Frankie Barnhill / Boise State Public Radio

The Idaho Commission on the Arts (ICA) turns 50 this year. The organization, which is funded equally by state and federal funds, has a lot planned for its future. They're celebrating their big year with an arts-fueled social media campaign they're asking the public to take part in. (For more info on Art Sparks! Day, click here.)


Adam Cotterell / Boise State Public Radio

KBSX has been keeping close tabs on the media fight over Idaho’s propositions 1, 2, and 3. We told you Monday morning the campaign that wants voters to keep the state’s Students Come First education laws had launched a new ad that used an out of context quote.

Campaign finance reports show the effort to repeal Idaho’s Students Come First education laws received more than a million dollars from the nation’s largest teachers union, the National Education Association. In response, the campaign to keep the laws in place is launching a new ad attacking the organization.