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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, COVIDTests.gov, 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 smiler@idahostatesman.com 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 […]

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Telehealth opens doors for treatment in northern Idaho

Angela Jepson has tried several drug treatment programs over the years, but recently she has found something that works. She receives treatment from Ideal Option, a provider with clinics throughout northern Idaho. She has been going there for about a year, regularly for the past six months, and has been able to obtain treatment by […]

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Canadian bobsleigh team facing coronavirus problems

The Canadian bobsleigh team faces a coronavirus issue, announcing on Wednesday that 10 sliders and three staff members have been placed into health and safety protocols. The announcement came two days before the start of a Winter Sports World Cup weekend in Sigulda, Latvia. Only two Canadian sleds – one driven by Justin Kripps, the […]

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Cities and counties in Idaho sign national opioid colonies

December 28, 2021 6:35 am Posted: December 28, 2021 6:35 am Update: December 28, 2021 10:06 AM BOISE, Idaho (AP) – Each of Idaho’s 44 counties and 24 eligible cities will participate in national opioid regulations, potentially bringing in $ 119 million to the state, the Republican attorney general said on Monday. Idaho, Lawrence Wasden. […]

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Idaho Cities and Counties Sign National Opioid Regulations | Idaho News

By KEITH RIDLER, Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) – Each of Idaho’s 44 counties and 24 eligible cities will participate in national opioid regulations, potentially bringing in $ 119 million to the state, the Republican attorney general said on Monday. Idaho, Lawrence Wasden. He said counties and cities had agreed to sign the $ 26 […]

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Stocks are slightly higher as traders return from vacation

A forex trader walks past screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), left, and the exchange rate between the US dollar and the South Korean won, in the foreign exchange trading room at the headquarters of KEB Hana Bank in Seoul, South Korea, Monday December 27, 2021. Asian stocks were mixed on Monday […]

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Idaho cities and counties sign national opioid colonies

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Each of Idaho’s 44 counties and 24 eligible cities will participate in nationwide opioid settlements, potentially worth $119 million to the state, the Republican Attorney General of the State said Monday. Idaho, Lawrence Wasden. He said counties and cities had agreed to sign the $26 billion settlements involving the three largest […]

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Wasden Announces Full Participation of Idaho Cities and Counties in National Opioid Regulations – Dailyfly.com Lewis-Clark Valley Community

Idaho Attorney General’s Office (WOODED) – Attorney General Lawrence Wasden announced that all eligible counties and cities in Idaho have committed to participate in two national opioid settlements. On August 24, 2021, Wasden and Governor Brad Little announced plans to join the Settlements, which total up to $119 million for Idaho and participating counties and […]

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Atlanta Fed Head: Diversity in the Workplace Will Boost U.S. Economy

ATLANTA The director of the Federal Reserve Bank in Atlanta said that diversity in the workplace is not just a moral issue, but it will boost the US economy. Raphael Bostic addressed the Atlanta Journal-Constitution in an article published on Saturday. He was named 2022 president of the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce. Bostic became […]

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Launch of a space telescope on a daring quest to contemplate the first stars

This combination of images from an animation made available by NASA in December 2021 shows the unfolding of the components of the James Webb Space Telescope. Webb is so big it had to be folded origami-style to fit into the nose cone of the Ariane rocket. (NASA / Goddard Space Flight Center Conceptual Imagery Lab […]

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Peak of COVID-19 worsens extreme poverty and hunger problems in Africa

Elderly people, many without masks or not well fitted, line up tight waiting to withdraw their pensions in Harare, Zimbabwe on Monday, December 13, 2021. In Zimbabwe and other African countries , the resurgence of the virus threatens the very survival of millions of people who have already been pushed to the brink by a […]

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Pause on student loan payments extended to May 1

FILE – Students walk on the campus of Indiana University of Pennsylvania in Indiana, Pennsylvania, October 21, 2020. The Biden administration on Wednesday, December 22, 2021 extended a moratorium on student loans that allowed millions of Americans postpone paying down debt during the pandemic. As part of the action, payments on federal student loans will […]

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Column: NHL skips Olympics again, cites COVID-19 uncertainty

