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That Teacher Who Fed a Live Puppy to a Turtle Was Found Not Guilty

Robert Crosland was facing animal cruelty charges, but his students wound up coming to his defense.
River Donaghey
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Questions for the Science Teacher Who Allegedly Fed a Live Puppy to a Turtle

We've got a few.
Drew Schwartz

'Here Come the Future Criminals': Refugees, Racists, and Youth Soccer in Idaho

Jeromy Tarkon moved to Boise from California because of his conservative politics. He never imagined he'd find himself defending refugees on his kids' soccer team from racists.
Graham Parker
Power to the Polls

The Woman Who Could Become America's First-Ever Indigenous Governor

"If you look at the faces in Congress now, there’s a clear imbalance that doesn't reflect the population of the United States," says Paulette Jordan.
Linda Yang

Alien-Obsessed Idaho Couple Builds UFO-Shaped Chicken Coop

Made from television satellites, outfitted with climate-controlled insulation—what more could a chicken want?
Mayukh Sen
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A Family Found a Nazi Bomb in Their Shed and Don't Know Where It's From

How the 79-year-old military weapon made its way from the Third Reich to a western Idaho backyard remains a mystery.
River Donaghey

After Getting Kicked Out of the Sun Belt, Idaho Uncorks 61 Points to Win Potato Bowl

Idaho will drop from FBS to FCS after next year, making them the ultimate "no one believes in us" team.
Kevin Trahan

One Explosive Photograph Sums Up America's Relationship with the Media

Levi Jackman Foster's 'State of the Union' photograph garnered over 12,000 Likes on social media.
Nathaniel Ainley

The Former Sanders Fans Who Now Say 'Fuck You, Bernie'

After Bernie Sanders endorsed Hillary Clinton, a segment of his supporters turned on him and are denouncing him for being just another sellout politician.
Christopher Ketcham

Sun Valley Mogulfest: A Good Reminder that ‘Influencers’ Are Mere Peons

Understanding the importance of mogulfest based on content farm coverage.
Carles Buzz

Idaho Has to Cough Up $250K for Its Unconstitutional Ag-Gag Law

Last year, a judge ruled that an Idaho ag-gag law violated the First and 14th Amendments. Now, the state has to shell out $250,000 to pay for legal fees incurred by PETA, the Animal Legal Defense Fund, and a number of nonprofits in on the case.
Wyatt Marshall
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This Financial Fraudster Made His Son Shoot Him in an Attempt to Stay Out of Prison

Shannon Egeland​ ordered his teenaged son to shoot him, then told cops he was injured while trying to help a pregnant woman—an ignominious end to a criminal career that's included fraud, shoplifting, and selling prescription drugs.
Helen Donahue