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BOISE — State schools Superintendent Sherri Ybarra told state lawmakers on Thursday that Idaho’s schools are on a “positive, upward trajectory” as she pitched her plan to increase state funding for schools next year by 5.3 percent to $1.99 billion.

POCATELLO — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Army Corps of Engineers and Congressman Mike Simpson announced a long-anticipated change to environmental regulations Thursday at Holt Arena amid a backdrop of tractors and combines for an agricultural equipment trade show.

The Museum of Idaho is set to host a Museum Club series lecture meant to stir discussion on the compatibility of evolution and religion. The first and most prominent speaker, Jamie Jensen, Ph.D., associate professor of biology at Brigham Young University, is set to speak at 7 p.m. Friday at …

Midway through the 4A District 6 boys basketball season, it looks like the field may be chasing Idaho Falls.

Madison senior hitter Macie Gordon had no shortage of suitors when it came to playing college volleyball. Utah Valley, Eastern Oregon and Texas A & M all came calling but it was ultimately family ties and a feeling that won out when Gordon signed her letter of intent Wednesday to play at…

There are many good reasons to divide the government into three separate branches — legislat… Read more

A lot of policymaking relies on guesswork. How many people will be eligible for a program? H… Read more