Betsy Z. Russell

Betsy Z. Russell

Betsy Russell covers Idaho news from the state capitol in Boise and writes the Eye on Boise blog.


Recent Stories

License plate profiling lawsuit dropped 

BOISE – A discrimination case against the Idaho State Police for targeting a driver for a marijuana search because his license plates were from Colorado has been dismissed at the request of both si...

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Recent Blog Posts

Goin' down the road... 

It’s getting hotter and hotter here, and fortunately for me, I’m headed off on vacation for the next week. I’ll be here and there, including some places that will be notably cooler than the 100-plu...

Teacher salaries vary widely across state...

A review of teacher pay in Idaho reveals wide gaps between the highs and lows, writes Kevin Richert of Idaho Education News. Richert examines the reasons for the wide variance, and reports that the...

West Nile virus confirmed in Gem County mosquitoes

Mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus have been found in Gem County, the Idaho Department of Health & Welfare reports; public health officials are reminding people to take precautions agains...

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