Some 645,000 income tax rebates totaling $169 million have been sent out so far this year, an Idaho official said Wednesday. Idaho Division of Financial Management Administrator Alex Adams told lawmakers on a finance committee that the average rebate has been $248. The rebates are part of...

BOISE — A far-right group launched by anti-government activist Ammon Bundy is rapidly expanding nationwide and making inroads into Canada, according to a new report from the Institute for Research and Education on Human Rights.

BOISE — Idaho’s prisons are still facing a staffing crisis, but they’ve seen turnover drop and job applications soar since moving in August to raise prison guard pay and offer signing and retention bonuses.

Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin is defending her initial refusal to release public records from her Task Force to Examine Indoctrination in Idaho Education. She said her refusal was an attempt to keep media members from exposing the identity and personal information of those who submitted public c…

WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of retirees on Social Security will get a 5.9% boost in benefits for 2022. The biggest cost-of-living adjustment in 39 years follows a burst in inflation as the economy struggles to shake off the drag of the coronavirus pandemic.

BOISE — Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo held a roundtable discussion with bankers and other business leaders in Boise on Tuesday at which he decried proposed new IRS reporting rules for financial institutions as an invasion of Americans’ privacy.

Former Lewiston state representative Aaron von Ehlinger is back in Idaho after his extradition from Georgia on felony charges of rape and forcible penetration with a foreign object, according to the Ada County Sheriff’s Office.

BOISE — Idaho's Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin wants to be the state's governor after next year's November elections. But when the man currently holding the job left town this week on official business, she decided not to wait.

The overwhelming majority of the 3,602 comments Idaho Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin received regarding her education task force criticized the task force or pushed back against McGeachin’s allegations of indoctrination in schools.

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BOISE — Idaho Gov. Brad Little said he will rescind an executive order involving COVID-19 vaccines by Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin, and the commanding general of the Idaho National Guard also on Tuesday told McGeachin she can’t activate troops to send to the U.S.-Mexico border.

BOISE — The Idaho Legislature’s interim Committee on Federalism voted Monday to recommend the full Legislature take up a bill that would make it a crime for public agencies and/or officials from helping to implement President Joe Biden’s new COVID-19 rules.

BOISE — Idaho Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin will face a hearing next week on whether she should be held in contempt of court for failing to comply with a judge’s order in a public records lawsuit.

Idaho Secretary of State staffers visited two Idaho counties last week to investigate allegations of statewide manipulation of the state’s election results that were circulated by Mike Lindell, chief executive officer of the MyPillow company. The canvass found a margin of error of less than …

BOISE — Just 15 of the 70 members of the Idaho House gathered in their chamber on Wednesday, in what some far-right legislators billed as an attempt to gather enough lawmakers to convene the House to oppose vaccine mandates.

The Eastern Idaho Public Health board — which oversees everything from COVID-19 control policies to more typical responsibilities such as septic licenses and restaurant inspections — is preparing to add a new doctor to its ranks.

BOISE — Idaho Gov. Brad Little on Friday announced that he’s working with his legal counsel and Attorney General Lawrence Wasden on a possible legal challenge to President Joe Biden’s newly announced nationwide vaccine requirements for employers and others amid the surging COVID-19 pandemic.

BOISE — Idaho’s citizen redistricting commission will hold public hearings in each region of the state over the next month and a half, plus a remote-access hearing, with an eye to finishing its work in October, at least a full month before its late-November deadline.