Members of the Idaho Congressional Delegation are calling for "strong public input" as the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) opens the public comment period on the agency's final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the Gateway West Power Project.
If you care about big (and plentiful) Salmon and Steelhead, then you also need to care about management of tiny fish in the ocean. According to the Idaho Conservation League, the first-ever Fishery Ecosystem Plan is now available for public comment.
The Mrs. Idaho United States pageant provides benefits including recognition, personal development, communication skills, confidence and handling the stress, pressure and disappointments in life. Women model these traits for young girls and others.
Derrick Marks scored 27 points,Anthony Drmic finished with 23 and Boise State led from start to finish Mar. 9 in a 69-65 victory over San Diego State at Taco Bell Arena. The tandem combined for 34 of Boise State’s 38 points in the second half.
The College of Idaho Chamber Singers, led by Professor Brent Wells, are performing at Carnegie Hall in New York City this spring as part of the prestigious Distinguished Concerts International New York series.
Idaho State University continues to play a key role in carrying out the National Science Foundation Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research. ISU geosciences research professor, Nancy Glenn, leads the project statewide.
Reknowned artist Neil Waldman has creatied a new not-for-profit Bronx publisher, to benefit the young artists of the Fred Dolan Art Academy, a free Saturday school in the Bronx. Its forst title, “AL and TEDDY” will be released this Summer,
Springtime is a season when many middle schoolers like to stare out of the window and dream of things they can be doing other than sit still and read. Novels are a great way to keep them engaged. Here are some great books I suggest for your classroom.
The Bureau of Reclamation Small Conduit Hydropower Development and Rural Jobs Act streamlines the regulatory process and reduces administrative costs for small hydropower development at Bureau of Reclamation’s facilities.
The Emmy Award-winning series WordGirl will premiere five new episodes on PBS KIDS starting March 11 as part of “(M)Arch Enemy Week,” during which WordGirl will fight against a variety of the series’ most popular – and fan favorite – villains.
Ebooks are cheap to produce and distribute. But are they the future of publishing, or just another outlet? What should aspiring authors consider about writing Ebooks? This article answers those questions.
The Idaho Nonprofit Center will shine the spotlight on Idaho’s nonprofits and help raise needed funds by hosting the inaugural “Idaho Gives,” an unprecedented day of statewide charitable giving, on May 2.
A high-quality TV clip from Peppershock Media Productions to received many votes for a People’s Choice Award in the Telly Awards competition. I show their fresh marketing strategy and up-to-date production tools and techniques to my classes.
Some children diagnosed with autism have an especially difficult time letting go of old fears. A new BYU study found this rigid fearfulnness is linked to the severity of autism symptoms. Parents should focus on emotional transitions after fearful moments.
Ungifted is a young adult book about a struggling student and troublemaker who is accidentally transferred to a school for highly-gifted genius-level students. But while some may say Donovan Curtis does not belong, he delivers some surprises.
I was lucky enough to catch Idaho's Annual Entertainment Expo, Fandemonium, celebrating science fiction, fantasy, gaming, animation, horror, comics and more. Horror Author Michaelbrent Collings headlined the bill.
Unite or Die: How Thirteen States Became a Nation presents the drama of the Constitutional Convention in the form of a school play performed by exuberant young actors dressed as the thirteen original colonies.
Taking place at the Idaho Center in Nampa, Idaho, the Snake River Stampede is one of the top 10 regular season professional rodeos in the nation. My family joined thousands of fans for this inspiring display of patriotism, thrills, and showmanship.
The federal reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act has fallen victim to political bickering, with the House of Representatives and the Senate refusing even to consider the versions passed by each other.
Vice President Joe Biden is no stranger to saying dumb things. But his recent comments supporting gay marriage were followed by a Hollywood-hero fundraiser by Obama that raked in record numbers of dollars. isn't this all a bit too convenient?
Ted Nugent needs a crash course in rhetorical figures of speech that achieve their effects via association, comparison or resemblance. This will help his tune reach more fans, instead of the Secret Service.
Jane Yolen, who has been called the Hans Christian Andersen of America and the Aesop of the 20th century, received the top award, the Southern Miss Medallion, at The 45th annual Fay B. Kaigler Children's Book Festival.
The Hunger Games saga and craze has been brewing for the past couple of months and the time has arrived for the movie has hot the big screen. After being indifferent, now I too, am eager to see this film.
In his entertaining and informative book, The Pythagorean Theorem: The Story of Its Power and Beauty, Alfred S. Posamentier, a veteran math educator, makes the importance of the Pythagorean theorem delightfully clear.
