Guest Opinion: What Can Be Done About the Housing Crisis?

More than 11 million families now spend the majority of their income on rent, and family and young adult homelessness rates are rising in many communities. According to the National Low Income Housing Coalition, the average person making minimum wage in Idaho must work over 62 hours to afford a

Stapilus: Housing tidal wave

In Canyon County, where population and economic growth ordinarily is not just approved of but eagerly sought, organizations like the Canyon County Agricultural Planning Area Committee usually start with an easily accepted point of view: Mo’ growth, mo’ better. The group, which will be advising the county on zoning and

Idaho extends financial adviser contract on endowment land dealings

Here’s a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho officials have approved extending the contract of a financial adviser guiding the state through the process of reinvesting millions of dollars from the sale of commercial and residential real estate. The Idaho Land Board voted 5-0 Tuesday

Judge: Idaho must allow gender changes on birth certificates

Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) – A federal judge says Idaho can’t bar transgender people from changing the sex listed on their birth certificates. In a ruling issued Monday, U.S. Magistrate Judge Candy Dale said the rules by the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare violated the Equal Protection Clause