Les Bois is a ghost track these days, its 800-odd stables empty of horseflesh and gear, and all of the dreams and drama of the place. Live racing ended at the end of the 2015 season, and the controversial racing machines that had subsidized the racing and purses were unplugged in March 2016.
There are a lot of ways for politicians to connect with constituents. I happen to think live town halls where anybody can walk up to the microphone and ask any question are among the best and most courageous.
Imagine a baseball-soccer-special events stadium coming to the West end of Downtown Boise that transforms the region around Americana Boulevard and Shoreline Drive near the Boise River into “a destination.”
Idahoan Bob Neugebauer is the publisher of the Gem State Patriot “news website” often associated with the tea party movement in the state. He goes by the moniker “Tea Party Bob” when he’s on with KIDO 580-AM radio host Kevin Miller.
Reaction to the Boise Foothills shooting over the weekend revealed a community that cared for one another. It’s not unreasonable to say that the smart, prompt response by citizens may have saved lives.
From the national to the state and local level, it seems like we’re seeing more and more legislation designed to thwart undesirable things that might happen instead of targeting things that are happening.
With the Idaho Statesman Editorial Board adding a new community member, Kelly Parker — who lives in Boise and works at Idaho Independent Bank — this is a good time to offer a reminder about how we operate and tell you a little about the people who volunteer their time and expertise to serve with us.
I am struggling to find the justice around the fate that has overtaken former Idaho Supreme Court Justice Jim Jones, who just retired six weeks ago after a 50-year career of public and private service in the law.
You can run for office, but you can’t hide or be unavailable forever when you win an election and come home for what the U.S. Senate calls a “State Work Period” and the U.S. House calls a “District Work Period.”
A sheriff's deputy was stabbed by the suspect in the altercation Monday night before law enforcement officers shot him dead at the scene. Elmore County Sheriff Mike Hollinshead offered a few more details Tuesday morning.
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Water spills over Salmon Falls Dam -- the first time in over 30 years