Trump signs order stopping family separation

President Donald Trump signs an executive order to keep families together at the border, but says that the 'zero-tolerance' prosecution policy will continue, during an event in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Standing behind Trump are Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, left, and Vice President Mike Pence. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bowing to pressure from anxious allies, President Donald Trump abruptly reversed himself Wednesday and signed an executive order halting his administration’s policy of separating children from their parents when they are detained illegally crossing the U.S. border.

Deputy cited for DUI in crash that damaged home

A pickup truck that was struck by an alleged intoxicated driver crashed into the bedroom wall of a Blackfoot residence early Sunday morning. A Bingham County deputy was cited for excessive driving under the influence after the incident. courtesy of Nyki Tallent

BLACKFOOT A Bingham County Sheriff’s Office deputy was cited early Sunday morning after allegedly crashing into two parked cars, totaling one, and damaging a residence in Blackfoot. 

Governor candidates spent millions in primary

Republican candidate Tommy Ahlquist fields questions during the 2018 Gubernatorial Economic Development Forum at the Blackfoot Performing Arts Center on March 22. Ahlquist, a Boise developer and physician, contributed more than $3 million of his own funds to his campaign. Ahlquist reported spending $4.47 million, including more than half a million of his own money that he loaned his campaign just a week before the May 15 primary. John Roark /

BOISE — The post-primary numbers are in for campaign spending in the primary race for governor this year, and they’re pretty eye-popping.



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