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Idaho to Move Kids to Medicaid if Congress Doesn’t Save CHIP
Many depend on the Children's Health Insurance Program to help pay for their child's medical care.
Jerome County Still Waiting on ICE Contract
Jerome County officials are awaiting a contract from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to lease beds at the county jail.
Idaho Hay Prices Low Until Dairy Market Rebounds
Experts say hay prices are down in Idaho due to low milk prices that are depressing the market.
Twin Falls Area Designated an Official Urban Region
Officials in Twin Falls say they were surprised to learn that the south-central Idaho area has been designated an official urban region years sooner than expected.
Idaho’s Capital is Moving to Gooding, For a Day
Gooding will become the state capital for just a day next week. On Monday, December 18, Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter will move state business to the city of Gooding.
Yellowstone National Park to Open for Winter Season
Yellowstone National Park is set to open for the winter season. Visitors will be able to travel the park's interior roads on commercially guided snowmobiles and snowcoaches from the north, west and south entrances.
US National Parks to Slash Number of Free Days for Visitors
National parks in the U.S. will sharply drop the number of days they allow visitors to get in for free. After waiving entrance fees for 16 days in 2016 and 10 days in 2017, the National Park Service announced Tuesday that it will have four no-cost days next year.
Public Offers Input on New Plan to Address Medicaid Gap
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho's top health officials are collecting input from residents across the state on their latest plan to provide health care to poor residents who do not have medical coverage. The proposal calls for Idaho to apply for two federal waivers that would change how the sta…
Idaho, Facing Crowded Prisons, to Send Inmates Out of State
As many as 1,000 Idaho inmates could soon be serving out their time in out-of-state prisons as the state grapples with overcrowding at home. The inmates could end up in a private prison facility — despite Idaho's long history of trouble when it comes to getting some private prison provid…
$1 Million Bond Set for Man Accused of Shooting at Trooper
A 26-year-old man authorities say shot at an Idaho State Police trooper has been charged with aggravated assault and is being held on $1 million bond.
GOP-led House Passes NRA-backed Gun Bill
The House has approved a Republican bill making it easier for gun owners to legally carry concealed weapons across state lines
North Idaho Man Shot by Buddy Who Mistook Him for Elk
Authorities say a 60-year-old northern Idaho man is recovering after being shot in the buttocks with a .50-caliber muzzleloader rifle by his hunting partner who mistook him for an elk