NAMPA — Attendees of all ages joined Nampa’s first responders in remembering the nearly 3,000 people who lost their lives 18 years ago during terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and Shanksville, Pennsylvania.
NAMPA — Steve Silva has announced he will run for seat 6 on Nampa City Council.
Treasure Valley residents have several bonds and levies to consider coming up on the May 21 ballot.
BOISE — Ada County Highway District Commissioner Paul Woods doesn’t plan on running for public office again — at least not for a while.
The all-GOP Ada County Commission was set for change no matter the outcome of the Nov. 6 election, but on Tuesday voters opted to turn the commission blue.
About 50 percent of polling places in Ada County and around 38 percent in Canyon County were at public schools on Election Day.
CALDWELL — Canyon County forgot to count 39 ballots from overseas citizens and active members of the military on election night, according to the elections office.
The Ada County Highway District’s attempt to raise vehicle registration fees fell short at the ballot box, and ACHD Commission President Sara Baker said that means more congestion and fewer projects as the area continues to grow.
Tuesday’s election brought six upsets in Idaho legislative races, with one more possible in a Boise race in which the incumbent senator won by just six votes.
Despite favorable numbers early in the polls, voters narrowly denied giving an additional $1.1 million annually to the Kuna Rural Fire District.
After a race that was so close it wasn’t called until more than 12 hours after the polls closed, Idaho state schools Superintendent Sherri Ybarra on Wednesday celebrated her re-election and said she’ll push ahead with her controversial school-safety initiative.
Idahoans voted down Proposition 1 Tuesday, a ballot measure that would have reauthorized the use of historical horse racing terminals in a bid to save Idaho’s faltering horse-racing industry.
CALDWELL — Canyon County Coroner Vicki DeGeus-Morris’s write-in campaign failed Tuesday, as Jennifer Crawford secured the coroner position.
MIDDLETON — Voters rejected three Middleton School District bond measures Tuesday totaling $28.8 million.
With 214 of 214 precincts reporting:
Ada and Canyon county voters showed early approval for giving an additional $1.1 million annually to the Kuna Rural Fire District.
With 905 precincts out of 959 precincts reporting as of 6 a.m. Wednesday, results show approving historical horse racing terminals at Idaho race tracks is behind:
Signs at the polls in Rexburg warning students in the college town, home of BYU-Idaho, against voting there “simply because you failed to register and vote at your true domicile” were taken down Tuesday afternoon, after the American Civil Liberties Union of Idaho charged that they violated t…
At 100 years old, Maxine Houston of Caldwell was sure to make it out to the polls Tuesday to cast her vote.
A polling location in Payette County briefly ran out of registration cards, but were reportedly restocked shortly after polls opened.
Just being able to vote was important enough for Caldwell resident Allen King to make his way out to his polling place on Tuesday.
CALDWELL — Canyon County’s decision to allow poll workers to assist voters in Spanish could affect Hispanic voter turnout Tuesday.
The political action committee supporting the Ada County Highway District’s attempt to raise vehicle registration fees raised more than $100,000 in the latest three-week reporting period, and plans to spend it all.
A political action committee formed by advocacy group Conservation Voters for Idaho spent more than $50,000 on a TV ad endorsing Diana Lachiondo and Kendra Kenyon for Ada County Commission districts 1 and 3, respectively.
More than 150,000 Idahoans have voted early ahead of Tuesday’s election.
Would-be early voters in downtown Boise should plan on heading to Boise City Hall, as the mobile voting unit is down for the remainder of the day.
Canyon County will now allow its bilingual volunteers to speak Spanish while assisting voters at the polls.
NAMPA — Three longtime Idaho residents are fighting for one seat on the College of Western Idaho board of trustees.
NAMPA — The College of Western Idaho is again turning to voters seeking funding to expand.
The next Ada County treasurer will take the helm of an embattled seat, the former head of which is now facing seven felonies.
BOISE — Ohio Congressman Jim Jordan, a founder of the House Freedom Caucus and its first chairman, came to Boise this week to stump for GOP congressional hopeful Russ Fulcher — although Fulcher, unlike current Congressman Raul Labrador, hasn’t committed to joining the Freedom Caucus.
CALDWELL — Republican Tammy Nichols, a District 11 candidate for Idaho House of Representatives, posted a meme to her Facebook page Wednesday suggesting Democrats are to blame for the recent spur of suspicious packages being sent across the nation.
CALDWELL — The Medicaid expansion debate draws a stark line between Republicans and Democrats seeking to represent Idaho’s 10th legislative district.
BOISE — A new coroner’s office for Ada County is a top priority for many county officials but a dividing issue for the two coroner candidates.
