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.

A student in a WWAMI classroom

Program for Idaho medical students receives $12 million for scholarships

By: - October 8, 2021

Idaho ranks near the bottom of states in the country for number of active primary care physicians, and 49th for active physicians overall. According to the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, nearly every corner of Idaho, or 98%, has a shortage of primary care physicians, and every county has a shortage of mental health […]

Jan Kidd and her husband, Kelly

‘I just couldn’t do it anymore’: Early retirement one of Idaho’s labor shortage problems

By: - October 6, 2021

Over the course of three decades of teaching in rural southern Idaho, Jan Kidd dealt with her fair share of change and challenges, and she had always been able to handle whatever came her way. She’s not an idle person — she likes to stay busy teaching kids about graphic design, accounting and business mathematics. […]

U.S. Capitol Building

Mike Simpson, Bryan Smith will vie for seat to represent Idaho’s 2nd congressional district

By: - October 5, 2021

Editor’s note: A previous version of this story identified Matthew Sather as an opponent for Simpson’s seat. The correct name is Robert Matthew Sather.   Rep. Mike Simpson, R-Idaho, will run for re-election in 2022, according to campaign strategist Sarah Nelson. He’ll run against a familiar opponent in Idaho Falls attorney Bryan Smith, who announced his […]

Hays House

Idaho Youth Ranch’s youth shelter stops taking residents amid staffing shortage

By: - October 4, 2021

The Idaho Youth Ranch Hays House, the Treasure Valley’s only shelter for homeless and runaway youth, is temporarily not accepting youth residents because of staffing shortages, according to a press release. “Obviously, we are very saddened by this turn of events,” Scott Curtis, chief executive officer of the Idaho Youth Ranch, said in the release. […]

Idaho Statehouse

Idaho business association leader on vaccine mandates: Legislature should ‘stay out of it’

By: - October 4, 2021

A telephone survey of 400 individuals across Idaho found that 66% of respondents did not think the Idaho Legislature should try to stop businesses from mandating COVID-19 vaccinations, and 78% agree that Idaho politicians should not tell private businesses what to do. The survey, conducted by the Idaho Association of Commerce and Industry in July, […]

Did you get an income tax filing extension? The Idaho deadline is approaching

By: - October 4, 2021

The extended filing deadline for individual income taxes is approaching, according to a press release from the Idaho State Tax Commission. Taxpayers who qualified for an automatic extension must send their return and full payment by Oct. 15. “We expect to receive about 50,000 individual income tax returns in October,” Tax Commission Chairman Jeff McCray […]

officials recount 2020 ballots

Hand recount of 2020 votes in two Idaho counties shows less than 1% error rate

By: - September 29, 2021

Idaho Secretary of State staffers visited two Idaho counties last week to investigate allegations of statewide manipulation of the state’s election results that were circulated by Mike Lindell, chief executive officer of the MyPillow company. The canvass found a margin of error of less than 1% in both counties, according to a press release. “The […]

Former Rep. Aaron von Ehlinger

Former Idaho legislator’s attorney: von Ehlinger was on vacation in Central America, not on the run

By: - September 29, 2021

The attorney for former Idaho House Rep. Aaron von Ehlinger, Jon Cox, says his client was not trying to evade law enforcement when he was arrested in Georgia last week. Von Ehlinger was on a pre-planned vacation with family in Central America when the warrant was issued, and had been there since May, according to […]

Former Rep. Aaron von Ehlinger

Former Idaho representative arrested on fugitive charge in Georgia

By: - September 27, 2021

Former Idaho Rep. Aaron von Ehlinger was arrested Friday in Clayton County, Georgia, on a fugitive from justice charge, according to Clayton County court records. Ada County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Patrick Orr told the Idaho Capital Sun via email that von Ehlinger was arrested and in custody at the Clayton County Jail, which is located […]

A nurse in Maryland draws a vaccine dose from a vial

Got the Pfizer vaccine? You may be eligible for a booster dose in Idaho

By: - September 24, 2021

Booster doses are now available for certain individuals who received the Pfizer/BioNtech COVID-19 vaccine, the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare announced Friday. The announcement follows the Food and Drug Administration’s authorization and recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Those who are eligible for a single booster dose are those who received […]

The Idaho Supreme Court Building

Idaho Supreme Court to return to online court hearings and suspend new jury trials amid COVID surge

By: - September 24, 2021

Amid the state’s declaration of crisis standards of care and surging COVID-19 cases, the Idaho Supreme Court will return to online court hearings and no new jury trials, according to a press release. The new order will take effect on Monday, Sept. 27. Most court hearings will take place online, but exceptions will include trials […]

Idaho mental health organizations hosting upcoming events for suicide prevention

By: - September 22, 2021

Leaders of mental health organizations across Idaho are highlighting available resources and events as part of September’s National Suicide Prevention and Recovery Month, according to a press release. Mental Health America ranks Idaho among the highest in the country for prevalence of mental illness, but lowest for access to resources and support. Several Idaho organizations […]