Idaho Opinion Spotlight

POLL: Have You Ever Encountered A Rattlesnake?

Nearly three dozen venomous snakes were seized from a Boise home Wednesday. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game seized nearly three dozen venomous snakes following an investigation. Officials found many Great Basin rattlesnakes, which are native to Idaho, but many exotic species from southeast Asia, Africa and Central and South America, according to Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG).
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Should Idahoans Depend On The Usps To Deliver Their Ballots On Time ?

BOISE (Idaho Statesman) — Idaho’s primary election, held in May, was the largest vote-by-mail effort the state had ever run. Now, officials predict the state will handle even more absentee ballots for the general election on Nov. 3, but that’s not without concern. Mail delivery from the United States Postal Service has slowed in some areas of the country due to budget cuts, just as voters are opting to depend on it in increasing numbers to cast their votes this fall.

Are You Concerned About The Coronavirus-Related Inflammatory Illness?

BOISE, Idaho — An Idaho hospital is reporting the state’s first case of a pediatric inflammatory illness associated with the coronavirus. St. Luke’s Regional Health System spokeswoman Anita Kissée says a 7-year-old child with no known previous health conditions has been diagnosed with Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children, a potentially serious disease sometimes called MIS-C. The child is in the pediatric intensive care unit in Boise.