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Oliver Barrett / Pacific Standard

Late last month, the magazine Pacific Standard published a profile entitled, "King of Boise, The Life and Times of a Teenage Oxycodone Dealer."

Matt Guilhem / Boise State Public Radio

Among the fray of named shopping days and the actual holidays that make this time of year the holiday season, there’s an oft overlooked day worth celebrating. On December 5, 1933 the 21st Amendment was ratified, ending Prohibition. Today, December 5 is celebrated as Repeal Day.

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TSheets, the digital timesheet company based in Eagle, sold itself to Intuit, the maker of QuickBooks. It’s a merger that makes sense given the two companies long relationship.

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The City of Boise has reopened the day shelter at the Pioneer Neighborhood Community Center on the south end of downtown for its ninth year. Boise Parks and Recreation manages the shelter, which is open 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., seven days a week until April 1.


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Due to slowness and system errors in their computer system, The Idaho Transportation Department has closed driver’s licensing offices across the state, with the exception of Ada and Canyon counties.

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Idahoans can now register to vote online for the first time.

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Tuesday morning, a Senate committee will hear the nomination of someone who – if approved – would move from his role on an Idaho politician’s staff to a prominent Interior Department post.

Deb Love / Trust for Public Lands

Three top candidates trying to be elected Idaho's governor in 2018 have widely different backgrounds but share similar views on managing the state's wildlife conservation and access to public lands.

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For the first time since 2014, the Broncos are Mountain West football champions. On Saturday, December 2, Boise State beat Fresno State 17 to 14 at Albertsons Stadium.

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The Magic Valley is known for its agricultural clout. But beyond giant dairy farms and the row crops, there’s an aquatic economy that’s literally hopping.

Idaho Capitol Dome
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Former state Rep. Gary Ingram, the original author of Idaho's open meeting law and champion of public access in government, has died. He was 84.

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