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
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
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 spendiest carnival ride at the Western Idaho Fair isn't part of the carnival. It's the Slingshot, which costs $30 per person. Tanner Nelson, 28, of Boise, rode with his neighbor. "That was #@$ing badass, dude!" he exclaimed afterward.
Protesters toppled Silent Sam, the Confederate statue on UNC-Chapel Hill's campus, on Monday after a demonstration in support of a graduate student who faces criminal and honor court charges for throwing red ink and blood on the statue in April.
The FBI is always on the lookout for new recruits. They don't just want people with law enforcement or military experience. They want to hire people with a diverse work background, as well has hiring more minorities.
With air quality reaching unhealthy levels across the Pacific Northwest due to wildfires in the region, here's a simple way to purify the air in your home. It works for both allergens and smoke particles in the air.