A vigorous discussion has erupted regarding the announcement that that carbon emissions from our planet had increased 5.9 percent between 2009 and 2010. It has been called one of the most important pieces of data in the last three centuries.
Middle schoolers want to be "actively involved in research, reading, writing, talking, and thinking about topics that are relevant to their lives." Here are some literature suggestions for the classroom.
Pitchers are a key to fantasy baseball clubs and if owners screw up in this area, expect that team you love to sink fast. While you are dealing with in-season moves of your throwing guns, here are five sleepers to watch.
The Boise State football program lost its offensive coordinator for the second straight season. Fans should not be surprised if bigger money programs by out more of Chris Petersen's great staff before next season.
Boise State Football will look, sound and feel very different next year. The loss of Kellen Moore and several other stars creates serious uncertainty, but will keep fans watching a crop of Bronco alumni in the NFL every Sunday.
If Boise State can manhandle a team that was an SEC East contender and even a potential BCS title sleeper, which now looks like quite a stretch, who's to say it couldn't do it against No. 1 Oklahoma or No. 2 Alabama for four quarters on any given night?
Chad Cripe's notes about Boise State's run at football history will always include a footnote. The teams level of competition was simply nowhere near that of the teams to which they are being compared.
What should you buy for your favorite Beyonce fan for Christmas? Or maybe you're the devoted fan of her music, and need to give some straightforward hints to friends and family about things to stuff your stocking with.
Occupy Wall Street has already been enormously successful by creating and providing multiple outlets for this wonderful a and critical dialogue. The messages are a springboard for those who didn't feel like they had a voice.
How can I can contribute to the sustainability of the environment in 2012?volunteering with or donating to environmental organizations, one or two times a month, would be a worthwhile and attainable goal.
I can only pray for the families of the two victims in today's Virginia Tech shootings. Their community has received an unprecedented amount of undeserved pain. And I hope, with all my heart, that this story ends with only those two.
The parent company of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus was hit with a record fine of $270,000 for violating the animal welfare act on several occasions. This has set off a national debate and left Congress, among other groups, seeking solutions.
The cost of raising a child has risen dramatically even as wages remained flat or increased slightly over the past decade. Thus, some serious planning is needed in order to avoid a family financial crisis.
Jacques Pepin looks back to the early twentieth-century events in Africa that triggered the emergence of HIV/AIDS and traces its subsequent development into the most dramatic and destructive epidemic of modern times in he Origins of AIDS.
Is Facebook violating users' privacy by making public too much of their personal information? The social media websiteis at odds with a growing, disgruntled sector of the public, as well as Federal Trade Commission over this question.
Thousands of books, articles, and other works have been published about The Beatles. This is one of the very best: Harrison's widow, Olivia Harrison, has published the life of her late husband in pictures—Living in the Material World: George Harrison
The 50th anniversary of THE PHANTOM TOLLBOOTH, the timeless and deeply influential children's book, written by Norton Juster and illustrated by Jules Feiffer, has arrived. Three new books mark the occasion.
Recently announced as a National Book Award Finalist in the Young People’s Literature category, FLESH AND BLOOD SO CHEAP: The Triangle Fire and Its Legacy by Albert Marrin takes readers on a compelling journey
This book weaves together critical thinking skills, writing, and reading instruction through the use of writing prompts, literary selections, and intriguing discussion points. It book helps students transition from being an active reader to a critical one
Interested in preserving her family folklore, Jeannie B. Thomas of Utah State University recorded detailed oral histories from her mother and two grandmothers in Featherless Chickens, Laughing Women, and Serious Stories.
The complexities of the federal lawsuit in the Nampa, Idaho police department necessitate an agreement that cleans up this mess in a way that restores faith in both the NPD administration and its rank-and-file.
The Aspen Institute has announced the selection of 24 of America’s leading public officials to participate in the Institute’s bipartisan Aspen-Rodel Fellowship program. Boise Rep. Cronin is among them.
The Day Tiger Rose Said Goodbye, by Jane Yolen is an important work. The book is gentle, sensitive, and oh so sad. Beautiful illustrations by Jim LaMarche enhance an engaging story to share with young children facing a loss.
Organizations that choose not to change become extinct. The GOP needs to to embrace America's changing demographics -- the "Browning of America." If not, we'll soon be looking at Republican artifacts in museums during history lessons.
The Honest Budget Act goes to the heart of public distrust of Congress. The public is rebelling because too many 'budget cuts' have turned out to be spending increases or, at best, promises that a future Congress will curtail spending.
The Super Congress is set up well to meet its own goals. Consider this plan as another form of Three-card Monte. In this version, responsibility for making arbitrary slashes to the social safety net is far removed from any voting by ordinary Americans.