Abortion to be illegal in Idaho after state SupCo rejects calls to pause bans
Idaho’s highest court denied Planned Parenthood’s request to stay the abortion bans from taking effect while the legal battles pan out after finding there is no right to an abortion under the state Constitution.
Conservationists push feds to up protections for gray wolves in Rockies
The latest in the saga to bolster federal protections for the gray wolf comes after the Biden administration missed a deadline to determine if the species should be relisted under the Endangered Species Act.
How Idaho’s LGBTQ are maneuvering through the state’s checkered past and uncertain future
After a Pride Month dominated by vandalism, arrests, and Supreme Court orders that many viewed as a blunt eraser to civil rights across the country, the LGBTQ community of one of America’s most conservative corners wants to remind us there is more work to be done.
Marijuana struggles to find roots in one of America’s most conservative states – Idaho
Why has legalized marijuana found a home in much of the U.S., including in fellow rural, conservative states like Alaska and Montana, but not in Idaho?
Incumbent Idaho governor defeats Trump-backed rival in GOP primary
Idaho’s sitting Republican Governor Brad Little successfully fended off a primary challenge from his own Trump-backed lieutenant governor.
Homeless Idahoans take state to court over interference with Capitol tent demonstration
Seven homeless individuals in Idaho filed a lawsuit against state officials Tuesday over their alleged interference with protests in which people erected tents and held demonstrations outside the Capitol building in Boise.
Planned Parenthood takes Idaho to court over Texas-styled abortion law
Planned Parenthood petitioned Idaho’s Supreme Court on Wednesday to block the state’s controversial law that bans abortions in the state after six weeks.
Montana mine workers take insurance giant Zurich to court over asbestos payouts
Zurich American Insurance, part of Swiss-based insurance heavyweight Zurich Insurance Group that was listed by Forbes as the 112th largest public company in the world, has stalled insurance payouts to mine workers and their families for the profit of their own investors, according to a new lawsuit.
Environmentalists score victory in Montana coal mine dispute
Conservationists have earned a win over the long-embattled mine, with Judge Katherine M. Bidegaray ruling that the mine was approved by the Montana Department of Environmental Quality without paying the proper mind to how it would influence local water quality.
Boise: How Idaho’s capital is flourishing amid a pandemic
Boise’s seismic growth over the decades has left the city forever altered, leaving some to celebrate the city’s growth and others to lament a version of the city seemingly left behind.