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Litigants, beware: Losers may be on hook for winner’s attorney fees

Litigation, expensive as it is, can be doubly so if you lose your case and the judge orders you to pay the other side’s attorneys for their trouble, on top of your own. In Idaho, “loser pays” has been uncommon for almost 40 years, except where a statutory exception shifts fees and costs to the prevailing party. Now, without action by the Legislature, this will change.

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Check this list if you give or receive a gift card this holiday season

There’s got to be at least one of you reading right now who still doesn’t have a holiday gift picked out. If you’re hitting the stores today, I’d wager a guess that you might end up picking up gift cards. And, I’d be even more willing to bet many of you have received or will receive gift cards this holiday season. According to a holiday shopping survey by the National Retail Federation, gift cards are the most popular gift items — 61 percent of those surveyed want them.

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Teen organizers of Boise's Women's March reflect on high turnout

Colette Raptosh and Nora Harren, two teenagers from Boise, organized the local chapter of Saturday's Women's march, which saw millions of people rallying across the globe. The pair on Sunday talked about their reaction to the huge crowd and the unexpected attention it brought via social media.
Nicole Blanchard // Idaho Statesman
Teen organizers of Boise's Women's March reflect on high turnout 1:47

Teen organizers of Boise's Women's March reflect on high turnout

Get to know the newest Bronco, SMU transfer Tom Wilson 1:38

Get to know the newest Bronco, SMU transfer Tom Wilson

Get to know the newest Bronco, SMU transfer Tom Wilson 1:38

Get to know the newest Bronco, SMU transfer Tom Wilson

Thousands gather for Women's March on Idaho 3:52

Thousands gather for Women's March on Idaho