Q: I did some work for a guy, and now he wants to pay me only part of what we agreed to. He says that since there was no contract, I should just take what he wants to pay and leave him alone. Is he right?

In communities neighboring Idaho Falls and Blackfoot, people will have a new place to seek urgent care.

BOZEMAN — A Montana state report made public this week showed that grizzly bear deaths in parts of Yellowstone National Park increased last year and were higher than the 10-year average, wildlife officials said.

BOISE — On what proved to be a long day for the Senate but a short one for the House, Idaho lawmakers on Thursday advanced major legislation on transportation funding and tax cuts, passed an array of bills on everything from dam-breaching to “strong beer,” and failed to override the governor…

I.F. Symphony to present ‘Heavenly Visions’ concert

BOISE — HB 222, sponsored by Sen. Dave Lent, R-Idaho Falls, and Rep. Ryan Kerby, R-New Plymouth, passed the Senate unanimously Wednesday. While the bill has moved through the Legislature with little fanfare, it promises to be one of the most comprehensive education reform bills to come out o…

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The Forest Service recently announced the acquisition of about a mile of property along Panther Creek, a tributary of the Salmon River, with the intent of further protecting and rehabilitating the stream and surrounding riparian habitat.

BOISE — The Senate voted 20-15 against reconsidering HB 294 that would have created the Strong Students Grant Program. The decision came after the Senate voted 18-16 on Tuesday to kill the bill. In a surprise twist, Sen. Christy Zito, R-Hammett, who had initially voted against the bill, chan…

BOISE — The Senate voted 30-5 in favor of the industrial hemp legalization bill. HB 126 has already passed the House. It will now go to the governor’s office.

BOISE — The Senate Education Committee voted 5-4 in favor of holding Rep. Barbara Ehardt’s sex education bill in committee. HB 249 will not advance. The bill would have required students to obtain parental approval before receiving lessons on “human sexuality.” Lessons would be opt-in rather…

BOISE — The House on Wednesday voted to override Republican Gov. Brad Little’s veto of a bill involving the responsibilities of the chairman of the Idaho State Tax Commission and the three other commissioners.

BOISE — The bill to create the Strong Students Grant Program, sponsored by Rep. Wendy Horman, R-Idaho Falls, and Sen. Lori Den Hartog, R-Meridian, once again sparked disagreement after it returned from the two-week break with significant amendments. The Senate narrowly voted against it 18-16…

Editor's note: This article has been updated to correct reporting on Sen. Melissa Wintrow's comments during Senate debate. A previous version of this story incorrectly stated Wintrow said she has seen examples in which police did not file a report.

With bears waking from their long winter’s nap, wildlife officials are reminding people, especially those who live in bear country, to follow a few basic guidelines to keep bears and people safe.

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BOISE — From a kindergarten-readiness push in Kuna to a business-led effort to regain lost child-care capacity in Valley County to an immensely popular “Read-Talk-Play Every Day” initiative in American Falls, members of community collaboratives across Idaho came together Monday to talk about…

BLACKFOOT — Gov. Brad Little is promoting the need for major statewide transportation funding which would address infrastructure needs including Interstate 15 from Pocatello to Idaho Falls and the I-15 and Highway 20 connector in Idaho Falls.

The Great Easter Egg Hunt is back this year with a new location at The Waterfront at Snake River Landing. Join us for our 6th annual fun filled free outdoor event for the whole family tomorrow, April 3rd starting at 9:30 am with a special needs egg hunt.

Update 1:35 p.m.: According to the Bonneville County Sheriff's Office, Mariyah Fuentes has been located and is safe.

‘Amahl and the Night Visitors’ to be performed at Colonial

BOISE — A federal judge should require an 87-year-old Idaho man to reveal whether he’s received the COVID-19 vaccine following his January lawsuit seeking to put those 65 and older at the front of the line, state officials say.

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CALDWELL — Gov. Brad Little has hit the road to stump for his big transportation funding plan — and to send a message that the road-funding bill the House passed on March 17 needs more gas.