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News >  Idaho

Weathercatch: When hail freezes over – and it’s July

Seven years ago tomorrow, a swarm of thunderstorms rolled across the Inland Northwest, producing brief heavy rains, strong winds and some golf-sized hailstones that left a trail of damage. Sunny skies and warm temperatures preceded the storm outbreak. After all, it was July.
News >  Idaho

Bedke dismisses claim that hearing is politically motivated

UPDATED: Wed., July 21, 2021

Rep. Priscilla Giddings says an ethics investigation she’s facing is “dirty politics,” but her opponent in the race for lieutenant governor, House Speaker Scott Bedke, said Wednesday the probe is legitimate and the complaint signed by a bipartisan group of 24 lawmakers was dated before Giddings announced she was running.
News >  Pacific NW

Idaho lieutenant governor keeps focus on vaccine mandates

UPDATED: Tue., July 20, 2021

BOISE — Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin, acting governor with Gov. Brad Little out of the state, on Tuesday sent what she called a formal inquiry to the director of the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare concerning private health care businesses requiring their employees get COVID-19 vaccines.
News >  Idaho

Groups: Idaho wolf law will cause grizzly bear, lynx deaths

UPDATED: Mon., July 19, 2021

BOISE – Environmental groups have notified Idaho Gov. Brad Little and other state officials of their intent to file a lawsuit over an expanded wolf-killing law they believe will result in the illegal killing of federally protected grizzly bear and lynx.