Judges swirl, sniff and taste Idaho wine at the Idaho Wine Competition on Tuesday. Eight national wine experts tried 169 different wines at the event, which took place at Ruth’s Chris Steak House in Downtown Boise and was conducted by the Idaho Wine Commission and Great Northwest Wine.
Co-owner Martha Cunningham explains why the location and terrain of her winery -- located near the Ada/Gem County border in the Eagle Foothills, 3 Horse Ranch is a promising setting to grow grapes and make wine for decades to come.
Mike McClure of Indian Creek winery in Kuna discusses why Snake River vintners in Idaho participate in barrel tasting events the week of Thanksgiving. For more on the subject visit idahostatesman.com/wine
Matthew Klinger, president of Fiberpipe Data Centers in Boise, addresses the need for data centers in today's Internet-based commerce. Klinger is an advocate of state tax breaks on infrastructure purchases and other incentives to attract, and keep, data centers in Idaho.
Though there is no single profile for school shooters, people at risk for hurting themselves or others often exhibit warning signs before committing acts of violence. Knowing the signs can help prevent crimes and get people the help they need.
Ben Bennight of D’Iberville contacted the FBI about a comment on one of his YouTube videos in September. That comment was made by someone with the same name as the man accused in the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Florida. Bennight, a staunch supporter of the Second Amendment, said “evil people will do evil things,” and guns are not to blame.
Attorneys Douglas Rudman and Stuart Kaplan address the media on Feb. 15, 2018. They represent Michael and Lisa Morrison, owners of Sunrise Tactical Supply, the store were suspected school shooter Nikolas Cruz bought the weapon used in the attack.
Speaking on the Senate floor Wednesday amid reports of a mass shooting at a Florida high school, Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) condemns colleagues for failing to take action on gun control. “This happens nowhere else other than the United States of America, this epidemic of mass slaughter,” said Murphy.
Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel spoke during a press conference Thursday about Aaron Feis, who died Wednesday night after being critically injured after jumping in front of shooter Nikolas Cruz to protect students. Feis was an assistant football coach and security guard at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.