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Idahoans have new opportunity to learn about state constitution at traveling exhibit

BY: - April 27, 2022

Residents across the state will have a new opportunity to learn about the Idaho Constitution, its history and its conservation, according to a press release from the Idaho State Historical Society. The Idaho State Archives, a division of the historical society, is launching a new traveling exhibition called Creating and Conserving the Constitution in partnership […]

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‘You think you’re the only one’: Documentary amplifies voices of military spouses facing PTSD

BY: - April 25, 2022

After the success of their first documentary film “Bravo! Common Men, Uncommon Valor” in 2011, Betty and Ken Rodgers felt in their bones there were more stories to tell.  Their project got men who hadn’t shared their Vietnam War stories in decades — or, in some cases, ever — to open up their experiences. It […]

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Grant applications open for Idaho nonprofit arts organizations

BY: - April 25, 2022

The Idaho Commission on the Arts is accepting applications for American Rescue Plan Act grants for Idaho-based nonprofit arts organizations until 11:59 p.m. May 9, according to a press release. By the deadline, the applicant must have been operating as a registered nonprofit or unit of local, county, tribal or state government for at least […]

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Upcoming job fair in Boise includes openings in hospitality, recreation, sales

BY: - April 22, 2022

Employers from several industries will be at a job fair in Boise next Wednesday. The job fair runs from 1-5 p.m. on April 27 at Taft Elementary School gymnasium, 3722 W. Anderson St. Employers will include Darigold, DirecTV, Frito Lay, Inn at 400 Capitol, Boise Centre, Roaring Springs, Treasure Valley Family YMCA, Ada County Highway […]

Get rid of those old prescription drugs. Drop them off at these places next Saturday.

BY: - April 22, 2022

That bottle of old prescription drugs in the back of the medicine cabinet is itching for a new home: in a bin at one of the collection sites open to Idahoans on Saturday, April 30. National Prescription Drug Take Back Day offers an easy and anonymous way to dispose of unused and expired medications. This […]

Procrastinating with filing your taxes? You can drop them off curbside on April 18 in the Boise area.

BY: - April 14, 2022

Last-minute tax filers in the Boise area can drop off their state income tax returns without getting out of the car at the Idaho State Tax Commission’s annual curbside service on tax day, according to a press release. Tax commission employees will be outside the Boise office from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 18 […]

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2022 Portneuf Valley Environmental Fair coming to Pocatello on Saturday

BY: - April 14, 2022

Editor’s note: This brief was updated to reflect the event will now take place indoors due to expected inclement weather. Nearly 100 businesses and organizations will gather this weekend at the 2022 Portneuf Valley Environmental Fair to help Idahoans understand small steps to take at home, work, school, or with transportation options to improve the […]

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Motorcycle ride, auction and barbeque to benefit POW families, Idaho veterans home

BY: - April 13, 2022

Idahoans are welcome to attend a motorcycle ride, auction, raffle and barbecue on April 24 that benefits the National League of POW/MIA Families and Boise’s Idaho State Veterans Home, according to a press release. The 16th annual Sweet Home Ride/Auction and BBQ will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Participants are encouraged to […]

Federal consumer protection agency proposes rule to help survivors of human trafficking

BY: - April 12, 2022

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced a new rule to help survivors of human trafficking achieve financial independence, according to a press release. The proposed rule would prevent consumer reporting agencies from including negative information that occurred during the survivor’s abuse. While being trafficked, many victims suffer from financial abuse, which is a common tactic […]

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‘Normal teenage moodiness’ or suicide warning sign? Idaho parents share son’s story

BY: - April 11, 2022

Nick Garvin seemed to be going through a rough patch of teenagerhood — a 14-year-old navigating the twists and turns of adolescence. He was a class clown, an athlete, a fan of classic rock. He was proud of his muscular build and his cowboy hat. Nick died by suicide last November. He was a freshman […]

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Caldwell job fair April 14 will feature outdoors jobs in Idaho

BY: - April 11, 2022

Treasure Valley employers will be at a job fair April 14 in Caldwell, with jobs to fill — several outdoor-related. When: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, April 14 Where: Idaho Department of Labor office at 4514 Thomas Jefferson St., Caldwell Participating employers will include: Franz Witte D & B Supply Idaho Department of Agriculture […]

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‘Sitting on a time bomb’: Mobile home residents at risk in red-hot housing market

BY: - April 11, 2022

WASHINGTON — Jon Zang walks his dog several times a day in his mobile home community in West Goshen Township, Pennsylvania. It’s quiet, as most of his neighbors are at work. But he often wonders how many more walks he and his bulldog mix, Ladybug, will have down the streets of the place he’s called […]