CALDWELL — The city of Caldwell voted Monday to amend its building moratorium and begin allowing the development application process to resume. It’s a big step toward the end of the moratorium, which has been in place since May.

BOISE — Hanzo, a mostly white dog with one eye, had his forever home until his owner became homeless. He was surrendered to the Idaho Humane Society on July 20. The same thing happened with Harlow and Taitai, two 9 1/2-year-old cats surrendered to Pet Haven Cat Adoption Center.

FRUITLAND (AP) — Searchers have scoured miles of land in rural western Idaho, drained canals and combed over security footage for the past week, but authorities said a 5-year-old boy who was last seen July 27 is still missing.

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A Canyon County resident over age 50 has been confirmed as suffering from the dangerous, neuroinvasive form of West Nile Virus, and officials are warning Treasure Valley residents to drain standing water left from recent rains to avoid breeding mosquitoes that can carry the virus.

CALDWELL — The Canyon County Board of Commissioners denied the application for a rezone on a parcel south of Lake Lowell near where 10 homes’ wells went dry last month. Monday's hearing had been continued from July 26 to allow the commissioners additional time to review the information assoc…

BOISE — The Boise School District Board of Trustees unanimously passed a motion to make masks mandatory in schools during a special meeting Tuesday to discuss the district’s pandemic plan for the coming school year, reversing a decision from a July 12 meeting that made masks optional.

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BOISE – Late Tuesday night Boise State announced that Wednesday's first practice of fall camp - and all practices for the time being - will be closed to all guests including the media due to positive COVID-19 tests within the Athletics Department.

BOISE — Jesse Tree will be holding rental assistance “pop-up” events this summer and fall to assist renters after the national eviction moratorium expired over the weekend.

BOISE — More than 16 months after the novel coronavirus pandemic first disrupted the everyday lives of Idahoans, beloved local events are being canceled as a fourth wave of infections takes hold in the United States.

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BOISE — July was the warmest month on record for Boise and it could have been even warmer if not for the wildfire smoke decreasing the amount of sunshine, according to the National Weather Service in Boise.

BOISE — Embattled Idaho state Rep. Priscilla Giddings, who is running for lieutenant governor, engaged in a testy two-hour exchange with the House Ethics Committee on Monday, bristling at most of the questions she was asked and terming them “irrelevant” while also continuing to “absolutely” …

CALDWELL — A feedlot in Wilder will gain permission to expand from 6,000 head of cattle to 12,000. Though unofficial until paperwork is signed, the Canyon County commissioners unanimously voted Monday afternoon that they will do so.

The wildfire burning in the Boise National Forest was 70% contained as of Sunday morning, according to a news release from the Boise National Forest Service.

BOISE — When the Idaho House formally reprimanded then-Rep. Ray Infanger, R-Salmon, for an ethics violation in 1990, reports said it was the first time such a thing had occurred in the Idaho Legislature in at least a quarter-century.

BOISE — Though there’s still more than six months before candidates can formally file, the GOP primary for governor next year has gained yet another hopeful and is now up to at least eight, with the entry of current Bonner County Commissioner Steven Bradshaw.

NAMPA — Lines of vehicles stretched back from gas pumps at Costco in Nampa on July 30 as drivers queued up for marginally less expensive gas — $3.799 for regular unleaded. Most stations in town were selling regular unleaded for $3.89 a gallon, according to

BOISE — Idaho could fund a billion dollars worth of upgrades to deteriorating local sewer and drinking water systems across the state. It could extend broadband connectivity everywhere. It could support nursing homes, behavioral health care, senior meals, public health or child care. It coul…

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