state-politics

Ammon Bundy says FBI has reversed its decision after background check, OKs his AR-15 purchase

The FBI apparently has changed its mind and decided to approve Ammon Bundy’s purchase of firearm after initially blocking the sale during a background check, according to Bundy.

Energy Department: Progress at Idaho nuclear waste plant

BOISE — An eastern Idaho nuclear facility is getting closer to successfully treating high-level liquid radioactive waste stored in tanks above a massive aquifer, federal officials have said.

Businesses embrace LGBTQ festival, rights even in conservative Idaho

BOISE — At the first Boise Pride Festival in 1989, 20 years after the infamous Stonewall riots in New York City, participants wore masks or paper bags over their heads to shield their identities. They were afraid of being identified by co-workers, bosses, friends and acquaintances.