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Caregivers face increasing challenges in already tough job

JEROME, Idaho (AP) — Terri Van Zante left a full-time job making $12 per hour so she could take care of her mom. The good news: The state pays for her work. The bad news: It ends up being about ...

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City of Boise opens first school-based community center in West Ada School District

Boise Parks and Recreation has opened the department’s first school-based community center in the West Ada School District. The community center is located at McMillan Elementary School (10901 W McMillan Rd.) and will serve students in first through fifth grade ...

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Former Idaho GOP chairman proposes plea agreement

The former chairman of the Idaho Republican Party has agreed to plead guilty to stalking his estranged wife and unlawfully entering the home of a female colleague in exchange for three other charges being dropped by prosecutors. The Idaho Statesman reports Jonathan ...

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Court date set over Idaho lawmakers, treasurer office space

Idaho legislative leaders have filed a civil lawsuit against the treasurer over the use of office space at the state capitol building. An Oct. 31 hearing was scheduled to decide if state Treasurer Julie Ellsworth could stay in the capitol ...

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U of I receives $1 Million gift to support new meat science facility

A University of Idaho campaign to create a new meat science center advanced another major step thanks to a $1 million gift from the Laura Moore Cunningham Foundation. The Agri Beef Meat Science and Innovation Center Honoring Ron Richard will ...

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Lamb Weston: Fiscal 1Q Earnings Snapshot

Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. (LW) on Wednesday reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $115.7 million. The Eagle, Idaho-based company said it had net income of 79 cents per share. The results did not meet Wall Street expectations. The average estimate ...

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Boise Public Library drops overdue fines

The Boise Public Library will no longer charge fines for overdue materials. The change went into effect on Oct. 1. The Boise Public Library Board of Trustees approved the fine-free policy at their board meeting on April 11; it was ...

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Idaho lawsuit against suction-dredge miner can proceed

A U.S. District Court judge in Idaho has rejected a California man’s request to dismiss an environmental group’s lawsuit against him concerning suction dredging for gold in Idaho rivers without required federal permits. Chief U.S. Magistrate Judge Ronald E. Bush ...

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SEC sues Idaho investment firm Yellowstone Partners LLC

The Securities and Exchange Commission is suing a defunct Idaho investment firm contending that two company officers purposely overbilled clients. The lawsuit filed in Idaho’s U.S. District Court on Monday names Yellowstone Partners LLC and former CEO David Henry Hansen. ...

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Idaho submits work-requirement waiver for Medicaid expansion

Idaho officials on Friday submitted a work-requirement waiver to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for Medicaid expansion, and they say four other waivers will likely be submitted by December. The Idaho Department of Health & Welfare is ...

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