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AG Ferguson tells Gonzaga students how to sue a president

A crowd of students and professors at Gonzaga University chuckled Friday afternoon when Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson took a jab at the Trump administration’s legal defense of the president’s travel ban.

New tax on sodas could be Spokane City Council’s answer to police staffing woes

Mayor David Condon said the city has recruited 29 new police officers over the past several years in response to a cultural audit that found many Spokane police personnel felt they didn’t have enough co-workers. City Council members are split on ways to pay the salaries of any additional hires, including a tax on sugary drinks.

University of Idaho law professor tackles the problem of political gerrymandering

Cases of political gerrymandering, or the manipulation of electoral district boundaries for political gain, have been occurring domestically almost since the United States declared its independence from England, according to Benjamin Cover, a visiting associate professor at the University of Idaho College of Law.

Rhea Seddon, pioneering astronaut and surgeon, to speak at Gonzaga

When she was preparing for her first NASA mission, surgeon and astronaut Rhea Seddon remembered there were some concerns about whether a woman’s body could adapt to space as well as a man’s. Her team, which focused on life science research in zero-gravity, did tests using equal numbers of men and women as test subjects. They proved what was no surprise to Seddon: Women adapted exactly the same.

Three WSU students charged in connection to Snake River Fire

Three Washington State University students were charged Monday with gross misdemeanors for allegedly starting an illegal campfire that sparked the Snake River Fire that burned roughly 11,000 acres of land this past summer.

University of Idaho law school in Boise on track

The University of Idaho College of Law’s efforts to begin a first-year law program in Boise have come to fruition, after the American Bar Association gave the plan its seal of approval this week, the UI announced Wednesday.

UI law school in Boise right on schedule

The University of Idaho College of Law’s efforts to begin a first-year law program in Boise have come to fruition, after the American Bar Association gave the plan its seal of approval this week, the UI announced Wednesday.