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Idaho Lawmakers OK Bill Updating School Threat Penalties
Legislation cracking down on people who make threats against schools is now headed to the Idaho governor's desk.
Idaho Public Schools Budget Headed to Governor’s Desk
Idaho's public schools funding proposal for fiscal year 2019 — the largest share of the state's budget — is headed to Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter's desk for consideration.
Lawmaker Panel Says Idaho Should Cover Ranchers’ Legal Fees
Idaho should reimburse two ranchers for legal costs they spent fighting the federal government for rights to streams and other water bodies that livestock rely on when grazing on federally managed land, a panel of state lawmakers said Thursday.
Board: Keep Idaho’s Reading Test Statewide
The Idaho State Board of Education has come out against a legislative proposal seeking to revise the state's 20-year-old reading test for young students.
Democratic Governor Candidates Begin Collecting Endorsements
A string of high-profile endorsements inside Idaho's Democratic gubernatorial race has highlighted the growing differences between the top two candidates vying to become the state's Democratic nominee.
Deal Reached to Fix Unintended Tax Break for Certain Farmers
Congressional committees and farm groups have crafted language to fix a provision in the federal tax overhaul that gave an unintended tax advantage to farmers who sell their crops to cooperatives instead of other buyers.
10 Wolves Killed in Northern Idaho to Boost Elk Numbers
Federal officials have killed 10 wolves in northern Idaho at the request of the Idaho Department of Fish and Game to boost elk numbers.
Idaho Governor Signs Roadkill Bill Into Law
Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter has signed into law a roadkill bill that would allow motorists or passers-by to humanely dispatch a badly injured animal unintentionally hit by a vehicle.
Judge: Yellowstone Grizzly Lawsuits to Proceed as Hunt Looms
A federal judge says lawsuits from environmentalists and American Indians who want to restore protections for Yellowstone-area grizzly bears can move forward
New Idaho Child Tax Credit Bill Headed to Senate
Idaho's House has passed a proposal that would increase an Idaho child tax credit to provide more tax relief to families.
Ford Recalls Almost 1.4M Cars; Steering Wheel Can Come Loose
Ford is recalling nearly 1.4 million midsize cars in North America because the steering wheel can detach from the steering column and drivers could lose control
First Grizzly Bears Emerge from Hibernation in Yellowstone
Grizzly bears have started to emerge from hibernation in Yellowstone National Park.