Former Idaho lawmaker takes his own life amid sex abuse investigation
Lawmakers already shocked by the criminal investigation into former Rep. Brandon Hixon found themselves stunned anew Tuesday by news of… READ MORE
Federal cyanide trap injures eastern Idaho boy, kills dog
POCATELLO, Idaho – An eastern Idaho sheriff says he’s investigating after a cyanide trap placed by federal authorities to kill… READ MORE
Mother of Idaho Girl Raped by Refugees: Authorities Withholding Police Report from Family
The mother of the five-year-old girl who endured a vicious sex assault at the hands of Iraqi and Sudanese refugees… READ MORE
Seven Refugees With Active TB Sent to Idaho
Seven refugees with active tuberculosis (TB) were diagnosed shortly after their resettlement in Idaho between 2011 and 2015, according to… READ MORE
Idaho school buys guns to enhance safety: ‘We wanted to be prepared’
BOISE, Idaho — A tiny school district in Idaho far removed from law enforcement has purchased firearms and trained a… READ MORE
Former Idaho GOP congressman dies
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — George Hansen, a former Idaho Republican congressman, died Thursday of natural causes at a medical center in Pocatello,…… READ MORE
Hailey, Idaho Cancels Hometown Celebration for Bergdahl
Hailey, Idaho, the hometown of U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, has canceled a rally planned for June 28 celebrating his release after five years of Taliban captivity, a municipal official told Reuters on Wednesday. The… READ MORE
NRA endorses Simpson over Tea Party foe
The National Rifle Association is endorsing Rep. Mike Simpson (R-Idaho), giving him a boost against Tea Party candidate Bryan Smith (R).
“Mike Simpson is a true conservative leader. He has led and continues to lead… READ MORE
Mike Simpson Launches First TV Ad of Cycle
Rep. Mike Simpson, an eight-term Idaho Republican facing a tea-party-backed primary challenger, went up Thursday with his first TV ad of the cycle.
Seeking to bolster his conservative record ahead of the May 20 primary,… READ MORE
Idaho lawmakers poised to vote on guns on campus
BOISE, Idaho — Idaho lawmakers were expected to pass a bill Friday that would allow concealed carry permit holders to arm themselves on college and university grounds, despite opposition to the measure from multiple police… READ MORE
Mitt Romney Endorses in House GOP Primary in Idaho
Former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney endorsed Rep. Mike Simpson, R-Idaho, for re-election in the 2nd District on Monday, touting the congressman as a “true conservative” in a fundraising email.
Simpson, an eight-term Republican, is… READ MORE
Boehner Ally Returns Fire Against GOP Primary Challenger
Idaho Republican Rep. Mike Simpson fired back this week at his primary rival, attorney Bryan Smith, escalating one of the most high-profile House primaries of the 2014 elections so far.
Last week, Smith went on… READ MORE
Idaho: Club for Growth Candidate Goes on the Air Against Boehner Ally
Republican Bryan Smith is on the radio with a new ad smacking Republican Rep. Mike Simpson for not supporting a recent tea party effort to defund the 2010 health care overhaul.
A source in the… READ MORE