Idaho News

James Dawson

Once you’re old enough to read, it’s hard not to notice the sign: “Welcome to Historic Lewiston, Idaho – Idaho’s First Territorial Capital.”

US Air Force / Flickr Creative Commons

Northern Idaho could get up to 2 feet of snow through Saturday.

The National Weather Service says starting Thursday moist air coming in from the Pacific Ocean will hit cold air that's part of an Arctic front over northeastern Washington state and northern Idaho.

Today Show

For better or worse, 2017 has been a monumental year. By now you've probably seen the commercials putting this year to rest--but not yet! We want to spend the final days of 2017 reminiscing on some of the stories that went viral here on the home front.

A pack of seven wolves has been found in the Boise Foothills.

via Idaho Office for Refugees

Jan Reeves has been the director of the Idaho Office for Refugees since 1998, but he got his start in the field in the '80s – when resettlement was under the state Department of Health and Welfare.

U.S. Census Bureau / census.gov

New data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows Idaho is the nation’s fastest growing state.

Norm Gunning / Boise State Public Radio

Air Force officials have passed Boise over for its controversial F-35 stealth fighter jet mission.

 

The jets should arrive at Truax Field just north of Madison, Wisconsin and Dannelly Field in Montgomery, Alabama sometime in 2023.

Frankie Barnhill / Boise State Public Radio

A district judge has ruled in favor the Dry Creek Valley Coalition in the Treasure Valley.


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.

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. 

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.

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.

 

The U.S. Census Bureau is out with fresh data about Idaho based on its American Communities Survey. The latest batch of information provides an updated snapshot of the Gem State.

Camp Rainbow Gold

A nonprofit organization that serves children with cancer was denied the opportunity to develop a camp in Idaho.

Jim Callender / Flickr Creative Commons

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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