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U.S. May Want to Keep Idaho Nuclear Waste Plant Running Longer
U.S. officials are considering extending the use of an eastern Idaho nuclear waste treatment facility beyond its scheduled closure this year.
Bill Protecting Breastfeeding Moms Headed to Governor’s Desk
A proposal to provide legal protections for breastfeeding mothers is on its way to the governor's desk for his signature
Pet Friendly License Plate Proposal Stalls in Idaho House
Idaho lawmakers are showing little love for their furriest constituents in the final days of the legislative session. A proposal that would have created a "pet friendly" specialty license plate died on the House floor Monday after a series of narrow votes.
Cassia County to Dissolve Administration Department
An Idaho county has voted to dissolve its administration department.
Imported Guard Dogs Deployed as Part of US Wolf-sheep Study
Federal scientists say a four-year study involving nearly 120 guard dogs imported from Europe and Asia found the animals do well protecting sheep from wolves and better than traditional guard dogs deterring coyotes.
Idaho House OKs Bill Updating School Threat Penalties
Idaho's House has advanced legislation cracking down on people who make threats against schools.
Idaho Lawmakers Introduce Last-minute Tax Proposal
Idaho lawmakers on Friday introduced a last-minute tax cut proposal designed to provide more relief to Idaho's families after passing a much larger tax cut deal.
U.S. to Idaho: ‘State-based’ Health Plans Don’t Pass Muster
Federal officials say Idaho's move to let companies offer health insurance plans that don't meet Affordable Care Act standards is illegal.
Bill Would Address Idaho’s Mandatory Minimum Drug Sentencing
An Idaho House panel has advanced a proposal that would remove mandatory minimum sentences for drug trafficking cases.
Three Bison Activists Charged in Yellowstone National Park
A judge has ordered three bison activists arrested in Yellowstone National Park to be detained until at least Monday.
Idaho House Spikes Rural Schools Network Bill
A bill backed by Idaho's top schools chief to develop a new rural schools network has once again failed to clear the Legislature. For the third year in a row, state lawmakers on Wednesday blocked a proposal to form a three-year pilot project in which rural schools would collaborate and share re…
So-called ‘Abortion Reversal’ Bill Headed to Idaho House
A proposal that would require doctors to inform women seeking medical abortions that drug-induced abortions may be halted halfway through is on its way to the Idaho House.