Transgender athletes are getting an ally in the White House next week as they seek to participate as their identified gender in high school and college sports — although state legislatures, Congress and the courts are all expected to have their say this year, too.
Lawmakers in the House on Friday rejected a request from one of its members to allow her and others to participate remotely due to her being at increased risk of serious illness or death from the coronavirus.
After three years as superintendent of Coeur d’Alene Schools, Steven Cook will leave at the end of the school year to take the same position in Bend, Oregon.
Gov. Brad Little on Monday described 2020 like a damaging and deadly tornado, but said Idaho is strong heading into the new year with strong finances and a coronavirus vaccine now available.
WASHINGTON – Tribal leaders from the Inland Northwest cheered reports on Thursday that President-elect Joe Biden had picked Rep. Deb Haaland to lead the Department of the Interior, a historic move that could make the congresswoman from New Mexico the first Native American to head a cabinet agency.
The state is prepared to receive 13,650 doses initially. Of those, 1,950 — or about 14.7% — are expected to go toward the Panhandle Health District. The state will receive the same amount of doses 21 days later to serve as the second dose for those who received the first vaccinations.
In his first news conference in a month, Little pointed to the state's increasing case counts and limited hospital capacity, again urging residents to wear a mask and social distance.
The city of Coeur d’Alene has acquired almost 5 acres of land adjacent to an ambitious, publicly owned. mixed-use development on a prime spot near downtown and on the banks of the Spokane River.
WASHINGTON – The past four years have seen American foreign policy take a narrower view of national interests, with President Donald Trump often preferring to act alone. But a new report from Sen. Jim Risch makes the case for the U.S. to work more closely with its European allies to counter growing Chinese influence on the world stage.
With Thanksgiving just weeks away and COVID-19 cases surging, Gov. Brad Little pleaded with Idaho residents Friday to take "personal responsibility" and limit social gatherings, announcing the state will move back to a modified Phase 2 in its reopening plan.
By a two-to-one margin, Kootenai County voters on Tuesday rejected a ballot measure that would have imposed a local vehicle registration fee to pay for a slate of transportation projects to improve and expand the overwhelmed area road network.
Election Day 2020 approaches with more clouds and controversies than any in recent history.
OLYMPIA – Removing the mask mandate in North Idaho counties endangers Washington residents across the border, Gov. Jay Inslee said Tuesday.
As the Kootenai County, its cities and its towns prepare for a wave of growth that could mean more 300,000 people by 2040, area officials and private developers are implementing and considering new approaches to manage the expected changes.
Voting by mail is more convenient that voting at the polls in some respects, but there are different rules you need to follow.
Kootenai County voters will decide in the November election if they want to raise vehicle registration fees to improve roads, including Interstate 90 and U.S. Highway 95.
The race for Kootenai County sheriff features two candidates with long careers at the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and a Rathdrum native who accuses local law enforcement officials of working with "the mob." Bob Norris, Mike Bauer and Justin Nagel are vying to replace Sheriff Ben Wolfinger, who is retiring after four two-year terms in office.
While Donald Trump and Joe Biden get the vast majority of the attention in the race for the White House, there are other options for Washington and Idaho voters to choose, although not all the same options.
Both Mendive and Matthews believe education reform is needed, but differ on the way to pay for it and where efforts should focus.
Residents in Post Falls and southwestern Kootenai County can choose between two candidates for a House seat with clear differences on their positions on the pandemic and education funding.
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