The race for the District 30A House seat ended up being the most expensive in the region, with a combined $62,700 spent between the candidates overall and almost $17,000 just in the final weeks before the election.

Idaho’s outgoing governor used his final appearance in office before the Idaho Falls City Club to defend his record on education and call for more civility in politics.

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Fresh from a trip to a Texas detention facility housing more than 500 Idaho inmates, two Idaho state lawmakers say the situation in the facility is adequate, and they’re prepared to talk about the state prison system’s housing crisis in the upcoming legislative session.

Both of Idaho's senators voted against a resolution Wednesday to end U.S. support for Saudi Arabia's military campaign in Yemen.

Idaho senators Mike Crapo and Jim Risch and 23 of their colleagues joined a call Tuesday to renew a program that helps to pay for schools and roads in much of rural Idaho.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The special counsel in the Russia investigation is accusing former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort of violating his plea agreement by repeatedly lying to federal investigators, an extraordinary allegation that could expose him to a lengthier prison sentence — and pote…

The Idaho Falls Dog Park will be getting some upgrades, courtesy of a $100,000 grant from the William J. and Shirley A. Maeck Family Foundation.

Idaho Falls officials are seeking federal funding to help replace a bridge that has deteriorated to the point that school buses now have to avoid it.

Gov. Butch Otter sent stern letters scolding the state Board of Education and state Rep. Wendy Horman for “attempts to steer” a $1 million state software contract to the current vendor in violation of state purchasing laws, a charge both Horman and the state board vigorously denied.

BOISE — Idaho state tax revenues came in $34.3 million lower than expected in October, an 11.2 percent shortfall, according to the state Division of Financial Management.

The three Republican candidates running to represent District 33 in the state Legislature all won Tuesday.

Donnelly Republican Terry Gestrin will continue to serve as the representative for District 8A, after winning about two-thirds of the vote, according to unofficial election results Tuesday. 

Emmett Republican Steven Thayn will continue to serve as state senator for District 8. The incumbent won by a large majority, according to unofficial results.

The number of people voting early in Idaho this year is already far ahead of the last two midterm cycles and could, if the outstanding ballots are returned, could nearly match or even exceed the early and absentee voting numbers for the 2012 presidential election.

On Tuesday, Idaho voters will make important decisions that will determine the state's direction for the next few years.

A long list of Idaho Republican officeholders and party officials have lined up behind Chad Christensen, the Ammon resident who won the May Republican primary for the House District 32B seat.

The candidates for the Idaho District 30A House seat faced off Monday night for the last time before the election.

In an effort to alleviate long lines in county Division of Motor Vehicle driver’s licensing offices, the Idaho Transportation Department will provide citizens with licenses that expire in November and December an option to renew driver’s licenses and identification cards by mail.

The two major-party candidates to be Idaho’s next governor met Monday night for a sometimes contentious debate.

The government students at Compass Academy, who have been organizing debates for the past few election seasons, have arranged two more this election cycle.