Stories tagged: idaho
UPDATED: Sat., May 27, 2017, 2:53 p.m.
Police seek 15-year-old boy who escaped from Nampa juvenile corrections facility
Police are looking for a 15-year-old boy they say escaped from the Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections facility in Nampa, according to an IDJC press release.
UPDATED: Fri., May 26, 2017, 9:22 p.m.
U.S. cattle grazing plan for Idaho monument draws criticism
Federal officials on Friday released a cattle grazing plan for central Idaho’s Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve that immediately came under fire from an environmental group.
Fri., May 26, 2017, 4:47 p.m.
Workers lost their lives: The dark side of Idaho’s residential construction boom
A Statesman analysis of OSHA inspection data from March 2011 through December 2016 shows a pattern of carelessness in Idaho’s home-construction industry.
Thu., May 25, 2017, 3:15 p.m.
Idaho woman pleads guilty in veterans benefits ruse
A southwest Idaho woman whose grandmother received benefits as the wife of a deceased veteran has admitted to collecting about $91,000 by not reporting her grandmother’s death.
UPDATED: Thu., May 25, 2017, 3:11 p.m.
University of Idaho examines safety updates after explosion
The University of Idaho has identified 14 recommendations to improve safety and emergency response policies following an explosion in a school parking lot that injured four students, according to a …
UPDATED: Thu., May 25, 2017, 2:21 p.m.
Idaho man accused of bribing young boys faces new charges
Idaho officials say a man accused of convincing 40 boys across various states and countries to send him pornographic videos is facing new charges.
Thu., May 25, 2017, 11:29 a.m.
Police arrest woman in Orofino slaying case
An Orofino woman is scheduled for a June 5 preliminary hearing on a charge of first-degree murder in connection with the shooting death of 23-year-old Samantha S. Fignani of Orofino.
Thu., May 25, 2017, 7:13 a.m.
Grip on Sports: May 10th was such a special day with special memories
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Remember that glorious day a couple weeks ago? You know the one I mean. Wednesday, May 10th. The day the Mariners were at .500. The …
Wed., May 24, 2017, 12:48 p.m.
Idaho wants to identify veterans monuments, memorials
Idaho is trying to identify all the monuments and memorials to the military and veterans in the state.
Wed., May 24, 2017, 12:15 p.m.
Orofino shooting death investigated as homicide
The shooting death of a 23-year-old Orofino woman is being investigated as a homicide, the Orofino Police Department reported Tuesday.
Wed., May 24, 2017, 11:43 a.m.
Lewiston home for troubled youngsters gets good marks from state
The state of Idaho has lifted an admissions ban at the Northwest Children’s Home in Lewiston after it showed sufficient progress in correcting problems revealed in an investigation last year.
Wed., May 24, 2017, 9:02 a.m.
Moscow city prosecutor leaving for private practice
Erin Tomlin took a leap of faith in March when she submitted her letter of resignation as the Moscow city prosecutor. After four years of working for the city, she …
Wed., May 24, 2017, 9 a.m.
Idaho man killed in police-involved shooting identified
Southwest Idaho authorities have identified Aaron M. Thompson as the Mountain Home man killed in a police-involved shooting at a trailer park.
Wed., May 24, 2017, 8:57 a.m.
Hiker rescued from canyon in southern Idaho
Officials say a hiker has been rescued from the Snake River Canyon in south-central Idaho.
Tue., May 23, 2017, 12:40 p.m.
Deputy stabbed, man killed in Idaho police shooting
A man is dead following a police shooting in southwest Idaho and a law enforcement officer is recovering from multiple stab wounds.
Mon., May 22, 2017, 3:51 p.m.
Eastern Idaho woman saves toddler after stroller falls into canal
An eastern Idaho woman is being called a hero after she spotted a stroller fall into a fast-moving irrigation canal and jumped in to save the little boy strapped inside.
Sun., May 21, 2017, 5:37 p.m.
Searchers will return to Idaho campsite where toddler went missing in 2015
Almost two years after a toddler disappeared during a camping trip with his family, investigators plan to return to the campsite to search for new evidence.
Sun., May 21, 2017, 4:11 p.m.
Police investigate after infant found in car with no pulse
The Caldwell Police Department is investigating after a 5-month-old baby girl was found in a car without pulse.
Sun., May 21, 2017, 1:59 p.m.
New science standards hope to appease Idaho lawmakers
New revisions to Idaho’s K-12 science standards downplay the negative impacts of human activity on climate change as part of the latest attempt to appease Idaho’s Republican-controlled Legislature.
Sat., May 20, 2017, 5:46 p.m.
Spring chinook seasons hang in balance
The fate of this year’s spring chinook fishing seasons will be shaped over the next few days, with a decision looming early next week. Regional salmon managers will gather Monday …
Fri., May 19, 2017, 10:23 a.m.
Idaho labor force tightens as jobless rate scrapes bottom
Significant drops in the number of unemployed Idahoans and people looking for work pushed the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate down to 3.4 percent in April, narrowing an already tight …
Thu., May 18, 2017, 2:34 p.m.
Otter appoints new members to Oil and Gas Commission
Gov. Butch Otter has appointed Payette County Commissioner Marc Shigeta and Idaho Department of Lands Director Tom Schultz to the Idaho Oil and Gar Conservation Committee.
UPDATED: Thu., May 18, 2017, 10:32 a.m.
Idaho’s first medical school slated to open in 2018
The first medical school in Idaho has been slated to open in August 2018, pending its accreditation.
Wed., May 17, 2017, 8:58 a.m.
Eastern Idaho voters approve new community college
Voters in eastern Idaho have overwhelmingly approved converting a technical school into a community college.
UPDATED: Tue., May 16, 2017, 4:25 p.m.
Idaho father charged after two missing kids found safe in Nevada
Idaho authorities have charged a Boise man with two felonies after they say he checked his two young kids out of school and fled to the Nevada mountains, leaving a …
UPDATED: Mon., May 15, 2017, 11:38 p.m.
Two missing Idaho girls found safe; father in custody
Law enforcement officials have issued a statewide Amber alert for two Idaho girls who went missing over the weekend.
UPDATED: Mon., May 15, 2017, 11:58 a.m.
Fallen Coeur d’Alene police officer, two others, to be given medals of honor
Three Idaho police officers – including one who died in the line of duty – will be recognized with Idaho Medals of Honor this week.
Mon., May 15, 2017, 10:27 a.m.
Congressman Mike Simpson faces protesters at health care summit
Idaho’s Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Simpson faced roughly 100 protesters while speaking at a health care conference in Boise.
Sun., May 14, 2017, 5:19 p.m.
Group proposing retreat for kids with cancer to appeal after permit denied
A nonprofit group says it plans to appeal after it was denied a permit to build a retreat for children with cancer in central Idaho.
Sun., May 14, 2017, 5:02 p.m.
People donate thousands to Anne Frank memorial in Idaho
Idaho officials say thousands of dollars in donations for an Anne Frank memorial vandalized earlier this week.