Tue, 27 Sep 2016 23:55:33 GMT
Idaho voters head to a new food truck-inspired voting unit in Boise, Idaho on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 21:45:11 GMT
A stand against future oversized shipments on U.S. Highway 12 is being called for by some Nez Perce tribal members. About 20 people with the Nimiipuu Protecting the Environment group gathered Monday evening to discuss the issue of megaload shipments traveling on the winding mountain road.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 21:45:10 GMT
About 20 people with the Nimiipuu Protecting the Environment group gathered in the evening Sept. 26 to discuss the issue of megaload shipments traveling on the winding mountain road.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 21:45:09 GMT
A Bonner County man has been sentenced to federal prison for printing up and passing fake $50 bills at businesses in Sandpoint and Ponderay. Keith Daniel Snyder, 51, of Hope, Idaho, was sentenced to a year and a day in prison, followed by three months home confinement and then three years of supervised release; plus $1,150 in restitution to those he defrauded with the counterfeit bills.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:17:24 GMT
When you think natural disaster, odds are Idaho isn't high on the list. We don't have hurricanes, tornadoes are few and far between and we aren't known for massive earthquakes.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:49:02 GMT
This election year, the Associated Students of Boise State University are working hard to mobilize Boise State students to be a part of changing low voter turnouts among the younger demographic through National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday, "Everyone here is a part of a bigger community, including the entity that is Boise State," said Tommy Lippman, the secretary of external affairs for ASBSU. "We want to advocate for students to be as politically involved as possible, and feel their voice matters."
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:43:15 GMT
Time running out for states to issue ID cards to meet federal security law State ID cards and driver's licenses must have security features that satisfy federal law. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/2df1TE2 Travelers authorized to use the Transportation Security Administration's PreCheck expedited security line at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport have their documents checked in March.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 04:43:12 GMT
Audra Kershner works at Girls Scouts of Silver Sage Council in Boise as a volunteer development manager - the same as coworker Megan Schuelke, right. Most employees at the office will change how they conduct their day with the new labor rule that requires employers to pay people overtime if their salary is less than about $47,500 a year.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:09:44 GMT
The Idaho Republican Party, which is hosting four debate-watch parties around the state tonight for the first face-off between presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, is reporting unprecedented interest. "Here in Boise, over 300 people RSVP'd," said party spokesman David Johnston.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 01:34:41 GMT
More than 100 sex offenders have filed a lawsuit challenging Idaho's sex offender registry laws, arguing that the rules governing registration and community notification are unconstitutional. The Idaho Statesman reported that Twin Falls attorney Greg Fuller filed the 73-page lawsuit Thursday in Boise federal court on behalf of the 104 unnamed offenders.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 23:39:17 GMT
Ask This Old House "Maple Syrup, Chicken Coop, Usb" Food expert Chris Kimball discusses maple syrup and takes a few for a taste test. Watch Jenn Nawada in Vermont learn how to make maple syrup.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 17:43:07 GMT
SCIENCE TREK, produced by Idaho Public Television, airs the third Tuesday of the month throughout the school year and focuses on a variety of science-related topics. Host Joan Cartan-Hansen and guest scientists answer questions that students have submitted either as a video or as an email.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 07:48:45 GMT
James Piotrowski, the Democratic challenger to Idaho GOP Rep. Raul Labrador, is criticizing Labrador for his "obstructionist tactics" in Congress, including a 2014 vote against the military budget. "I've been up and down this district for the last 20 years in the work that I do, and I know that people are hurting," he said.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 21:58:34 GMT
Katherine Jones / Idaho Statesman Asmaa Albukaie, 33, and her two sons were the first Syrian refugees in Idaho 18 months ago. She feels there's a reason they were the first: They have a lot of educating to do.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 13:40:47 GMT
Jerry Sturgill says math got him into the race against longtime Idaho GOP Sen. Mike Crapo, because he believes the numbers show that even as a Democrat and a first-time candidate, he can win. "There are enough votes," said the Boise businessman, an attorney and investment banker who's been active in Democratic politics.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 17:15:13 GMT
In his Cheers & Jeers column, Opinion Editor Marty Trillhaase of the Lewiston Tribune gives JEERS to ... Democratic candidates Jerry Sturgill, James Piotrowski and Jennifer Martinez, all of Boise: Sturgill believes he would do a better job in the U.S. Senate than Republican Mike Crapo, who has spent 23 years in Washington, D.C. Piotrowski says he can improve upon the work done by Congressman Raul Labrador, R-Idaho, who has spent six years in the House. Martinez thinks Idahoans would be better off if voters select her over nine-term incumbent Congressman Mike Simpson, R-Idaho.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 04:37:02 GMT
Wednesday Poll: A supermajority of Hucks Nation said the Idaho Legislature intentionally raised property taxes on many Idahoans by capping the homeowners exemption at $100,000. 161 of 184 respondents said legislators meant to raise taxes on homeowners by capping the exemption.