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Idaho Teen Dies Of Exposure

A Lakeland High student was found dead of apparent exposure Sunday, hours after getting lost and then separated from his two snowboarding companions. Working in rain and wind, searchers found the body of John C. Neff, 16, of Athol, on the west side of Rathdrum Mountain.

News >  Idaho

Bill Would Cut N. Idaho Taxes

If the state Senate passes Gov. Phil Batt's property tax relief bill, North Idahoans would pay $6.2 million less in property taxes. The tax plan was approved 5-4 by the Senate's Local Government and Taxation Committee on Monday. The bill, which passed the House last week, is expected to go to a vote by the Senate in the next few days.
News >  Idaho

Tribe’s Lottery Backed Legislators Feel Cda Tribal Plan Is A Winner

State officials and several North Idaho lawmakers - even those morally opposed to gambling - said Thursday they support the Coeur d'Alene Tribe's proposed national lottery. "I think it's wonderful," said Sen. Tim Tucker, D-Porthill. "We ought to stay out of it. A lottery is a self-tax - a willing buyer and a willing seller."
News >  Idaho

Legislator Wants Colleagues To Vote On Their Own Raises

Lawmakers taking pay raises should do so in the light of day, House Minority Leader Jim Stoicheff told a House of Representatives committee Tuesday. Stoicheff, D-Sandpoint, introduced a bill that would force the Legislature to vote on any proposed increase in pay or expenses. The bill narrowly made it out of committee, thus moving on to the full House for a vote.
News >  Idaho

New Bills Boost States’ Rights

The leader of a St. Maries constitutionalist group said Monday he's "delighted but not surprised" that state lawmakers are considering several pieces of states' rights legislation. "The pond is rippling from all sides," said Ken Rouw, chairman of the Tenth Amendment Coalition of Benewah County. Local control "is not a St. Maries issue, it's not a North Idaho issue. It's an Idaho issue."
News >  Idaho

School Radon Tests Show Levels Down

Recent tests of the Lakeland School District schools show "dramatically lower" radon levels than a year ago, assistant school superintendent Bob Dutton said Monday. The reason, school officials believe, is twofold.