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Critics called Trump-Clinton fair poster ‘tasteless’ – and Republicans agreed

A cardboard cutout on display at the Ada County Republicans’ booth at the Western Idaho Fair this weekend earned harsh criticism online, prompting volunteers to take down the display within …


UPDATED: Sat., June 30, 2018, 10:21 p.m.

Police: Nine injured in Boise stabbing; suspect in custody

At least nine people were injured in a stabbing near Boise, and one suspect was in custody,


Idaho county commissioner appeals his home’s assessed value

An Idaho county commissioner has asked his fellow commissioners to reduce the assessed value of his Boise home.


How 8 Idaho counties might save $2M on radio service for first responders

Eight Idaho counties including Ada and Canyon — as well as the Idaho Military Division — have the potential to save an estimated collective $2 million by changing how they …


Off-duty deputy arrested in DUI crash in Meridian

An Ada County sheriff’s deputy has been arrested on investigation of drunk driving after he crashed into another vehicle in Meridian while off duty.


Man found dead leaning on fence in SW Idaho identified

Officials have identified a southwestern Idaho man who died while working in a field with irrigation equipment.


UPDATED: Tue., May 1, 2018, 4:19 p.m.

Idaho’s ‘food truck’ voting at Micron sparks complaint

Ada County election officials say an early voting location near the Micron campus is appropriate despite concerns raised by GOP gubernatorial candidate Tommy Ahlquist’s campaign.


County starts ‘record’ year of construction projects

Local residents and businesses in an Idaho county are preparing for what is expected to be the busiest road construction year in history.


UPDATED: Fri., April 13, 2018, 2:58 p.m.

Ada County lifts gun show ban at Expo Idaho

Ada County officials will allow gun shows again at the Boise-area fairgrounds after a ban was imposed on the events more than two years ago.


Ada County Democrats endorse Medicaid ballot initiative

Democrats in Ada County have adopted a resolution urging all eligible voters to sign a ballot initiative seeking to expand Medicaid coverage.


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 3:59 p.m.

Ada County’s rift with association almost costs Boise-area taxpayers big bucks

The Ada County Commission voted quickly and unanimously on Thursday to reverse its earlier decision to withdraw from Idaho’s Capital Crimes Defense Fund and refuse to sign a joint powers …


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 5, 2017, 5:16 p.m.

Idaho county awarded $1M grant for criminal justice reform

An Idaho county encompassing Boise was awarded a $1 million grant aimed at reforming the criminal justice system and reducing its jail population.


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, noon

Coroner confirms victim in Idaho police shooting, house fire

The Ada County Coroner’s Office has officially confirmed the identity of the 84-year-old woman who died in an Idaho house fire that erupted shortly after a home invasion.


Rabid bat found in Ada County

Health officials say a rabid bat was found in Ada County.


Police arrest 15-year-old, four other girls in stolen car after high-speed chase

Idaho law enforcement say they’ve arrest a 15-year-old girl suspected of stealing pickup truck after she led officers on a high-speed chase.


Suspect dead after manhunt in southwest Idaho, police say

Authorities in southwest Idaho say a suspect in a shooting involving a police officer has died following a manhunt Tuesday morning.


Man faces charges for beating debtor, leaving him naked

An Ada County magistrate judge has found probable cause to prosecute a Boise man who is accused of abducting a man who owed him money, beating him and leaving him …


Idaho county launches ‘food truck’ polls for early voting

In the state’s most populous Ada County, Chief Deputy Clerk Phil McGrane designed food truck-inspired voting stations to entice voters to cast ballots early for the general election.


Idaho county launches food truck-inspired polling stations for early voting

Idaho election workers say it’s no longer enough to encourage people to get out to the polls. Instead, they say, it’s time to bring the polls to the people.