Idaho House bans powdered alcohol

Dustin Hurst Headlines, Individual liberty

Though it’s not even available in the state at this point, the Idaho House voted Friday to ban powdered alcohol anyway. Rep. Lynn Luker, R-Boise, addressed the ban bill on the House floor and told his colleagues the substance could pose a threat to minors. He also said some public officials worry the substance could be more easily smuggled into …

Bill to allow unmarked ISP patrol cars introduced

Dustin Hurst Headlines, Individual liberty

The Idaho State Police wants unmarked police cars for highway patrol duty to combat aggressive drivers and will have a chance to state their case starting in the Idaho Senate. Members of the Senate’s Judiciary and Rules Committee voted Wednesday to introduce the proposal, allowing it to proceed to a full hearing. ISP Lt. Col. Kedrick Wills told senators his …

AG’s office clears Madison Sheriff Klingler of misuse of funds allegations

Dustin Hurst Headlines, Individual liberty

The Idaho Attorney General’s office cleared Madison County Sheriff Roy Klinger and his staff of any wrongdoing after a Rexburg man filed a complaint about how the sheriff’s office spent concealed weapons license fees. In a Jan. 22 letter to Rexburg resident Dan Roberts, Deputy Attorney General Paul R. Panther said, though Klinger and company did spend concealed weapons money …