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Idaho road signs tell colorful history

If you’re like most folks, road signs that denote historic sites or doings often blur as you whiz by. That’s too bad: if you take the time to stop, their …


Idaho’s new hunt

More than 15,000 hunters have purchased tags for the first authorized wolf hunts in some 80 years in Idaho and Montana. Experts say few of these hunters are likely to …


Federal court nails four for passing phony bills

BOISE – Four counterfeiters have been nailed in federal court in Boise, all for making or passing fake $100 bills in Idaho. One of them, Brian Mercier, 34, of Salt …


He refuses to apologize, but Rammell’s one sorry guy

There was a time back in my naive younger days of journalism when the imbecilic behavior of politicians would confound me. “How can these so-called leaders be such embarrassing clods?” …


Wolf hunting just one facet of management, experts say

Some tough love – including regulated hunting – is needed to carve a permanent niche for wolves reintroduced to the Northern Rocky Mountains, say leading wolf authorities in this region …


Six dead wolf pups found in Idaho

FAIRFIELD, Idaho – Six dead wolf pups have been discovered on national forest land in south-central Idaho, state officials announced today.


Thousands buy Idaho wolf hunting tags

The first hunter to buy a wolf tag at Idaho’s Fish & Game headquarters in Boise this morning, J.D. Dennis of Kuna, arrived 55 minutes before the sale started. “Fortunately, …


Court ruling shields roadless U.S. forests

A federal appeals court Wednesday blocked road construction on more than 40 million acres of pristine national forests. The decision by a three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court of …


Free vaccines extended

The state of Idaho will buy all required vaccines for children through January 2010, Gov. Butch Otter said Tuesday. The announcement comes weeks after a legislative task force voted to …


Idaho prison weathers swine flu outbreak

BOISE – A swine flu outbreak at Idaho’s privately operated prison south of Boise has sickened at least 13 inmates, and all visitors or volunteers have been shut out for …


Idaho jobless rate hits 26-year high

Seasonally adjusted unemployment in Idaho rose half a percentage point in June, to 8.3 percent. It’s the highest jobless rate since October 1983, the state Department of Labor said Thursday. …


Recession has rural Idahoans staying put

BOISE - Rural Idaho residents have been staying put in the current recession, unlike the previous recession when they moved in large numbers to the state’s urban areas. People can’t …


Idaho lists boat inspection sites

The Idaho Department of Agriculture has posted the location of four boat inspection sites in North Idaho for vessels coming into the state.


Woman hit by train identified

A California woman is dead, and a Rathdrum man is in critical condition at Kootenai County Medical Center after being hit Monday by trains in Idaho.


More Idaho mothers to be eligible for assistance

BOISE — More mothers will be eligible for food assistance through a program for Women, Infants and Children under new income guidelines, according to the Idaho Department of Health and …


Abuse victims slow to block addresses

CALDWELL, Idaho— So far a dozen Idaho residents have taken advantage of a new law allowing victims of domestic violence, stalking and sexual assault to keep their addresses out of …


Idaho unemployment hits 22-year high

Idaho’s unemployment rate jumped to 7.8 percent in May, a 22-year high. Nearly 5,600 workers lost their jobs last month, pushing the statewide total to 58,300, the Idaho Department of …


Otter signs order on worker documentation

BOISE, Idaho — Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter has signed an executive order requiring state agencies to prove they are employing only legally documented workers if they want a share of …


Idaho kids among most ‘food insecure’

BOISE – A new nationwide study of child hunger shows Idaho making two top-10 lists – one measuring the most improvement in rates of child hunger, and another showing it …


Former elk rancher challenges Idaho rules

BOISE — Rex Rammell, a former elk rancher with political ambitions who was fined for violating Idaho’s domestic elk regulations, has asked the Idaho Supreme Court to find the rules …


GoGo Finder helps you fill up your spring, summer

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Garnet digs a secret jewel of central Idaho

Where can you dig for treasure, picnic in the forest, and meet royalty—all for $10?


Silverwood Theme Park

So your travel budget this summer may not let you afford a trip to play somewhere far away. Luckily for you, the Northwest’s largest theme park is nearby, just north …


Idaho seeks to shut down mortgage firm

Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden wants to shut down Apply 2 Save Inc., the Coeur d’Alene-based mortgage modification company.


Steelheading prime in Idaho’s upper Salmon

Steelhead fishing is winding down in most parts of Idaho, but around Stanley, it’s just getting started. The Upper Salmon River attracts some of the longest-running steelhead in the United …


Idaho school continues EPIC journey

A charter school in North Idaho for children with autism nearly three years in the making is one step closer to opening its doors. Parents on the board of the …


Delisting of wolves will face legal fight

The federal government’s decision to take gray wolves in the Northern Rockies off the Endangered Species List is headed for court. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Wednesday formally …


New courthouse dedicated in CdA

For the first time in 80 years, Coeur d’Alene has a new federal courthouse. The old U.S. courthouse, built in 1928 and located downtown, has become outdated in terms of …


Courthouse offers room to grow

For the first time in 80 years, Coeur d’Alene has a new federal courthouse. The old U.S. courthouse, built in 1928 and located downtown, has become outdated in terms of …


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