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4 Tips to Help Latino Business Owners Succeed

As we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month this year, it’s a great time to recognize the many contributions of Hispanic small business owners. And there really are a lot of them. According to the LDC Latin American GDP Report 2021, Latinos contributed $2.7 trillion to the United States, which is equivalent to the seventh largest economy […]

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Longtime firefighter suffers medical emergency and dies fighting Moose Fire

SALMON – A wildland firefighter died this week after suffering a medical emergency while battling the Moose Fire north of Salmon. Gerardo Rincon, 48, was an Oregon crew chief working for North Reforestation Inc., according to a message from the US Forest Service. He died early Tuesday morning. “Gerardo has served as a forest firefighter […]

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Take Note: Top 10 Greenhouse Gas Emitting Industrial Plants in Idaho | Company

Power stations. chemical plants. Paper plants. These are just a few of Idaho’s major greenhouse gas emitters. Greenhouse gases emitted by humans are the primary driver of most observable changes in temperature, atmosphere and oceans that scientists have tracked over the past few decades, according to United Nations scientists. And these changes are already affecting […]

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Hang on to your plants! These Idaho Towns Are Where Farmers’ Almanac Predicts First Frost

The first day of fall arrived on Thursday, September 22, so the first frost of the year isn’t far behind, potentially damaging your hanging baskets and garden. The Farmers’ Almanac predicted the first frost in four of Idaho’s cities by finding the normal average first frost date. According to the almanac, the first frost will […]

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F1 team Williams releases Nicholas Latifi at end of season

Williams driver Nicholas Latifi of Canada drives off the track during the qualifying session at the Monza Circuit in Monza, Italy, Saturday September 10, 2022. The Formula One race is on Sunday. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni) Antonio Calanni PA WANTAG, England Formula 1 team Williams releases Canadian driver Nicholas Latifi when his contract expires at the […]

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Fugitive in massive Navy corruption case caught in Venezuela

SAN DIEGO A Malaysian defense contractor nicknamed “Fat Leonard” who orchestrated one of the biggest corruption scandals in US military history has been arrested in Venezuela after fleeing before his conviction, authorities said Wednesday. The international manhunt for Leonard Glenn Francis ended with his arrest by Venezuelan authorities on Tuesday morning at Caracas airport as […]

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LISTEN: Space Force releases its official song

(CNN) – The US Space Force released its official song, titled “Semper Supra,” on Tuesday. The song was first unveiled during Chief of Space Operations General John “Jay” Raymond’s speech at the 2022 Air & Space Forces Air, Space and Cyber ​​Conference in Maryland on Tuesday. The Space Force is the newest military branch, created […]

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Biz ‘Bite:’ Christmas concert already sold out at not-yet-open Idaho Falls venue

By: IBR Staff September 19, 2022 A major event venue in Idaho Falls was long overdue, but with news that the Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Concert was sold out, the Mountain America Center has arrived, even though the doors aren’t even open yet. The Dec. 13 Mannheim Steamroller Concert was the first event that the fledgling […]

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Idaho Community Foundation awards $220,000 in eastern Idaho

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI) – The Community Foundation of Idaho has awarded more than $220,000 to nearly 60 schools, senior centers and other community organizations through its Forever Idaho East program, including more than 68 $000 in Bonneville County. Beneficiaries span from Lemhi County to Bear Lake County. One of the unique aspects of Forever […]

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New Images Show Intriguing Perseverance Discovery on Mars

The Perseverance rover used its robotic arm to study a rock called Skinner Ridge on Mars. | Nasa (CNN) — If you love space and exploring the cosmos, there’s no shortage of wonders right now. Scientists have identified mysterious diamonds that likely originated from a dwarf planet that once existed in our solar system – […]

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Senior Chinese official wants high-tech cooperation with South Korea

South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol, third from left, speaks with Li Zhanshu, Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress of China, second from right, at the presidential office in Seoul, China South Korea, Friday, September 16, 2022. (Korean Pool/Yonhap via AP) 160801+0900 PA Seoul, South Korea China’s legislature leader called for […]

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Idaho tax collections below expectations for August

By KEITH RIDLER, Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho’s personal income taxes, sales taxes and corporate taxes all fell slightly below monthly projections for August, the Idaho Budget Office reported Tuesday. ‘State. The $38.5 million drop below expectations is still a tiny fraction of the state’s $6 billion budget. But it’s worth noting for […]

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Car guy Biden to tout electric vehicles at Detroit auto show

President Joe Biden speaks about the Cut Inflation Act of 2022 during a ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) Andre Harnik PA WASHINGTON President Joe Biden, a gearhead with his own vintage Corvette, will showcase his administration’s efforts to promote electric vehicles during […]

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The Idaho Community Foundation awards more than $220,000 to organizations in eastern Idaho. Here’s who got the money.

