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Idaho Freedom Foundation, Corey DeAngelis, host of Idaho Freedom Action, for the Fund Students, Not Systems rally

The Idaho Freedom Foundation and Idaho Freedom Action are pleased to announce an upcoming rally featuring Corey DeAngelis, a leading advocate for educational choice and National Director of Research at the American Federation for kids. The rally will take place on Monday, February 7, 2022 from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Basque Center in downtown Boise. […]

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Cheslie Kryst, former Miss USA, dies at 30

FILE – Miss North Carolina Cheslie Kryst is crowned by last year’s winner Sarah Rose Summers after winning the 2019 Miss USA final competition at the Grand Theater at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, Nevada on May 2, 2019. Kryst, correspondent of the entertainment news program “Extra” died. Police say Kryst, 30, jumped from […]

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Federal: Kansas woman led all-female Islamic State battalion

FILE – The U.S. Courthouse is seen in Alexandria, Va., Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021. A woman who once lived in Kansas has been arrested after federal prosecutors accused her of joining the Islamic State group and lead an all-female battalion of militants armed with AK-47s. The U.S. Attorney in Alexandria announced Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022, […]

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Ohio lured Intel’s chip factory with $2 billion incentive package

Intel CEO Patrick Gelsinger, left, speaks with Ohio Governor Mike DeWine during the announcement Friday, Jan. 21, 2022, in Newark, Ohio, that Intel will invest $20 billion to build two computer chip factories on a 1,000-acre site in Licking County, Ohio, just east of Columbus. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon) Paul Vernon PA Columbus, Ohio Ohio offered […]

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Freedom Boat Club Announces First Idaho Location

Freedom Boat Club announces UK expansion Freedom Boat Club, the world’s largest boat club operator and a division of Brunswick Corporation, announced its first Idaho franchise representing the 34and US state of having a Freedom Boat Club location. The new territory, FBC of North Idaho, will open its first location in Couer d’Alene, known as […]

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Idaho Activates Crisis Care Standards in 3 Districts

Faced with a severe shortage of medical personnel due to an increase in COVID-19 cases and a dwindling blood supply, Idaho health officials have activated crisis care standards for the second time in less than a year. The Idaho Department of Public Health and Wellness on Monday promulgated crisis protocols for three southern public health […]

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Tsitsipas beats Fritz to end US men’s hopes in Australia

Taylor Fritz of the United States reacts during his fourth round match against Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 24, 2022. (AP Photo/ Andy Brownbill) Andy Brownbill PA Melbourne, Australia For Taylor Fritz, the difference between reaching the Grand Slam quarter-finals for the first time and […]

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Baltic countries to ship Washington-approved weapons to Ukraine

Ukrainian soldiers stand at a checkpoint near the pro-Russian rebel separation line, Mariupol, Donetsk region, Ukraine, Friday, Jan. 21, 2022. Blinken said the United States would be open to a meeting between Putin and the US President. Joe Biden, if it would be “useful and productive”. The two met once in person in Geneva and […]

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US begins offering 1 billion free COVID tests, but many more are needed

A United States government website is seen on a computer, Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022, in Walpole, Mass., that features a page where people can order free at-home COVID-19 tests. The website,, allows people to order four home tests per residence and have them delivered by mail. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) Steven Senne PA WASHINGTON For […]

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Snow arrives in eastern Idaho on Thursday

AMMON – Some cities are preparing plows for an expected snowstorm that will head into eastern Idaho on Thursday. In a Facebook post Wednesday afternoon, the City of Ammon wrote, “A snow event is expected. Please remove all parked vehicles from the streets. “The current forecast for the Idaho Falls/Rexburg area is two to three […]

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Cities in Idaho are considering short-term rental permits. Here’s how they work at McCall.

Facing affordable housing challenges, cities in Idaho — from Boise to Ketchum — are considering ordinances they hope will help them manage a growing number of short-term rentals, without veering into a legal gray area in under Idaho law. Ketchum City Council could vote on its proposed rules at a meeting this afternoon. They would […]

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Texas rabbi: Security training paid off in hostage crisis

Colleyville Police Chief Michael Miller speaks to reporters in a nearby parking lot after the conclusion of a SWAT operation at the Congregation Beth Israel Synagogue, Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, in Colleyville, Texas. The four people taken hostage inside the synagogue during an early morning service were safe Saturday night after a standoff lasting several […]

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Idaho Black History Museum partners with American Red Cross

The American Red Cross is partnering with the Idaho Black History Museum to raise awareness of the need to bring blood donations from all ethnic groups. BOISE, Idaho — The American Red Cross is facing the worst blood shortage the organization has seen in the past decade. The Idaho Chapter is partnering with the Idaho […]

