Opposition to Idaho Falls’ $110 million bond issue gains traction

A grassroots group is attacking the district’s claim that the measure won’t trigger a tax hike.

Snake River students turned over to juvenile justice system

Bingham County detectives had been investigating the Aug. 27 incident, which occurred at the school and left another juvenile injured. 

Bonneville homeowners pay a growing price for growth

Rampant growth and a developing tax base have wafted local property taxes to unprecedented levels compared to districts of similar size.

Jefferson County won’t ban classic novel

Administrators say alternative assignments will be provided to students concerned about a sexually charged passage in the book.

Petition launched to thwart prospect of Rigby High book ban

The petition has garnered over 500 signatures and 200 comments from people across Idaho, and overseas. 

Jefferson County administrators consider banning classic novel

The prospect of banning a book in this East Idaho district fueled a social media firestorm this week.

Church missions continue to drag down Idaho’s first-year college go-on rates

Students in East Idaho are more likely to go on a two-year mission right out of high school, which affects first-year college go-on rates.

Police investigating student injury at Snake River High

A teacher at the school may be linked to the incident, though police aren’t yet providing details about the case, which is still under review.

East Idaho teens ‘break through’ their barriers

A social change campaign set out to help Idaho teens develop more confidence to go to college.

Sugar-Salem — a no-show on SAT Day, again

The vast majority of Sugar-Salem High School’s roughly 125 juniors took the state’s other acceptable college-entrance exam, the ACT.