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Parting Shot -- 3.3.15 

Rajan Zed, President of Universal Society of Hinduism, delivers a prayer from Sanskrit scriptures before the Idaho Senate today in Boise. The Idaho Senate convened Tuesday with a Hindu prayer for the first time since Idaho acquired statehood in 1890, drawing objections from seven lawmakers...

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Kayakers make splash in flood-stage rivers

WATERSPORTS -- Whitewater paddlers have been enjoying an early season throughout much of the Northwest, knowing that it might be a short one with the dearth of snow in the mountains. But the kayakers in this just-posted video are taking on huge water in the...

Eye On Boise

Hindu prayer opens Senate; seven senators stay outside chamber 40 

Seven senators remained outside the Senate chamber this morning as guest chaplain Rajan Zed delivered today’s opening invocation, a Hindu prayer, then took their seats immediately after it was done. The seven: Sens. Vick, Nonini, Nuxoll, Den Hartog, Rice, Patrick, and Siddoway. Vick had previously...


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Just as an experiment, the Spokesman-Review is extending the commenting period for stories and blogposts from our current two day window to three days. The reason for this change is because we wanted to give people a longer opportunity to comment on our blogposts, which...

A new S-R blog

Veteran reporter Jody Lawrence-Turner launched Extra Credit, her new blog on education.

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Huckleberries Online

D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner o...





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