FILE – Canadian defenseman Shea Weber, left, stumbles over United States forward David Backes in the third period of a men’s ice hockey semi-final game at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games on Friday, February 21 2014, in Sochi, Russia. The NHL players will ultimately not participate in the next Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. A […]

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Steve Burns Selected to Head Idaho Community Foundation

POCATELLO, Idaho (KIFI) – Steve Burns, former director of Zoo Boise, has been chosen to lead the Idaho Community Foundation (ICF). He will take the reins at the beginning of January. “Steve has a proven track record of leadership,” said ICF Board Chairman Candi Allphin. “He worked tirelessly to build community confidence in the organizations […]

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American-born Chinese pop star Wang Leehom apologizes in scandal

Wang Leehom, an American singer-songwriter and singer performs onstage during his solo concert in Nanjing, east China’s Jiangsu Province, May 20, 2018. Wang, who is one of the biggest stars pop musician in China, apologized to his family and fans on Monday and said he would take a break after a public social media row […]

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Asian stocks fall amid concerns over virus and Fed policy tightening

A woman walks past the electronic board of a securities firm in Tokyo on Monday, December 20, 2021. Asian stock markets followed Wall Street lower on Monday amid concerns over the latest variant of the coronavirus and the stricter Federal Reserve policy. (AP Photo / Koji Sasahara) Koji Sasahara PA BEIJING Asian stock markets followed […]

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Record center quarterback Hawkins leads All-Americans D-III

Record-breaking Central (Iowa) quarterback Blaine Hawkins and North Central wide receiver Andrew Kamienski highlight the Associated Press Division III All-America team released Friday. Hawkins also won the Gagliardi Trophy as the nation’s top Division III player after setting an NCAA record with 63 touchdown passes. North Central (Iowa) had four players selected for the first […]

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AP Breakthrough Entertainer: Rauw Alejandro, higher level

Singer / rapper Rauw Alejandro, named one of AP’s Breakthrough Artist of the Year, poses for a portrait at the Aria Hotel in Las Vegas on November 18, 2021 (AP Photo / Chris Pizzello) Chris Pizzello Chris Pizzello / Invision / AP LOS ANGELES He started out wanting to be a star soccer player, but […]

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Global stocks advance after Fed steps up stimulus withdrawal

A forex trader watches monitors in the forex trading room at KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea on Thursday, December 16, 2021. Stocks climbed in Asia on Thursday, following the gains on Wall Street, after the the Federal Reserve said it would speed up its withdrawal from the economic stimulus. (AP Photo / […]

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Housing Market Forecast 2022: Utah and Idaho City Prices Peak

As home prices have continued to rise across the country, particularly in the West, a new study suggests prices are “on the verge of flattening” in five of the country’s “most overvalued markets”. country. These markets include two cities in Utah and several other subways in Idaho, Texas, and Arizona. That’s according to a study […]

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Biz ‘Bites:’ Idaho hires more easily than national average

Idaho Hires Easier Than National Average Click to enlarge. Painting by Catie Clark The most recent results released by the US Census Bureau show that small businesses in Idaho found hiring slightly easier than the national average, which, admittedly, doesn’t say much. The survey indicated that nationally, an average of 30% of small businesses surveyed […]

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Idaho AgCredit Donates $ 5,000 to Eastern Idaho Community Action Partnership | Local news

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Idaho farms flourished as the United States sought to pay immigrant workers less. What happened next | Southern Idaho Agriculture News

BY RACHEL SPACEK AND MELISSA MONTALVO Statesman of Idaho Thousands of Idaho immigrant workers who are part of a work visa program will get small pay increases in 2022 after the Trump-era wage freeze is lifted. The US Department of Agriculture released its annual Farm Workforce Survey last month, which is used to determine the […]

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Idaho Faith: Advocating for Women, Abortion Rights, Roe v. Wade

Rabbi Dan Fink Led by the three people appointed by the far-right Donald Trump, the Supreme Court is on the verge of gutting the established law of Roe v. Wade, denying American women the freedom to make their own reproductive choices. Such a decision will fall into disgrace because it is the first time that […]

