Though Mehar and Paramvir Singh of Boise are U.S citizens, their ethnicity and outward expressions of their faith often result in more intense scrutiny from people who don't understand their Sikh religion and who wrongly profile them as would-be t
Retired Idaho Supreme Court Chief Justice Jim Jones has dedicated his retirement to helping refugees in Idaho with legal advice and by recruiting volunteer lawyers. He served as an artillery officer during the Vietnam War and lived among refugees
United States Interior Secretary Sally Jewell speaks with the Idaho Statesman Editorial Board on a visit to Idaho Jan. 3, 2017 in the waning days of her administration overseeing federal lands. She responds to the question of what events kept her
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Boise North End residents Angeline and Michael Blain will stick with Bernie Sanders as their presidential candidate even though Hillary Clinton has amassed enough delegates to earn the Democrat nomination.
The Centers for Disease Control's Wednesday update on the romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak says the sick count has added 18 people since Friday, for a total of 53 in 16 states. And there's a high hospitalization rate.
Brady brothers Pat, Nick and Tim talk about their father, Hugh Brady, and how he built Idaho Sporting Goods that has lasted over 60 years. New ownership will increase buying power, but local business relations will still be their hallmark.
Lordship Church, a small congregation that meets in Coeur d'Alene under the pastorship of Warren Mark Campbell, is on the Southern Poverty Law Center's Hate Map. While the church's theology is outside that of mainstream Christianity, Campbell has his
Shahram Hadian, pastor of Truth in Love Christian Fellowship in Spokane Valley, preaches about the threat posed by Islam. The church has made the Southern Poverty Law Center's Hate Map under the category "anti-Muslim."