Local Headlines 5-6-18

When political debates also include comic relief… (Spokesman-Review)

Candidates flock to race for open Idaho congressional seat (Spokesman-Review)

Governor candidate endorsed by national progressives — but not her fellow lawmakers (Idaho Statesman)

The Forest Service will soon have critical funds to get ahead of huge fires where you live (Idaho Statesman)

Crapo campaign used D.C. condo 81 times at no cost (Idaho Statesman)

Twin Falls anti-nuclear activist seeks congressional seat in Democratic primary, says his pot crop was 'civil disobedience' (Times-News)

Magic Valley senators face 'liberty-minded' challengers in Republican primaries (Times-News)

Trump Surrogates Endorse Ahlquist For Governor As Primary Moves Into Final Phase (Boise State Public Radio)

In Run-Up To Idaho Primary, Two Candidates Bumped From Ballot (Boise State Public Radio)

Western Politicians Celebrate Passage Of 'Fire Borrowing' Bill (Boise State Public Radio)

Medicaid expansion campaign clears hurdle (Mountain Express)

2 candidates hope to take on Simpson (Mountain Express)

East Idaho man 'proud' of granddaughter and her controversial Chinese prom dress (State Journal)

County candidates converge at 2C forum (Press-Tribune)

Race to replace Perry draws flock of candidates (Press-Tribune)

Idaho economic forecast through 2021 mostly remains strong (Idaho Business Review)

Little floats tax increase in gubernatorial debate (Idaho Freedom Foundation)

Idaho Falls edges close to revised high school bond issue (Idaho Education News)

Across the Aisle (Idaho Reports)

Half a million dollars of grass seed (Idaho Reports)