East Idaho

Nate-Ricks debate turns testy

Two-term state Rep. Ron Nate and his GOP challenger Doug Ricks outlined their views on education — and each other — during Thursday’s GOP forum in Rexburg.

Wilson kicks off campaign in Preston

Democrat Cindy Wilson, vying to be Idaho’s next public schools chief, made an early campaign stop in her rural hometown. “My family homesteaded here in 1878,” she said.