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Special Session: Lawmakers to Tackle Illegal GOLD Pot Boom

PORTLAND, Ore. With lawmakers returning to the Oregon State Capitol for a special session on Monday, Governor Kate Brown said eviction protections and rental assistance would not be the only topics of discussion. Following bipartisan conversations with leaders in the Legislative Assembly, Brown Friday outlined additional priorities lawmakers agreed to address, including drought relief, illegal […]

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Federal judge to rule on transgender athlete case moot

BOISE, Idaho A woman from Idaho said her lawsuit challenging the state’s ban on transgender athletes should continue to go through the court system as she is enrolled as a student at the State University of Boise and plans to play football for the school club team next spring. Idaho passed the country’s first transgender […]

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Many cities in Idaho are struggling with aging water systems. A new bipartisan bill in Congress could help solve this problem. | Politics

Kelcie Moseley-Morris Idaho Capital Sun BOISE – U.S. Senator Jim Risch, R-Idaho, introduced new legislation with Arizona Democratic Senator Mark Kelly to authorize a five-year Environmental Protection Agency grant program for smart technology investments in water, according to a press release. The Water Infrastructure Modernization Law would support municipal water supply systems and public wastewater […]

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Many cities in Idaho are struggling with aging water systems. A new bipartisan bill in Congress could help solve this problem. |

BOISE – U.S. Senator Jim Risch, R-Idaho, introduced new legislation with Arizona Democratic Senator Mark Kelly to authorize a five-year Environmental Protection Agency grant program for smart technology investments in water, according to a press release. The Water Infrastructure Modernization Law would support municipal water supply systems and public wastewater treatment systems to perform upgrades […]

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Many cities in Idaho are struggling with aging water systems. A new bipartisan bill in Congress could help solve this problem. | national news

BOISE – U.S. Senator Jim Risch, R-Idaho, introduced new legislation with Arizona Democratic Senator Mark Kelly to authorize a five-year Environmental Protection Agency grant program for smart technology investments in water, according to a press release. The Water Infrastructure Modernization Law would support municipal water supply systems and public wastewater treatment systems to perform upgrades […]

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Housing Market Forecast 2022: These Utah and Idaho Cities Top Countries for Hot Housing Forecast

Salt Lake City tops another national list for its boiling housing market, this time overtaking even its closest competitor – Boise, Idaho. And if you’ve been hoping the West’s wild real estate market may run out of steam in 2022, don’t hold your breath. Realtor.com ranked Salt Lake City as the No. 1 housing market […]

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Retrospective: This Week in Eastern Idaho History | Smart life

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Biden, Putin to discuss next week as tensions rise over Ukraine

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy addresses lawmakers in Kiev, Ukraine, Wednesday, December 1, 2021. Ukraine marks the 30th anniversary of the independence referendum. (AP Photo / Efrem Lukatsky) Efrem Loukatsky PA MOSCOW President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet by phone on Tuesday as tensions between the United States and Russia escalate over […]

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Oregon authorities ask for public help to find the killers of 8 wolves

FILE – In February 2017, a file photo provided by the Oregon Department of Fisheries and Wildlife shows a gray wolf in northern Wallowa County, Oregon. Officials in Oregon are asking for help in locating the person (s) responsible for poisoning an entire wolf pack in the eastern part of the state earlier this year. […]

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BYU-Idaho student charged with arson after target shooting

ST. ANTHONY – A student at Brigham Young University in Idaho faces arson charge after allegedly starting a fire during target shooting on Sunday. Jason Erlandson, 19, of San Deigo, Calif., Is charged with second degree arson. According to an affidavit of probable cause, Erlandson allegedly shot at an exploding target inside a television set […]

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North Idaho Now Podcast, Episode 86: Titles from 11/24 to 11/30 and Interview with Nick Jezierny with Blue Cross of Idaho Foundation for Health

Many thanks to the announcers for this episode! The Silver Corner Bar, Radio Brewing Company, Hecla Mining Company and Watts Appliance. In this episode of the North Idaho Now podcast, Chanse Watson and Madison Hardy review the latest news from the Coeur’d Alene / Post Falls Press, the Bonner County Daily Bee, the Shoshone News-Press […]

