Idaho News

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Six-year-old Amiah Van Hill first learned about lunch debt when her mom read her a news story about a Seattle man who paid overdue bills accrued by the city’s kids with an online GoFundMe campaign.


After years of operating in vet clinics across the state, a nonprofit group that works to spay and neuter dogs and cats in Idaho is getting its own building.

Samantha Wright / Boise State Public Radio

Roof damage from last January's record snowfall forced the closure of the only full-service grocery market in the small Western Idaho town of Weiser. The company that owns the store has announced the location for a full-size replacement.

Anna Webb / Idaho Statesman

A monument commemorating the settlement of Boise by Europeans was set to be the focal point of a new small park along the Greenbelt. After taking a closer look at the inscription, the plan has been nixed and the monument retired.

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An Idaho woman says an increasing number of abandoned pets been turning up near Lake Lowell between Nampa and Caldwell.

Boise State University Library, Special Collections and Archives

A three-term Idaho congressman laid in state at the capitol in Boise the morning of November 20 before a final sendoff later in the day.

George Prentice / Boise State Public Radio

Meteorologists at the National Weather Service Office in Boise are busy putting together their forecast models for the all-important Thanksgiving holiday outlook.

U.S. officials have restarted an Idaho nuclear fuel testing facility amid efforts to boost the nation's nuclear power generating capacity.

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An Idaho Falls history and science museum will nearly double in size and plans to remain open year-round after an expansion project is completed in 2019.

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The Air Force is throwing its weight behind a new stealth fighter. The military may choose Boise to be one of the bases for the F-35. But what exactly does the F-35 do in battle?

Chobani, Greek Yogurt
Emilie Ritter Saunders / Boise State Public Radio

The founder and CEO of Chobani has no regrets about moving his Greek yogurt company to south-central Idaho, a region embroiled in the national debate over refugee resettlement that spread to company boycotts by far-right bloggers and conspiracy theorists.

Jessica Robinson / Northwest News Network

A former sheepherder says he was forced to work in near slave-labor conditions for years, stranded in a remote Idaho outpost with no transportation and barely enough food. 

Kyle Green / Idaho Statesman

Marilyn Frazier pours freshly steeped tea at her kitchen table. Amid the cookies and bright tangerines she’s laid out, the retiree has a notebook full of concerns about a new military plane that could soon be based in Boise.

Blue Cross of Idaho

Health insurance officials are warning lawmakers that switching public employees to a self-insurance model could place the state at a greater financial risk.

Speaking of Serial - Encore Episode

Nov 3, 2017

Soldiers hurt in the search for a missing comrade. A soldier with a mental disorder who previously washed out of the Coast Guard. Years of torture at the hands of a group associated with the Taliban.