BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Roughly seven weeks after leaving office, former Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter has joined the board of a Canadian mining company that is expanding into Idaho.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — For more than four decades, the governor and first lady of Idaho have hosted an annual multiday golf and sporting event to raise money for state college and trade-school scholarships.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Gov. Butch Otter's post-election farewell tour included visits to Boise's business community.
The Idaho Statesman reports that the 76-year-old Otter is wrapping up 12 years as governor -- a rare feat. He's tied with Gov. Robert Smylie, and one term short of Gov. Cecil Andrus, Idaho's longest-serving chief executive.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Gov. Butch Otter sent stern letters to the State Board of Education and state Rep. Wendy Horman, R-Idaho Falls, scolding them for interfering with a state contract for computer software.
The Idaho Legislature's Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee, on which Horman serves, allocated $1 million in 2017 for a teacher evaluation program. Otter had requested $2.5 million.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A spokesman for Gov. Butch Otter says flags at the Idaho Capitol weren't lowered until nearly 48 hours after the death of Arizona Sen. John McCain because Otter was waiting for direction from President Donald Trump.
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Fish and Game Commission will pay about $360,000 a year to retain public recreation access to nearly 3,600 square miles (9,324 square kilometers) of state land.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Gov. Butch Otter announced that Eagle resident and small business owner C. Scott Grow has been appointed to fill the term of former District 14 State Sen. Marv Hagedorn.
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — For the first time in state history more women have applied for the Idaho Supreme Court than men.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho officials have pitched the state's health care proposal to federal officials, making a case to allow insurers to sell plans that don't comply with the federal health care law.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Blue Cross of Idaho submitted to Idaho insurance regulators a set of health insurance plans that it hopes to sell under Gov. Butch Otter's executive order.
Blue Cross submitted its five plans on Tuesday after the executive order required Idaho insurers to create "state-based" health plans that do not comply with the Affordable Care Act.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The State Board of Education is supporting the formation of a chief education officer position to help consolidate back office operations in Idaho's public community colleges and universities.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Gov. Butch Otter has announced that the 2018 Idaho Medal of Achievement, the state's highest award, is being given to late Marilyn Shuler, the longtime chair of the Idaho Human Rights Commission and champion for improving human rights.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A legislative drafting error will cost the Idaho Transportation Department $27.5 million in funding for road projects, and Gov. Butch Otter's budget proposal doesn't seek to mend the error, a newspaper reported.
Idaho lawmakers passed a "surplus-eliminator" bill last year to divide any year-end surplus between the state's rainy-day savings fund and the department's fund for road projects, The Spokesman-Review reported .
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A new state study shows Idaho's overall taxes are the lowest in the region and rank 48th in the nation.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho economic development organization has submitted a bid proposing Boise as the location of Amazon's coveted second headquarters despite the city not fitting some of the online retailer's requirements.