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Susan Montoya Bryan / AP

U.S. beef prices are down slightly from this time last year, though that shouldn’t necessarily worry ranchers because prices could rebound by the end of the year.

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Shoshone Falls is poised to be a spectacle one more time for its swan song before the water is reduced to a trickle for the summer.

Sadie Babits / Boise State Public Radio

The Idaho Supreme Court has agreed to postpone hearing a case that could change how water rights get divvied up in the Treasure Valley.

Henry Coffey / Boise Weekly

Boise’s latest major-league sports team made its debut last weekend at Ann Morrison Park against division rivals, the Salt Lake City Hive.   

 

 

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A vote late Monday night by the Nampa City Council delayed a decision on what to do with an aging local landmark.

Stephanie Coates / Intermountain Bird Observatory

An alarming number of migratory birds that spend springtime in Idaho raising their young are turning up dead. Researchers say humans are to blame for recent losses.


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Boise’s Pridefest gets underway today. The event has grown from a potluck-style get together in a park to a two-day takeover of the city’s downtown. Attendance is expected to be high, and a range of new sponsors have signed up to back the event.

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A new report in the medical journal PLOS Medicine finds Idaho is home to nearly every county among the top 10 in states allowing non-medical exemptions for childhood immunizations.

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Despite Idaho’s rural character, the state isn’t exempt from issues of housing affordability associated with more developed regions. A new report from the National Low Income Housing Coalition finds a disparity between Idaho wages and the cost of rent.

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As Idaho's inmate population swells, state officials are considering building a new state prison. The suggestion comes at a time when all of Idaho’s county jails and prisons are at or above capacity.


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Idaho Senator Jim Risch is praising the Trump Administration’s first steps in attempting to disarm North Korea’s nuclear weapons stockpile.

Albert Sun via Flickr

Traffic on Canyon County’s main highway could get a little bit lighter in the near future.

Douglas Forest Protective Association

A handful of rangeland wildfires have cropped up in southwest Idaho despite recent rain showers across the region.

Four different fires near Grand View, Kuna, Marsing and Murphy have been contained this week – the largest of which burned more than 200 acres.

City of Boise

A City of Boise program designed to give residents more say in improving their neighborhoods is expanding to three new areas.

Jeremy Franklin / Flickr

A planning group in southwest Idaho is contemplating bringing commuter rail to the region. They’re looking to Utah as an example.

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