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.
Political leaders on both sides of the aisle sent wishes for a quick recovery to President Donald Trump on Friday after he announced he and first lady Melania Trump were diagnosed with COVID-19.
Some Idaho leaders say it’s time to make sure the state doesn’t end up with fewer legislators to represent the growing population.
State legislators accused the Panhandle Health District of "treating adults like children." The overwhelming consensus among scientists is that masks made of fine cloth are effective at capturing droplets that might contain the virus as they are emitted from the mouth or nose.
The changing skyline of Coeur d'Alene could soon see the addition of three new towers, each as tall as 220 feet and containing as many as 275 units total.
When Jai Nelson joined the Panhandle Health District Board of Health in 2011, she brought with her an interesting résumé.
BOISE – Angry, maskless spectators forced themselves into the Idaho House special session on the coronavirus pandemic Monday, shattering a glass door, rushing into the gallery that had limited seating because of the virus and forcing lawmakers to ask for calm in a crowd that included a man carrying an assault-style weapon.
WASHINGTON – Amid growing concern about the impact of changes at the U.S. Postal Service on Americans’ ability to vote by mail, Democratic senators on Wednesday called on the agency’s chief to clarify how it will handle ballots and other election-related mail.
Washington lawmakers and elections officials from both sides of the aisle challenged President Donald Trump’s Thursday morning tweet suggesting the United States should delay the November election, saying the president does not have the power to push back an election and that the vote-by-mail system is secure.
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