Dozens of students from New Plymouth High School staged a walkout Wednesday morning after getting news via word-of-mouth that the school's principal had resigned the day before. The students claim he was "forced" to resign and say a formal announcement should have been made to students.
Trooper Daniel Brennan with the Idaho State Police explains how motorists driving too fast on long stretches Simco Road, east of Boise, might be unable to negotiate curves engineered for lower speeds. Two recent accidents on the remote road connecting I-84 and Highway 167 in Elmore County, took the lives of two drivers and injured others.
Ben Driebergen, who attended Capital High School in Boise, was recently named the winner of the 35th season of "Survivor" on CBS. He spent 39 days on a remote Tahitian island eating snails, coconuts and hermit crabs to become a finalist. Driebergen served in Iraq with the U.S. Marine Corps.
Police said a thief who climbed the holiday tree in Boise's Grove Plaza to steal the decorative topper emailed authorities and returned the snowflake-shaped star on Jan. 3. The theft was captured on video by Darrin Walton. Walton, a Boise resident, was staying at the hotel with his wife when he woke up at 3 a.m. on New Year's Day and noticed the theft in progress.
Police are still in the early stages of investigation, but Eugene Smith, Boise Police deputy chief of operations, speaks to media about what officers know now about the shooting on South Wild Phlox Way near Cole Road.
Corinne Higgins, Boise, with her three children ages 6-15, is happy to be in a home after a chaotic year of domestic trouble and homelessness. She reached out to CATCH (Charitable Assistance To Community's Homeless), who helped get her back on her feet. She and her family were able to enjoy the holidays and now have hope for a happier new year.
Bowen Toomey was born in 2008 without arms or legs, given up by his birth mother in Serbia and placed in a government-run orphanage. He was adopted by an Eagle family in 2010 and has inspired people in the community and around the world. He even competed in a triathlon last summer.
Developer Mike Mussell has already saved a couple of historic Nampa buildings from being torn down, and he's working on the old Nampa library now. Take a tour and see his vision for the new chapter of this building's life.
Mike Mussel is restoring the old Nampa library. As a tribute to other historic Nampa buildings, he’s planning three displays about the Masonic lodge, the train depot and the Dewey Palace. Check out the artifacts that people have already sent him for the displays.
Central Michigan and Wyoming played in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl on Friday at Albertsons Stadium. Before kickoff, the Idaho Statesman met with fans from both teams and picked their brains about Idaho.