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New Health Care Bill Allows Non-ACA Plans, Targets Medicaid
An eastern Idaho lawmaker has introduced legislation allowing health insurance carriers to offer non-Obamacare approved plans, while also imposing new requirements for Medicaid recipients.
GOP Idaho Lawmaker Gets in Heated Exchange with Students
A northern Idaho lawmaker told students affiliated with Planned Parenthood he would call law enforcement officials if they attempted to visit his office at the Capitol.
Magic Valley Man Accused of Shooting at Officer in Custody
A 30-year-old Idaho man accused of shooting at an officer last month is back in custody after he left a Boise-area hospital.
Twin Falls Prosecutor to Review Fatal East Idaho Police Shooting
The Bonneville County prosecutor's office in eastern Idaho says it has asked another agency to review an investigation of a fatal police-involved shooting due to a conflict of interest.
Elk Refuge Considers Halting Feeding Program This Winter
National Elk Refuge officials say the supplemental feeding program could be halted this year as western Wyoming experiences a warmer than average winter.
Blue Cross Submits Plans to Comply with New Requirements
Blue Cross of Idaho submitted to Idaho insurance regulators a set of health insurance plans that it hopes to sell under Gov. Butch Otter's executive order.
Idaho Panel Kills Bill to Raise Smoking Age to 21
An Idaho Senate panel has killed a bill that would have increased the legal age for buying tobacco products from 18 to 21.
Golden Arches to Remove Cheeseburgers from Kid’s Menu
McDonald's is taking cheeseburgers and chocolate milk off its Happy Meal menu in an effort to cut down on the calories, sodium, saturated fat and sugar that kids consume at its restaurants.
Idaho Can Keep Data on Animals Tracked Illegally Amid Appeal
Idaho officials don't have to destroy information right away that came from tracking collars placed on wolves and elk by a helicopter crew that landed illegally in a wilderness area where engines are prohibited.
Anti-Sharia Law Bill Advances to Idaho House
Idaho Republicans have agreed to advance anti-Sharia law legislation designed to prevent Idaho courts from making decisions based on Islamic or other foreign legal codes.
Otter Defends Little’s Involvement in State Health Care Plan
Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter on Thursday defended Lt. Gov. Brad Little's involvement in a plan to reduce health care coverage for Idahoans.
Yellowstone Fee Proposal Wins Initial Vote in Wyoming House
The Wyoming House of Representatives has agreed to vet a proposal that advocates for imposing a fee at Yellowstone National Park to help pay for wildlife conservation efforts in the states surrounding the park.