WHEN TO VOTE: Polls will be open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 6. Early voting in Canyon and Ada counties through Nov. 2.
BOISE — While non-presidential elections typically result in lower turnout, Ada County is projecting near-presidential election-level participation rates in the Nov. 6 election.
CALDWELL — Three Democratic legislative candidates are looking to shake things up in District 10 in the Nov. 6 election. The Caldwell-area district is traditionally a Republican stronghold.
Voters in the Middleton School District will be asked to approve bonds on Nov. 6 to help address school overcrowding and security problems, among other things.
On Election Day, Idaho voters will be able to decide whether or not to dramatically expand who is eligible for government health care.
The Kuna Rural Fire District will have a permanent $1.1 million levy override ballot measure on the Nov. 6 ballot. This means, if approved, the current nearly $1.9 million collected in property taxes will be increased.
NAMPA — The College of Western Idaho is seeking a $39 million plant facilities levy to build a health science building on its Nampa campus.
Idaho voters will head to the polls Nov. 6 to cast midterm ballots on congressional races, commissioner races and everything in between.
Ada County voters will get to decide Nov. 6 whether vehicle registration fees are going up.
NAMPA — Three Republicans hoping to hold their seats in legislative districts 12 and 13 spoke in harmony this week on issues such as Medicaid expansion, local option sales tax and repealing the grocery tax.
Growth is on the minds of local public servants, and Democrat Diana Lachiondo and Republican Jim Tibbs both have their ideas about how to address the problems it brings.
Disability Rights Idaho's survey of 20 Ada County polling places during the May primary election showed 11 were noncompliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act, or ADA.
BOISE — Discussing the future of Ada County is hardly possible without addressing the agency that connects each municipality in some capacity: the Ada County Highway District.
BOISE — The two rivals vying to be Idaho’s lieutenant governor outlined starkly different views during their statewide debate on Wednesday night, with Republican Janice McGeachin warning against “traveling down the progressive path” and Democrat Kristin Collum saying she wants to “pull us ba…
BOISE (AP) — Two payments of $10,000 sent to a recently-formed Wyoming company were for polling, consulting and voter registration work, a staffer for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Paulette Jordan’s campaign said.
Idaho Secretary of State Lawerence Denney says he learned this week that “an actor on the dark web” was attempting to sell voter records from several states, including Idaho, and he quickly worked with the Department of Homeland Security and the National Association of Secretaries of State t…
As Idahoans head to the polls this November, they'll weigh an initiative that would reauthorize betting terminals at Idaho race tracks.
After Monday night, it would be easy to conclude Idaho is a national education leader — or a national embarrassment, writes Idaho EdNews reporter Kevin Richert. That’s because gubernatorial candidates Brad Little and Paulette Jordan painted diametrically different pictures during a televised…
Idahoans will soon decide whether to drastically change who is eligible for government-funded health care statewide.
Things are going great in America, in the view of Mount Vernon, Washington, resident Mike Ptacek.
CALDWELL — After a record number of bad ballots during Canyon County’s May 15 primary, county staff are trying to prevent another late election night.
Boise attorney and Democrat Bruce Bistline filed to run against GOP Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden four years ago just in case Wasden lost the primary, then didn’t actively campaign once Wasden had defeated primary rival Christ Troupis.
The two candidates vying to lead Idaho’s public school system, incumbent state Superintendent Sherri Ybarra and challenger Cindy Wilson, both touted their experience and efforts to build a stronger foundation for schools during a debate on Idaho Public Television Friday night.
BOISE — Democratic challenger Jill Humble came out swinging at GOP Secretary of State Lawerence Denney in their statewide debate on Thursday night, accusing Denney of partisanship in how he’s run the office — a charge he vigorously disputed.
Voters will choose Nov. 6 the director of the Nampa and Meridian Irrigation District’s Meridian precinct.
The first TV campaign commercial is out in the initiative campaign to expand Medicaid in Idaho, and it focuses on returning federal tax dollars to Idaho rather than letting them go to other states — a claim the measure’s opponents immediately decried as false.
BOISE — How to handle the influx of residents dominated the discussion at Thursday’s candidate forum for the Ada County Board of Commissioners race.
CALDWELL — Paulette Jordan and Lt. Gov. Brad Little, in their first appearance together of this year’s campaign for governor, talked fiscal policy and taxes in Caldwell on Tuesday night, and both called for eliminating Idaho’s 6 percent sales tax on groceries.
C. Scott Grow, who in May won the primary election for outgoing Sen. Marv Hagedorn’s seat in District 14, will serve out the remainder of Hagedorn’s term through the end of the year.