Idaho to One-And-Done Landlords During Eclipse: Don’t Forget to Collect Taxes

The Idaho Tax Commission cautions those renting out their homes during the Aug. 21 eclipse. With tens of thousands of people expected to travel to Idaho to witness the total solar eclipse Monday, Aug. 21, more than a few Idaho home- and landowners are already planning to cash in on the once-in-a-lifetime event by leasing out accommodations. Officials at the Idaho State Tax Commission, however, are offering words of caution…

Giant Sequoia Move on Schedule in Idaho, Tree Doing Well

(AP Photo/Rebecca Boone). Workers build a burlap, plywood and steel-pipe structure to contain the rootball so they can move the roughly 100-foot sequoia tree in Boise, Idaho, Thursday, June 22, 2017. The sequoia tree sent more than a century ago by nat… (AP Photo/Troy Maben, File). FILE -This Nov. 22, 2006, file photo a giant sequoia tree sits next to St. Luke’s Hospital in downtown Boise, Idaho. The sequoia tree…

Idaho High Court: Unmarried Gay Partner Has No Rights to Custody

The Associated Press The Idaho Supreme Court building is seen in Boise, Idaho, on Thursday. BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Supreme Court has denied custody and visitation rights to a gay woman who raised a child with her former partner, reflecting state laws that have not been updated since same-sex marriage became legal in 2014. The couple raised the child together after splitting up in 2012. But their relationship…