Betsy Z. Russell

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


Recent Stories

Gutierrez runs for justice on court-access platform

When newly appointed Idaho Judge Sergio Gutierrez traveled from Canyon County to Weiser for his first first-degree murder trial in 1993, he was surprised by what he found there. The court interpret...

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Recent Blog Posts

Ybarra hires new legislative, policy adviser 

Idaho state Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra has hired a new policy liaison to replace former state Sen. Tim Corder, who left her office abruptly over the winter: Duncan Robb, who...

Gutierrez runs for justice on court-access platform 

Today is the fourth in my four-part, online series of profiles of the candidates seeking an open seat on the Idaho Supreme Court in the May 17 election; today’s profile is of Sergio Gutierrez. Here...

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