Stories tagged: idaho
UPDATED: FRIDAY, FEB. 24, 2017, 6:47 P.M.
Judge sentences high school football player in assault case
An Idaho judge has sentenced a high school football player to three years of probation and 300 hours of community service after prosecutors said he took part in a brutal …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, FEB. 24, 2017, 9:06 P.M.
Company that operated Idaho prison violated inmates’ rights, but no need to pay
A federal jury says private prison company CoreCivic had a long-standing custom of understaffing an Idaho prison, and that the company was deliberately indifferent to the risk of serious harm …
FRIDAY, FEB. 24, 2017, 10:40 A.M.
Bill limiting early voting headed to Idaho Senate
The Idaho House has advanced a measure that would put limits on early voting in Idaho. Republican Rep. Dustin Manwaring of Pocatello says Idaho currently lack a standardized system for …
FRIDAY, FEB. 24, 2017, 9:01 A.M.
Moscow residents tell Idaho congressmen ‘do your job’
A “do your job” chant reverberated off the walls of a packed Great Room at Moscow’s 1912 Center at the end of Thursday night’s town hall meeting hosted by the …
FRIDAY, FEB. 24, 2017, 8:52 A.M.
Grip on Sports: Gonzaga dominates San Diego in a game no one but the folks in the Jenny Craig Pavilion got to see
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There may have been more dominating performances by the Gonzaga University basketball team than the one it turned in last night in San Diego, but, …
THURSDAY, FEB. 23, 2017, 8:44 A.M.
Grip on Sports: Gonzaga’s WCC reign means just about every road game is a sold-out event
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Gonzaga is on the road again, which means there will be a big crowd in someone’s gym. It’s just the way it is in the …
THURSDAY, FEB. 23, 2017, 8:09 A.M.
Man accused of causing wildfire with fireworks pleads guilty
A 19-year-old man accused of sparking a Boise-area wildfire that destroyed one home and threatened dozens more has pleaded guilty.
THURSDAY, FEB. 23, 2017, 6:50 A.M.
U.S. to continue use of privately run prisons, AG Jeff Sessions says
Attorney General Jeff Sessions signaled Thursday his strong support for the federal government’s continued use of private prisons, reversing an Obama administration directive to phase out their use. Stock prices …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 22, 2017, 12:43 P.M.
Environmental group appeals SW Idaho power line approval
An environmental group has filed an appeal seeking to stop the construction of two high-voltage transmission lines in southwestern Idaho. Western Watersheds Project filed the appeal late last week with …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 22, 2017, 12:31 P.M.
Idaho man gets 7 years in accidental shooting of 10-year-old
An Idaho man involved in a shooting that injured a 10-year-old girl struck by a stray bullet has been sentenced to at least seven years in prison.
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, FEB. 22, 2017, 10:48 P.M.
University of Idaho to no longer euthanize nuisance animals
The University of Idaho will continue to trap wild, stray or feral animals on its campus, but it will end its practice of euthanization, according to the university’s Nuisance Animal …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 22, 2017, 10:39 A.M.
Officials plan capture of wild horses in central Idaho
Federal officials say they plan to capture 150 wild horses starting later this month in central Idaho near Challis and remove about 50 for adoption. The U.S. Bureau of Land …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 22, 2017, 10:15 A.M.
Audit planned on past sales of Idaho endowment lands
The director of the Idaho Department of Lands says he’ll hire an independent auditor to review the agency’s records involving decades-old sales of state lands that two environmental groups say …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 22, 2017, 10:13 A.M.
Jerome man gets 30 years for shooting victim near Shoshone
A Jerome man accused of shooting a victim and leaving him for dead in the Idaho desert has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 22, 2017, 8:21 A.M.
Grip on Sports: The Simpsons, Ken Griffey Jr., and baseball history all collided long ago
A GRIP ON SPORTS • An anniversary slipped by the other day, obscured by the mists of time. Yes, it’s been 25 years since “Homer at the Bat” aired, the …
TUESDAY, FEB. 21, 2017, 12:57 P.M.
Idaho officials looking to buy US Forest Service land
Idaho officials are in preliminary discussions with the U.S. Forest Service on possibly buying federal public lands.
MONDAY, FEB. 20, 2017, 8:23 A.M.
Woman arrested on charges of receiving meth in the mail
An Idaho County woman has been charged receiving methamphetamine through the mail.
UPDATED: SUNDAY, FEB. 19, 2017, 2:24 P.M.
Idaho militia group founder faces aggravated assault charge
Brandon Curtiss is due back in court March 6.
SUNDAY, FEB. 19, 2017, 8:47 A.M.
Grip on Sports: Gonzaga, WSU fill in the blanks over the past 48 hours
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Where were we? Oh ya, documenting Gonzaga’s inexorable march through the WCC. And wondering if the Cougars could sweep a Pac-12 basketball foe this season. …
SUNDAY, FEB. 19, 2017, 7 A.M.
A mother’s nightmare: Facing the harsh reality of an opioid addiction
It had been just less than three weeks since Leslee Hoover’s son had died from an opioid overdose on Jan. 27.
UPDATED: SATURDAY, FEB. 18, 2017, 4:58 P.M.
Missing Oregon couple found safe by Kootenai County search and rescue
An Oregon couple reported missing near Coeur d’Alene Friday evening was found unharmed but stuck in the snow Saturday morning by the Kootenai Count Sheriff’s Office search and rescue team.
FRIDAY, FEB. 17, 2017, 10:54 P.M.
Idaho leaders continue to review faith-healing laws
Legislative leaders are currently considering several options to change Idaho’s faith-healing laws, but details about what’s being discussed are being kept under wraps.
FRIDAY, FEB. 17, 2017, 12:13 P.M.
Speeding bill headed to Idaho Senate
Legislation allowing drivers to speed while passing other vehicles on some highways faced few road bumps getting out of the Idaho House.
FRIDAY, FEB. 17, 2017, 10:36 A.M.
Contract will test groundwater wells at Idaho DOE site
A government contractor in Idaho will test 11 groundwater wells after a hazardous chemical showed up in some preliminary tests at the desert site last year.
FRIDAY, FEB. 17, 2017, 8:58 A.M.
Grip on Sports: Fireworks of a different kind erupted in Pullman last night
A GRIP ON SPORTS • One would hope with two of the nation’s top five college basketball teams playing in the Inland Northwest on the same night, there would be …
FRIDAY, FEB. 17, 2017
On the slopes: Sky House lodge restaurants offer grab-and-go, fine dining in the clouds
UPDATED: THURSDAY, FEB. 16, 2017, 5:54 P.M.
Coeur d’Alene Charter Academy administrator accused of having sex with Bonner County teen
A Coeur d’Alene Charter Academy administrator is accused of having sex with a student in Bonner County.
THURSDAY, FEB. 16, 2017, 11:21 A.M.
Death penalty considered for men accused of shooting teen
Prosecutors are considering seeking the death penalty against two Buhl men accused of killing a high school student last year.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, FEB. 16, 2017, 12:09 P.M.
Joey the indoor pet squirrel stops burglary, police say
Police in southwest Idaho say an indoor pet, a squirrel named Joey, has thwarted a burglary attempt.
THURSDAY, FEB. 16, 2017, 10:24 A.M.
Idaho extends deadline for farmers to dispose of bad onions
Idaho officials have extended the deadline for farmers to dispose of spoiled or damaged onions following the collapse of many onion storage facilities in southwestern Idaho due to heavy snow.