On Saturday, Councilwoman Kerri Thoreson of Post Falls donned her fancy new Kentucky Derby hat and plunked down $2 on the gray horse to win at Churchill Downs, Ky. Her grandmother had taught her a most important thing about ponies: “Always bet on the gray horse.”
A rural town in south-central Idaho that’s become a hotbed of refugee support and opposition has opted to take a softer stance in affirming its role as a welcoming city rather than adopt policies defying U.S. immigration officials.
Molly Tsalaky, of Mica Bay on Lake Coeur d’Alene, was laughing when she contacted Huckleberries. My Wednesday column about the infamous Wallace brothels brought back memories. Molly and her late husband, John, had a connection to one of the houses. And Huckleberries will explain that connection before you draw the wrong conclusions.
The Idaho Press Club presented its annual “Best of 2016” journalism awards over the weekend in Boise, and the biggest winners, taking numerous awards, were the Idaho Statesman and Twin Falls Times-News; the Idaho Mountain Express in Ketchum; and KTVB-TV in Boise.
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is scheduled for trial in October on charges that he endangered comrades by walking off his post in Afghanistan, according to a new timetable set Friday after several delays in the case.
A Boise businesswoman says she meant no offense for the remarks she made during a University of Idaho commencement address at the Boise satellite campus that has since sparked criticism from attendees.
Idaho Power has announced its intention to close a Nevada coal plant it co-owns with NV Energy 10 years sooner than planned, a move that would shutter both units at Nevada’s last utility-owned, coal-burning power plant by 2025.
Crews who battle wildfires will have to wait at least another year before getting better fire shelters than those that failed to save 19 firefighters trapped by flames in Arizona four years ago, officials told the Associated Press on Thursday.
Human rights activist Tony Stewart has never been so glad to lose a bet. At the annual Human Rights Banquet on Friday, Stewart announced he had bet a lunch on the amount a basketball signed by all the players of national runner-up Gonzaga basketball team would bring at auction. He bet Jeanette Laster of the Human Rights Education Institute that the ball would sell for less than $2,500. Tony’s buying.