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Former Idaho coroner faces charges, questions

UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 24, 2017, 10:51 p.m.

The former Valley County coroner is facing two misdemeanor charges because prosecutors say he used the county’s truck for personal transportation. Some officials are also raising questions about where he stored human remains when he stopped using the designated county morgue for a few months earlier this year.

Convicted killer investigated after cellmate’s beating death

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 5 p.m.

This undated booking photo provided by the Idaho Department of Correction shows Glenn Arthur Cox. (Associated Press)
A man serving time on a drunken driving charge was beaten to death in an Idaho prison, and officials say his cellmate – who was convicted of killing his three small children more than a decade ago – is a suspect in the case.

Idaho gubernatorial candidate kicks off 44-county tour

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 8:19 a.m.

Republican gubernatorial candidate Tommy Ahlquist, shown earlier this month, laid out his political agenda Thursday to hundreds of supporters in Meridian while kicking off his statewide tour to visit all of Idaho’s 44 counties over 44 days. (Tyler Tjomsland/The Spokesman-Review)
Republican gubernatorial candidate Tommy Ahlquist laid out his political agenda Thursday to hundreds of supporters in Meridian while kicking off his statewide tour to visit all of Idaho’s 44 counties over 44 days.

Otter, state officials wary on health care overhaul

Thu., Sept. 21, 2017, 2:43 p.m.

15 GOP governors sent a letter to Washington this week expressing their support for the Graham-Cassidy health care bill. Idaho Gov. Butch Otter, pictured here on August 15, 2017, was not among them, and has expressed concerns that the bill lacks the flexibility Idaho would need to controll costs. (AP)
Idaho Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter says he had too many concerns about the latest GOP effort to repeal President Barack Obama’s health care law to join other Republican governors in a letter backing the bill.

Former state employee contends sexual, racial harassment

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 9:50 p.m.

A former employee at the Idaho State Controller’s Office says she was sexually and racially harassed by a supervisor and that State Controller Brandon Woolf allowed the harassment to continue.

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