The following is a press release from the Community Foundation of Idaho. The Community Foundation of Idaho supports nearly 60 schools, senior centers and other community organizations with more than $220,000 in grants through its Forever Idaho East program. Beneficiaries span from Lemhi County to Bear Lake County. One of the unique aspects of Forever […]

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Idaho Governor Brad Little signs letter opposing student loan cancellation plan

Idaho Governor Brad Little is one of 22 governors across the country to sign a letter to President Joe Biden opposing his plan to forgive some student loan debt, claiming that the plan will encourage more student loans, incentivize higher tuition fees and exacerbate inflation. The governors of Montana, Alaska, Utah and Wyoming also signed […]

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Texas coach, players say narrow loss is win for the future

Texas wide receiver Jordan Whittington runs after a catch as he is defended by Alabama defensive back Kool-Aid McKinstry during the first half of an NCAA college football game, on Saturday, September 10, 2022, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Michael Thomas) Michael Thomas PA AUSTIN, TX Texas was looking seconds away from a potential win over […]

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South Dakota tribes buy land near Wounded Knee massacre site

FILE – This Feb. 7, 2012 file photo shows a cross on a grave at Wounded Knee National Historic Site in South Dakota. Two Native American tribes in South Dakota have agreed to purchase 40 acres of land near the Wounded Knee National Historic Site on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. (Rapid City Journal via […]

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Biden will tell Ohioans his policy will revive manufacturing

President Joe Biden reacts as he leaves after speaking at a Democratic National Committee event at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022, in Oxon Hill, Md. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Alex Brandon PA WASHINGTON President Joe Biden wants to shine a light on a rare bipartisan down payment on American manufacturing […]

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Casper Ruud still chasing the No. 1 US Open title

Casper Ruud of Norway reacts after defeating Matteo Berrettini of Italy in the quarterfinals of the US Open tennis championships on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) Seth Wenig PA NEW YORK Casper Ruud started the 2022 season with just one Grand Slam appearance that lasted until the fourth round anywhere […]

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Medicaid extensions for new moms grow, may encounter limits

Venessa Aiken holds her five-week-old son Jahzir Robinson outside their home Sunday, Aug. 21, 2022, in Orlando, Florida. States across the country are making it easier for newborn mothers to access Medicaid the year after giving birth, a crucial time when depression and other health problems can develop. (AP Photo/John Raoux) Jean Raoux PA States […]

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Idaho needs a Bernard DeVoto to fight public land sales

OPINION AND COMMENT Editorials and other opinion content provide insights into issues important to our community and are independent of the work of our newsroom reporters. Bernard DeVoto was in many ways an unlikely enemy of the politicians of the day trying to sell federal land to their cronies. Photo by Utah State History Division […]

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How the major US stock indices fared on Friday 02/09/2022

Stocks gave up an early rally and finished lower on Wall Street, marking their third consecutive losing week. The indices had opened higher following a labor market report that showed a moderate slowdown in hiring. This fueled cautious optimism that the Federal Reserve might not need to be so aggressive with high interest rates in […]

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The Idaho Falls Zoo is hosting a series of events in September

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI) – The Idaho Falls Zoo is hosting a series of events in September. September 2 is the last sipping safari of this season: “Join us for this year’s last chance to experience Sippin’ Safari. On Friday September 2nd from 5:30pm to 8:30pm, come and enjoy an evening strolling through the zoo […]

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Idaho County Residents Speak Out on Solid Waste Fee Increase | New

GRANGEVILLE — Idaho County residents asked questions, made suggestions and expressed frustration about proposed solid waste fee increases during a public hearing Aug. 23. The Idaho County Board of Commissioners held the required hearing after proposing a 25% increase to cover the county’s costs for the solid waste management program. Commissioners Skip Brandt and Denis […]

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Mikhail Gorbachev’s death mourned as the death of a rare leader