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Federal testing website launching next week, 4 tests per household

President Joe Biden speaks about the government’s response to COVID-19, in the South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House campus in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022. (AP Photo /Andrew Harnik) Andre Harnik PA WASHINGTON The federal website where Americans can request free COVID-19 tests will begin accepting orders Wednesday […]

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Leadership turmoil at Idaho community college leads to negative outlook

North Idaho College had its outlook revised to negative by Moody’s after management turmoil, including the firing of its president, jeopardized the two-year college’s accreditation. If the two-year college loses its accreditation, credits students receive for completed courses will not be eligible to transfer to a university. Loss of accreditation could jeopardize federal funding and […]

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Man accused of storming the Capitol made rap videos about the riot

FILE – Violent protesters loyal to President Donald Trump storm the Capitol in Washington on January 6, 2021. Federal authorities say a man charged this week with storming the U.S. Capitol performed songs rapping about the riot in videos posted on his YouTube channel. A relative told the FBI that Billy Knutson was a rapper […]

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Former Senate chief Harry Reid sits in state on Capitol Hill

President Joe Biden speaks at a memorial service honoring former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid at the Smith Center in Las Vegas on January 8, 2022. Reid will rest in State on Capitol Hill. Reid will be commemorated in the Capitol Rotunda on Wednesday as his colleagues and guests pay their respects to the former […]

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Idaho ANG A-10 Thunderbolt II trains with USMC F-35B

A-10 Thunderbolt II pilots with the 190th Fighter Squadron, Idaho Air National Guard, train with US Marines F-35 Lightning II pilots, VMFA 225, at Gowen Field, Idaho. Credit: U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Mercedee Wilds. The Idaho Air National Guard (ANG) in the United States conducted an integration and training exercise with […]

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Coach Chameleon: Saban’s greatness lies in his adaptability

Alabama’s Jameson Williams (1) holds up the winner’s trophy as coach Nick Saban, right, and Brian Robinson Jr., left, watch after the NCAA College Football Playoff semifinal game Cotton Bowl vs. Cincinnati on Friday, December 31, 2021, in Arlington, Texas. Alabama won 27-6. (AP Photo / Jeffrey McWhorter) Jeffrey McWhorter PA INDIANAPOLIS Nick Saban stepped […]

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Chen, Zhou join Brown to form United States team for Olympics

Ashley Cain-Gribble and Timothy LeDuc compete in the pair free skating program at the US Figure Skating Championships Saturday January 8, 2022 in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo / Mark Zaleski) Marc Zaleski PA NASHVILLE, Tennessee. Six-time US champion Nathan Chen and Vincent Zhou are back at the Olympics, joined by longtime fan favorite Jason Brown […]

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Omicron explosion causes service outage nationwide

John Marro, the dean of students at PS 347, The American Sign Language and English Lower School, in New York, takes students’ temperatures as they arrive on the first day after vacation, Monday, January 3, 2022. New York Schools the city reopened on Monday after the holidays despite an upsurge in coronavirus infections. (AP Photo […]

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BSU will maintain mask mandate, protocols as omicron spreads

Boise State University offers free COVID-19 vaccines outside Albertsons Stadium. Students and university staff will continue to follow the protocols that were in place last semester when they returned to class. Sarah A. Miller Boise State students and staff will still be required to wear masks and follow other COVID-19 mitigation protocols when they […]

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Bowe and teenager Stolz win 1,000 races at speed skating trials in the United States

MILWAUKEE Brittany Bowe won the women’s 1,000-meter and teenager Jordan Stolz beat Joey Mantia in the men’s 1,000-meter at the US speed skating trials on Thursday. Bowe, a 33-year-old skater from Ocala, Fla., Finished first in 1 minute 13.63 seconds, lowering her own track record. “It was like a solid, smooth race,” she said. “I […]

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Thousands of flights canceled, delayed at the start of the work week

FILE – Travelers sit at a gate at Baltimore-Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport, November 20, 2018, in Linthicum, Maryland. A winter storm moving through the mid-Atlantic combined with the pandemic to continue to frustrate air travelers whose return vacation flights have been canceled or delayed in the early days of the new year. More than […]

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Medical officials question decision to end state of emergency

Nextgen Diagnostics lab assistants administer COVID-19 tests to a group of patients in a City of St. Louis Equipment Services vehicle during one of the city’s test site public events at the building Electrical Workers Local One in St. Louis on Monday December 7th. 27, 2021. IBEW test events take place every Monday and Thursday […]