FRIDAY, APRIL 17, 2015
Fri., April 17, 2015, 3:46 p.m.
I survived the the Greensferry overpass construction mess yesterday afternoon and I'd like a t-shirt to prove it. What a mess! We took the Spokane St. exit as Hucksters advised, but the worst bottleneck was right at the Outlet Mall. We could have stayed on...
Fri., April 17, 2015, 2:15 p.m.
The use of electronic cigarettes by high school students tripled from 2013 to 2014 – a surprising boom that threatens to wipe out hard-won gains in the fight against teen smoking, a new government report says.
Fri., April 17, 2015, 1:31 p.m.
Jason Warnock, left, pulls Mathew Sitko to safety from an SUV stopped by a chain link fence just short of a 30-foot vertical drop onto Bryden Canyon Road on Wednesday in Lewiston. The 23-year-old driver suffered minor injuries and was taken to a hospital, according to authorities
Fri., April 17, 2015, 12:44 p.m.
So, several Idaho lawmakers published child support op-ed pieces. If you thought Trujillo's article sounded familiar-- you'd be right. It's lifted word for word from Rep. Luker's piece, released earlier. Oh. My.
Fri., April 17, 2015, 12:25 p.m.
Idaho’s unemployment rate dropped to 3.8 percent in March, thanks in part to increased housing market activity. The construction industry added 1,000 new jobs and the financial industry hired 200 people, according to the Idaho Department of Labor
Fri., April 17, 2015, noon
Photo illustration: Kids climb on playground equipment at Orchard Prairie School. Jesse Tinsley, SR. A Maryland couple is in the hot seat once again for allowing their two kids, 6 and 10, to play at a nearby park, unuspervised.
Fri., April 17, 2015, 10:25 a.m.
Give credit to the Idaho Nine. They were accidentally right about one thing: A group of extremists is threatening the state’s security and future. It’s them.
Fri., April 17, 2015, 10 a.m.
I love anything with chocolate and peanut butter, but the best part is the peanut butter. I'm not the only one who thinks so. A researcher documented exactly which Reese's product has the MOST peanut butter.
Fri., April 17, 2015, 9:45 a.m.
Gov. Butch Otter has vetoed SB 1146a, the bill that would have allowed parents of Idaho children with an intractable form of epilepsy to treat their kids with cannabidiol, a non-psychotropic oil that's an extract of cannabis and can halt the children's repeated, extended and life-threatening seizures.
Fri., April 17, 2015, 9:30 a.m.
This story took the Internet by storm yesterday. A Nampa Christian High School graduate turned successful Seattle CEO who announced that he's giving himself a drastic pay cut to help cover the cost of big raises for his employees didn't just make those workers happy.
Fri., April 17, 2015, 8:05 a.m.
Phil Thompson, Taryn Thompson, Ryan Brodwater. Shawn Gust, CdA Press photo. Former SR staffer and longtime Hucks friend, Taryn Thomposon was interviewed by the NY Times about the Idaho child support debacle. How cool is that!?
Fri., April 17, 2015, 8 a.m.
Idaho’s state Board of Education on Wednesday approved the lowest tuition increases for the state’s four-year colleges and universities in the last 15 years. At the University of Idaho, for example, the move to slow the ever-rising cost of college means students will see tuition and fees rise by 3.5 percent next year.
D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.