Stories tagged: idaho
Mon., Jan. 22, 2018, 4:57 p.m.
Sheriff, deputies deny allegations in Idaho rancher lawsuit
Law enforcement officials named in a wrongful death lawsuit deny allegations they violated federal civil rights during and after the shooting of an Idaho rancher.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 22, 2018, 4:55 p.m.
Idaho lawmaker installs private camera inside Capitol
An Idaho House leader says he has set up a security camera in his legislative office to record meetings with fellow lawmakers, lobbyists and constituents in response to the wave …
Sun., Jan. 21, 2018, 2:27 p.m.
Group that runs camps for kids with cancer to find new site
A nonprofit organization that runs camps for children with cancer says it will look for a new home after months of wrangling over a proposed site in central Idaho.
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 21, 2018, 3:37 p.m.
Snowmobiler killed in avalanche in eastern Idaho
Authorities say a snowmobiler has died after being caught in an avalanche in eastern Idaho.
Sun., Jan. 21, 2018, 8:48 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Last week is now behind us and we’re probably all thankful for that
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Saturday marked the end of a tough week in this area. We are so ready to turn the page. Read on.
Sat., Jan. 20, 2018, 11:16 a.m.
N. Idaho FedEx driver arrested on suspicion of drunk driving
Police in northern Idaho say they arrested a FedEx driver and impounded his delivery van after he underwent a field sobriety test.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 20, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
Police: S. Idaho shop owner shot after offering robber a job
A man police say shot and killed the owner of a car repair shop business in south-central Idaho after the owner offered him a job has been bound over for …
Sat., Jan. 20, 2018, 11:03 a.m.
Montana men arrested in Idaho following road rage incident
Authorities in northern Idaho say two Montana men have been taken into custody following a road rage incident that included shots fired.
Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 1:10 p.m.
Students evacuated due to bathroom fire during exam week
Officials at a Boise junior high school say a fire that caused an evacuation during exam week is of suspicious origin.
Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 10:15 a.m.
Idaho board approves creation of chief education officer
The State Board of Education is supporting the formation of a chief education officer position to help consolidate back office operations in Idaho’s public community colleges and universities.
Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 8:59 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Saint Mary’s seniors attack down the stretch and help Gaels overcome rival Gonzaga
A GRIP ON SPORTS • If you didn’t believe Saint Mary’s was much of a rival any more for Gonzaga, let’s hope last night’s Gael win in the Kennel changed …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 7:35 p.m.
Idaho judge grants class action status for ACLU lawsuit
An Idaho judge has ruled that a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union of Idaho over public defender funding can move forward as a class action lawsuit.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 10:23 p.m.
Group wants lethal traps banned in Idaho wolverine habitat
An environmental group has asked Idaho officials to prosecute a trapper who killed a wolverine and ban lethal traps in areas inhabited by wolverines, but state officials say they will …
Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 1:39 p.m.
Officials: Thousands of Idaho skilled jobs go unfilled
Thousands of science, technology, engineering and math jobs in Idaho are going unfilled each year in Idaho due to a lack of skilled workers, education officials said.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 10:09 p.m.
Teen charged in Idaho shooting death pleads guilty
An Eastern Washington teen has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter for the shooting death of man during a camping trip in North Idaho.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 3:08 p.m.
Idaho group fights dismissal of children’s book lawsuit
A group that preserves and promotes the work of a deaf, self-taught Idaho artist whose creations appear in museums around the world is fighting an attempt to dismiss its copyright …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 16, 2018, 1:20 p.m.
Director: Judicial turnover has state barely hanging on
Idaho Courts Director Sara Thomas said Tuesday the state has made big gains on improving court access and technology, but Idaho is barely hanging on when it comes to judicial …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 5:01 p.m.
Annual Idaho Department of Fish and Game meeting starts today
The Idaho Department of Fish and Game Commission’s annual meeting is scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday in Boise.
Sun., Jan. 14, 2018, 2:15 p.m.
Idaho governor offers limited support for residency plan
Idaho Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter is offering limited support for a 10-year plan that proponents say could increase the number of doctors practicing in the state.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 13, 2018, 6:56 p.m.
Man dies, woman rescued after vehicle crashes in Hayden Lake
A man was killed and a woman was rescued after their vehicle ran into Hayden Lake early Saturday morning.
Sat., Jan. 13, 2018, 11:39 a.m.
Girls basketball coaches resign after car vandalized
The varsity and junior varsity coaches for girls basketball at Salmon High School in east-central Idaho have resigned after someone vandalized the varsity coach’s car.
Sat., Jan. 13, 2018, 7:55 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The rivalry between Eastern and Idaho is growing and will take another step in the fall
A GRIP ON SPORTS • If you wanted to know why Idaho is such a good fit in the Big Sky Conference, all you had to do last night was …
Fri., Jan. 12, 2018, 11:07 a.m.
Northern Idaho school district closes due to flu outbreak
A school district in northern Idaho has sent its staff and students home due to a flu outbreak.
Fri., Jan. 12, 2018, 11:01 a.m.
Lawsuit claims Idaho school failed to protect child
A recently filed lawsuit claims a former staffer at a southwestern Idaho school sexually assaulted a child while other office employees did nothing to stop the behavior.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 12, 2018, 10:46 p.m.
Ahlquist: $100M promise may not result in Idaho budget cut
Idaho Republican gubernatorial candidate Tommy Ahlquist said this week his campaign promise to cut $100 million in 100 days if elected may not result in a reduction to the state …
Fri., Jan. 12, 2018, 8:53 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The expected happened in unexpected ways Thursday night
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Usually sports can be counted on to give you something unexpected. On the surface, last night’s local college basketball results didn’t do that. But dig …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 11, 2018, 3:35 p.m.
Idaho landline fund loses revenue as cellphone use increases
A state fund that has helped keep telephone landlines affordable for rural Idaho residents for the past 30 years is in jeopardy as more people switch to cellphones.
Thu., Jan. 11, 2018
Huckleberries: The Idaho Legislature is back in session, so hide your children
As Idaho legislators prepare to be wined, dined and hypnotized by monied puppet masters and lobbyists for another session, the voice of a favorite journalistic curmudgeon sounds from long ago.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 10, 2018, 8:37 p.m.
Judge rejects man’s bid to withdraw pleas after conviction
A judge has denied a motion to withdraw pleas from a northern Idaho man convicted of killing three people.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 10, 2018, 8:28 p.m.
Ex-wife says Idaho lawmaker molested 2 girls
The ex-wife of a former Idaho Republican state lawmaker who shot and killed himself this week says he was under investigation for molesting two girls, including a young female relative …