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3 Famous People Who Grew Up In Idaho

It's no secret that Idaho is an incredible place to live. Surrounded by incredible wildlife and nature, many people choose to live in the gem state of Idaho. So as you might expect, many famous people have lived in Boise, Idaho Falls, and many other towns at one point or another during their lives.
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Idaho dog recovering after being shot multiple times

GOODING COUNTY, Idaho — A dog is expected to make a full recovery after he was found with multiple gunshot wounds in Gooding County earlier this month. Dave Wright, the rescue coordinator at Friends Furever Animal Rescue in Twin Falls, said the black retriever he calls Garth had been shot with a shotgun, a pellet gun, and a .22, leaving him riddled with ammunition and near death.
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Fact check: Photos show Idaho teenager who killed his father

The claim: Photos show an 11-year-old boy arrested for hacking a Swiss bank and transferring $75 billion into his father's bank account. In the days before Father's Day, social media users shared a series of photos that claims to show a teenage boy who stole billions for his father. A...
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Idaho Loves Fathers But Not Dad Bods

Bummer news in time for Father's Day. The "dad bod" is more popular than ever around the United States, but here in Idaho? Not so much. Dad bods are truly more popular than ever, according to a recent study put on by Planet Fitness. And while there are lots of dads here in Idaho, we're not exactly the home of the dad bod. Dad Bods are so "in" right now, that they're preferred significantly higher by women (65% of women, in fact) than men with six-pack abs. People accept the dad bod more than ever before, dad bods exude confidence, a dad bod can be an indicator of a man in a happy marriage and it's a good sign that a guy is a family man.
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Northwestern Band of Shoshone sues Idaho over hunting rights

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Northwestern Band of the Shoshone Nation is suing Idaho Gov. Brad Little and state wildlife officials in federal court, contending the state has wrongly denied the tribe hunting rights guaranteed by the 1868 Treaty of Fort Bridger. The lawsuit, filed in Idaho’s U.S. District Court...
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N. Idaho community to honor fallen ISP Trooper Linda Huff Thursday

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho — Idaho State Police and the Coeur d’Alene community will come together to honor the service of Trooper Linda Huff Thursday. Trooper Huff was a member of the Idaho State Police. On June 17, 1998, she was killed in the line of duty when a gunman showed up on his bike at the ISP headquarters in Coeur d’Alene, and opened fire in the parking lot.
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Idaho Gov. offers paid time off for COVID vaccine, calls on businesses to follow suit

BOISE — Idaho Gov. Brad Little is taking the lead on offering paid time off to employees who get the COVID-19 vaccine. “This morning, I informed Idaho state employees we’re offering them a new benefit – four hours of paid leave if they have received or choose to receive the safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine!” Little said Wednesday on Twitter. “The new benefit comes at no additional cost to Idaho taxpayers.”
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Dedication date set for Pocatello Idaho Temple

POCATELLO, Idaho, June 18, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the date for the dedication of the Pocatello Idaho Temple. The temple in the city of Pocatello will be dedicated on Sunday, Nov. 7, in three sessions, by...
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Idaho Falls charter school set for August opening

An Idaho Falls charter school is months away from opening its doors for the first time — in a remodeled 73,000-square-foot former Sears department store. Alturas Preparatory Academy Executive Director Michelle Ball told EdNews Thursday that the school is on track for a projected August 30 opening. Alturas will serve some 315 students in grades six through 10 this upcoming school year. The school will add grade 11 in 2022 and grade 12 in 2023 for an eventual targeted enrollment of 672.