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Idaho women sue doctor, claim they got counterfeit implants

Four women have sued an Idaho doctor who they claim gave them counterfeit breast implants and knock-off Botox without their knowledge during procedures.


Man who killed zoo monkey now accused of violating parole

An Idaho man convicted for breaking into a Boise zoo in 2012 and brutally beating to death a Patas monkey is accused of violating his parole.


Boise’s refugee resettlement program seen as a success

The success of Boise’s refugee resettlement program has attracted international attention. German professionals, public officials and volunteers kicked off a two-day visit of Boise to learn about how the city …


Clearwater Paper ordered to pay $235,000 to whistleblower

A federal judge has ordered Clearwater Paper Corp. to pay a former employee $235,000 after ruling the company fired him for filing a report with a federal agency about unsafe …


Boise County prosecuting attorney charged with felony DUI

Boise County Prosecuting Attorney Jolene Maloney has been charged with a felony count of driving under the influence.


Inmate dies at Idaho prison south of Boise

Officials say a 74-year-old inmate at the Idaho State Correctional Institution south of Boise has died of natural causes.


Idaho woman tried to use stun gun on detectives, police say

An Idaho woman is facing felony charges after police say she tried to shock detectives with a stun gun.


Alaska Airlines announces Boise to Spokane flights

Alaska Airlines will be offering daily flights from Spokane to Boise starting Aug. 24, the company’s president said Wednesday before the Boise Chamber of Commerce.


Uber, Lyft get court order blocking release of Spokane County reports

Ride-sharing juggernauts Lyft and Uber are fighting – and winning – a legal battle to keep ridership numbers and other data about their business in Spokane under wraps. A judge …


Appeals court: Boise health system broke antitrust laws

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a lower court ruling that determined St. Luke’s Health System’s acquisition of Nampa-based Saltzer Medical Group violated …


National Guard helicopter crashes near Boise

The Boise fire chief says a National Guard helicopter has crashed and emergency crews have responded.


2 Boise men indicted on hate crime charges

BOISE – Two Boise men have been indicted on federal hate crime charges for allegedly assaulting a black man. The U.S. Department of Justice on Wednesday announced that 28-year-old Jonathan …


Cultural and scenic offerings overflow in Boise

BOISE – Boise has long been dubbed the “City of Trees,” a nickname that always catches newcomers by surprise given the city’s high-desert climate and summers with little or no …


Boise’s new parking meters stop extra ’free time’

BOISE — The city of Boise is getting about 200 new parking meters designed to prevent people from parking on someone else’s dime.


Sport this Gretzky plays is with a ball

The answer to the first question people always ask Trevor Gretzky is, “Because the closest rink was about an hour away from our house.” But instead of asking Gretzky why …


Big cat attacks, kills dogs in fenced Boise back yards

Three next-door neighbors in east Boise have had their small dogs attacked by a mountain lion in their fenced back yards in the past two weeks, and two of the …


Hank, Crazy Reese find humor on the fly

Hank Patterson is the funniest man in fly fishing. OK, maybe that’s setting the bar a little low, but a low bar is how “Hank Patterson” came to be. Hank …


Utah St. hammers Toledo in Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

BOISE – Kerwynn Williams ran for 235 yards and three touchdowns and No. 18 Utah State won a bowl game for the first time in nearly 20 years, beating Toledo …


Horizon to base crews here again

Horizon Air is re-establishing Spokane as a crew base for pilots and attendants, changing an 11-year practice of having crews spend a night in area hotels before leaving the next …


Wildfire grows in Idaho forest

BOISE – Firefighters on Sunday faced the possibility of a long battle against a wildfire burning in heavy timber 50 miles east of Boise after an intense effort a day …


Indians commit nine errors in loss to Boise

The Spokane Indians committed 24 errors in getting off to a 1-8 start in the Northwest League, but then improved to just eight miscues in winning five of their last …


Variety of gems all sparkle at BanBury GC in Eagle, Idaho

It probably says a lot about BanBury’s layout and playability that I toured the last nine holes in a wind tunnel and still thoroughly enjoyed this challenging course in Eagle, …


Falcon Crest GC in Kuna, Idaho, a beautiful sprawl

This sprawling, 36-hole complex sits just outside Boise in Kuna, but it’s only a 15-20 minute drive from downtown. The 18-hole track is Falcon Crest, a diverse layout with one …


Quail Hollow GC near Boise not short on decisions

Your first decision comes before your first swing. Hole No. 1 is a 277-yard par 4. There are a series of bunkers left, trouble right, a pond in front of …


Golfing in Boise offers familiar benefits to home

I’ve spent some time in Boise. I watched future Olympian Ian Waltz launch the discus so far that officials at the 1995 state track meet had to find a longer …


Boise gets Nordstrom Rack

BOISE – Has the city without a Nordstrom finally ended its sad distinction? This is Boise, where shoppers used to pack buses bound for the Nordstrom store in Ogden, Utah, …


Idaho finally gets a Nordstrom store

On Thursday, the first Nordstrom store in the state of Idaho opened.


Boise Hawks finally win in Spokane

The Boise Hawks are no longer 0-for-Spokane. The Hawks belted three homers, five doubles and 12 hits en route to a 7-3 Northwest League baseball win Saturday in front of …


It’s never over…

Spokane Indians designated hitter Brett Nicholas had never seen anything like it. The Indians, down by four in the bottom of the ninth inning, staged an improbable five-run rally to …


Searchers fail to find boy, 8

BOISE – Police searched a southwest Boise residence and closed off a section of a landfill Saturday as they continued looking for an 8-year-old boy who went missing more than …