Idaho GOP to hear Bingham County appeal on Saturday

by Logan Finney, Idaho Reports A Bingham County judge issued a temporary restraining order on Sept. 15 blocking the state Republican party from conducting a leadership election for the Bingham County Republican Central Committee, following allegations from the local party that Idaho GOP chairwoman Dorothy Moon has been negating…

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Podcast: Serving Crime Victims with Disabilities

Boise State University professor Dr. Laura King joins Ruth Brown to discuss a recent research study about the victimization of people with disabilities in Idaho. King and her team surveyed service providers and offered recommendations to improve accessibility and service provision for people with disabilities and for victims…

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State approves $332,595 payment to wrongfully convicted man 

By Ruth Brown, Idaho Reports  The final step in approving a $322,595 payment moved forward Tuesday morning for a man who the state of Idaho wrongfully incarcerated for five years and nine months.  The Board of Examiners unanimously approved the payment Tuesday, which will come from the Innocence…

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Gov. Butch Otter signs onto petition for open primaries initiative

By Ruth Brown, Idaho Reports  Former Gov. Butch Otter and First Lady Lori Otter signed on to the Idahoans for Open Primaries petition Wednesday, but not before criticizing current GOP Party leadership.   At a press conference held by the Idahoans for Open Primaries coalition, the Otters both…

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Podcast: The Ongoing Dispute at NIC

Coeur d’Alene Press reporter Kaye Thornbrugh joins producer Ruth Brown this week to discuss the ongoing dispute between the board of trustees and the president at North Idaho College, and where the situation sits against the backdrop of NIC’s current accreditation review.

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Choking death reported at Southwest Idaho Treatment Center

By Ruth Brown, Idaho Reports A state treatment center in Nampa reported a patient death to the Southwest Idaho Treatment Center’s Advisory Board on Aug. 28. Chad Cardwell, deputy division administrator for Family and Community Services for the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, told the board about…

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