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Biden pushes the punches, no more restrictions as variant spreads

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden on Monday called the new variant of COVID-19 omicron a cause for concern but “no cause for panic” and said he was not considering a widespread lockdown of the United States . He again urged Americans to get their full immunizations, including booster shots, and to return to wearing […]

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Magic Valley Community Updates | Southern Idaho Community News

DL Evans Bank Donates $ 5,000 to Oakley HS Track The South Burley branch of DL Evans Bank contributed through the Cassia County Foundation to the installation of a new track for Oakley High School. The upgrade provides a safer environment for the students in the school and members of the community who will use […]

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Joséphine Baker, 1st black woman honored at the French Pantheon

FILE – Famous singer and jazz dancer Joséphine Baker after her performance at the “Dagmar” theater in Copenhagen in 1932. France inducts Joséphine Baker – a Missouri-born cabaret dancer, French Resistance fighter and civil rights leader – in her Pantheon, the first black woman honored in the final resting place of France’s most revered luminaries. […]

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Eastern Idaho Museum of Art exhibit honors trio of local artists

Culture & Leisure Posted at 10:25 am, November 27, 2021 IDAHO FALLS – The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho is currently hosting an exhibition dedicated to the work of three artists who have made significant contributions to the fabric of the local art community during their lifetimes. “A Tribute” highlights the work of Beth Griebenow, […]

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How cities in Idaho connect with community and business

By: Taylor Rico-Pekerol November 26, 2021 Several towns in Gem State have taken on a semblance of a monthly downtown celebration. Cities like Idaho Falls, Coeur d’Alene, and Boise have used monthly or seasonal activities to bring community and business together. Events like Idaho Falls First Thursday Gallery Walk encourage community members to walk around […]

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No.19 Houston visits UConn (1 win) in season finale

New Connecticut football head coach Jim Mora is featured during an NCAA college basketball game between Connecticut and Arkansas on Sunday, November 14, 2021, in Hartford, Connecticut (AP Photo / Jessica Hill) Jessica hill PA HARTFORD EAST, Connecticut. The Houston No.19 will travel to UConn on Saturday in an attempt to avoid the overconfidence that […]

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Australia gets ‘preferred’ status for Rugby World Cup in ’27

Australia’s James O’Connor lines up a penalty kick during the International Rugby Union match between Wales and Australia at Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales on Saturday 20 November 2021 (AP Photo / Rui Vieira ) Rui Vieira PA LONDON The Rugby World Cup looks set to return to Australia for 2027, leaving the United States […]

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Idaho Community Foundation Provides Largest Grants To Forever Idaho To Date | State / regional

The Idaho Community Foundation has awarded eight Forever Idaho South Central grants totaling over $ 36,000 in Blaine County. The foundation said it had redesigned its grants based on feedback from its nonprofit partners, which resulted in larger awards for community organizations in Idaho. “Giving larger grants with fewer restrictions on how to spend them […]

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Group seeks unionization at Giti Tire plant in South Carolina

COLOMBIA, SC A coalition comprising state officials, pastors and union leaders is calling on a tire manufacturer to improve conditions at its production facilities in South Carolina, including allowing workers to organize. On Tuesday, a group describing themselves as “concerned community members, human rights defenders, clergy, elected officials, political activists, union leaders and educators who […]

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Global equities generally higher as lockdowns and inflation loom

A man walks past the electronic board of a securities firm in Tokyo on Monday, November 22, 2021. Stocks were mixed in Asia on Monday after ending the week largely down on Wall Street, despite the first Nasdaq close above 16,000. (AP Photo / Koji Sasahara) Koji Sasahara PA Markets opened higher in Europe on […]

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Viewpoint: Your Idaho Health Open Enrollment / Idaho Community Foundation Mission

Viewpoint focuses on the Idaho Health Insurance Exchange and how the Idaho Community Foundation has been making a difference since 1988. BOISE, Idaho – For those who don’t have health insurance with their employer and aren’t eligible for Medicaid or Medicare, open enrollment is now underway for Your Health Idaho (YHI). But time is running […]

