Todd Devries and Pamela Mayes knocked on their first door. A young woman answered, and Devries started to tell her about Proposition 2.
With a little more than two weeks until Election Day, candidates are buying ads, traveling the state and making their final pitches to voters.
Idaho Falls city officials plan to hold a public meeting Tuesday to inform residents about the Residential Fiber Pilot Program the city is launching.
GOP gubernatorial candidate Brad Little has launched a new campaign commercial, which began airing statewide this week, focusing on education.
The Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor gave a preview Thursday of what her main issues would be if she wins, made a plea for moderation and even said she didn’t care if people vote for Republican Brad Little for governor.
Boise attorney and Democrat Bruce Bistline filed to run against GOP Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden four years ago just in case Wasden lost the primary, then didn’t actively campaign once Wasden had defeated primary rival Christ Troupis.
The 30A House seat is the only one in that district that will have a new incumbent in January.
Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter has endorsed a longtime lawmaker who lost the May primary but has launched a write-in bid to keep his seat.
The two major-party candidates to be Idaho’s next governor met Monday night for a sometimes contentious debate.
U.S. Rep. Mike Simpson, R-Idaho, has a big fundraising lead over his Democratic opponent Aaron Swisher, according to the latest campaign finance numbers.
The candidates to represent Idaho's Second Congressional District sparred over energy policy, immigration and much else at an Idaho Public Television debate Sunday.
Two east Idaho cities, Idaho Falls and Ammon, received top honors for their planning efforts Wednesday night by the Idaho Chapter of the American Planning Association in Boise.
The government students at Compass Academy, who have been organizing debates for the past few election seasons, have arranged two more this election cycle.
Idaho Falls’ Legislative District 33 is one of the few in eastern Idaho with a full slate of Democrats and Republicans running for its legislative seats.
The city of Idaho Falls has banned using a handheld cellphone while driving.
The Republican candidate for the District 33 Senate seat raised $11,900 since the primaries, spent a little more than $7,000 and had $5,918.96 in the bank as of Sept. 30.
Idaho Falls lawyer Ryan Nelson is now a federal judge.
The city of Idaho Falls is planning to start a glass recycling program.
Wednesday was the filing deadline for campaign finance reports in which all Idaho candidates and political committees need to record their fundraising and spending activity from May 26 through Sept. 30.
Idaho Falls’ City Council plans to vote Thursday on an ordinance banning the use of a handheld cellphone while driving.
REXBURG — The two Senate candidates running in District 34 discussed a wide range of issues Monday night, differing on much of the big picture but also finding common ground.
Most Idahoans favor keeping the Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project facility open by taking and processing transuranic waste from Washington state, according to a recent poll.
Janice McGeachin, the GOP nominee for lieutenant governor, is an outspoken opponent of Medicaid expansion, and introduced the successful resolution at June’s state Republican Party Convention to oppose it.
Representative Tom Loertscher, R-Bone, announced in a news release Monday morning that he has filed the necessary declaration with the Secretary of State to run as a write-in candidate for Representative in District 32.
As more states legalize marijuana, whether to change Idaho's laws has been coming up more often in political debate and has become more prominent among the issues that divide the state's politicians and voters by party and ideology.
Following backlash on social media for a joke about sexual assault allegations, an Idaho state official and former legislator will have to complete mandatory training.
A bill meant to speed up the development of advanced nuclear reactors is now law.
BOISE — The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is seeking public comment on a draft hazardous waste storage and treatment partial permit renewal for the Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project (AMWTP) on the Idaho National Laboratory.
The Idaho Falls Redevelopment Agency is looking for someone who has a plan to revitalize an abandoned building on Park Avenue.
Brad Little and Paulette Jordan, the Republican and Democratic candidates for governor of Idaho, will have their first appearance together of the campaign next week, when the two will participate in a candidate forum on fiscal policy at the College of Idaho in Caldwell.
The past week saw some staff changes on Democratic gubernatorial candidate Paulette Jordan’s campaign, as well as news that she was advising a new federal Political Action Committee. Here’s a condensed timeline:
The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes are getting two federal public safety grants totaling $1.6 million.
Paulette Jordan on Thursday downplayed recent turnover in her campaign and pushed back against media coverage of it.
Eastern Idaho’s longtime congressman is facing a challenge this year from a political newcomer who has made income inequality his signature issue.
Idaho officials are still negotiating with the federal government to allow the sale of cheaper health insurance plans in the state that don’t meet all of the Affordable Care Act’s requirements.
The support for and opposition to the Medicaid expansion initiative that will be on the Nov. 6 ballot is continuing to take shape.
Next year’s federal Energy and Water budget, which includes hundreds of millions for Idaho National Laboratory programs, has passed both houses of Congress and is heading to the president’s desk.
The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee has signed off on an Idaho Falls man’s nomination to a federal judgeship.
As well as voting on a congressman, the statewide offices and initiatives and their county offices, some eastern Idahoans will have additional decisions to make on Nov. 6.
A group of U.S. senators, including both of Idaho’s, introduced a bill Thursday meant to bolster the American nuclear industry.
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Property taxes paid by Bonneville County farmers are set to spike this year after the Idaho Tax Commission determined that tax valuations were systematically lower than those in surrounding counties.
Bonneville County commissioners passed the county’s 2018-2019 budget Thursday.
The re-striping of the stretch of South Boulevard close to Tautphaus Park and Sunnyside Road is on hold due to residents’ concerns about getting rid of on-street parking in the area.
The city of Idaho Falls’ 2018-2019 budget is on track to pass without any changes from the tentative proposal the City Council already adopted.
Most of the people who spoke at Thursday night’s public hearing on next year’s proposed Idaho Falls city budget praised the City Council’s inclusion of funding for a new splash park.
Ada County officials have delayed a decision about whether Idaho state Rep. Priscilla Giddings, R-White Bird, qualified for the homeowners exemption she received on her Garden City home in 2016.
Idaho Falls’ City Council voted Thursday night to add almost 90 acres around Lincoln Road and just west of North 25th East to the city.
A survey released recently shows that Medicaid expansion is likely blazing a trail for Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Paulette Jordan.
Citing more than a dozen open positions that are stretching resources, Idaho Falls Police Department officers will no longer teach the anti-drug DARE curriculum in Idaho Falls District 91 schools.
Idaho Falls is moving forward with an expansion of the North Terminal at Idaho Falls Regional Airport.
Democratic lieutenant governor candidate Kristin Collum, of Boise, is making campaign stops in eastern Idaho as part of her challenge to Republican candidate Janice McGeachin, of Idaho Falls.
The Idaho Falls Police Department's crime-scene van is a former ambulance that was converted to police work after the fire department was done with it.