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A spokesman for the parents of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl says they are overjoyed their son has returned to the United States.  (Photo by U.S. Army via Getty Images)

Bergdahl’s Parents Overjoyed At Son’s Return To US

A spokesman for the parents of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl says they are overjoyed their son has returned to the United States.

06/13/2014

A sign showing support for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl hangs outside Zaney's coffee shop where Bergdahl worked as a teenager on June 2, 2014 in Hailey, Idaho. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Bergdahl’s Hometown Sidesteps Desertion Debate

But the release of the American soldier in a prisoner swap with the Taliban has drawn a less savory form of attention, surprising some townspeople who are more used to entertaining happy tourists than being part of a national debate. The community canceled a planned welcome-home celebration rather than become ground zero for criticism of the deal that freed its native son.

CBS Seattle–06/05/2014

Robyn Selman, right, and Karin Cook, wait in line to enter the Manhattan clerks office to be married on July 24, 2011 in New York City. (credit: Daniel Barry/Getty Images)

Idaho Gay Marriage Plaintiffs Seek Court Costs

Four couples who successfully sued Idaho Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter over the state’s gay marriage ban are now asking to be reimbursed for nearly half a million dollars of attorney fees and other court costs

CBS Seattle–05/28/2014

File image of a Kamchatka brown bear (Alexander Nemenov/AFP/Getty Images)

Idaho Study Team Capturing Grizzly Bears

State wildlife biologists are capturing grizzly bears as part of a scientific study

CBS Seattle–05/27/2014

Rep. Mike Simpson fended off a conservative challenger; Sen. Jim Risch and Rep. Raul Labrador also won their respective GOP primaries. (Getty Images)

Simpson, Risch, Labrador Win Idaho GOP Primaries 

Rep. Mike Simpson fended off a conservative challenger who drew early support from anti-tax advocates.

05/20/2014

Idaho same-sex couples can't get married or have their marriages recognized until the 9th Circuit or U.S. Supreme Court decides whether to let stand a ruling overturning Idaho's ban. (Getty Images)

Court: Gay Marriage Must Remain On Hold In Idaho

Idaho same-sex couples can’t get married or have their marriages recognized until the 9th Circuit or U.S. Supreme Court decides whether to let stand a ruling overturning Idaho’s ban.

05/20/2014

(Photo credit: Michael Loccisano)

Idaho Booze Prices Draw Washington Residents

The store opened a few months after Washington voters passed Initiative 1183, which privatized liquor sales two years ago

CBS Seattle–05/15/2014

(Credit: Nigel Roddis/Getty Images)

Judge Strikes Down Idaho’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban

A federal magistrate judge has ruled that Idaho’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional

CBS Seattle–05/13/2014

File photo of guns. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Idaho Lawmakers Back Bill Allowing Guns On College Campuses

The House voted Thursday to back a bill that would allow students, faculty and visitors to carry guns on Idaho’s college campuses.

03/07/2014

File photo of guns. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Idaho Bill Allows Students, Staff To Carry Guns On College Campuses

A bill to allow students, staff and visitors to carry guns on Idaho’s college campuses passed out of a legislative committee Friday afternoon, despite objections from students, multiple police chiefs and leaders of all eight of the state’s public colleges.

03/03/2014

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