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James Dawson

With southern Idaho reservoirs near capacity and mountain snowpack continuing to melt, the Boise River is taking on a lot of extra water.

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Cat lovers can get a caffeine buzz while scoping out potential furry friends in Hailey later this year.

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After months of skyrocketing home prices in Ada County, April saw a slight dip.

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It’s been nine months since Cecil Andrus died. The four-term Idaho governor and Secretary of the Interior for the Carter Administration has numerous Idaho institutions named after him, including an elementary school, a plant and a wilderness area. Now, a city park in Boise bears his name.

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The Federal Aviation Administration might choose Friedman Memorial Airport in Hailey to be the third airport to use remote cameras for air traffic control. The Idaho Mountain Express reports a Denver-based company presented the idea to the airport board of directors last week.


Boise Mayor Dave Bieter joined Idaho Matters to talk about the explosive population growth in the Treasure Valley, responsible and sustainable development and what the future looks like for the City of Trees.

Oregon Historical Society

Idaho: a lot of us live here, but how many of us know the origin of the word itself?

Idaho Statesman

There’s a new publisher at the Idaho Statesman. The paper’s leader comes to the Gem State following a stint with the nation’s biggest newspaper publisher, Gannett.

Scott Ki

As spring turns the Boise foothills green, thousands of sheep begin their biannual grazing journey eastward.

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A lodge at the base of Bald Mountain owned by the Sun Valley Resort is the victim of a raging fire. 

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Recovery from a powerful hurricane continues in Puerto Rico about seven months after it hit the island. In September, Hurricane Maria slammed into the U.S. territory, causing an estimated $90 billion in damage, according to federal officials.

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Idaho has approved a plan by Bogus Basin ski area officials that involves building a water-storage dam and putting in underground pipes to make artificial snow for consistent pre-Christmas openings for skiers and snowboarders.

Jenny Kane / AP Photo

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.

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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A prime piece of real estate in downtown Twin Falls is facing two very different prospects.

The Idaho Youth Ranch was located in the center of the historic core. The store closed down earlier this year, and the Twin Falls Urban Renewal Agency bought the old building on Main Avenue for $470,000.

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