The British government says that starting next year pornography websites will have to verify that their users are at least 18.
The government says that from April 2018 websites will have to show they are blocking access by minors, possibly by making users supply credit-card details.
Almost six months into Donald Trump’s presidency, Americans are feeling fairly optimistic about their jobs, the strength of the U.S. economy, and their own fortunes. That should be welcome news for the president, except for one thing: The public’s confidence largely appears to be in spite of Trump, not because of him.
So. A guy grabbed my bottom at the grocery store, Saturday.
Outraged, I whirled around to confront him. I looked into his big blue eyes as he grinned happily at me.
"HI! HI!" he said.
I spared him the sexual harassment lecture.
It's flattering to know a younger guy finds me attractive.
Even if he is in diapers and sitting in a stroller.
The Snake River Fire burning in Garfield County could be suppressed as early as Wednesday.
The fire, about 10 miles west of Clarkston, had reached more than 2,500 acres by Sunday and was expected to hit 3,100 acres this morning, said Michael Krueger, the public information officer on the blaze.
Folks in Idaho Falls are of the “live and let live” sort, says Dan Knudsen, a longtime area math teacher. That mentality applies to politics as well. Knudsen doesn’t seem too bothered, for instance, that the Gem State is one of only a few where lawmakers don’t have to report the sources of their revenue.
Are you ok with this? CH
Vazquez-Carrera got into a feed truck to deliver the cows their morning meal. About 5:30 a.m., he called his brother, who also worked at the farm, to warn him about the conditions.
By sunrise, Vazquez-Carrera, a 37-year-old husband and father of six, was dead.
Vazquez-Carrera had mistakenly driven the truck into the manure pond.
After 45 years of studying osprey, Wayne Melquist does a pretty good imitation of the bird’s distinctive call.
The retired biologist let out a high-pitched chirp, followed by a keening cry as the pontoon boat he was riding in approached a nest on a piling in Lake Coeur d’Alene’s Cougar Bay on Saturday morning. An adult female answered him.
Idaho achieved a notable distinction last year: It became one of the hardest places in America for someone to quit a job for a better one.
The state did this by making it easier for companies to enforce noncompete agreements, which prevent employees from leaving their company for a competitor.
So. Maybe I'll stay in WA. CH
Rush Limbaugh says we are witnessing “a silent coup.” The radio host has sometimes been accused of rhetorical excess, but his claim is based on a demonstrable truth. Many of President Donald Trump’s critics would indeed like “to get rid of him,” as Limbaugh says.
Would you like to see President Trump impeached? CH
A 41-year-old Pocatello resident, John Woods, claimed responsibility for lighting so-called illegal aerial fireworks that caused a massive brush fire that destroyed one home and severely damaged another on Bitterroot Drive on Thursday evening.
On Monday night, the Spokane City Council will take up a topic of vital interest to every citizen. Not effective pothole repair. Not timely snow removal. Not how to pay for more police on the beat. Not even weighing in on whether to cover the Pavilion in Riverfront Park.
Sometimes I want to move to CdA. CH
All three major GOP candidates for governor were sitting at the same table on the Fourth of July, at the big Idaho Falls fireworks extravaganza hosted by Melaleuca owner Frank VanderSloot.
Nor were Tommy Ahlquist, Raul Labrador and Brad Little the only notable additions to the party.
Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau dies at 89 and zombie flick director George Romero dies at 77.
I saw Landau on stage in Spokane in "Dracula" back in the late '80's. He was fantastic! And yes, I've seen all of the "Night of the Living Dead" movies.
Have you? CH
Imani Antone, a member of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe, has been dancing for as long as she can remember.
“No matter how stressed I may feel, dancing is the only time that I feel comforted or at peace,” she said.
Idaho has more money than economists expected. A lot more money.
State tax revenues for the month of June came in nearly $30 million higher than projected – 8.8 percent above forecasts and 9.9 percent higher than the previous June – bringing state tax revenues for the fiscal year to $93.9 million ahead of forecast.
That's some rainy day fund! CH
Northern Idaho officials say a sonar team will look for the body of a Washington state man believed to have drowned in Lake Pend Oreille earlier this month.
Officials say 67-year-old John Key of Newman Lake, Washington, disappeared July 2, and friends found his unoccupied boat idling on the lake.
Whew! I had quite a day yesterday. Health scare with my 86 year-old mom. A trip to Cheney to cover a special library storytime made difficult by massive roadwork.
And you know; blog duty!
I'm just really glad it's Friday. How about you?
When skydiver Kara Menke asked chef John “J.D.” Leonetti if he’d jump out of an airplane to eat his Voot Burger at 12,500 feet, he didn’t hesitate.
The owner of Prohibition Gastropub in Spokane recently had completed only the second skydive of his life when Menke posed the question on the patio of his North Monroe Street restaurant.
Five-term GOP Treasurer Ron Crane announced earlier this year he wouldn't seek re-election, leaving the little-known position up for grabs in next year's election.
McIntyre has served as treasurer for the state's most populated county since 2011. She has filed to run as a Republican.