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A generally weaker U.S. dollar last year was a major factor in the increase in ag exports, said Rita Du, an assistant professor in University of Idaho's Department of Agricultural Economics. “It makes U.S. export goods relatively cheaper, thus more competitive in the world market,” she told Capital Press in an ...
Idaho's state Capitol, shown on Monday, March 5, 2018, when the Idaho Senate voted 29-5 to reverse a law passed in 2016 regarding non-compete clauses that's drawn negative national attention, including suggestions that those planning new startups shouldn't move to Idaho. (Betsy Z. Russell / The ...

The House is holding its commemoration now, and the Senate plans one as well; from noon to 1 in the Lincoln Auditorium, a public ceremony will be held, coordinated by the Idaho State Historical Society. The theme of “Idaho Day” this year is “Idaho Remembers,” in honor of the 100th anniversary of the ...
In a story March 4 about new school safety technology, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the American Falls School District implemented the software in response to school threats made in recent weeks to districts around the state. The software effort was implemented more than a month ago, ...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho's House has narrowly approved a measure that would create a new scholarship program for private schools. ... BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho lawmakers have once again spiked a proposal seeking to expand the rights of crime victims after opponents argued the change could lead ...
Idaho lawmakers have once again spiked a proposal seeking to expand the rights of crime victims after opponents argued the change could lead to costly ... The proposal would have changed Idaho's 1994 Victim Rights Amendment by requiring victims to be timely notified of all court proceedings involving ...

That's what I've come to realize over the past few weeks. I've spent a lot of time talking to people who would defend the state's plan to allow non-Obamacare insurance plans back onto the market and the people who view those arguments as patently ridiculous. What I've learned is: This isn't just about ...
BOISE — A group of small- and medium-scale farmers in southwestern Idaho is part of a fledgling project that seeks to grow heirloom corn seed for the local tortilla market. The project, funded in part by a USDA grant, has so far conducted field trials of 24 heirloom corn cultivars. Heirloom corn, sometimes ...
If Sen. Steve Vick had his way, North Idaho would be on Mountain Standard Time year-round – so it'd be in the same time zone as Boise in the winter, but wouldn't change clocks for daylight-saving time in the summer. Vick proposed a resolution to the Idaho Senate last week noting that the state of ...
KIFI-TV reports that Anita Smith will lead the School of Nursing following Interim Dean Nancy Renn. She will oversee programs at both the Pocatello and Meridian campuses. Smith received her bachelor's and master's degrees at the University of Washington and her doctorate from the University of San ...

He had applied for the College of Idaho presidency, but he did not know if Everett, former CEO of the region's YMCA, had also thrown his hat into the ring for the job. Everett told Brigham he had in fact applied. And Brigham pitched the idea of a co-presidency. “I said, 'I'll tell you what, I have a crazy idea,'” ...
The U.S. Humane Society and the Idaho Humane Society are working jointly to create the “pet friendly” specialty license plate to fund spay and neuter services to rural areas or low income families. House Bill 540, sponsored by Boise Democrats Rep. Hy Kloc and Rep. Melissa Wintrow, would provide a ...
The futures of a storied Idaho park and a planned highway without a dollar to its name have become oddly entangled as one lawmaker tries to bring more control to the governor's office. Last month, House Transportation Chairman Joe Palmer, R-Meridian, introduced a bill that would shift the hiring of three ...
FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2014 file photo, a group of steelhead fishermen have the Clearwater River to themselves, as the make their way down river in Lewiston, Idaho. Fisheries managers should shut down steelhead fishing in the Columbia and Snake river basins to protect a wild run that returns to Idaho's ...
Idaho officials have auctioned timber on federal land as part of an agreement with the U.S. Forest Service intended to increase logging and reduce the severity ... The Jasper II West timber sale on the Idaho Panhandle National Forests in northern Idaho is the third timber sale sold by the Idaho Department of ...
A group of Idaho lawmakers has signed off on one of two proposals designated to signal the Legislature's campaign against pornography. March 2, 2018, at ... BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A group of Idaho lawmakers on Friday approved a proposal declaring pornography a public health risk. "Pornography has ...


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