Sunday, March 26, 2023

State News

What's happening in Idaho? For information and details regarding Idaho news, see our articles below.

Updated 10 hours, 1 minute ago

Idaho governor signs firing squad execution bill into law

One Idaho death row inmate has already had his execution postponed repeatedly because of drug scarcity

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Debate gets personal as Idaho House passes trans youth medical care bill

Two Idaho legislators on Tuesday described how they felt upon learning that a family member was transgender. Their surprise and confusion gave way to accepta...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Reports: T-Mobile users experience service outages across US

Similar service complaints on originated from states including Idaho

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
30 news groups ask Idaho Supreme Court to reject gag order

Several journalists have had public record requests rejected or left unfilled because agencies in Idaho and Washington fear they would run afoul of the order

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
US may lift protections for Yellowstone, Glacier grizzlies

The states want protections lifted so they can regain management of grizzlies and offer hunts to the public

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
‘Taxpayers are asking for relief’: Three property tax bills unveiled in Idaho Legislature

The Idaho Legislature’s House Revenue and Taxation Committee introduced a trio of new property tax bills on Thursday morning in an effort to address one of t...

Updated 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Idaho senator's bill would make ballot initiatives tougher

The tougher ballot initiative rules would require signature gatherers to get 6% of voters in each of Idaho’s 35 legislative districts within a short timespan

Updated 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Okuniewicz bill would make ballot initiatives tougher

An Idaho lawmaker has introduced legislation that would ask voters to change the state’s constitution to make it harder to get initiatives on the ballot. ...

Updated 2 months ago
Idaho officer fatally shoots man while trying to arrest him

Police did not say what type of weapon the man allegedly produced

Updated 2 months ago
News outlets join to oppose gag order in Idaho stabbing case

The case garnered widespread publicity, and earlier this month Latah County Magistrate Judge Megan Marshall issued a gag order barring attorneys, law enforce...

Updated 2 months ago
Judge: No in-person meetings for couple's triple murder case

The complicated criminal case began in 2019 when Lori Vallow Daybell's two youngest children were reported missing

Updated 2 months ago
Police seize bedding from Idaho stabbing suspect's home

The Washington State University Police Department searched the apartment Dec. 30, the same day Kohberger was arrested at his parent's home in eastern Pennsyl...

Updated 2 months ago
Bill to punish cities that refuse to enforce abortion laws advances to House

A bill that would punish cities and public officials who refuse to enforce Idaho’s abortion laws by withholding sales and use tax revenue easily cleared the ...

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
EXPLAINER: What's known, what's next in Idaho stabbing case

A preliminary hearing is set for June 26 and expected to take about five days

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Bill would remove gender considerations from public works projects

A bill that would allow contractors in Idaho to disregard a federal executive order barring discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender iden...

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
'We are doubling down on education'

Idaho Gov. Brad Little announced proposals Monday for property tax relief, education funding and efforts to fight the influx of illegal fentanyl during his a...