Idaho Statesman columnist Tim Woodward is pretty excited about a new public library. But he remembers being, oh, so excited when the old one was the new library. "Let's not forget all the great things this one has done for us," he says.
The prognosis is good and he's doing fine, but hearing those words "You have cancer" makes one inclined to reflect on life. "Bottom line: I still consider myself a lucky guy," says Idaho Statesman columnist and author Tim Woodward.
"I am a high school senior who three days ago was worried about which of my friends would receive flowers for Valentine's Day." ... Now, "my main concerns are funerals, gun control and whether or not I am going to be shot wherever I go," says Delaney Tarr, a senior at Stoneman Douglas High School, Tarr spoke to a crowd Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, at the U.S. Federal Building and Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale during rally for gun control.
Team Tators is one of five Treasure Valley robotics teams that competes in FIRST Robotics, an international high school robotics competition. Last year, the Tators came in third in world championships and this year, they're working hard with a goal: To win it all.
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.
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.