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Door to the Office of the Attorney General at the Idaho State Capitol building on March 23, 2021.

Idaho attorney general, tax commission warn of scam targeting homeowners

BY: - June 28, 2022

Attorney General Lawrence Wasden and the Idaho State Tax Commission issued a warning Tuesday about a mail scam that targets Idaho homeowners, saying individuals have reported receiving a flyer in the mail about Idaho’s Property Tax Reduction program. The notice implies it is from the Idaho State Tax Commission or another government entity, but it […]

‘Ukraine must win’: Sen. Jim Risch of Idaho meets with Zelenskyy in Kyiv

BY: - June 27, 2022

U.S. Senator Jim Risch, R-Idaho, met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Kyiv over the weekend to discuss the ongoing Russian assault on Ukraine, according to a press release. Risch, who is a ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, also toured the cities of Kyiv, Irpin and Hostomel to observe the destruction and […]

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Free meals available to Idaho kids throughout the state with Summer Food Service Program

BY: - June 27, 2022

This summer, the Idaho State Department of Education’s Summer Food Service Program will provide children ages 1 to 18 with free meals and snacks throughout the state, bridging the summer nutrition gap to ensure students a healthy return to school in the fall.  Anyone under the age of 18 can receive a free meal, and […]

Payette National Forest ranger headquarters

Trail maintenance, campground update projects announced for Payette National Forest 

BY: - June 24, 2022

The U.S. Forest Service is investing more than $2 million in deferred maintenance projects in the Payette National Forest this year using money authorized by the Great American Outdoors Act. The money will be divided among four deferred maintenance projects for fiscal year 2022, according to a press release issued by Payette National Forest officials.  […]

Lochsa River Corridor on the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests

Nez Perce Tribe, Forest Service officials announce traditional place name ceremony 

BY: - June 24, 2022

Officials from the Nez Perce Tribe and Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests are inviting the public to a traditional place name and Camas in Bloom ceremony on Saturday at the Lolo Pass Visitor Center. Tribal leaders and U.S. Forest Service officials are partnering through the Place Name Initiative to establish signs and interpretation of traditional Nimiipuu […]

Idaho State Museum to showcase Art of Deco, an exhibit dedicated to iconic design of the 1920s and ‘30s

BY: - June 23, 2022

This Saturday, the Idaho State Museum will open its newest temporary exhibition, The Art of Deco. For the next six months, the exhibit will showcase art deco, a popular design that first appeared in the 1920s and 1930s. Its iconic style defined the era with its use of geometric shapes, stylized figures and decorative elements. […]

Brad Little Governors Cup

Little awards Idaho Governor’s Cup Scholarships to 40 Idaho students 

BY: - June 21, 2022

Gov. Brad Little presented scholarships to students who received the Idaho Governor’s Cup Scholarship during ceremonies at the Idaho State Capitol on Tuesday in Boise. Altogether, 40 students received the scholarships — 25 of whom will be attending an academic program at an Idaho college or university and 15 who are participating in a career […]

Morris Hill Cemetery Volunteer Work

Boise volunteer day to be held in honor of KTVB meteorologist Larry Gebert

BY: - June 17, 2022

On June 25, the city of Boise’s Parks and Recreation Department will hold several volunteer events at different locations throughout the day.  The series of volunteer opportunities are a tribute to Larry Gebert, a longtime meteorologist and community philanthropist who died in April after being a public figure for the Boise community since 1992 while […]

Want to estimate your property tax bill? The Idaho State Tax Commission has a tool for that.

BY: - June 17, 2022

Residents in 38 Idaho counties can estimate their 2022 property taxes by using a calculator on the Idaho State Tax Commission’s website, according to a press release. To use the estimator, you’ll need the net taxable property value and tax code area information listed on your property tax assessment notice. Estimates may not include levies […]

electric vehicle parking and charging station

Have ideas on where EV charging stations should go in Idaho? ITD wants to hear from you.

BY: - June 12, 2022

Idahoans are encouraged to give feedback at seven public meetings held throughout Idaho in June and July on future placement of electric vehicle charging stations in the Gem State. Residents can also fill out a brief online survey to offer input. The project, which is led by the Idaho Transportation Department, is being conducted in […]

Halima Hamud was born in a refugee camp in Kenya.

Idaho agencies will host World Refugee Day celebration with food, dance, music, citizenship ceremony

BY: - June 9, 2022

Members of Idaho’s refugee community will gather in Boise and Twin Falls this month to mark World Refugee Day with music, food, dance and a citizenship ceremony. World Refugee Day recognizes people who fled their home countries to escape war or persecution. “It’s a day to remember the hardships that folks went through, but also […]

Idaho state capitol building

Idaho Democratic legislators to governor: Call special session for gas tax holiday

BY: - June 8, 2022

Two Democratic legislators delivered a letter Wednesday to Idaho Gov. Brad Little’s office asking him to call a special legislative session to consider a six-month holiday on the gas tax, according to a press release. “(House and Senate Democrats) call on you to convene a special legislative session to enact a 6-month gas tax holiday […]