Stories tagged: idaho
Sun., March 24, 2019
You may not recognize a mint farmer by the looks of him, but his aromatic crop is unmistakable. Its sweet, spicy-cool scent makes mint one of man’s most valued herbs.
Sun., March 24, 2019
As a teacher in Idaho Falls School District 91 and with a second job as a server at Jakers Bar and Grill, some of Jess Marboe’s workdays can last up …
Sat., March 23, 2019
Numerica Credit Union is renovating its branch in Hayden to provide more space for its members.
Fri., March 22, 2019, 8:38 p.m.
Republican Idaho Gov. Brad Little has signed into law legislation requiring sexual assault and rape kits to be tested with limited exceptions.
Fri., March 22, 2019, 8:12 a.m.
Grip on Sports: On a day when upsets were rare, Gonzaga made sure it played the favorite’s role correctly
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The first day of the NCAA Tournament is often-times filled with upsets. Buzzer-beating upsets. “Can’t-believe-what-I-just-saw” upsets. No-chance-in-heck upsets. The upset from yesterday? There were no …
Thu., March 21, 2019, 4:59 p.m.
Legislation to increase penalties for a person who attacks an Idaho Parks and Recreation employee authorized to enforce state laws is heading to Gov. Brad Little
UPDATED: Thu., March 21, 2019, 9:54 a.m.
Legislation to allow Idaho theaters on the National Register of Historic Places to obtain licenses to sell beer and wine has been signed into law by Gov. Brad Little. Among …
Thu., March 21, 2019, 4:30 a.m.
Separate inquiries find exposure of fish to air after being landed has little impact on their survival and reproductive odds.
UPDATED: Thu., March 21, 2019, 9:53 a.m.
Coeur d’Alene’s Tubbs Hill at the center of a good read.
Mon., March 18, 2019, 9:46 p.m.
A new Medicaid expansion “sideboard” bill that would require some Medicaid recipients to work at least 20 hours a week is introduced in the Idaho House Health and Welfare Committee.
UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019, 6:46 a.m.
100 years ago in North Idaho: Plans for highway move to Lookout Pass; new road to connect Harrison with Coeur d’Alene
The “North Pacific Highway” route over the Bitterroot Range was about to be moved several miles south, so that it would cross the divide at Lookout Pass. This was the …
Sun., March 17, 2019, 6 a.m.
At 6 a.m. in mid-January, a trio of hunters sat cloaked in layers of camouflage, waiting for first light when they could begin shooting during what would likely be one …
UPDATED: Sat., March 16, 2019, 11 p.m.
Dozens of people showed up at McEuen Park for a slushy snowball skirmish Saturday before the St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Winter soldiers young and old let snowballs fly at the …
UPDATED: Sat., March 16, 2019, 2:39 p.m.
Idaho received its long-awaited steelhead fishery permit from the federal government Friday, ending months of uncertainty over the future of the ongoing steelhead season.
Sat., March 16, 2019, 6 a.m.
Something catastrophically wrong happened in 2018 to monarch butterflies.
Fri., March 15, 2019, 11:43 p.m.
A panel of lawmakers has opted to hold a bill that would toughen the requirements to get an initiative on a ballot in committee for now, but the legislation will …
UPDATED: Fri., March 15, 2019, 5:38 p.m.
The Idaho State Board of Education voted unanimously Thursday to allow the University of Idaho to move forward with plans to construct a new basketball arena on the Moscow campus …
Fri., March 15, 2019, 8:46 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Washington State made a change in its basketball program leadership yesterday. Bit the $4.2 million artillery shell and fired head coach Ernie Kent. At least …
UPDATED: Thu., March 14, 2019, 10:02 p.m.
The University of Idaho could boast the largest research dairy in the country within the next decade.
Thu., March 14, 2019, 8:58 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Wednesday night’s loss marked the end of WSU’s basketball season but probably not Ernie Kent’s tenure
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Is this the end? The end of Ernie Kent’s elaborate plans? Of everything that stands in Washington State’s basketball program, the end? Read on.
UPDATED: Thu., March 14, 2019, 10:01 p.m.
Coeur d’Alene wants to host the world’s largest snowball fight this weekend. Bill Greenwood, Coeur d’Alene Parks director, expects only a few hundred people to show up to the planned …
UPDATED: Wed., March 13, 2019, 3:22 p.m.
The federal government could pay up to $1,000 to people who adopt wild horses thanks to a new incentive program that aims to reduce the animals’ chronic overpopulation.
Wed., March 13, 2019, 12:57 p.m.
University of Idaho officials are asking the State Board of Education to allow the school to loan itself $29 million for a new arena.
Wed., March 13, 2019, 8:51 a.m.
Grip on Sports: There are bad days and then there are awful days, like the one Gonzaga had Tuesday in Las Vegas
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Everyone who has ever visited Las Vegas can look back on a bad day or two in Sin City. It’s inevitable or they wouldn’t keep …
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019, 8:48 a.m.
A Montana man dubbed the AK-47 bandit and accused of holding up banks in several states has pleaded guilty to robbing a bank in Nebraska.
Tue., March 12, 2019, 8:36 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Some of us are old enough to remember 1999. Y2K, The Matrix, Jose Mesa, Livin’ la Vida Loca, Vin Baker’s knee, Jar Jar Binks. But …
Mon., March 11, 2019, 6:28 p.m.
Three men were arrested in Lewiston on suspicion of using fake lottery tickets to win more than $800 from Idaho businesses.
Mon., March 11, 2019, 6 a.m.
In 1984 a few concerned anglers, worried about the decline of the Henry’s Fork of the Snake River caused by unrestricted cattle grazing along its banks, gathered at a cabin …
UPDATED: Sun., March 10, 2019, 8:47 p.m.
Investigators suspect alcohol was a factor in crash that killed a Cocolalla, Idaho, man north of Hayden on U.S. 95.
Sun., March 10, 2019, 8:47 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • If you decided not to worry about the West Coast Conference tournament until it was Gonzaga’s turn to play, you’ve missed a lot. How much? …