Survey: Students report carrying weapons at school

Bonneville County Sheriff’s Deputy Nate Downey patrols the halls at Rocky Mountain Middle School on March 9. An annual survey by the Centers for Disease Control found that vastly more Idaho students say they carry weapons at school than do high school students around the nation. John Roark / jroark@postregister.com

The latest results of an annual survey by the Centers for Disease Control focused on the behavior of high school students that can impact their health and safety have been released. Among the most striking results of the survey is that vastly more Idaho students say they carry weapons at school than do high school students around the nation.

Mexican tariff won’t do immediate damage in Idaho

As escalating tit-for-tat trade restrictions bounce between key U.S. trade partners in Europe and North America, retaliatory tariffs recently imposed by Mexico stand to impact agricultural industries in Idaho. While industry representatives say the short-term impact on producers is likely to be mild due to a number of factors, if the tariffs remain in place long-term, industry representatives, academics and government officials expect long-term damage to Idaho export markets.

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