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New hurdle for COVID-19 home testing – the holiday season

Boxes of BinaxNow home COVID-19 tests performed by Abbott and QuickVue home tests performed by Quidel are shown for sale on Monday, November 15, 2021, at a CVS store in Lakewood, Washington, south of Seattle. After weeks of shortages, retailers like CVS say they now have a sufficient supply of rapid COVID-19 test kits, but […]

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Defense chief vows to counter Iran during visit to Bahrain

FILE – Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin speaks during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on the conclusion of military operations in Afghanistan and plans for future counterterrorism operations, Tuesday, September 28, 2021, on Capitol Hill in Washington . Austin, the top US defense official, will pledge on Saturday (November 20) to prevent Iran from obtaining […]

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US clears exploratory gold mine in eastern Idaho

BOISE, Idaho A Canadian mining company that hopes to build an open-pit gold mine in Idaho, west of Yellowstone National Park, may resume exploratory drilling, the US Forest Service said on Friday. The agency said it has approved Excellon Idaho Gold’s Kilgore gold exploration project in Clark County’s Caribou-Targhee National Forest. Excellon Idaho is a […]

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Independent websites team up to boost rural journalism

This image shows the logo of the Institute for Nonprofit News which establishes the Rural News Network for news about rural America. (Institute for Nonprofit News via AP) PA NEW YORK Several independent websites are joining forces to create a news network on rural America, hoping to fill a void created in areas hard hit […]

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Duquesne, Northeastern encounter in the US Virgin Islands

ST. THOMAS Northeast (1-2) vs. Duquesne (1-2) US Virgin Islands Paradise Jam, Virgin Islands Sports and Fitness Center, St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands; Friday, 5:45 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Northeastern and Duquesne are about to collide in the Paradise Jam of the US Virgin Islands. The Northeast sneaked past Boston University by a point on […]

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Starbucks and Amazon open New York takeout store

Starbucks and Amazon are teaming up on a take-out store format. Seattle-based companies will open their first Starbucks Pickup store with Amazon Go on Thursday in New York City. At least three more New York stores are slated for next year. Stores offer the full Starbucks menu as well as prepared salads, sandwiches, and Amazon […]

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Idaho delegation officially challenges Biden’s vaccine mandate for business

November 17, 2021 Washington DC–Today, U.S. Idaho Senators Mike Crapo and Jim Risch and U.S. Representatives Mike Simpson and Russ Fulcher joined with 48 other Republican Senators and 155 Republican House Members to challenge the President’s vaccine mandate Biden under the Congressional Review Act (CRA) by introducing a joint resolution disapproving the mandate. The Congressional […]

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Idaho Cities, Counties Consider Joining State In Opioid Settlement

Two national opioid regulations could net Idaho millions of dollars for addiction and mental health services. Local entities have until early January to join the state in agreements with opioid maker Johnson & Johnson and three major opioid distributors. Idaho has sued several drug companies for their role in the opioid addiction crisis. Johnson & […]

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As closure looms, Idaho community seeks successor for city’s only bank

In most parts of the country, cities are eager to obtain the Imprimatur of a national brand. Wallace, Idaho, is proud that hardly any major brands are seen on construction marquees. Of the few storefronts that bear a national name, the US Bank on Cedar Street is considered vital. But the bank’s parent company has […]

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As shutdown nears, Idaho community seeks successor to city’s only bank

In most parts of the country, towns and cities yearn for the imprimatur of a national brand. Wallace, Idaho is proud that hardly any big marks are seen on the building marquees. Of the few storefronts that carry a national name, the US Bank on Cedar Street is considered vital. But the bank’s parent company […]

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Idaho Community College board dumps Pro-Mask president Rick MacLennan, picks wrestling coach instead

A northern Idaho community college board has been torn apart after a wrestling coach with no apparent school management experience was named interim president weeks after his president was sacked of pro-mask mandate. The North Idaho College Board of Trustees launched Rick MacLennan at a meeting in September, after repeatedly delay a vote to renew […]

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City Workers Visit Pocatello Elementary School for New Idaho Cities League Initiative | Local

