In 1959 the Idaho Teacher of the Year Program started. This award is one of the top and most prestigious honors in the state for teachers. So does your kids teacher deserve some extra love, money and recognition? Now it your chance the nominations are only open for a couple of weeks and will be accepted through Monday, March 14.
Garbage and recycling workers do a job that I am sincerely grateful for. It's a job most would choose not to do if given a choice, but should your "garbage man" make more than your kids' teacher? That's happening in some places of Idaho.
This story caused a lot of controversy this past March when Preston Junior High School teacher Robert Crosland fed a sick puppy to a snapping turtle in front of some students. Now, he has been found not guilty.
Some of the disturbing "alleged" charges include urinating on the woman's mattress when she wasn't home, shoving her underwear in an envelope and leaving it on her boyfriend's car, puncturing her car tires, stealing her cat, and making Craigs List advertisements about cars parked in front of her house.