More Videos

A bird's-eye view of Lexus Williams' game-tying 3-pointer vs. Grand Canyon 0:08

A bird's-eye view of Lexus Williams' game-tying 3-pointer vs. Grand Canyon

Her dad went to Korea when she was 2. She's 69 and he is still missing. 2:12

Her dad went to Korea when she was 2. She's 69 and he is still missing.

Revealing the 2016 All-Idaho Football Players of the Year — 5A-1A 1:37

Revealing the 2016 All-Idaho Football Players of the Year — 5A-1A

Lexus Williams hits game-tying 3-pointer in final seconds 0:34

Lexus Williams hits game-tying 3-pointer in final seconds

The halfcourt buzzer-beater that lifted Boise State over Oregon 1:15

The halfcourt buzzer-beater that lifted Boise State over Oregon

She's not even a year old, but she has already taken on the slopes at Bogus Basin 2:36

She's not even a year old, but she has already taken on the slopes at Bogus Basin

Loans go sour in Canyon County housing venture 1:41

Loans go sour in Canyon County housing venture

Former Idaho Chief Justice and Vietnam veteran Jim Jones advocates for refugees 2:54

Former Idaho Chief Justice and Vietnam veteran Jim Jones advocates for refugees

'No workplace is immune' to harassment, says former state worker behind tort claim 2:33

'No workplace is immune' to harassment, says former state worker behind tort claim

A conversation about free speech, academic freedom at Boise State 1:08

A conversation about free speech, academic freedom at Boise State

  • ACHD to consider aspects of St. Luke's Hospital expansion June 22

    During a tour of St. Luke's Hospital Tuesday spokesman Chris Roth explained how critical an upcoming vote June 22 will be. The hospital wants to vacate Jefferson Street as a part of its $400 million expansion. The Ada County Highway District must approve closing a 300-foot section of the street to make room for new emergency room and cardiac care facilities among other improvements.

During a tour of St. Luke's Hospital Tuesday spokesman Chris Roth explained how critical an upcoming vote June 22 will be. The hospital wants to vacate Jefferson Street as a part of its $400 million expansion. The Ada County Highway District must approve closing a 300-foot section of the street to make room for new emergency room and cardiac care facilities among other improvements. Robert Ehlert rehlert@idahostatesman.com
During a tour of St. Luke's Hospital Tuesday spokesman Chris Roth explained how critical an upcoming vote June 22 will be. The hospital wants to vacate Jefferson Street as a part of its $400 million expansion. The Ada County Highway District must approve closing a 300-foot section of the street to make room for new emergency room and cardiac care facilities among other improvements. Robert Ehlert rehlert@idahostatesman.com

Vacate Jefferson Street for St. Luke’s Boise expansion

June 18, 2016 11:25 PM

UPDATED June 20, 2016 02:33 PM

More Videos

A bird's-eye view of Lexus Williams' game-tying 3-pointer vs. Grand Canyon 0:08

A bird's-eye view of Lexus Williams' game-tying 3-pointer vs. Grand Canyon

Her dad went to Korea when she was 2. She's 69 and he is still missing. 2:12

Her dad went to Korea when she was 2. She's 69 and he is still missing.

Revealing the 2016 All-Idaho Football Players of the Year — 5A-1A 1:37

Revealing the 2016 All-Idaho Football Players of the Year — 5A-1A

Lexus Williams hits game-tying 3-pointer in final seconds 0:34

Lexus Williams hits game-tying 3-pointer in final seconds

The halfcourt buzzer-beater that lifted Boise State over Oregon 1:15

The halfcourt buzzer-beater that lifted Boise State over Oregon

She's not even a year old, but she has already taken on the slopes at Bogus Basin 2:36

She's not even a year old, but she has already taken on the slopes at Bogus Basin

Loans go sour in Canyon County housing venture 1:41

Loans go sour in Canyon County housing venture

Former Idaho Chief Justice and Vietnam veteran Jim Jones advocates for refugees 2:54

Former Idaho Chief Justice and Vietnam veteran Jim Jones advocates for refugees

'No workplace is immune' to harassment, says former state worker behind tort claim 2:33

'No workplace is immune' to harassment, says former state worker behind tort claim

A conversation about free speech, academic freedom at Boise State 1:08

A conversation about free speech, academic freedom at Boise State

  • Why the Idaho Statesman endorses political candidates

    The Idaho Statesman’s seven-member Editorial Board writes editorial opinions and endorses candidates for public office. The board’s opinions, which are made after much research and discussion, are distinct from our news operation and part of our newspaper’s long-standing commitment to community engagement. Idaho Statesman President and Publisher Debra Leithauser explains the process and the reasoning behind endorsements.