Dozens of people showed up at McEuen Park for a slushy snowball skirmish Saturday before the St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Winter soldiers young and old let snowballs fly at the free event.
Idaho received its long-awaited steelhead fishery permit from the federal government Friday, ending months of uncertainty over the future of the ongoing steelhead season.
A panel of lawmakers has opted to hold a bill that would toughen the requirements to get an initiative on a ballot in committee for now, but the legislation will likely come up for consideration again sometime next week.
The Idaho State Board of Education voted unanimously Thursday to allow the University of Idaho to move forward with plans to construct a new basketball arena on the Moscow campus – as long as the school’s new president agrees to the project, once that person is named.
The University of Idaho could boast the largest research dairy in the country within the next decade.
Coeur d’Alene wants to host the world’s largest snowball fight this weekend. Bill Greenwood, Coeur d’Alene Parks director, expects only a few hundred people to show up to the planned snowball fight at 3 p.m. Saturday at McEuen Park in downtown Coeur d’Alene.
The federal government could pay up to $1,000 to people who adopt wild horses thanks to a new incentive program that aims to reduce the animals’ chronic overpopulation.
University of Idaho officials are asking the State Board of Education to allow the school to loan itself $29 million for a new arena.
Sojourners’ Alliance expects to shut down its transitional housing program in early May because of a nearly $150,000 shortfall.
The family of an elderly couple who were hit by a car while crossing a Boise street say they’re still trying to come to grips with the aftermath of the accident.
School officials in Idaho are working to combat the ever-growing rise of computer viruses and hacking of school data.
University of Idaho presidential candidate Diane Z. Chase addressed community members in a pair of open forums Monday, starting off a week of meet-and-greets that will feature each of the five finalists for the job.
The morgue in Idaho’s biggest county is running out of space to hold bodies.
Pastor Heather Seman says the Community United Methodist Church stands for inclusivity, contrary to an international conference of Methodists which upheld a ban on same-sex marriage and gay clergy. About three-quarters of the crowd of about 100 people stood and applauded after her sermon. Her 9 a.m. Sunday service was the first she had led at the church since the conference’s decision.
The mayor of Middleton, Idaho, is reportedly in jail under arrest on a charge of domestic battery. No bail was set and he will remain in custody until he is arraigned on Monday, the Idaho Press reports.
The American Bar Association has granted full approval to a Boise-based law school that struggled with accreditation. Concordia University-Portland announced in 2007 it would open a law school in downtown Boise, and the first class opened with 75 students in 2012.
Two competing, and very different, Idaho polls about Medicaid expansion were released last week, one from a Florida group, Opportunity Solutions Project, purporting to show strong support among Idahoans for attaching work requirements to voter-approved Medicaid expansion, and the other from Close the Gap Idaho, a coalition of Idaho organizations that supported Medicaid expansion, that purports to show the same level of strong support for the opposite.
Idaho State Police may get the funding to purchase equipment that would allow investigators to distinguish hemp from marijuana after a high-profile case in the state grabbed headlines and prompted a federal lawsuit.
Idaho Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin said Friday that a photo she posted on Facebook of herself with members of an anti-government group is her way of showing support for another man who is in federal prison for traveling across state lines to aid in extortion.
The Idaho State Board of Education named five finalists for the position of University of Idaho President on Wednesday morning.
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