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Idaho's ban on local Covid-19 mask mandates lasted just one day, as Governor Brad Little revoked an executive order issued by his lieutenant while he was traveling out of state, and rebuked her for "irresponsible abuse of power."
The case of a mother in Meridian, Idaho, who was arrested after police say she violated a city order by letting her children play in a playground has sparked a furious backlash and protests against Covid-19 restrictions.
A 6.5-magnitude earthquake has rocked southern Idaho, the second largest ever recorded in the state. The US Geological Survey (USGS) said the epicenter was near the town of Challis.
Idaho has become the first state in the US to ban transgender athletes from taking part in female sports leagues, after a two new laws were passed to prevent it.
Democratic Party front-runner Joe Biden seems to have edged out socialist Bernie Sanders in the primary in Idaho, while the two are tied in Washington. Many votes are coming in via mail due to fears of coronavirus.
Jurors in Idaho have found a science teacher not guilty of feeding a live puppy to a snapping turtle as students looked on. The incident sparked huge public outcry and spawned a petition to have the teacher fired.
An intense backlash has prompted the resignation of Idaho Fish and Game Commissioner Blake Fischer after he was pictured posing with a family of dead baboons and a dead giraffe while on an African hunting trip.
An Idaho Fish and Game Commissioner who shared graphic images of animals he killed in Africa, including a “family of baboons,” is facing calls to resign.
Is it a sign of the impending rapture? No it isn’t, but some runaway goats-for-rent (this is a thing) did flood a neighborhood in Boise, Idaho.