FILE – Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, talks to former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev at the start of a news conference at Gottorf Castle in Schleswig, northern Germany, Tuesday December 21, 2004 Russian news agencies are reporting that former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev has died aged 91. The Tass, RIA Novosti and Interfax news agencies […]

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High School Football Player of the Week | Boise, Idaho

Idaho Statesman Help us pick the best of the best in the latest Idaho Statesman Football Player of the Week contest. Polling stations close at noon on Wednesday. Check out all of the nominees and their accomplishments below. You can vote multiple times. This is a fun way to show support for athletes, not science. […]

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Tupelo Middle School opens rock band class

TUPELO, Miss. Tupelo Middle School is located in the heart of the King of Rock and Roll’s hometown, so it’s only fitting that the school is helping to nurture the next generation of rock stars. After tryouts last week, the school’s new rock band class now meets during first period each day on the Civic […]

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Mastriano wore the Confederate uniform for the faculty photo

CARLISLE, Pa. Pennsylvania GOP gubernatorial candidate Doug Mastriano, three years before retiring from the U.S. Army, posed in a Confederate uniform for a faculty photo at the Army War College. The photo, which Reuters said on Friday it obtained after a request under the Freedom of Information Act, shows Mastriano in uniform in a 2013-2014 […]

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More than an icon: Designer Elizabeth Emanuel talks about Diana

Elizabeth Emanuel, who designed the Diana, Princess of Wales wedding dress, looks out of her studio during an interview with The Associated Press in Maida Vale, London, Monday, Aug. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant) Alastair Grant PA LONDON Elizabeth Emanuel cradles the huge album to her chest before gently laying it on the table and […]

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Army vet scam wiped out $48 million federal student loans: Feds

A US military veteran’s scam wiped out $48 million in federal student loans meant for disabled military veterans, according to the federal government. The Georgia man was sentenced to prison. Getty Images/iStock photo A US Army veteran is going to jail after clearing $48 million in federal student loans for hundreds of borrowers he says […]

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Corps in Memphis to name ship after engineer

MEMPHIS, Tenn. A US Army Corps of Engineers river vessel will be named after a civil engineer who worked in the Memphis Division before he died of cancer last year, officials said. Corps officials plan to christen the Survey Vessel Chasteen in a ceremony Tuesday on the Mississippi River, the Corps announced in a news […]

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Friday Sports in Brief | Idaho Statesman

BASEBALL ATLANTA (AP) — Astros left fielder Yordan Alvarez was taken to the hospital during Friday night’s game against Atlanta due to shortness of breath exacerbated by the Braves’ in-game fireworks, the report said. Houston manager Dusty Baker. Alvarez left the game under his own power with two outs late in the fifth inning. There […]

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US home sales fell in July; some buyers see the silver lining

FILE – A ‘sold’ sign is posted outside a single-family home in a residential area, in Glenside, Pa., Wednesday, August 4, 2021. Sales of previously occupied U.S. homes slowed for the fifth straight month in June 2022 due to higher mortgage rates and rising prices have kept many house hunters away. The National Association of […]

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US midterms bring little change from social media companies

FILE – This photo combination shows the logos of social media platforms Facebook and Twitter. Social media companies are sharing their plans to protect the US midterm elections, though they offer few details. Tech platforms like Facebook and Twitter are generally maintaining the course they were on during the 2020 voting season — which was […]

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Amazon workers in upstate New York file for union elections

FILE – A logo for Amazon is seen on a screen at the Nasdaq MarketSite, July 27, 2018. Amazon workers in upstate New York filed a petition for a union election on Tuesday, August 16, 2022 , launching a major labor struggle against the company. A National Labor Relations Board spokesperson said the petition was […]

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Starbucks asks labor board to temporarily suspend union votes

FILE – A sign for a Starbucks coffee shop is pictured in Harvard Square in Cambridge, Mass., December 13, 2018. The Seattle-based coffee giant said its revenue rose 9% to $8.2 billion in during the period April-June 2022, a quarterly sheet. That beat Wall Street’s forecast of $8.1 billion, according to analysts polled by FactSet. […]

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Monkeypox? Climate? Deciding what a national emergency is

WASHINGTON (AP) — In November 1979, just over a week after student activists took over the U.S. Embassy in Tehran and held 52 U.S. citizens hostage, President Jimmy Carter issued Executive Order 12170 declaring a national emergency against Iran. That order remains in effect today, most recently renewed in the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving […]

