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The Gilgamesh Dream Tablet, once displayed at the Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C., will be formally returned to Iraq on Thursday.

These underdogs demand respect. They can earn it in Friday’s top prep football games.

The viral “devious licks” movement is apparently inspiring Idaho teenagers to destroy and steal from buildings.

A bill passed in Congress would again increase veterans benefits by the same percentage as this year’s cost-of-living adjustment for Social Security recipients. Here’s what to know.

The home built in 1888 appeared to be a hopeless cause — until Karen Laine and Mina Starsiak Hawk stepped in.

“You don’t go into somebody’s home and destroy it.”

St. Luke’s alone has 61 COVID-19 patients in the ICU, and 98.36% of those are unvaccinated.

Manufacturer IntegraDose Compounding Services said there was “a lack of sterility assurance resulting from compounding in a newly installed biologic safety cabinet without completing dynamic smoke study testing.”

If you like this, you should see their farmhouse.

Masks are still recommended for everyone regardless of vaccination status while indoors in public in areas with a high number of COVID-19 cases.


This sign someone put up in front of our Idaho Statesman building put a collective lump in our journalists' throats.

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Jim Risch’s track record in the Senate is one of disappointment, writes the editorial board.

A complaint from a “community leader” who is not a student at the university prompted suspension of diversity classes.

The report raises red flags about aging plants and facilities, some containing large amounts of plutonium.

Salmon start to die off when water temperatures reach 68. The Snake River was 74 this week, and the Upper Salmon hit 75.

A pair of so-called apple detectives has rediscovered 10 apple varieties in the Pacific Northwest that were planted by long-ago pioneers and had been thought extinct.

“We did not sign up to have our years of training belittled and our credentials called into question. We did not sign up to be verbally abused while trying to save lives.” │ Guest opinion

“They were trying to use U-Haul as a backup. This is traumatizing to family members.”

Sens. Mike Crapo and Jim Risch and Reps. Mike Simpson and Russ Fulcher repeatedly have taken the side of Trump over the side of the American people, writes the editorial board.

Federal authorities said they found a list of the group’s potential targets. The men were first arrested last year on federal firearms charges.