As Idaho lawmakers prepare for the upcoming ethics hearing of Rep. Aaron von Ehlinger, who is accused of raping a 19-year-old Statehouse staffer, The 208 is taking a deeper look into the allegations against the first-term lawmaker and what they mean going forward. TW: Sexual abuse
Students at an Eastern Idaho high school were photographed posing with blackface as well as a small baby doll that was painted black and hanging from a stick. The photos are just now resurfacing on social media, with reactions ranging from outrage to defending the students.
Madelynn Lee Taylor, a United States Navy veteran, passed away this month. She sued for the right to be buried with her wife at the Idaho State Veterans Cemetery but was denied due to Idaho's same-sex marriage ban. Now that she has passed, has the state changed its mind?