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Idaho cities refuse federal coronavirus relief money | Local

KEITH RIDLER AP BOISE — Sixteen cities in Idaho have rejected a total of $700,000 in federal coronavirus bailout money, and a city that accepted $550,000 may have to return it if it doesn’t approve of spending it. It’s a small portion of the $5.74 billion Idaho received under the $1.9 trillion U.S. bailout bill […]

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Next up for Serena is Raducanu at the Western & Southern Open

Mason, Ohio Serena Williams plays Monday night at the Western & Southern Open in what should be one of her last matches. That’s a big deal, even for a US Open focus used to hosting the best players in the world. “Serena Williams is a global icon whose impact certainly transcends tennis,” said tournament CEO […]

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An English rugby club launches a chant on the theme of Native Americans

FILE – Rugby balls are lined up on the pitch before the start of the international rugby union match between Scotland and Italy at Murrayfield stadium in Edinburgh, Scotland March 20, 2021. English rugby club Exeter have announced on Thursday, August 11, 2022, they will stop playing his “Tomahawk Chop” chant during games as part […]

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Serena Williams says ‘the countdown has begun’ for retirement

Saying “the countdown has begun,” 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams announced on Tuesday that she was ready to step away from tennis so she could focus on having another child and her business interests, presaging the end of a career that transcended sport. . In an essay published Tuesday by Vogue magazine and an […]

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Idaho cities refuse federal coronavirus relief money

By KEITH RIDLER, Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Sixteen cities in Idaho have rejected a total of $700,000 in federal coronavirus rescue money, and a city that accepted $550,000 may have to return it if it doesn’t approve. to spend it. It’s a small portion of the $5.74 billion Idaho received under the $1.9 […]

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Brewers tumble from 1st in the division after trading Hader

Luis Uria of the Milwaukee Brewers is hit by a pitch during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday August 7, 2022 in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) morry gash PA MILWAUKEE In the week since the trade of four-time All-Star Closer Josh Hader, virtually nothing has gone right for […]

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Idaho ranks 48th in the nation for labor productivity

HEART OF ALENE — Although it ranks among the lowest states in terms of labor productivity, Idaho has a substantial fiscal surplus. Data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that Idaho’s labor productivity has ranked in the bottom four states for the past decade and beyond. Most recently, the Gem State was in […]

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Apartments, Hotel, Hindu Temple Offered Near Boise Airport

A longstanding hotel in South Boise near Boise Airport could be torn down and replaced with apartments, a new hotel and a Hindu temple. And a well-known Boiséan proposes the development. Former Mayor David Bieter met with city officials July 28 to discuss Gardner Co.’s plans. Bieter now works at Gardner, the Utah development company […]

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US seeks possession of Venezuelan 747 stranded in Argentina

FILE – A Venezuelan-owned Boeing 747, operated by Venezuelan cargo company Emtrasur, taxis on the runway after landing at Ambrosio Taravella Airport in Cordoba, Argentina, June 6, 2022. On August 1, 2022, an Argentinian judge confirmed the ban on the plane and its crew of Venezuelans and Iranians from leaving the country. (AP Photo/Sebastian Borsero, […]

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Asian stocks fall on concerns over Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan

A woman wearing a face mask walks past a bank’s electronic board showing the Hong Kong stock index in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022. Asian stocks were mostly down on Tuesday due to concerns over the Regional stability during US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s planned visit to Taiwan has drawn threats from Beijing. (AP […]

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Bill Russell, NBA great and Celtics legend, dies at 88

FILE – Legendary Boston Celtics center Bill Russell has a moment of relaxation while answering questions from members of the media after a Celtics team practice in Waltham, Mass. on October 11, 1999. The great Bill Russell of the NBA died at 88. His family said on social media that Russell died on Sunday, July […]

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How to recession proof your life in times of economic uncertainty

Vanessa Correa, left, and Gigi Fiske, right, distribute gallons of milk during a food giveaway hosted by the Farm Share food bank, Wednesday, July 20, 2022, in Miami. Long lines are back at food banks across the United States as American workers overwhelmed by inflation turn to donations to help feed their families. (AP Photo/Lynne […]

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The U.S. economy likely grew modestly, if at all, in the last quarter

