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Idaho Department of Lands Buys 32K+ Acres of North Idaho Forest

Idaho Department of Lands Buys 32K+ Acres of North Idaho Forest

Boise (670 KBOI News) – The Idaho Department of Lands is the new owner of 32,000 more acres of North Idaho forest land. According to the Idaho Press, the Department bought the acres for $42.2 million, from the Molpus Woodlands Group. The money came from the sale of state-owned lake cabin sites and other commercial properties.…More

Idaho High School Graduation Rates Top 80% for the First Time

Idaho High School Graduation Rates Top 80% for the First Time

Boise (670 KBOI News) – Idaho high school seniors are graduating at a higher rate than ever before. The Idaho State Department of Education announced Thursday that in 2018, 80.65% of high school seniors graduated…the first time the rate has been over 80%. The Department said 43% of districts had graduation rates over 90%, and 18…More

Nursing Shortage Hitting Veterans’ Services, says Administrator

Nursing Shortage Hitting Veterans’ Services, says Administrator

Boise (670 KBOI News) – The director of the state’s veterans’ services programs found himself on the other side of the committee table, talking with the legislature’s budget writing committee about his department. Former Senator Marv Hagedorn is now the administrator of the Division of Veterans’ Services, after being appointed last summer. He told JFAC one…More

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Listen to Maren Morris’ Uplifting New Single, “Girl”

Listen to Maren Morris’ Uplifting New Single, “Girl”

Maren Morris released an uplifting new single, “Girl,” on Jan. 17. The new tune is the lead single from Maren’s upcoming album, which will follow her 2016 award-winning major-label debut album, Hero. Penned by Maren, Sarah Aarons and Greg Kurstin, who also produced the song, “Girl” features the encouraging chorus: “Girl, don’t hang your head…More

Luke Combs, Thomas Rhett, Tyler Hubbard & 7 Others Win “CMA Triple Play Awards”

Luke Combs, Thomas Rhett, Tyler Hubbard & 7 Others Win “CMA Triple Play Awards”

The Country Music Association announced 10 new recipients of the CMA Triple Play Award, an honor presented to songwriters who pen three No. 1 songs within a 12-month period. This year’s honorees include Luke Combs, Jesse Frasure, Nicolle Galyon, Ashley Gorley, Tyler Hubbard, Josh Kear, Shane McAnally, Chase McGill, Josh Osborne and Thomas Rhett. The…More

Kacey Musgraves, Dan + Shay & More to Perform at the Grammy Awards

Kacey Musgraves, Dan + Shay & More to Perform at the Grammy Awards

The Recording Academy announced its first round of performers for the 61st Grammy Awards on Feb. 10: Kacey Musgraves, Dan + Shay, Camila Cabello, Cardi B, Post Malone, Shawn Mendes and Janelle Monáe. Two-time Grammy winner Kacey Musgraves is nominated for four awards this year, including Album of the Year (Golden Hour), Best Country Solo…More

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