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Idaho motorcycle club added to the National Register of Historic Places

The Owyhee Motorcycle Club has been around since 1935 helping develop the sport of off-road motorcycle racing in Idaho. Since 1946, riders have trained and competed on a track in the Boise Foothills, providing 80 acres of land for pro-racers and up-and-comers alike. Now the club has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the first one to do so in the United States.
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WATCH: Bear Mauls Inflatable Reindeer; Is Rudolph Safe In Idaho?

Now that the Christmas holiday is roughly a month away, there's a need to warn those with holiday spirit about a disturbing trend involving wild animals attacking adorable, inflatable decorations. Numerous videos have surfaced in the past couple of years showing the horror playing out on the front lawns across America.
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Organization working to put medical marijuana on Idaho ballots

Originally published Nov. 27 on KTVB.COM. Idaho is one of 12 states in the U.S. where medical marijuana is illegal. That is why one group is pushing to put a new initiative on the 2024 ballot and legalize cannabis for medical use in the Gem State. Kind Idaho is a political action committee and 501(c)(4) nonprofit, first started in 2021. Its goal is to advocate for patient well-being and care...
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Ninth Circuit considers case against Idaho's law banning transgender athletes

Last week the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals heard the latest arguments in a case involving Idaho's law that bans trans athletes from competing on sex-segregated teams. The law was passed in 2020 but a Federal District Court judge put it on hold that same year after a Boise State University student filed a suit against it. The case has devolved into an argument over whether that student has standing in the suit, and lawyers for both sides argued before three judges last Tuesday.
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Idaho State Journal

Idaho Trails Association seeking new members to continue the work of keeping trails open

Nonprofit organization Idaho Trails Association is looking for new members to join in its mission of keeping Idaho’s hiking trails open for all. ITA organizes volunteer trail maintenance projects across the state and completed over 66 projects this year alone. ITA is running a membership drive starting Nov. 15 and going through the end of the year to find new members interested in supporting the work of maintaining trails in 2023.
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Nonprofit helping Idaho refugees pursue a higher education

So far this year, over 1,200 refugees have resettled here in Idaho according to the Idaho Office for Refugees. Among those resettling are students. When it comes to pursuing a higher education many students run into similar challenges, from student debt to the cost of living. But for students resettling into a new country and culture, there are often even more barriers.
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Idaho officials certify general election results

IDAHO — A few weeks following the general election, statewide results have officially been certified according to the Secretary of State’s Office. Idaho has 1,048,263 registered voters and only about 56% of them voted in the general election. “There's always less turnout in midterm elections than presidential elections....
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Final Idaho canvass shows Nov. 8 voter turnout was just 56.8 percent

BOISE — Turnout in Idaho’s Nov. 8 general election was considerably lower than expected — just 56.8 percent of registered voters statewide, according to the final election results certified this week by the state Board of Canvassers. “It’s very low — I was expecting 70 percent,” said Idaho Secretary of State Lawerence Denney. “And the highest county was only 69 percent.” “I guess turnout is driven by people and issues,...
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