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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.

Campaign filings news: A flurry of primaries in Idaho Falls

Rep. Wendy Horman, one of the Statehouse’s most influential education budget-writers, has a GOP primary opponent.

NIC accreditation remains intact; site visit looms in October

An accreditation cloud has hung over North Idaho College since April 2022.

Campaign filings news, March 5 edition

A few headlines, so far, from the legislative candidate filing period. Check back for updates throughout the filing window, which closes on March 15.

Campaign filing period opens Monday

All 105 legislative seats will be on the ballot. And even though the filing period is just getting started, the election is well underway.

Attorney’s letter spells out lawmakers’ case against Phoenix purchase

The purchase is built on a shaky governing model that could expose the state to a “disastrous financial judgment,” an attorney for the Legislature wrote Thursday.

Rajbhandari arrested during protest at Biden campaign headquarters

For the second time in five months, Boise school trustee Shiva Rajbhandari was arrested in connection with a climate change protest.

House Democratic leader will not seek re-election

Instead, Rep. Lauren Necochea says she will concentrate on her role as state chair of the Idaho Democratic Party.