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FBI returns to murder scene for site work

Investigators will be at the house on King Road today and Wednesday, as they work to create visual and audio exhibits and a physical model of the murder scene

Brother of slaying victim receives memorial scholarship

Hunter Chapin, a University of Idaho student, is the first recipient of the Sigma Chi Foundation’s Ethan Chapin Memorial Scholarship.

Accreditors plan NIC site visit next week

In other news, trustees on Wednesday abruptly called off a closed-door meeting to discuss a personnel investigation.

Boise State tallies enrollment increases

One key trend: in-state enrollment improved, after some lackluster numbers in previous years.

High-tech graduation gaps are wide — and unlikely to just go away

It means Idaho employers are forced to look out of state for workers — and they might decide to expand their businesses elsewhere.

Idaho State reports enrollment increase, record retention rate

The freshman class is its largest in nearly a decade. Retention soared to 74%.

Across most metrics, U of I reports enrollment increases

The bottom line: Overall fall enrollment came in at 11,849, a 3% increase.

Childhood immunization rates: A couple of followups

Some more details on Idaho’s childhood immunization rates.

Federal lawsuit over voter ID law will proceed

The 2023 Legislature banned the use of student IDs as voter ID. The federal lawsuit says the law violates voting rights protected under the U.S. Constitution.

U of I president subpoenaed in Phoenix lawsuit

The subpoena centers on one of the key points of Attorney General Raúl Labrador’s lawsuit: Was the University of Idaho competing with other suitors in its bid to purchase the University of Phoenix?