A man shops at a supermarket on Wednesday, July 27, 2022 in New York. The Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised its benchmark interest rate by three-quarters of a point for the second consecutive time in its most aggressive campaign in three decades to tame high inflation. The Fed is tightening credit even as the economy […]

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Concerns Over Reclaim Idaho’s Quality Education Act Ballot Initiative

IDAHO — After months of collecting signatures across the state, the group Reclaim Idaho has gathered enough signatures to have its ballot initiative, the Quality Education Act, certified by the Secretary of State’s office. But some concerns have been raised, forcing state officials to dig deeper into the initiative’s language and intentions. An article by […]

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Mountain America Center Announces First Act at New Venue

The following is a press release from the Mountain America Center. IDAHO FALLS — The Mountain America Center is thrilled to announce that Mannheim Steamroller Christmas will dazzle audiences this holiday season at the venue, which will soon open on December 13. Tickets will go on sale to the public on Wednesday, August 10 at […]

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Red Sox place 3B Devers on injured reserve for hamstring injury

Boston Red Sox Rafael Devers dodges a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees, Sunday, July 17, 2022, in New York City. (AP Photo/Julia Nikhinson) Julia Nikhinson PA BOSTON The Boston Red Sox placed All-Star third baseman Rafael Devers on the 10-day injured list on Saturday with an […]

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East Idaho Eats: Twisted Sugar puts a “twist” on classic cookies

IDAHO FALLS – Twisted Sugar revisits all the classics. From lemon raspberry sugar cookies, to swizzle sugar cookies, a sugar cookie with coconut frosting, raspberry drizzle and fresh lime, Twisted Sugar cooks up all kinds of new favorites for you and your family. “Twisted Sugar is a bakery, first and foremost,” says Elise Munk, owner […]

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Team Idaho wins big in Fargo

FARGO, North Dakota — Bonners Ferry wrestlers Eli Richards and Savannah Rickter and the rest of Team Idaho’s National Wrestling Team compete in Fargo, North Dakota at the Nationals 16U and juniors of the US Marine Corps 2022. The freestyle portion of the tournament took place on July 16. Richards competed in the Junior Freestyle […]

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A community in Idaho helps a boy who suddenly became paralyzed and unable to speak

A community comes together to raise money for a 12-year-old boy and his family after he goes from active and happy to suddenly paralyzed and unable to speak. (Brennon Baker) Estimated reading time: 6-7 minutes REXBURG, Idaho — A community comes together to raise money for a 12-year-old boy and his family after he went […]

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American rabbi revives his Jewish roots in his family’s Italian hometown

A view of the parish church ‘Maria Santissima del Perpetuo Soccorso’ and the main street ‘Corso Giuseppe Garibaldi’ of Serrastretta, southern Italy, Saturday July 9, 2022. From a small rustic synagogue that she fashioned from his family’s ancestral home in this mountain village, American Rabbi Aiello is keeping a promise made to his Italian-born father: […]

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Frequent lockdowns may have slowed Uvalde’s response

A Texas State Trooper and other law enforcement members listen to the Texas House Committee of Investigation during a press conference after releasing a full report into the shooting at Robb Elementary School, Sunday, July 17, 2022 , in Uvalde, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) Eric Gay PA UVALDE, TX Teachers and students at Robb Elementary […]

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Nine Idaho cities, including Lewiston and Nez Perce, will participate in the Community Health Academy

WOOD – Nine cities in Idaho participate in the Community Health Academy, a program of the Blue Cross of Idaho Foundation for Health that provides expertise and funding to help build healthier communities. The Community Health Academy is a learning collaboration where mayors and city staff collaborate and learn from local and national experts. Academy […]

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6 members of white supremacist group expected in Idaho court

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho — Six of 31 members of a white supremacist group who were arrested near a pride event in northern Idaho last month will be in court Monday afternoon, facing misdemeanor conspiracy charges of riot. Patriot Front members were arrested June 11 with riot gear after a tipster reported seeing people loading into […]

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Biz ‘Bite:’ 360 Behavioral Health cuts the ribbon for Idaho’s first location

By: IBR Staff July 18, 2022 Read More Business News 360 Behavioral Health cut the ribbon for its new Meridian location and first facility in Idaho on Thursday at a grand opening ceremony open to community members. Guests were able to tour the facility, at 2549 North Stokesberry Place, which will provide treatment services based […]

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Paul holds a huge fundraising advantage in the Senate race

