Stories tagged: overcrowding
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 21, 2018
Idaho Department of Correction officials said they have moved another 150 inmates to a prison in Texas because there aren’t enough prison beds in Idaho.
Fri., Dec. 8, 2017
As many as 1,000 Idaho inmates could soon be serving out their time in out-of-state prisons as the state grapples with overcrowding at home.
Wed., March 29, 2017
The U.S. Forest Service has proposed a series of regulations to reduce overcrowding and unruly behavior in Oregon’s Willamette National Forest.
Tue., May 17, 2016
Seven years after the American Civil Liberties Union sued over overcrowding and other conditions, the Canyon County Jail is no longer required to have federal oversight.
Mon., March 28, 2016
Spokane Public Schools needs about 120 classrooms to meet the new class size requirements while Central Valley School District needs 42 classrooms and West Valley School District needs 11.
Wed., May 27, 2015
Spokane County has been rewarded for its efforts at criminal justice reform, with the deep-pocketed MacArthur Foundation selecting the area for a competitive grant to reduce overcrowding at the aging …
Thu., March 17, 2011
Central Valley School District voters turned down a $69.6 million construction bond last month. Now, the district is taking a look at why the bond failed and what to do …
Thu., Feb. 12, 2009
A 555-unit West Plains housing development may proceed despite the Cheney School District’s protest that it lacks money to educate the children who will live there. Spokane County Hearing Examiner …
Tue., Jan. 29, 2008
BOISE – Idaho’s prison population is getting more violent as gangs extend their reach throughout the prison system. “We are having many, many incidents with our gang members,” said Pam …