State and federal officials signed an agreement Tuesday that will help protect Idaho’s national forest lands, which they said are at risk of insect infestations and destructive wildfires.
A former Idaho autism therapist accused of embezzling from her clients has been sentenced.
MEMPHIS, Tennessee – Several Boiseans interacted with Timmy Earl Kinner Jr. in the weeks before he was accused of going on a murderous rampage at a 3-year-old’s birthday party. As he sought meals at local shelters and worked to get school transcripts, his behavior seemed normal, they told the Statesman. And they were unaware of the 30-year-old homeless man’s erratic, violent criminal history in Memphis, Tennessee – or what that might portend.
Authorities say a 3-year-old girl has died after she was hit by a pickup truck in Boise. The Ada County Sheriff’s office says the truck had just pulled out of a driveway and was moving slowly down the street at around 5:15 p.m. Saturday when the girl started running alongside it. The driver didn’t see the girl and the truck hit her.
Andrew Hollingshead estimates he’s ruined 10 to 12 tons of potatoes.
A nuclear test reactor that can melt uranium fuel rods in seconds is running again after a nearly quarter-century shutdown as U.S. officials try to revamp a fading nuclear power industry with safer fuel designs and a new generation of power plants.
The Trump administration announced a deal in March that would allow the long-closed Bunker Hill Mine to reopen. But the Canadian company trying to restart mining operations has financial troubles, and one of its major investors is facing fraud charges.
A 35-year veteran of Idaho Fish and Game has been named its new director.
Fifth District Rep. Caroline Nilsson Troy will introduce legislation early next year that would legalize hemp in Idaho.
Bonner County elections officials noticed something was wrong on Wednesday when they tried to balance the number of registered voters against the number of ballots counted.
A federal judge says Idaho must provide gender confirmation surgery to a transgender inmate who has been living as a woman for years but who has continuously been housed in a men’s prison.
Idaho’s state Board of Correction voted to extend its $46 million-plus-a-year contract with Corizon Health for inmate health care for another two years.
Police in Garden City and Boise are responding to bomb threats at three local businesses.
It’s Monday morning at the Coeur d’Alene post office. And the bustle and stress of the season is weighing heavily on the 15 cuss-tomers in line to mail packages.
Gov.-elect Brad Little has named his budget chief.
Thieves have been helping themselves to Douglas fir trees on federal land near Pinehurst, Idaho. A $2,500 reward is being offered for information leading to the successful prosecution of the person or individuals responsible.
A state panel has voted to slightly raise the housing stipend for Idaho’s governor as the state continues to be one of a handful without a governor’s mansion.
The mayor of Lapwai was the victim of a fatal crash that occurred near the south entrance of the Clearwater River Casino & Lodge Monday afternoon.
Halfway through the fiscal year Idaho revenue collections continue to come in below forecast, state officials say. Barring a big increase December’s tax collection, the state could come have nearly $63 million less than expected as the 2019 legislative session begins.
The hotline Targeted Adult Service Coordination program doesn’t exist in Idaho, where police officers and sheriff’s deputies may be the first and only people to respond to mental health emergencies in rural areas. That costs those departments time and requires extra training for their employees. And, the number of people fatally shot by Idaho law enforcement has spiked this year; many of the confrontations appeared to involve mental illness.
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