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UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 21, 2018, 5:40 p.m.

Idaho Prop 1 backers claim it boosts horse racing, but opponents say it mostly benefits private owners

Proponents of Proposition 1 in Idaho claim the initiative will revitalize the horse racing industry in the Gem State and support public schools. But opponents argue it mostly will authorize …


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 29, 2017, 9:25 p.m.

Huckleberries: Jim Hammond’s legacy lives on

The clock is winding down on Jim Hammond’s long career of public service to Post Falls and Coeur d’Alene. Councilman. Mayor. State senator. And city administrator in both Post Falls …


Huckleberries: Lake cat-and-mouse game with Coeur d’Alene City Hall nears end

For more than a month, owners of “Hooligan Island,” a floating jungle gym, have played a cat-and-mouse game with Coeur d’Alene city officials. In May, they plopped their floating jungle …


Huckleberries: Down but not out in Post Falls

Coeur d’Alene Deputy City Administrator Sam Taylor was thinking dark thoughts about his Honda Civic after he got stuck in an unplowed Post Falls street just out of his driveway …


Idaho taking over water pollution permitting from feds

BOISE – Despite Idaho’s vaunted distaste for the federal government, it’s one of just four states where getting a permit for dumping pollutants into waterways requires dealing with the federal …


Eye on Boise: Lawmaker wants teacher bonus option

BOISE – Sen. Jim Hammond, R-Coeur d’Alene, says he doesn’t want teachers to lose the $38.8 million in performance-pay bonuses that the state is scheduled to send out to school …


Eye on Boise: Here’s the rub: You’ll need a license to massage

BOISE – Idaho will join 43 other states and start licensing massage therapists, after Sen. Jim Hammond‘s bill was signed into law last week by Gov. Butch Otter. Therapists will …


Session’s hotly disputed issues won’t directly affect most Idahoans

BOISE – Idaho’s legislative session this year was long on drama, but many of the biggest and hottest debates won’t mean much for most of the state’s residents. Instead, it’s …


Ethics claims against Idaho’s Sen. Pearce dismissed

BOISE – A bipartisan Idaho Senate Ethics Committee has voted unanimously to dismiss an ethics complaint against Senate Resources Chairman Monty Pearce, R-New Plymouth. Pearce was accused of violating conflict …


Idaho pre-abortion ultrasound bill gets Senate OK

BOISE – Five of six North Idaho senators opposed requiring Idaho women to undergo an ultrasound before having an abortion, but the proposal passed the Senate 23-12 on Monday after …


UPDATED: Mon., March 19, 2012, 5:49 p.m.

Idaho Senate passes ultrasound bill

Five of six North Idaho senators opposed legislation to require Idaho women to undergo an ultrasound before having an abortion, but the bill passed the Senate 23-12 Monday after an …


Eye on Boise: Cigarette tax hike quickly stubbed out

BOISE – When a proposed $1.25-per- pack cigarette tax increase was rejected by a House committee last week – the panel refused to introduce the bill or allow a hearing …


Ban on texting while driving OK’d

BOISE – The Idaho Senate has voted 29-6 in favor of banning texting while driving, sending the bill to the House. “I have to admit, I’ve done it, and I …


Hammond says he won’t run for Senate re-election

BOISE – Sen. Jim Hammond won’t seek a fourth term in the Idaho state Senate and instead will apply for the upcoming opening for president at North Idaho College, along …


CdA Sen. Hammond won’t seek fourth term

Sen. Jim Hammond won’t seek a fourth term in the state Senate, and instead will apply for the upcoming opening for president at North Idaho College, along with looking at …


Eye on Boise: Reform bill has good news for virtual charter schools

BOISE – Among the little-noticed provisions of the complex, sweeping school reform bill that’s rocketing through the Idaho Legislature is one that would double-fund virtual charter schools for their existing …


North Idaho presence on JFAC drops by two

BOISE – Now that embattled Rep. Phil Hart, R-Athol, has been removed from the House tax committee for the next two years, where did he land? House Speaker Lawerence Denney …


Idaho panel predicts shortfall as budget lacks stimulus, reserves

BOISE – State lawmakers got a grim glimpse of the decision-making that awaits them when they convene in January, as the Idaho Legislature’s joint budget committee gathered Monday to go …


Spokane, CdA residents happily off cruise

Once Bruce Blohowiak disembarked from the cruise ship Carnival Splendor on Thursday, he went hunting for two things above all else: first, a cup of hot coffee. Then a hot …