Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Thursday, October 17, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Partly Cloudy Day 57° Partly Cloudy

Election Center

M 2018 Idaho General Election, Nov. 6



Latest news

Eye on Boise: Idaho’s Child Welfare Division undergoing ‘transformation’

Idaho’s Division of Child Welfare, which oversees child protection, foster care and adoptions, is responsible for one of the state’s most vulnerable populations – children who may have been abused or neglected. But a 2017 report from the state Office of Performance Evaluations documented major problems in the division, including a massive overload of cases for the staff that created a “constant feeling of crisis.”


Victims’ rights amendment to get hearing in Senate panel

Legislation to amend the state’s constitution to expand the rights of crime victims and their families will get a hearing


Witness: Prison officials kept misleading financial books

A former Idaho Department of Correction employee testified Friday that prison supervisors kept three sets of financial books in an effort to hide the full costs of lethal injection executions from the public.


Longtime University of Idaho chemistry professors dies on campus

A longtime University of Idaho chemistry professor died Wednesday on campus, the UI student newspaper reported.


Judge orders partial release of Idaho lethal injection docs

A judge has ordered the Idaho Department of Corrections to release some of the information that was redacted from thousands of pages of documents detailing the state’s execution preparations and procedures – including the name of one lethal injection drug provider – but prison officials may appeal the ruling.


Provost: UI cutting budget by $5 million

Faced with falling enrollment, the University of Idaho will cut $5 million from its budget effective July 1, the start of the school’s fiscal year.


Idaho Supreme Court hears Medicaid expansion arguments

The Idaho Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday in a lawsuit from a conservative group challenging the constitutionality of a voter-approved initiative to expand Medicaid.


Idaho State police make large pot bust

Idaho State Police officials say troopers made the biggest marijuana bust in the agency’s known history after a semi-truck allegedly filled with nearly 7,000 pounds (3,175 kilograms) of marijuana plants was stopped between Boise and Mountain Home.


Idaho wolf control board seeks approval to keep operating

Lawmakers have advanced legislation to keep operating an Idaho board that manages money to pay a federal and state agency to kill wolves that attack livestock and big game.


U of Idaho professor placed on leave after speaking out

A University of Idaho professor has been placed on administrative leave after speaking out about the handling of University of Idaho grant funding.



Current elections

Choose an election for the latest information on races and measures, headlines and voting results.

Latest news

Eye on Boise: Idaho’s Child Welfare Division undergoing ‘transformation’

Idaho’s Division of Child Welfare, which oversees child protection, foster care and adoptions, is responsible for one of the state’s most vulnerable populations – children who may have been abused or neglected. But a 2017 report from the state Office of Performance Evaluations documented major problems in the division, including a massive overload of cases for the staff that created a “constant feeling of crisis.”


Victims’ rights amendment to get hearing in Senate panel

Legislation to amend the state’s constitution to expand the rights of crime victims and their families will get a hearing


Witness: Prison officials kept misleading financial books

A former Idaho Department of Correction employee testified Friday that prison supervisors kept three sets of financial books in an effort to hide the full costs of lethal injection executions from the public.


Longtime University of Idaho chemistry professors dies on campus

A longtime University of Idaho chemistry professor died Wednesday on campus, the UI student newspaper reported.


Judge orders partial release of Idaho lethal injection docs

A judge has ordered the Idaho Department of Corrections to release some of the information that was redacted from thousands of pages of documents detailing the state’s execution preparations and procedures – including the name of one lethal injection drug provider – but prison officials may appeal the ruling.


Provost: UI cutting budget by $5 million

Faced with falling enrollment, the University of Idaho will cut $5 million from its budget effective July 1, the start of the school’s fiscal year.


Idaho Supreme Court hears Medicaid expansion arguments

The Idaho Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday in a lawsuit from a conservative group challenging the constitutionality of a voter-approved initiative to expand Medicaid.


Idaho State police make large pot bust

Idaho State Police officials say troopers made the biggest marijuana bust in the agency’s known history after a semi-truck allegedly filled with nearly 7,000 pounds (3,175 kilograms) of marijuana plants was stopped between Boise and Mountain Home.


Idaho wolf control board seeks approval to keep operating

Lawmakers have advanced legislation to keep operating an Idaho board that manages money to pay a federal and state agency to kill wolves that attack livestock and big game.


U of Idaho professor placed on leave after speaking out

A University of Idaho professor has been placed on administrative leave after speaking out about the handling of University of Idaho grant funding.