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Stories with person: Butch Otter
  • Ukraine crisis complicates trade 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 12:48 pm
  • BOISE, Idaho - When Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered troops into Ukraine, the resulting crisis disrupted the trade plans of some Idaho businesses.

  • Idaho Legislature adjourns after settling budget 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 8:22 pm
  • BOISE, Idaho - The shortest legislative session in a decade wrapped up Thursday, leaving some lawmakers heralding a successful session and others with mixed feelings about what had been accomplished - and what had been pushed off to next year.

  • Romney stumps for GOP candidates in Idaho 
    Updated: Mar-20-14 7:17 pm
  • BOISE, Idaho - Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney campaigned in Boise on Thursday on behalf of Republican Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter, U.S. Sen. James Risch, R-Idaho, and U.S. Rep. Mike Simpson, R-Idaho.

  • Idaho House passes $1.37B budget for schools 
    Updated: Mar-19-14 8:52 pm
  • BOISE, Idaho - Lawmakers in Idaho's House of Representatives have approved the state's public schools budget, including a 1 percent pay increase for teachers and administrators and money to improve classroom technology.

  • Former state senator hides in Statehouse closet 
    Updated: Mar-19-14 1:07 pm
  • BOISE, Idaho - Former state Sen. Nicole LeFavour hid in an Idaho Statehouse closet for more than five hours as part of her effort to persuade Republican lawmakers to update the Idaho Human Rights Act.