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Glanbia Nutritionals Donates $ 50,000 to Valley House Homeless Shelter | Southern Idaho Community News

Glanbia Nutritionals TWIN FALLS – After an extremely difficult year for local communities due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, Glanbia Nutritionals has continued to give back, recently donating $ 50,000 to Valley House Homeless Shelter for its new Beyond Shelter project . “Glanbia Nutritionals is proud to be a positive business manager employing over 800 […]

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Killer Burger opens historic site in northern Idaho

Through: Killer burger | 5 actions 265 readings Revered PNW Burger Brand Breaks New Ground with Oregon’s First Restaurant Off Corridor I-5 North Idaho Multi-Unit Just Second Killer Burger Franchisee Opens Outside of Metro PDX October 12, 2021 // Franchising.com // HAYDEN, Idaho – Killer burger, the famous Pacific Northwest burger brand with enthusiastic fans, […]

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Idaho Community Celebrates Women of the Year 2021

Idaho Business Review’s Women of the Year 2021 event marked several “firsts” in its 16-year history. For the first time, the Woman of the Year has chosen to be recognized virtually, to ensure the safety of her team and her patients. It was the first time, since the start of the 2020 pandemic in March, […]

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Lennar announces opening of first community in Boise, Idaho

Courtesy of Lennar Lennar makes his debut in Boise, Idaho, with the inauguration of the planned community of Prevail. Prevail will offer a selection of one and two-story single-family homes, including models from two new collections, Summit and Discovery, in Meridian, with the first move-in homes slated for early 2022. “The Boise area is a […]

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Idaho cities of Winchester and Craigmont pay Clean Water Act penalties for violations at wastewater treatment plants

Region 10 press releases Each city agreed to pay a fine of $ 15,000 October 5, 2021 (Seattle – October 5, 2021) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced that the cities of Winchester and Craigmont, Idaho, have each agreed to pay a fine of $ 15,000 for hundreds of ‘Clean Water Act violations in […]

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North Idaho community college president fired

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho (AP) — The board of trustees of a northern Idaho community college has fired the school’s president in what a board member who opposed the move called it 100% retaliation. The board, with a 3-2 vote on Wednesday, fired Rick MacLennan, ending his five-year term. Board chairman Todd Banducci and two other […]

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Northern Idaho community college president fired

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho (AP) – The board of directors of a community college in northern Idaho fired the president of the school in what a board member who opposed the decision called for 100% retaliation. The board with a 3-2 vote on Wednesday fired Rick MacLennan, ending his five-year term. Board chairman Todd Banducci and […]

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President of Northern Idaho Community College fired | Idaho News

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho (AP) – The board of directors of a community college in northern Idaho fired the president of the school in what a board member who opposed the decision called for 100% retaliation. The board with a 3-2 vote on Wednesday fired Rick MacLennan, ending his five-year term. Board chairman Todd Banducci and […]

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Richmond American Homes Launches Idaho’s First Community

EAGLE, Idaho, September 22, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Richmond American Homes of Idaho, Inc., a subsidiary of MDC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: MDC), is pleased to announce the launch of its new community as part of the much sought-after Legacy Blueprint (RichmondAmerican.com/Legacy) in Eagle. The remarkable neighborhood, which features five ranch-inspired floor plans, marks the […]

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Discounted grocery store opens second location in eastern Idaho next month

CHUBBUCK – A discount retail store is expanding its footprint in eastern Idaho. Clayton Cook, founder and CEO of Big Deal Outlet, told EastIdahoNews.com that a Chubbuck store will open in mid-October at 4215 Yellowstone Avenue in the old Shopko building next to the Pine Ridge Mall. “We’re shooting for a grand opening on October […]

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Elk City Reach Club, Inc. Receives $ 7,000 Idaho Future Fund Grant From Idaho Community Foundation For Early Childhood Education | Elk city

ELK CITY – Elk City REACH Club, Inc. has received a grant of $ 7,000 from the Idaho Future Fund of the Idaho Community Foundation for the operation of its preschool program for the upcoming school year. The REACH Club has existed in Elk City for twenty years. Originally funded by a local consortium, Centers […]