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Kelcie Moseley-Morris

Kelcie Moseley-Morris

Kelcie Moseley-Morris is an award-winning journalist who has covered many topics across Idaho since 2011. She has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Idaho and a master’s degree in public administration from Boise State University. Moseley-Morris started her journalism career at the Moscow-Pullman Daily News, followed by the Lewiston Tribune and the Idaho Press.

Former Rep. Aaron von Ehlinger speaking with his attorney, Jon Cox

Former lawmaker files notice of appeal with Idaho Supreme Court in rape case

By: - September 27, 2022

Less than a month after he was sentenced to at least eight years in prison for the crime of rape, former Idaho legislator Aaron von Ehlinger has submitted an appeal to the Idaho Supreme Court, alleging Ada County’s Fourth District Court made several errors during his trial and sentencing. A jury found von Ehlinger guilty […]

Joe Biden speaks in the Rose Garden

White House calls Idaho abortion laws ‘extreme and backwards’ in response to university memo

By: - September 27, 2022

White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre issued a statement Tuesday calling Idaho’s abortion laws “extreme and backwards” in response to a memo issued by the University of Idaho cautioning employees not to provide reproductive health counseling to students, including abortion, or risk losing their jobs or face criminal prosecution. “To be clear, nothing under Idaho […]

University of Idaho in Moscow

University of Idaho releases memo warning employees that promoting abortion is against state law

By: - September 26, 2022

The University of Idaho has warned its employees not to provide reproductive health counseling, including abortion, to their students or they may risk losing their jobs or criminal prosecution. According to a memo the university’s general counsel sent to all employees Friday, Idaho law prohibits university employees from promoting, counseling or referring someone for an […]

Idaho Supreme Court pushes abortion lawsuit hearing back one week

By: - September 26, 2022

The Idaho Supreme Court rescheduled Thursday’s hearing in the Planned Parenthood case against the state’s abortion laws to the following week on Oct. 6 because a member of the court is ill, according to a news release. The hearing will determine which of Idaho’s abortion laws, if any, might be struck down by the Idaho […]

Sens. Jeff Agenbroad, Carl Crabtree and Jim Woodward

Political payback? One wealthy donor may have influenced GOP primary defeats

By: - September 21, 2022

Clarification: This article has been updated to reflect that the Idaho Secretary of State’s office said according to statute, candidates who received $3,000 in donations from Larry and Marianne Williams and one of their associated businesses received the legal maximum for a single election.  When three Idaho senators spoke out against a charter school bill […]

Volunteer pilots offer to fly patients in states like Idaho to abortion clinics

By: - September 19, 2022

Now that Idaho’s trigger law banning nearly all abortion procedures at any stage of pregnancy is in effect, one of the closest abortion clinics is at least a four-hour drive from the Treasure Valley.   Millions of Americans who live in states that have banned abortion following the U.S. Supreme Court’s reversal of Roe v. Wade […]

Idaho State Museum in Boise

Idaho State Museum will hold free community event to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

By: - September 15, 2022

The Idaho State Museum will host a celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month called ¡Fiesta! on Saturday, Sept. 24, with several community partners, including the Idaho Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Idaho Commission for Hispanic Affairs and the Hispanic Cultural Center of Idaho, according to a press release. National Hispanic Heritage Month is observed from Sept. […]

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Here’s a look at campaign war chests, eight weeks before Idaho’s general election

By: - September 15, 2022

Editor’s note: This story is part of a project called Democracy Day, in which newsrooms across the country are shining a light on threats to democracy. With less than two months to go before the November general election, most statewide races have one clear fundraiser, while some legislative candidates are raising and spending heavily in contested […]

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As residents struggle with rising rent, North Idaho manufactured home park is no exception

By: - September 14, 2022

While much of the conversation around real estate in Idaho has focused on how rising rents and home prices affect those who live in apartment communities and single-family homes, one segment of the housing population that is frequently left out is those living in manufactured or mobile homes. Housing advocates say manufactured home communities are […]

Brad Little gives State of the State address

Idaho Gov. Brad Little signs letter opposing student loan forgiveness plan

By: - September 12, 2022

Idaho Gov. Brad Little is one of 22 governors across the country to sign a letter to President Joe Biden opposing his plan to forgive a portion of student loan debt, saying the plan will encourage more student borrowing, incentivize higher tuition rates and exacerbate inflation. The governors of Montana, Alaska, Utah and Wyoming also […]

wildfire near Lake Lowell

New government tool shows Idaho and other states’ climate-related risks, projections

By: - September 8, 2022

The White House unveiled a new website Thursday intended to provide local and state governments and businesses with information about climate-driven events and data, including real-time information about droughts, floods, wildfires and extreme heat. The web-based tool, called Climate Mapping for Resilience and Adaptation, contains information about current climate trends and projections through 2099, including […]

James A. McClure Federal Building in Boise

Idaho Legislature asks federal court to reconsider abortion ruling

By: - September 8, 2022

The Idaho Legislature is asking District Judge B. Lynn Winmill to amend the order partially blocking Idaho’s abortion trigger ban or vacate the order entirely, according to a motion filed by attorneys for the Legislature on Wednesday night.  Winmill granted a pause two weeks ago on the Idaho law banning nearly all abortions as it […]