With military honors including taps, a three-volley salute and a missing-man flyover by the Idaho National Guard, four-time Idaho Gov. Cecil Andrus was interred in Boise's historic Pioneer Cemetery. The Andrus family gathered for the private ceremony for final farewells to their father, husband, grandfather and great-grandfather.
A celebration of life service for former Idaho Gov. Cecil Andrus took place in Boise State University on Thursday afternoon. Daughter Tracy Andrus, Rep. Mike Simpson and Marc C. Johnson share stories about Andrus as father, governor, and friend.
A procession for former Idaho Gov. Cecil Andrus arrives at the Capitol Building Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017 in Boise. An honor guard moved the casket inside where his body would lie in state under the Statehouse rotunda. Gov. Andrus also served as secretary of Interior in the Carter administration.
Former Gov. Cecil Andrus died Aug. 24, 2017, at age 85. His casket arrived at the Capitol at noon Wednesday, Aug. 30, where it will remain until noon Thursday. Gov. Butch Otter and other speakers paid respect to Andrus.
Former Idaho Gov. Cecil Andrus and the Idaho Conservation League's Rick Johnson speak in January 2015 about how to protect the Boulder-White Clouds in Central Idaho. Congress later made the region a wilderness area.
Congressman Mike Simpson, who served in the Idaho Legislature while Cecil Andrus was governor, talks about the Idaho-shaped glass that Republican leaders gave Andrus as a retirement gift. Andrus received the Church Award for Public Service Oct. 20, 2014.
Kristyn Herbert, who has cerebral palsy, has her own apartment — and she's worried about potential cuts to Medicaid that could affect her ability to live independently. She relies on 24-hour personal assistant care.
Campaign signs touting Tommy Ahlquist for governor adorn a fence alongside a building under construction on Parkcenter Boulevard in Boise, but it's all legit. Ahlquist is COO of Gardner Company, which owns the property.
Republican David Leroy became the first official candidate for Idaho's first Congressional District seat, announcing his candidacy Thursday. He hopes to succeed Raul Labrador, who is running for governor in 2018.