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Bundy: Campaigning counts as court-ordered community service

Dec. 03, 2021 13:51 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Far-right activist Ammon Bundy says time he has spent campaigning to become the next governor of Idaho should count toward the community service he was ordered to perform after being convicted of obstructing police during his trespassing arrest at the state Capitol. ...

McGeachin meets with former President Trump in Florida

Nov. 04, 2021 14:46 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Republican Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin said Thursday she met earlier this week with former President Donald Trump at his Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach, Florida. McGeachin in a statement said she spoke with Trump on Tuesday about Idaho-related...

Today in History

Oct. 27, 2021 00:05 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Oct. 27, the 300th day of 2021. There are 65 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 27, 1978, Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin...

Ammon Bundy: Report on far-right group undercounted members

Oct. 25, 2021 19:15 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The founder of a far-right anti-government group says a report estimating the organization’s fast growth over the past year undercounted by half. Ammon Bundy took issue with the Institute for Research and Education on Human Rights report, saying People’s Rights is...

Report: Far-right anti-government group grows significantly

Oct. 21, 2021 18:31 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A far-right group launched by anti-government activist Ammon Bundy is rapidly expanding nationwide and making inroads into Canada, according to a new report from the Institute for Research and Education on Human Rights. The quick growth happened...

Idaho man jailed for role in Nevada ranch standoff suing US

Sep. 14, 2021 18:53 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — An Idaho man who served more than four years in federal custody for his part in an armed 2014 standoff against federal agents near states’ rights figure Cliven Bundy’s Nevada ranch is suing the U.S. government and prosecutors for damages. Todd Engel...

About 1,000 protest President Joe Biden's visit to Idaho

Sep. 13, 2021 18:00 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — More than 1,000 protesters gathered Monday in Boise during a visit by President Joe Biden to rail against his plan to bring the coronavirus pandemic under control, last year's presidential election and a host of other issues. Biden visited Boise as...