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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. 

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After a tie-breaking vote from Mayor Dave Bieter, Boise City Council is moving ahead with proposed parking changes downtown.

 

via Jayme Moye

It seems like every day there are new allegations of sexual misconduct in politics or media. But what about sexual harassment or assault in the outdoor industry?


James Dawson

More than 100 businesses have signed a letter in support of changing Idaho’s non-compete law after it was amended less than a year ago, saying it went too far.

Scott Graf / Boise State Public Radio

The heads of every public college and university in Idaho have sent a letter to the state’s legislative delegation in Washington D.C. The educators are united in their opposition to the tax bill being hashed out by congressional Republicans.

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.

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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.

April Mantha

Students at the College of Western Idaho have wrapped up a five-year project of mapping and recording hundreds of petroglyphs in Celebration Park near Melba.

Idaho National Laboratory

After decades of being offline, an old test reactor at Idaho National Laboratory will get new life.

The Transient Reactor Test facility, or TREAT, was designed to put nuclear reactor fuels under stressful conditions. It operated at Idaho National Laboratory (INL) from 1959 to 1994. Then it went dark.

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While daytime highs across Idaho flirt with freezing, Los Angeles is parked in the low 80s and getting blown away with gusting Santa Ana winds. The dry heat and sustained windy conditions are primary drivers of the numerous fires engulfing the region.

A science class at Boise State University is hosting its own storytelling podcast. Part of the goal is to show that science nerds are people too.

Glenn Mosley, Idaho Public Radio

Democratic state Rep. Paulette Jordan is entering the crowded race for Idaho’s governor.

Norm Gunning / Boise State Public Radio

Results from a poll of just over 1,000 Treasure Valley residents conducted in September finds a majority want the military’s F-35 program to come to Boise’s Gowen Field.

Treefort Music Fest

The seventh annual Treefort Music Fest has announced their first round of artists set to play the March 21-25 festival.

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