Skinny Dipper closure was right choice for now

The Bureau of Land Management had no choice but to put Skinny Dipper Hot Springs on ice for as long as the next five years. It is the responsible party liable for an unsafe and unsanitary attraction.

Treasure Valley homes selling fast as prices rise, supply falls

Home sellers in Boise and across the Treasure Valley are receiving multiple offers, sometimes on the first day they list houses on the market. Low inventories and high demand have pitted buyers against one another, shortening the bidding process from days to hours.

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Sam Rucklos scores PK for Idaho Rush U-18 boys

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West Ada seeks path out of deficit spending

Recession, sharp state education cuts clobbered district’s reserve fund

Rising health care costs and subsidizing student fees are a factor in next year’s $4 million deficit

New superintendent wants the district out of the red ink within three years

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Idaho Rep. Mike Simpson leads adjournment vote in U.S. House

Mike Brown breaks down the hot Canyon County housing market 3:35

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Tracking wolves by recording howls

Sam Rucklos scores PK for Idaho Rush U-18 boys 0:22

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Here's how to stay safe on the Boise River during float season

Capt. Noel Rios, firefighter Joe Ostermiller, and firefighter Chad Tiffany of the Boise Fire Department Dive Team spent Thursday morning clearing obstructions from the Boise River in preparation for the opening of float season in Boise. They offered a few tips to keep floaters and boaters safe.
Kyle Green The Idaho Statesman
Here's how to stay safe on the Boise River during float season 4:27

Here's how to stay safe on the Boise River during float season

Here's how much some top Idaho CEOs earn 0:51

Here's how much some top Idaho CEOs earn

Boise Olympic cyclist Kristin Armstrong rides at Twilight Criterium 2:04

Boise Olympic cyclist Kristin Armstrong rides at Twilight Criterium

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Here's how much some top Idaho CEOs earn

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Boise Olympic cyclist Kristin Armstrong rides at Twilight Criterium

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How trail crews use hand saws to clear logs

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Golf holes of the Treasure Valley: No. 6 at Scotch Pines

Shoshone Falls: Catch it before flows dip 0:51

Shoshone Falls: Catch it before flows dip

Magic Sword Keeps Treefort Freaky 3:43

Magic Sword Keeps Treefort Freaky

Idaho Rep. Mike Simpson leads adjournment vote in U.S. House 2:09

Idaho Rep. Mike Simpson leads adjournment vote in U.S. House

Mike Brown breaks down the hot Canyon County housing market 3:35

Mike Brown breaks down the hot Canyon County housing market

Tracking wolves by recording howls 1:31

Tracking wolves by recording howls

Sam Rucklos scores PK for Idaho Rush U-18 boys 0:22

Sam Rucklos scores PK for Idaho Rush U-18 boys

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