Inland Northwest Correspondent
Prior to joining the Northwest News Network team, Jessica was the news director of Jefferson Public Radio in Ashland, Oregon, where she produced a newsmagazine on Northern California and Southern Oregon. In 2010, she spent a year in central Mexico and reported for an English-language newspaper in San Miguel de Allende. Jessica's investigative and feature stories have earned awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, the Idaho Press Club, the Radio Television Digital News Association, and Public Radio News Directors Inc. A Northwest native, Jessica grew up in an off-the-grid log cabin in the Columbia River Gorge.
The federal government and many states have offered car buyers incentives to venture into the electric car market. But now some states are going in a...
Idaho's gas tax is set to go up 7 cents per gallon under a bill now awaiting the governor's signature.
The Idaho legislature adjourned its overtime session over the weekend.
A special committee in the Idaho legislature assigned to find a compromise deal on roads funding ended the day Thursday with plenty of frustration but,...
Idaho Gov. Butch Otter has vetoed a repeal of so-called "instant horse racing."
On Friday afternoons, the crowd at the B gates of the Boise Airport includes a lot of familiar faces from the Idaho capitol.
The Idaho Senate is teeing up for a new round of negotiations Monday on how to fund much-needed repairs on roads and bridges.
The Idaho Senate decided to kill a major overhaul to Idaho's tax system Tuesday.
The Idaho House fast-tracked a bill Monday that would raise the gas tax, eliminate the sales tax on groceries and overhaul Idaho's income tax structure.
The Idaho House is set to vote Monday on a bill that would move Idaho's presidential primary from May to March.
Idaho lawmakers are proposing a tax system overhaul. In part, they want to make the state more competitive with Oregon and Washington.
Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's attorney released details of his captivity in Afghanistan after the Army charged him Wednesday with desertion.
A bill that would repeal so-called "instant horse racing" in Idaho is headed to the governor's desk.
Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the U.S. soldier held for nearly five years as a prisoner of the Taliban, is facing charges of desertion and misbehavior before the...
The Associated Press reports Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl of Idaho will face court martial on charges of desertion and avoiding military service. The...
The Idaho House passed an anti-bullying measure Monday after some impassioned pleas from several lawmakers -- who talked about the experiences of their...