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Six candidates drop out of legislative primaries

One of the moves reshapes a race with big implications for education.

Lewiston lawmaker withdraws from ballot

Rep, Mike Kingsley, R-Lewiston, has served in the House since 2016.

UPDATED: IEA revokes endorsement of Hill

The union’s decision might have limited impact. First-term Rep. Ted Hill, R-Eagle, is unopposed in this year’s GOP primary and general election.

Christensen withdraws from House challenge

Former state Rep. Chad Christensen of Ammon had filed to challenge Rep. Kevin Andrus, R-Lava Hot Springs.

UPDATED: Article identifies Yenor as ‘hidden hand’ behind right-wing media platform

Citing public records – including emails sent from Scott Yenor’s Boise State University email account – the Guardian reports that the political science professor sought funding for Action Idaho beginning in May 2021.

CEI president to retire in July

Rick Aman was the Idaho Falls-based college’s first and only president.

Green: U of I still exploring Phoenix options

“We are still committed to the students of Idaho and the opportunities available to them, as well as working adults, through this affiliation,” Green said Friday.

U of I reports increase in spring enrollment

On Monday, the University of Idaho touted its highest spring enrollment in at least a decade.

UPDATED: The 2024 legislative field is set, and here’s what we learned today

It’s the final day for legislative candidates to turn in their campaign paperwork. We’ll track the deadline action here.

U of I picks a new partner to finance Phoenix deal

The University of Idaho hasn’t begun issuing University of Phoenix bonds — but it is already turning to a Plan B, or a Plan C.