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Clark Corbin

Clark Corbin

Clark Corbin has more than a decade of experience covering Idaho government and politics. He has covered every Idaho legislative session since 2011 gavel-to-gavel. Prior to joining the Idaho Capital Sun he reported for the Idaho Falls Post Register and Idaho Education News. His reporting in Idaho has helped uncover a multimillion-dollar investment scam and exposed inaccurate data that school districts submitted to the state.

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Pickens Manweiler and Bedke spar over abortion rights in Idaho lt. gov. debate

By: - October 28, 2022

Abortion rights were among the dominant issues during a lively Idaho lieutenant governor’s debate Friday between Republican Scott Bedke and Democrat Terri Pickens Manweiler. The debate between Bedke — speaker of the Idaho House of Representatives from Oakley — and Pickens Manweiler — a trial attorney, certified mediator and Democrat from Boise — was part […]

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Friday is your last day to request an absentee ballot in Idaho 

By: - October 27, 2022

Maybe you can’t get to your polling place, or you don’t enjoy voting in person. Maybe you’re unsure you’ll make it to the polls in time with your busy schedule. Maybe you’ll be away on vacation when Election Day arrives. Whatever your reason for voting absentee, Friday, Oct. 28, is the final day for registered […]

Yellowstone 2022 flood

Yellowstone National Park reopens Northeast Entrance following flood damage

By: - October 19, 2022

For the first time since June’s historic floods damaged Yellowstone National Park, crews reopened the road to the park’s Northeast Entrance near Cooke City, Montana, on Saturday morning. Opening the road to the Northeast Entrance means four of Yellowstone’s five main public entrances are now open to public vehicle traffic. “We are very pleased to […]

ballot drop box outside of Boise City Hall

Idaho counties report increase in requests for absentee ballots for general election

By: - October 17, 2022

Elections officials in some Idaho counties say interest in absentee voting is increasing ahead of the Nov. 8 general election.  In Canyon County, for instance, elections officials have already sent out more 13,971 absentee ballots, elections supervisor Haley Hicks said in a telephone interview. That’s more than the 13,924 absentee ballots Canyon County elections sent […]

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Friday, Oct. 14 is the pre-registration deadline to vote in Idaho

By: - October 13, 2022

Friday, Oct. 14 is the last day for Idahoans to pre-register to vote ahead of the Nov. 8 general election. Voters may pre-register at their local county clerk’s office or online at www.voteidaho.gov. The deadline to pre-register at the county clerk’s office is 5 p.m. Friday, while the deadline to register online is 11:59 p.m. […]

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Caldwell Chamber of Commerce plans legislative candidate forum Thursday

By: - October 11, 2022

The Caldwell Chamber of Commerce is hosting a candidate forum for District 10 and District 11 legislative candidates in Canyon County on Thursday. The three-hour candidate forum begins at 4 p.m. Thursday at the O’Connor Field House at the Caldwell Event Center, 2207 Blaine St., in Caldwell. The event is free and open to the […]

Henrys Lake

Public health advisory issued for Henrys Lake in eastern Idaho 

By: - October 11, 2022

The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare’s Division of Public Health has issued a health advisory for Henrys Lake in eastern Idaho after cyanobacteria was discovered in samples. According to a press release from the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, officials confirmed the presence of three species of cyanobacteria, which can produce toxins that […]

Twin Falls Idaho BLM office

BLM Idaho Resource Advisory Council meeting set for Wednesday in Twin Falls

By: - October 10, 2022

Officials with the Bureau of Land Management are inviting the public to attend Wednesday’s public meeting and hearing of the bureau’s Idaho Resource Advisory Council. The 15-member advisory council, which has three vacancies, brings together the public and different groups to provide suggestions and recommendations to the BLM.  “The Resource Advisory Council gives the BLM […]

Idaho governor Brad Little

Idaho Gov. Brad Little criticizes Biden’s pardons for federal offenses for marijuana possession

By: - October 7, 2022

Idaho Gov. Brad Little criticized President Joe Biden’s decision to pardon thousands of people who have federal offenses for simple marijuana possession.  In Thursday’s announcement of executive actions, Biden also called on the country’s governors to follow his example and issue pardons for state offenses for simple marijuana possession. Little issued a written statement Friday. […]

Idaho Legislature 2022 special session

Gov. Little says most Idahoans should receive special session rebate checks by Thanksgiving

By: - October 7, 2022

Idaho Gov. Brad Little says Idahoans who filed their taxes on time should expect to see special session tax rebate checks by Thanksgiving. On Friday, Little told the Sun the state has issued 192,000 rebate checks totaling $133 million so far. The rebate checks were approved during the Sept. 1 special session of the Idaho […]

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Idaho voters’ polling places, legislative districts may have changed with redistricting process

By: - October 6, 2022

Because of the 2021 redistricting process, Idahoans across the state may find themselves living in a different legislative or congressional district when they cast their ballots in the Nov. 8 general election.  “Almost every person in the state of Idaho will need to look to see if their district boundaries have changed, because they probably […]

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Arkoosh, Labrador clash in statewide Idaho attorney general’s debate

By: - October 3, 2022

Idaho’s two candidates for attorney general accused each other of looking to politicize the office during a statewide televised debate Monday.  Democrat Tom Arkoosh opened the debate alleging his Republican opponent Raúl Labrador would turn the attorney general’s office into a political office that would deny women health care, defund the education system and ban […]