FILE – Democrat Charles Booker addresses a rally of supporters as he announces his candidacy for the United States Senate at the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage in Louisville, Ky., July 1, 2021. Republican U.S. Senator Rand Paul holds a commanding edge in fundraising over Democratic challenger Charles Booker heading into the final months […]

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Mexico’s capture of drug kingpin could be a signal for the United States

FILE – This image released by the FBI shows the wanted poster of Rafael Caro-Quintero, who was behind the murder of a US DEA agent in 1985. Caro-Quintero was captured by Mexican forces near ‘a decade after getting out of a Mexican prison and back into drug trafficking, a Mexican Navy official confirmed Friday, July […]

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Wreaths Across America Exhibit Comes to Northern Idaho

Each Christmas season, members of civic, military, and patriotic organizations volunteer to lay wreaths at the graves of heroes at more than 2,500 locations across the United States and abroad. This is conducted in coordination with the wreath laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery. The Mission: To Remember, Honor and Teach. The Wreaths Across America […]

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Far-right groups that planned a running insurgency in Idaho

OPINION AND COMMENT Editorials and other opinion content provide viewpoints on issues important to our community and are independent of the work of our newsroom reporters. On Tuesday, the select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the United States Capitol held a hearing on the role of far-right paramilitary organizations in the attempt to […]

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Monday Sports in Brief | Idaho Statesman

BASEBALL ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies will be without JT Realmuto, Alec Bohm, Aaron Nola and Kyle Gibson in a two-game series in Toronto due to Canadian restrictions on unvaccinated travelers. Nola started on the mound for Philadelphia’s Monday night game at St. Louis and was not scheduled to pitch against the Blue […]

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Parents of murdered Israeli-American seek to meet Biden

In this photo taken on March 21, 2017, Ahlam al-Tamimi is pictured during an interview at her home in the Jordanian capital Amman. The family of an Israeli-American girl killed in a 2001 Palestinian suicide bombing in Jerusalem is seeking to meet with President Joe Biden in hopes of forcing Jordan to extradite Tamimi, who […]

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BRITISH OPEN ’22: A look at the top contenders at St. Andrews

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland JUSTINE THOMAS Age: 29 years old. Country: United States. World ranking: 5. World victories: 15. Majors: PGA Championship (2017, 2022). British Open: 5. Best result: Tied for 11th at Royal Portrush in 2011. British Open moment: Two behind after the first round at Royal Birkdale in 2017, he tried three times to […]

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Griner’s Moscow trial resumes as US seeks deal

FILE – Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner (42) looks for a pass as Chicago Sky center Candace Parker defends during the first half of Game 1 of the WNBA Basketball Finals on Oct. 10, 2021, in Phoenix. Jailed American basketball star Brittney Griner returns to a Russian court on Thursday, July 7, 2022, amid growing […]

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Low-key roadside adventures in rural Idaho • Salt Lake Magazine

MUSEUMS EBR-I (EBR-1, Arco, ID 83213): The Experimental Breeder Reactor-I is the world’s first nuclear reactor. During its operational day, it supplied electricity to the first nuclear-powered city, near Arco, ID. Now a fully curated museum, the facility gives tourists a great insight into the innards of the place, with visitors having a fascinating chance […]

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Idaho’s support for dads gets mixed reviews

Yes, Father’s Day is over. But in our family, today is also Father’s Day – it’s our second son’s birthday (Happy Birthday, Aaron!). Like his brothers, he’s a great dad. What a joy to see your children raising their children with love. Today, young fathers are as likely as mothers to be equally responsible for […]

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Medical abortion is common; Here’s how it works

How the chemical combination of mifepristone and misoprostal works to terminate a pregnancy. (AP chart) Kevin S. Vineys PA Medical abortions became the preferred method of terminating a pregnancy in the United States even before the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. These involve taking two days of prescription medication apart – at home or […]

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A man from Pocatello, Idaho details his experience volunteering in Ukraine

For months, Russian forces have attacked Ukrainian towns. Volunteers from all over the world are stepping up to help those in need, including a man from Pocatello. BOISE, Idaho – For 128 days, Russian forces continued their assault on the country and people of Ukraine. Thousands of people were killed, thousands more were injured. Survivors […]

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Ketanji Brown Jackson of Miami is sworn in to the United States Supreme Court

Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, who grew up in Miami, was sworn in on Thursday, June 30, 2022 as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. In this photo during her confirmation process, she greets Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., before they meet at his office on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 31, 2022. […]

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AUTO RACING: Upcoming road races for NASCAR, F1 and IndyCar

Chase Elliott burns out after winning a NASCAR Cup Series auto race Sunday, June 26, 2022, in Lebanon, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) Marc Humphrey PA All times Eastern NASCAR CUP SERIES Kwik Trip 250 Location: Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. Time: Saturday, practice, 11:30 a.m. and qualifications, 12:20 p.m.; Sunday, race, 3 p.m. (USA). Track: Road America. […]

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Live Updates | German Scholz: The West will not “torpedo” the G20

Leaders of the Group of Seven pose during a group photo at the G7 summit at Elmau Castle in Kruen, near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, Sunday, June 26, 2022. The major economic powers of the Group of Seven se gather in Germany for their annual gathering Sunday through Tuesday. From left to right, Italian Prime Minister Mario […]

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Pfizer says modified COVID-19 injections boost omicron protection

FILE – A syringe is prepared with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination clinic at the Keystone First Wellness Center in Chester, Pennsylvania, December 15, 2021. Pfizer says tweaking its COVID-19 vaccine to better target the omicron variant is safe and enhances protection. The announcement on Saturday, June 25, 2022 comes just days before […]

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Offshore wind boosted as Biden and East Coast governors team up

FILE – Deepwater Wind turbines sit in the water off Block Island, RI, August 23, 2019. The White House is launching an official partnership with 12 East Coast governors to boost the growing offshore wind industry . It’s a key part of President Joe Biden’s plan for climate change. (AP Photo/Rodrique Ngowi, File) Rodrique Ngowi […]

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Title IX: Scurry’s Career, Law Forever Tied to the Smithsonian

FILE – United States goalkeeper Briana Scurry celebrates after blocking a penalty kick in overtime by China’s Ying Liu during the Women’s World Cup Final at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., on Saturday, July 10, 1999. Scurry’s football jersey from the 1999 Women’s World Cup takes place at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African […]

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Facebook and the United States sign an agreement to end discriminatory real estate ads

FILE – Facebook’s Meta logo is seen at the company’s headquarters in Menlo Park, California, October 28, 2021. According to a report released Thursday, June 9, 2022, Facebook and parent company Meta have once again not succeeded in detecting flagrant and violent cases. hate speech in ads submitted to the platform by non-profit groups Global […]

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In this legislative session, education triumphs

Idaho’s public school system won many victories during this week’s legislative session for 2022. To thank lawmakers and Gov. Brad Little for making unprecedented investments in education is an understatement for our students, schools, and institutions and the dedicated educators across our state who keep our system running despite enormous challenges, particularly over the last […]

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1/6 panel to hear Raffensperger, other Trump pushed

FILE – Outgoing Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, center, and his wife Tricia arrive for election night May 24, 2022, in Peachtree Corners, Ga. The House Select Committee is expected to hear testimony from Raffensperger on the extraordinary pressure he faced with former President Donald Trump to “find 11,780” votes that could topple the […]

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EXPLAINER: What is Title IX and what impact has it had?

Title IX, the law best known for its role in gender equity in athletics and preventing sexual harassment on campus, turns 50. It was signed into law by President Richard Nixon on June 23, 1972, after being guided by Congress in part by Representative Patsy Mink, a Democrat from Hawaii who was the first woman […]

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Community colleges in Idaho should offer four-year degrees

OPINION AND COMMENT Editorials and other opinion content provide insights into issues important to our community and are independent of the work of our newsroom reporters. Community colleges in Idaho, such as Treasure Valley’s College of Western Idaho, should begin offering four-year degrees, according to retired Boise State University president Bob Kustra. PHOTO COURTESY OF […]

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‘Lightyear’ a cosmic adventure with deceptive depth

On the surface, “Lightyear,” the latest Pixar film, is a perfectly adequate family space adventure. There’s action, moments of peril, epic visual sizzle, and a robotic cat sidekick that steals the stage. But there’s also a very relevant theme there, just under the film’s highly polished surface. “Lightyear” operates under the idea that it was […]

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Some, but not all, cities in Idaho have the June 19 shutdown

Federal government agencies and banks will observe the holidays on Monday. Some cities will also close their offices, but others will not. NAMPA, Idaho- This article originally appeared in the Idaho Press. The towns of Treasure Valley are mixed over their responses to Juneteenth, a holiday marking the day federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas […]

