The Supreme Court on Wednesday dealt a blow to the EPA, siding with an Idaho couple in a property-rights dispute. It also heard arguments over whether a Colorado man can sue the Secret Service over a 2006 confrontation with former Vice President Dick Cheney. Jeffrey Brown and Marcia Coyle sift through the justices’ busy day. Continue reading
For the first time in years, hunting season for the once-endangered gray wolf is underway in Idaho and Montana to reduce the predator’s population. Cattle ranchers say the hunts are necessary to protect their herds, but environmentalists disagree. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien reports. Continue reading
Jeffrey Brown profiles how a leading dance company and a small western city are learning to move together through an unexpected partnership. Continue reading
More from Jeffrey Brown’s profile of choreographer Trey McIntyre.
As legislators return to work after the holidays, a troubling picture is emerging in almost every state in the nation. Budget woes and big deficits will mean tough decisions for lawmakers. Jeffrey Brown reports. Continue reading
A Blue Dog Democrat congressman speaks with his Idaho constituents about the ongoing health care reform debate. Betty Ann Bowser reports. Continue reading
The Senate agreed Thursday to increase the minimum wage from $5.15 to $7.25 an hour after a heated debate about its potential impact on the economy. The NewsHour reports on the minimum wage gap between Idaho and neighboring Washington state. Continue reading
Robert Wrigley, Professor of English at the University of Idaho, casts his vote in the county fair building in a peaceful corner of rural Idaho, but that has not enabled him to escape the anger or passion of partisanship. Continue reading