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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.

Got winter items to donate? Boise nonprofit CATCH wants to hear from you

By: - November 22, 2021

A local nonprofit that assists individuals and families experiencing homelessness in the Treasure Valley is seeking winter clothes and accessories to give to people in the community, according to a press release. Charitable Assistance to Communities Homeless, or CATCH, said in a news release that it’s asking for donations of: warm hats scarves and gloves […]

‘Backbone of rural America’: One clinic’s efforts to keep health care in Idaho communities

By: - November 19, 2021

As someone who grew up in Hawaii, one of the most jarring realizations Dr. Marilou Gonzalez had when she started working in rural health care was just how much driving people had to do for basic necessities. Like people who come to her clinic in Plummer but shop for groceries an hour away in Coeur […]

Raúl Labrador launches attorney general campaign, appoints treasurer

By: and - November 17, 2021

Former U.S. Rep. Raúl Labrador announced he is running for Idaho attorney general as a Republican and appointed a political treasurer Wednesday afternoon. Other candidates who have appointed a political treasurer include GOP incumbent Attorney General Lawrence Wasden, as well as other Republicans Art Macomber and Dennis Boyles. Labrador said in a news release that […]

Idaho Senate

Idaho Senate committee kills three vaccine-related bills

By: - November 17, 2021

The Senate State Affairs Committee decided not to advance three bills passed by the Idaho House of Representatives on Tuesday, effectively killing the bills until at least the next legislative session in January. The committee met for nearly four hours to hear from bill sponsors and to take testimony from the public on the three […]

Idaho Legislature approves joint statement against federal vaccine mandates

By: - November 16, 2021

The Idaho Legislature has passed a joint memorial that will notify President Joe Biden and his administration that the Legislature strongly opposes vaccine mandates for federal workers and contractors, as well as vaccination and testing requirements for large businesses and health care businesses. Senate Joint Memorial 105 passed on a voice vote in the Senate […]

Rep. Pricilla Giddings

Idaho House votes 49-19 to censure Rep. Priscilla Giddings 

By: - November 15, 2021

Tensions were high between legislators Monday morning as they debated and ultimately voted to censure Rep. Priscilla Giddings and remove her from one of her three assigned committees over conduct unbecoming of a legislator. The Idaho House of Representatives voted 49-19 to accept the recommendation of the Ethics on House Policy Committee that was formally […]

Here’s how to share your thoughts on housing with Boise city officials

By: - November 15, 2021

Following two discussions on housing in October, the city of Boise announced three more in-person and virtual listening sessions in November and December to ensure all Boise residents have an opportunity to speak, according to a press release. The conversations will involve housing affordability issues and the opportunity for city staff to share the outcomes […]

Sandpoint Mayor Shelby Rognstad

‘Back to a traditional Idaho’: Sandpoint mayor announces run for governor

By: - November 8, 2021

Sandpoint Mayor Shelby Rognstad has announced his intention to run for governor of Idaho as a Democrat, and while he knows it’s an uphill battle in a state with a Republican supermajority, Rognstad says he has plenty of practice building coalitions in an ideologically diverse area of Idaho. Like the time he worked with far-right […]

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New federal grant will support Idaho’s Hispanic, Black and Indigenous entrepreneurs 

By: - November 8, 2021

After 100 hours of work on the application and support from Idaho’s governor and congressional delegation, the Idaho Hispanic Foundation became one of 11 recipients of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Community Navigator Pilot Program grants, which will provide funding for seven organizations focused on supporting Hispanic, Black and Indigenous entrepreneurs across Idaho. Diane Bevan, […]

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University of Idaho College of Law starts law clinic to help with eviction cases

By: - November 8, 2021

The University of Idaho College of Law has started a Housing Law Clinic in partnership with local nonprofit Jesse Tree to help landlords and tenants with legal, social and financial support to prevent evictions across the Treasure Valley, according to a press release. Jesse Tree, a Boise nonprofit focused on homelessness prevention, has worked with […]

Rep. Dorothy Moon

Calling for election security, Idaho representative announces run for secretary of state

By: - November 2, 2021

Rep. Dorothy Moon will run for Idaho secretary of state in the state’s Republican primary in May, citing election integrity issues and her desire to serve on the Idaho State Board of Land Commissioners. Moon, R-Stanley, confirmed in an interview with the Idaho Capital Sun that she appointed treasurer Vicki Keen on Monday and officially […]

the Idaho Legislature’s Property Taxes and Revenue Expenditures Study Committee

Idaho state senator floats plan that would eliminate school supplemental levies

By: - November 2, 2021

As of January 2021, 80% of Idaho’s 115 school districts had a supplemental levy in place to fund day-to-day operations. But a state senator from Caldwell is proposing a plan that would phase out the supplemental levy authority for school districts entirely, replacing it with a sales tax-driven state fund instead as a means of […]