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  1. Mel Richardson, Veteran Idaho Legislator, Dead at 86Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Boise Weekly

    He was known as Sen. Mel Tech for advocating to introduce more technology into Idaho classrooms and helping to create the Idaho Council on Technology in Learning. He was also known as an Idaho mayor, a broadcaster and veteran Statehouse lawmaker.

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  2. Trout Count Drops in Snake River Puzzles Idaho Fish and GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Boise Weekly

    Biologists with the Idaho Department of Fish and Game are puzzled over the dropping numbers of trout in the South Fork of the Snake River. The Idaho Falls Post Register is reporting that trout numbers near Conant and Lorenzo dropped 32 percent and 35 percent, respectively, during this year's tracking by Fish and Game biologists who use electro-fishing gear.

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  3. Video: Bomb Scare Shuts Down Rexburg Main StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Boise Weekly

    A suspicious package near propane gas tanks triggered evacuations and a traffic detour-pushing vehicles away from Rexburg's Main Street-on Monday afternoon. KIDK-TV reports that the incident began when a package with a digital lock was spotted outside of Alpine Propane in downtown Rexburg.

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  4. IdahoPTV to Host Advance Screening of Downton Abbey Season PremiereRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | Boise Weekly

    Idaho Public Television is offering fans of the wildly successful Downton Abbey a chance to see the Season 5 premiere before its PBS debut. In Boise-one of four screening events across Idaho-a special screening will be held, complete with hors d'oeuvres and no-host bar, of course, at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 17, at the Owyhee. 1 comment

  5. Video: Idaho 12-Year-Old Crashes Car Through Church Walls, Up StairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Boise Weekly

    A motorist crashed a vehicle into an Idaho Falls church Nov. 25, causing an estimated $100,000 in damage. And, oh yes, the driver was 12 years old.

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  6. Your Health Idaho Reports 13,000 Unique Visitors to New Website Opening WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Boise Weekly

    Your Health Idaho has "jettisoned" HealthCare.gov and created an Idaho-specific online healthcare exchange forum, YourHealthIdaho.org . And though Your Health Idaho Executive Director Pat Kelly couldn't say just how many new enrollees Idaho's healthcare exchange program received since the new enrollment period began Nov. 15 , he did say that the Idaho-run website and the four Your Health Idaho call centers got a lot of traffic.

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  7. Controversial Wolf Hunt Derby Approved, Conservationists SueRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Boise Weekly

    U.S. land managers approved a recreation permit on Thursday allowing a controversial hunting contest open to children to take place on public lands in Idaho, where contestants will seek to kill the most wolves and other wildlife for cash and prizes. The hunting group Idaho for Wildlife requested the permit for the so-called predator derby to take place each January for five years on millions of acres overseen by the federal Bureau of Land Management near Salmon.

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  8. National LGBT Equality Index: Boise Scores Well, Poor Marks for Meridian, NampaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Boise Weekly

    Four cities in Idaho-Boise Meridian, Nampa and Idaho Falls-are among the 353 cities across the nation that are graded in the just-released 2014 Municipal Equality Index, assessing LGBT protections. The Washington, D.C-based Human Rights Campaign issued the third annual report, rating LGBT inclusion in municipal law and policy.

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  9. Idaho Humane Society Pursues Pet Shangri-LaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Boise Weekly

    Even in its early design phase, some rather grand plans from the Idaho Humane Society look more like a college campus that a pet care clinic. Sprawling across 10 acres off Overland Road, the proposed complex includes walking paths along a manmade lake; shade shelters; specific areas for puppies, small and large dogs; a wildlife rescue facility and center for large animals; a memorial garden; even a beach and amphitheater.

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  10. Post Register: $25k Approved to Investigate Wrongful Conviction in 18-Year-Old SE Idaho MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | Boise Weekly

    Christopher Tapp was sentenced to 25 years-to-life in prison for the 1996 killing of 18-year-old Angie Dodge. Convicted in 1998, he has served 18 years in jail, but many believe he is innocent of the crime.

