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.

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.

CALDWELL — Canyon County Coroner Vicki DeGeus-Morris’s write-in campaign failed Tuesday, as Jennifer Crawford secured the coroner position.

Here you will find a number of helpful resources for the 2018 General Election.

This voter information pamphlet has been prepared to help serve as a reference for you. The information presented here is intended to help you make an informed decision at the polls. By voting, you have the privilege to help select your local, state, and national leaders, and you also have a part in making Idaho’s laws. I encourage you to exercise this privilege by voting in the General Election Tuesday, November 6.

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Ada and Canyon county voters showed early approval for giving an additional $1.1 million annually to the Kuna Rural Fire District. 

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…

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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.

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. 

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.

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.

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…

Things are going great in America, in the view of Mount Vernon, Washington, resident Mike Ptacek.

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.

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.

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.

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.