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Asian stocks follow Wall St lower on economic fears

A man wearing a face mask walks past a bank’s electronic board showing the Hong Kong stock index in Hong Kong, Thursday, June 16, 2022. Asian stocks rose on Thursday after the Federal Reserve raised its benchmark rate by three-quarters of a point and signaled that further rate hikes were coming to fight inflation. (AP […]

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The AP interview: Biden says recession is ‘not inevitable’

President Joe Biden speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, June 16, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) Evan Vucci PA WASHINGTON President Joe Biden told The Associated Press on Thursday that the American people are “really, really depressed” after two tumultuous years with the […]

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Mickelson’s thumbs-up doesn’t bring normalcy to US Open

Brooks Koepka hits a shot onto a green during a practice round before the U.S. Open golf tournament, Tuesday, June 14, 2022, at the Country Club in Brookline, Mass. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) Charles Krupa PA BROOKLINE, Mass. Phil Mickelson weaved his way down the first fairway and gave a thumbs up almost out of habit, […]

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Capitol Police Officer Caroline Edwards Reminds Us What Heroism Looks Like

Every Republican who has ever denied or tried to downplay the horribly destructive reality of the violence at the United States Capitol on January 6, 2021 should be required to sit down and listen to the testimony of Capitol Police Officer Caroline Edwards . And if it means tying them to a chair and holding […]

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31 Patriot Front members arrested near Idaho Pride event

(AP) – Authorities arrested 31 members of the white supremacist group Patriot Front near a Pride event in Idaho on Saturday after they were found crammed into the back of a U-Haul truck with riot gear . The men were standing inside the truck wearing khakis, navy shirts and tan hats with white balaclavas covering […]

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Idaho officials slam new report on Snake River dams breach

A new report shows that breaking dams on the lower Snake River, while driving a high price, could benefit endangered fish. But the report released by Democrats will be a tough sell for Idaho politicians, despite a dam-breaking congressman’s plea. On Thursday, Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee released a draft of […]

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Opening of hearings on Capitol riots, focused on extremists and Trump

Rioters shout at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021 in Washington. The January 6, 2021 insurrection at the United States Capitol unfolded in the eyes of the world. But the House committee investigating the attack believes a scarier story has yet to be told. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) Julio Cortez PA WASHINGTON With never-before-seen video, […]

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Mississippi lawmaker with ethics issues forced into GOP runoff

FILE – Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Calif., participates in a swearing-in ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington, May 19, 2020. 2022 Garcia is expected to advance through November with one of the Democrats as the top two in the race. Garcia rejected Arizona and Pennsylvania’s electoral votes for Biden and opposed the impeachment of President Donald […]

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Three Idaho cities among the fastest growing in the country

Three of Boise’s suburbs are ranked in the top 15 fastest growing cities in the country, according to recent data from the US Census Bureau. Meridian, Caldwell and Nampa placed 13th, 14th and 15th respectively. All their populations increased by at least 5% last year. “Often, growth reflects a strong economy, and I think this […]

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Canada’s men back in training after meeting with federation

Fans sit and gather outside BC Place stadium after the men’s national soccer team friendly match against Panama was canceled due to a labor dispute, in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Sunday June 5, 2022. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP) DARYL DYCK PA Canada Soccer says its men’s World Cup squad has returned to training […]

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McKennie and Johnson start for USA in exhibition against Uruguay

KANSAS CITY, Kan. Midfielder Weston McKennie made his first start for club and country since breaking his foot on February 22 and Sean Johnson was in goal for the United States for the first time in more than two years for Sunday’s exhibition against Uruguay. In the second of four World Cup warm-ups this month, […]

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American Airlines gives more optimistic outlook for summer revenue

FILE – American Airlines planes are parked at the gates of Miami International Airport, Nov. 23, 2021, in Miami. American Airlines joins rivals in predicting a revenue boom this summer as people crowd onto planes after a two-year pandemic. American said Friday that second-quarter revenue would rise 11% to 13% from the same quarter in […]

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Biden decides on visit to Saudi Arabia as OPEC+ increases oil production

In this photo released by the Saudi Royal Palace, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman speaks during the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021. U.S. strategic interests in oil and security are pushing President Joe Biden toward a meeting with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman during a […]