Yellowstone National Park road construction

Yellowstone National Park Northeast Entrance Road to see temporary evening closures early June

BY: - June 3, 2023

A small portion of Yellowstone National Park’s Northeast Entrance Road will be temporarily closed during evening hours on select days in early June to allow for construction. According to a National Park Service press release, the section of road in Lamar Canyon between Tower Junction and Lamar Valley will be closed from 7-9 p.m. on […]

Celebrating culture: Blaine County’s Hunger Coalition hosts second annual FoodFest

BY: - June 1, 2023

Para leer esta historia en español, haga clic aquí. The Hunger Coalition is hosting its second annual FoodFest from 4-6:30 p.m. June 17 at the Bloom Community Food Center. Located at 110 Honeysuckle St. in Bellevue, the event includes a taco cooking competition, kids activities with Sun Valley Museum of Art, taco flights with sides and […]

Nurse and her patient checking medical exams on a tablet and signing privacy agreement

National grant puts $600,000 toward Payette community’s health care needs

BY: - June 1, 2023

A partnership of health care organizations will use a national grant to better meet the needs of the rural Payette area, according to a news release from the Western Idaho Community Action Partnership. WICAP won a national grant for more than $600,000 of funding and additional resources to address health disparities in Payette, the release […]

Kids play outside the Idaho State Museum in Boise

Idaho State Museum to host day camps for kids throughout the summer in Boise

BY: - May 31, 2023

The Idaho State Museum will offer six different Summer Day Camps from June 28-July 14 in Boise for kids between the ages of 6 and 11 years old. The camps provide hands-on learning opportunities that incorporate STEM learning and tie into the state’s K-5 learning curriculum, according to an Idaho State Historical Society press release. […]

Idaho Public Utilities Commission accepting input for Hemingway transmission line

BY: - May 30, 2023

The Idaho Public Utilities Commission is hosting public hearings throughout southern Idaho in mid-June to receive testimony about a proposed 500-kilovolt transmission line, according to a press release.   Known as the Boardman to Hemingway transmission line, the project would expand 300 miles across five Oregon counties and connect to Idaho Power’s existing Hemingway substation in […]

Idaho State Veterans Cemetery

Public invited to attend Memorial Day ceremony at Idaho State Veterans Cemetery in Boise

BY: - May 27, 2023

The Idaho Division of Veterans Services invites the public to attend this year’s Memorial Day ceremony at the Idaho State Veterans Cemetery in Boise. The ceremony will be held from 10-11 a.m. to honor those who died serving in defense of the nation, as well those who served and are still serving in the military, […]

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Idaho joins lawsuit over illegal robocalls from Arizona business Avid Telecom

BY: - May 26, 2023

Idaho Attorney General Raúl Labrador has joined nearly all U.S. states in suing a company and its officials over billions of illegal robocalls made to millions of people. An Arizona business known as Avid Telecom reportedly facilitated more than 24.5 billion calls between December 2018 and January 2023, including more than 7.5 billion calls to […]

Kristina Frandson of the Museum of Idaho

Idaho State Historical Society honors 12 Idahoans for preserving state’s history, heritage

BY: - May 26, 2023

The Idaho State Historical Society has announced this year’s recipients for the Esto Perpetua Award and is holding its 24th annual award ceremony at 5 p.m. June 5 at the Idaho State Museum in Boise.  The award is named after the state’s motto, esto perpetua or “let it be perpetual” and is given to individuals […]

Memorial Day Boise

Morris Hill, Fort Boise and Pioneer Cemeteries open to the public over Memorial Day weekend

BY: - May 25, 2023

Cemetery staff will be available to help the public locate grave sites Saturday through Monday at Boise’s Morris Hill Cemetery in observance of Memorial Day. In honor of Memorial Day, the public will be able to place wreaths, flags and flowers at grave sites at Morris Hill Cemetery, 317 N. Latah St.; Pioneer Cemetery, 460 […]

Hospital wing

Idaho selects 16 rural health care providers for student-loan grants. One is the sole provider in his area.

BY: - May 24, 2023

People travel to Boundary Community Hospital from across a region of remote, underserved rural towns in North Idaho. The hospital has one rural health clinic to provide primary care and basic mental health care. “Our organization has very limited funding and resources, making recruitment and retention of providers in this area very challenging,” hospital officials […]

Yellowstone National Park bison calf incident

Yellowstone National Park investigating bison calf incident, death

BY: - May 24, 2023

MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, Wyoming – Yellowstone National Park law enforcement officers are asking the public for information about an incident that occurred on the evening of May 20 between an unidentified man and a newborn bison calf in the park’s northeast corner. The man intentionally disturbed the calf, which resulted in the death of the […]

Dennis the Cat's Headstone, created in 1968 by inmates at the time.

Old Idaho Penitentiary Celebrates ‘Dennis the Cat Day’

BY: - May 24, 2023

The Old Idaho Penitentiary will host its annual Dennis the Cat Day to celebrate “one of the site’s best liked and most respected figures” from 12-5 p.m. Sunday at 2445 Old Penitentiary Road in Boise. According to an Idaho State Historical Society press release, there will be food trucks, local vendors, limited edition Dennis the […]