Nampa lawmaker installs private camera inside Capitol

File - In this Jan. 9, 2017 file photo, House Assistant Majority Leader Brent J. Crane, R-Nampa, waits for the State of the State address inside the house chambers at the state Capitol building in Boise, Idaho. Crane has recently set up a private security camera to record meetings, but hasn't told anyone they're being recorded. (AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger)

BOISE — An Idaho House leader said Monday he’s set up a security camera in his legislative office to record meetings with fellow lawmakers, lobbyists and constituents in response to the wave of sexual misconduct allegations erupting across the country.

Highway swamped by deadly mudslides reopens

In this Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018 photo Caltrans workers clear mud from a section of center divider guardrail along the northbound US 101 in Montecito in Montecito, Calif., that was closed following flooding on Jan. 9. California officials say key coastal highway swamped by deadly mudslides has reopened Sunday, Jan 21, 2018, after nearly 2-week closure. (Mike Eliason/Santa Barbara County Fire Department via AP, File)

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — A coastal California highway swamped by deadly mudslides reopened Sunday after a nearly two-week closure that caused traffic headaches across the region, state officials said.

Women’s marches organizers hope to keep building momentum

People cheer during a women's march rally Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Thousands of people poured into a football stadium in Las Vegas on Sunday, the anniversary of women’s marches around the world, to cap off a weekend of global demonstrations that participants hope will continue building momentum for equality, justice and an end to sexual harassment.

New tax bill will provides boost to booming beer industry

In this Jan. 4, 2018, photo, Erin Krueger pours a pitcher of their Ski Socks American Sour at the Great Northern Brewing Company in Whitefish, Mont. (Brenda Ahearn/The Daily Inter Lake via AP)

KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — A piece of legislation passed by Congress last month as part of the federal tax reform plan is poised to benefit beer brewers across Montana.

Former pro baseball player still in a league of her own

Lois Youngen, of Eugene, shows the 10 inch baseball that she used while addressing an audience at the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Eugene, Ore. on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. Youngen was one of the 550 women who played professional baseball for 4 years after WWII. Their story was told in the film "A League of Their Own." (Collin Andrew/The Register-Guard via AP)

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Growing up in rural Ohio in the 1940s and ’50s, Lois Youngen often heard that a woman’s place was in the home.

Utah woman’s nonprofit mails thousands of books to prisons

In this Dec. 22, 2017, photo, Toby Lafferty, founder of Books Inside, selects books in Salt Lake City to be sent to a new prison in Texas. Men and women in 35 prisons and jails in 13 states nationwide depend on Lafferty and her Millcreek-based nonprofit, Books Inside, for a monthly supply of books to expand often decrepit libraries. (Ravell Call/The Deseret News via AP)

TOOELE, Utah (AP) — A nonprofit run by a Utah woman supplies books to men and women in 35 prisons in 13 states, helping to restock prison libraries often filled with decrepit texts.



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