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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.

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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.

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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.

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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One of southwestern Idaho's most well-known gun dealers has filed for bankruptcy.

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Some parts of the country have pretty normal street names, like 1st Avenue and Elm Street. Now, the large number of new southern Idaho subdivisions is challenging developers to come up with unique street designations.

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Rain and melting snow has lead to washed out roads and significant repair bills in south central and eastern Idaho.

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The City of Boise will soon marry two of its residents’ favorite passions: mountain bikes and dogs.

Zoo Boise

Zoo Boise says Katarina, their 14-year-old Amur tiger, had to be put down after a back injury.

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Rachel Dolezal, the former education director at Coeur d’Alene’s Human Rights Education Institute, will star in a new Netflix documentary after she claimed to be "transracial".

A proposal to update Idaho's nearly 50-year-old sex education law sparked too many concerns for lawmakers to advance the legislation on Friday.

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