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Local Garden City Police lieutenant resigns after DUI charge Garden City Police lieutenant resigns after DUI charge
The Garden City Police Department says Lt. Heath Compton, 44, of Meridian was arrested Tuesday evening at his home and charged with driving under the influence. Compton was not on duty at the time of the arrest.
Local Gov. Otter requests more arguments in gay marriage case Gov. Otter requests more arguments in gay marriage case
Otter argued in a motion filed Wednesday with the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that another reply is needed because a separate federal court has since upheld same-sex marriage bans in other states.
Local Idaho voter turnout hits record low Idaho voter turnout hits record low
Secretary of State Ben Ysursa says that nearly 37 percent of Idaho's voting-age population cast a ballot Nov. 4.
Local Judge says Ore. woman's noisy rooster must go Judge says Ore. woman's noisy rooster must go (Photo Gallery)
It was just the first of Mr. Rooster's problems that he was first believed to be a Ms. His crowing has given him away, though, and his owner in Cornelius has been dinged six times in five months for violating city ordinances.