Risch, questioning Comey, suggests testimony absolves Trump of obstructing justice (Spokesman-Review)

With no ethics reform on the ballot, Idaho lawmakers to examine the matter themselves (Spokesman-Review)

Once again, we just need a Senate vote for Idaho to get a new federal judge (Idaho Statesman)

Russ Fulcher makes it official: He’s leaving Idaho governor’s race to run for Congress (Idaho Statesman)

Idaho lawmakers pray for injured, praise Capitol police (Times-News)

Crapo-backed Russia sanctions bill passes Senate (Times-News)

Marty Trillhaase: Idaho sits in back of the national classroom (Lewiston Tribune)

Group Ranks Idaho High On Scale Of Business ‘Dynamism’ (Boise State Public Radio)

How The U.S. Trade Deal With China Could Impact Idaho’s Beef Industry (Boise State Public Radio)

Conversations With Ambassadors 'Everyday Occurences,' Idaho's Jim Risch Says To Jeff Sessions (Boise State Public Radio)

Idaho Reps Oppose Trump Restrictions On Cuban Trade (Boise State Public Radio)

School District approves $54.78 million budget (Mountain Express)

Teachers’ salaries and insurance deductibles rise (Mountain Express)

Resignation sparks residency verification (Press-Tribune)

Applause for Smith’s defense of the state constitution (Idaho Freedom Foundation)

Proposed Idaho rule results in closer wheat commission-industry relationship (Capital Press)

Idaho groundwater users leery of solar power development (Capital Press)

Idaho ranks No. 50 for per-pupil spending (Idaho Education News)

ISAT, SAT scores remain virtually flat (Idaho Education News)