A deep well used to monitor radioactive and other contamination in a giant Idaho aquifer is back in service after a three-year absence, a contractor for the U.S. Department of Energy says.
Students who transfer from Lewis-Clark State College to the University of Idaho can earn their bachelor’s and law degrees in six years, rather than the usual seven, under a new agreement between the two schools.
The biggest threat to the nation’s primary lab for nuclear research is a prohibition from bringing in small quantities of spent nuclear fuel for research, the lab’s director said Tuesday.
Legislation to end years of litigation and finalize an agreement involving water rights in heavily populated southwestern Idaho cleared the House on Tuesday.
A 2-year-old Sandpoint girl was killed Monday morning in a collision on State Highway 200 about three miles east of Ponderay, Idaho.
Recipients of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also known as food stamps, are being urged to budget their resources carefully after receiving their February benefits weeks earlier than usual.
Some laws were created to keep us safe. Others help enhance or protect the state’s business and agriculture. Certain acts are against the law because they are offensive or deemed to be in bad taste. And others are an attempt to conform to a moral code. But as far as Twin Falls Attorney Grant Loebs can tell, there is a pretty clear reason for most of them.
Several hundred people rallied in front of the Idaho Capitol for the state’s Womxn’s March. The Idaho Statesman reports the event Saturday was aligned with a national event, the Women’s March, occurring in Washington, D.C. Idaho organizers say the name was changed to “Womxn” to be more inclusive. Idaho organizer Maddie Oppenheimer says the first march in 2017 had somewhat of an “angry” theme but the 2019 event focused on kindness.
Though education surveys show vaping use is down among Idaho high school students, health officials are concerned about vaping’s rising popularity among teens nationwide.
Lack of a concealed weapons ban in the House gallery and security concerns prompted Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib to stay away from the joint session.
Moscow High School’s graduation rate in 2018 topped state averages, though it dropped 10 percentage points from 2017.
Idaho’s top environmental official says his agency needs money needs money to clean up toxic discharge from an abandoned silver and lead mine near one of the world’s top ski destinations. Idaho Department of Environmental Quality Director John Tippets on Friday also told the Legislature’s budget-setting committee that additional money is needed as the agency takes over for the federal government in regulating pollution that gets into waterways.
An Idaho judge says the suspect in a mass stabbing attack that injured 12 and killed a 3-year-old girl is unfit to stand trial.
New Idaho congressman Russ Fulcher and his wife, Kara, divorced in September after she cited his “acts of adultery.”
In a frantic letter to Gov. Brad Little, the Idaho Conservation League calls attention to the federal government shutdown threatening Idaho’s ability to keep hatchery-based steelhead season open.
The helicopter hovered low over the hills southeast of Kelly Mountain, snow billowing up from the ground, and deer bounded down the slope to flee the noisy monster.
The Falls Optimist Club’s Youth House has opened its doors to young adults who have transitioned out of the foster care program and serves as a transitional home.
A pair of budget-related committees accepted Gov. Brad Little’s projected revenue of $3.75 billion for the current fiscal year, but reduced it for the following year.
A community organizer shown in an iconic photograph while challenging racial segregation at a Mississippi lunch counter in the 1960s has died at his home in Pocatello, Idaho.
Count Evielynne Holbrook, of Spirit Lake and Spokane Valley, among those who aren’t impressed with the higher cost of visiting Mickey, Donald Duck, Goofy et al. in their natural setting, Disneyland. The former Disneyland employee suffered sticker shock at the new admission fees recently announced by the company, including $129 for a regular, one-day pass.
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