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  11. Idaho Toddler Wanders Away From Daycare, Drowns in CanalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Boise Weekly

    An eastern Idaho mother is sharing her particular heartache with the public in the shadow of the drowning death of her toddler in a canal Oct. 18. KIFI-TV reports that neighbors found the body of a 19-month old toddler in a canal shortly after the child went missing from a daycare on East Iona Road in Idaho Falls. CPR was performed on the scene, but the child was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital.

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  12. Post Falls Nursing Home Gets Red-FlaggedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | Boise Weekly

    The nursing home portion of the Life Care Center in Post Falls received the most serious citation a skilled nursing facility can get-an "immediate jeopardy" citation. The state issued the citation after a compliance survey that did not favor the institution.

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  13. Pride: Digging for the RainbowRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Boise Weekly

    Rated R; Directed by Matthew WarchusStarring Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton, Dominic WestOpens Friday at The Flicks, 646 W. Fulton St., 208-342-4288, theflicksboise.com . Midway through the Oct. 9 City Club of Idaho Falls debate between Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter and Democratic challenger A.J. Balukoff, Otter wouldn't budge in his cowboy boots from his long-standing rhetoric about it being his "duty" to defend Idaho's ban on same-sex unions.

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  14. The Right CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Boise Weekly

    A few minutes into an Oct. 9 Idaho gubernatorial candidate forum, it became abundantly clear that the one person who should be running for Idaho governor isn't on the ballot. Of course that also means that the men - including incumbent Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter - who are on this year's ballot have no business leading the state into 2015 and beyond.

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  15. Freeze Warning in Central Idaho, Snow in the MountainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Boise Weekly

    A freeze warning was in effect Monday morning for a good part of South-Central and Eastern Idaho, including the cities of Burley, Rupert, Blackfoot, Rexburg, Idaho Falls and Pocatello. Overnight lows dropped below freezing in a number of the communities, and the National Weather Service confirmed that snow was reported in the Sawtooth Mountains and elevations near McCall.

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  16. Balukoff, Otter Debate Idaho Same-Sex Marriage Issue, Add the WordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Boise Weekly

    It was destined to come up. During a Thursday afternoon gubernatorial debate at the City Club of Idaho Falls, Republican Governor C.L. "Butch" Otter and Democratic challenger A.J. Balukoff were quizzed on the hottest topic in the state: Otter's repeated challenge to a federal court ruling that Idaho's ban on same-sex unions was unconstitutional.

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  17. Poor Ticket Sales Ground New Air Service Between Boise, Idaho FallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | Boise Weekly

    A new air service, linking Boise and Idaho Falls, was initially scheduled to take flight this past week, but still hasn't been cleared for takeoff. The website of Gem Air LLC promised regularly scheduled flights connecting Boise to Idaho Falls, beginning Oct. 1, In 2012, Seaport Air ended its Idaho Falls-to-Boise flights, leaving the cities disconnected.

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  18. Familiar Talking Points Define North Idaho Gubernatorial DebateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2014 | Boise Weekly

    There will be scant opportunity to check out the Idaho gubernatorial candidates side-by side. Governor C.L. "Butch" Otter refused to participate in a recent Twin Falls forum and the City Club of Boise announced that since all of the candidates couldn't attend an event, they wouldn't be holding a forum this year .

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  19. Health Officials Probe Possible Links of EV-D68 to Death, ParalysisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2014 | Boise Weekly

    Less than 24 hours after Idaho health officials confirmed that enterovirus D68-or EV-D68-had spread to the Gem State, national health officials are now investigating the possibility of the first death linked to the virus. A New Jersey preschooler has died from a respiratory illness and that school has been ordered to be completely sanitized.

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  20. EV-D68 Spreads to IdahoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Boise Weekly

    It's being called EV-D68-or enterovirus D68-and it's a fast-moving virus related to hand-foot-and-mouth disease. And it's in Idaho.

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