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Idaho gubernatorial candidate Tommy Ahlquist's campaign said Friday the Republican businessman has always been against breaching dams along the Snake River despite not stating that position when asked at a recent sportsmen's forum.

The Idaho Transportation Department’s drivers licensing system is now back online more than a week after a computer error shut down most facilities statewide.

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Boise can't stop blushing.

Just a week after Travel + Leisure highlighted the City of Trees as an ideal place to visit in 2018, the Washington Post published a travel piece that focuses on some of the hot spots around town.

City of Twin Falls

Officials in Twin Falls say they were surprised to learn that the south-central Idaho area has been designated an official urban region years sooner than expected.

Southern Idaho Tourism

In April, as all the snow from last year's punishing winter melted, flows over Shoshone Falls peaked around 20,000 cubic feet per second. By May, the flow rate over the falls had settled around 12,000 cfs, but they still dazzled. If you missed the show in the spring, water managers are again upping the water that will tumble over the Niagara of the West.

Your Health Idaho

Friday is the last day to sign up for a health plan under Idaho’s insurance exchange.

Aaron Kunz / EarthFix

Idaho officials have reached a tentative agreement approving a utility company's $216.5 million in relicensing expenses for a three-dam hydroelectric project on the Snake River on the Idaho-Oregon border.

Chris Blakeley / Flickr Creative Commons

Every year, the Department of Housing and Urban Development works with local groups around the country to get an estimate of people dealing with homelessness. 

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After a tie-breaking vote from Mayor Dave Bieter, Boise City Council is moving ahead with proposed parking changes downtown.

 

via Jayme Moye

It seems like every day there are new allegations of sexual misconduct in politics or media. But what about sexual harassment or assault in the outdoor industry?


James Dawson

More than 100 businesses have signed a letter in support of changing Idaho’s non-compete law after it was amended less than a year ago, saying it went too far.

Scott Graf / Boise State Public Radio

The heads of every public college and university in Idaho have sent a letter to the state’s legislative delegation in Washington D.C. The educators are united in their opposition to the tax bill being hashed out by congressional Republicans.

Camp Rainbow Gold

An Idaho camp for kids with cancer was dealt another setback last week. The Blaine County Commission voted against a proposal last Tuesday that would allow Camp Rainbow Gold to build a permanent location in the Wood River Valley. The camp currently leases space each summer from Cathedral Pines, a Baptist camp in the area.

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Authorities have released recovery plans for federally protected Snake River chinook salmon and steelhead intended to make sure each species is self-sustaining in the wild.

Roger Peterson for the U.S. Forest Service via Flickr

Gov. Butch Otter (R) has signed a disaster declaration for a north-central Idaho town that’s been without a public water system since last month.

 

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