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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.

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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.

Vallivue School District

On November 7, voters in Nampa overwhelmingly decided to carve out a single square mile from one school district and add it to another.

Interfaith Sanctuary

Homeless families in Boise face a challenge each day as overnight shelters close, leaving parents with small children on the street. Now one shelter is opening its doors during the day, to help both kids and parents.


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Emilie Ritter Saunders / Boise State Public Radio

A third of Boise’s city council will get new blood after last night’s election.

 


A formal complaint regarding the proposed stadium for downtown Boise was recently filed with the Ada County Prosecutor's Office by the group Concerned Boise Taxpayers. They point to emails suggesting violations of Idaho’s open meeting law.

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When you cast your ballot today, that choice will be kept private. But dozens of people will know if you showed up to the polls, your name, address and your party affiliation – even if they don’t know for whom you voted.

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Idaho is dispatching a trade mission to the Far East on November 10. Twenty-one organizations and businesses will have meetings in Taiwan and Vietnam over the course of the eight day trip.


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Last week, a military judge decided against giving Army soldier Bowe Bergdahl a prison sentence. Even though he pleaded guilty to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy, Bergdahl was granted leniency by Army Colonel Jeffery Nance.

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Daylight Savings Time is coming to an end. Be sure and prepare for the time change.

Cher said it best as she sang on the deck of the USS Missouri in 1988, “If I could turn back time, if I could find a way…”


snake river, canyon
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Last year’s winter is still impacting the water table in some parts of the state. Reservoirs in the Magic Valley continue to have an abundance of water stored, which means a strong start to the hydrologic year.

Ada County Courthouse Court Law Lawyer
Lacey Daley / Boise State Public Radio

Ada County Clerk Chris Rich plans to retire after his second term ends January 7, 2019. The position oversees a range of daily government tasks – everything from managing the county budget to making sure elections run smoothly.


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Republicans are out with their much-anticipated tax plan. The GOP proposal is the biggest overhaul of the tax system in a generation. While the plan maintains some popular provisions, it changes several others.

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University of Idaho President Chuck Staben will not be moving to New Mexico, but will instead stay on in Moscow.

 

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