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As downtown Boise continues to be developed, plans are in the works to build a new library for the City of Trees. 

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The board of trustees of the New Plymouth School District have accepted the resignation of Superintendent Kevin Barker. The departure is the latest move in a saga that’s engulfed the community for months.

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After nearly two years, homeowners have settled out of court with the city of Boise after part of a subdivision in the foothills was damaged by a landslide.

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A decades-long debate over four Snake River dams and salmon resurfaced on the floor of the U.S. House Wednesday. A bill from Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Washington) would prohibit removal or other structural changes of dams on the Federal Columbia River Power System.

James Dawson

The campaign to ask Idaho voters whether they want to expand Medicaid eligibility says it’s met a significant milestone.

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A wrongful death lawsuit in Payette County didn’t last long. A mistrial was declared on the first day of proceedings in the case involving a sheriff’s deputy.


Dana Oland / Idaho Statesman

The fire was reported at the Gene Harris Bandshell in Julia Davis Park around 8:15 p.m. Monday. The red, Spanish revival roof was damaged in the fire, but the extent of the damage isn’t clear yet. Tuesday, fire investigators determined the cause was man-made but aren’t sure whether the fire was set on purpose. Boise police are now handling the investigation.


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A group of officials in the eastern part of the state were in Japan for a whirlwind trip to foster investment in Idaho.

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There’s a new publisher at the Idaho Statesman. The paper’s leader comes to the Gem State following a stint with the nation’s biggest newspaper publisher, Gannett.

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As the City of Boise prepares to open up the James Castle House this week to the public, the workers restoring the property say they have found new work by the artist hidden behind the walls of the home.

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A new Bloomberg analysis looks at the widening gap between the rich and the poor in cities across the nation. 

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Idaho’s unemployment rate ticked down again last month, reaching lows the state hasn’t seen for more than a decade.

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The American Lung Association is out with its annual State of the Air report, and the findings about Idaho are mixed.

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Organizers of a proposed initiative to expand Medicaid coverage in Idaho say signature gathering this weekend in Canyon County is key to their success.

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It’s going to cost you more to attend many public Idaho colleges or universities next year.

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