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Tribes won’t renew lobbying contract after initiative filed

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, 4:21 p.m.

Officials with the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes say they will not renew a contract with their lobbying firm after the firm filed a ballot initiative to legalize lucrative betting machines known as instant racing.

Officials: SW Idaho deputies encouraged inmate assault

Two southwestern Idaho deputies at the Canyon County Jail authorities say tried to orchestrate an attack on a gang member accused of sex crimes against children by showing other incarcerated gang members confidential paperwork have been arrested.

Work continues to get all rape kits in Idaho tested

UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 29, 2018, 3:06 p.m.

Idaho law enforcement agencies are continuing to work through a backlog of untested rape kits in the wake of a law requiring that all rape kits undergo testing, a process that could take a while.

Collapsed mine shaft closed in Silver City

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 27, 2018, 10:25 a.m.

Federal officials say they’ve closed a mine shaft that recently collapsed in the historic mining town of Silver City in southwestern Idaho and will check it again this spring to make sure it’s stable.