A U.S. Senate panel held a hearing on three water-related bills Thursday, including one that could affect the East Snake Plain Aquifer by making it easier to recharge aquifers using water on federal land.

Idaho has submitted its waiver request to let some people who would be covered by Medicaid expansion stay on private insurance.

Idaho’s Democratic lawmakers sent a letter to Boise State University’s new president Friday praising the school’s diversity programs and faulting the Legislature’s Republican majority and the levels of funding they approved for recent tuition increases.

A Bureau of Land Management proposal to install thousands of miles of fuel breaks in the Great Basin has met opposition from environmental advocates but may receive support from fire protection groups.

Idaho Falls is looking to increase the amount of power the city would get from some small nuclear reactors that are being planned at the U.S. Department of Energy desert site west of Idaho Falls.

A former state senator from Madison County and one of Idaho’s preeminent experts on water law died Wednesday.

The Idaho Department of Insurance is accepting public comment on one of the proposed changes to Medicaid expansion lawmakers approved this year.

A local lawmaker and an Arizona libertarian activist will be among the headliners at a right-wing rally in Boise at the end of this month.

BOISE — U.S. senators from Idaho and Oregon on Thursday touted legislation they introduced to create an endowment to replace revenue lost by rural counties due to declines in timber cutting on federal lands.

BOISE — Two longtime members of the Idaho state Board of Education are retiring at the end of this month, and Gov. Brad Little is seeking applicants to replace them.

One of the pivotal points in the chain of events that led the Targhee Regional Public Transportation Authority to dissolve was a federal audit that found serious problems with the bus service’s financial management, some of which led to thousands of dollars in federal overpayments.

A meeting Tuesday night on the future of public transportation in the Idaho Falls area brought out several possibilities but no answers yet as to what, if anything, will replace the Targhee Regional Public Transportation Authority.

A U.S. House committee has voted to advance a Department of Energy budget that would keep funding for Idaho National Laboratory and nuclear research mostly flat.