County commissions in central Idaho say they are moving forward with a plan to establish an in-house public defense office rather than continue contracting lawyers to provide representation for poor people caught in the criminal justice system.
Officials in the central Idaho town of Ketchum have approved doing an inventory of homes within avalanche zones not engineered to withstand avalanches and discussing the appropriate restrictions as rentals.
Election officials say a proposal to legalize so-called "historical horse racing" in Idaho appears to have secured enough verifiable signatures to qualify for the November ballot. It's now up to the state's election office to determine if the signatures meet legislative district requirements.
Keith Ridler, Associated Press | PostedJun 22nd - 10:08am
Federal officials have approved Idaho's request to loosen field burning rules that backers say offer more flexibility to disperse smoke away from people but that health advocates say will lead to breathing problems for some area residents.
Democratic lawmakers in the Idaho Legislature are asking Gov. C. L. "Butch" Otter to join other governors and call for the reunification of families who were separated from their children while crossing the U.S. border illegally.
Prominent Boise architects and a local materials expert say they're not impressed with many of the buildings in the city's downtown that were built after World War II and continue to be constructed today.