The EDge

An Idaho education blog by Kevin Richert

Statehouse briefs, 4.2.15: Salamanders and STEM

Ilah Hickman’s five-year campaign for the Idaho giant salamander ended successfully Thursday afternoon. Gov. Butch Otter signed the Boise eighth-grader’s bill, designating the salamander the state amphibian. “There ya are, kiddo, it’s all done,” Otter said after signing the bill, according to a blog post from Betsy Russell of the Spokane Spokesman-Review. “Good job!” The…