7 Months and Counting

Over the last 7 months, 221 days to be exact, Murphy has seen many friends come and go yet he still sits in a kennel waiting for his turn at happy every after. Watch the Murphy Movie, click here Murphy started

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Posted in Lunch with Hamburger Jeff

Idaho Lands auctions oil and natural gas leases, attracts peaceful protesters

Protesters joined natural gas exploration company executives at an auction Thursday of oil and gas leases at the Idaho Department of Lands office in Boise. Two companies – Trendwell West, a Michigan firm with a well already drilled in Canyon

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Posted in Letters from the West

Video: Carl Rowe rehearses with Idaho Dance Theatre

Carl Rowe is leaving Idaho Dance Theatre for new adventures. Check out one of his last rehearsals with the company. Idaho Dance Theatre Spring Performance featuring choreography by Carl Rowe: 8 p.m. April 18-19 and 2 p.m. April 20, Special

Posted in ArtsBeat

Idaho CD2: Simpson unleashes latest attack ad on Smith

The campaign for Idaho second congressional district incumbent Mike Simpson released its latest attack ad on challenger Bryan Smith on Thursday. The 30-second spot will air in the Idaho Falls, Twin Falls and Boise markets — the second congressional district’s

Posted in Election Central

Idaho CD2: Challenger Smith revisits ACORN accusations against Simpson

The ACORN issue is back in Idaho’s second congressional district race. The campaign for challenger Bryan Smith on Thursday slammed incumbent Mike Simpson for denying that he voted to continue funding the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, better

Posted in Election Central

Kuna levy gets scrutiny at chamber lunch

Kuna School District’s two year, $3.19 million-a-year  levy is getting a lot of attention this time around. The latest evidence: A spirited presentation and question -and-answer discussion at the Kuna Chamber of Commerce meeting Thursday. Steve Ackerman, an opponent and

Posted in In The Classroom

Idaho Horse Expo comes to Nampa, April 18-20

It’s the 28th year for this annual equine event presented by The Idaho Horse Council. It takes place from Friday through Sunday at the Ford Idaho Horse Park in Nampa, 16200 Idaho Center Blvd. The expo opens at 10 a.m.

Posted in Our Towns

Walk MS takes place Saturday at Julia Davis Park in Boise

The annual event benefiting the National MS Society Southern Idaho Chapter, aims to raise funds to help researchers find a cure and to support local programs and services for Idaho residents impacted by multiple sclerosis. Check in is at 8

Posted in Helping Works, Our Towns

McGrane defends Ysursa’s integrity, says Idaho vote count will be fair

GOP secretary of state candidate Phil McGrane says concerns about vote counting are a “legitimate question” because of his endorsements from retiring Idaho Secretary of State Ben Ysursa and 24 of the state’s 44 county clerks who oversee and administer

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Idaho’s Otter: I’ll quit when I’m dead (w/ video)

Though he turns 72 on May 3, Gov. Butch Otter hasn’t slowed the rough-and-tumble lifestyle he began growing up on a Canyon County farm. This week, he’s nursing a strained back injured Sunday in a ranch wreck in Star. Otter

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