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Idaho’s Kim falters at NCAA women’s golf; Huskies in team finals

BRADENTON, Fla. – While Washington heads into the team match-play portion of the NCAA Women’s Golf Championships today, Idaho’s Leilanie Kim heads home after a most uncharacteristic round. The senior …


Ex-employee of Red Robin alleges workplace racism

A former employee has filed a federal lawsuit, with the Idaho Human Rights Commission’s blessing, against Red Robin restaurants claiming wrongful termination after she complained about alleged racist comments made …


Coeur d’Alene tops Lewiston for 5A Region I baseball title

Colin Richards fired a complete-game one-hitter with seven strikeouts to lead the Coeur d’Alene Vikings to a 4-2 victory over the Lewiston Bengals in the 5A Region I baseball championship …


Area roundup: Idaho men capture Big Sky Conference men’s golf tournament

The Idaho Vandals men ruled at the Big Sky Conference golf tournament at Greenhorn Creek Resort in Angels Camp, California, on Wednesday. The Vandals claimed the team title by a …


Area roundup: Gonzaga men win match at WCC tennis championships

The ninth-seeded Gonzaga Bulldogs men rolled to a 4-0 victory over the eighth-seeded Santa Clara Broncos on Wednesday for their first win in the West Coast Conference Championships tennis tournament …


With one round to go, Idaho women second in Big Sky golf

The University of Idaho is within striking distance of the Big Sky Conference women’s golf championship when the 54-hole tournament winds up today in Chandler, Arizona. The Vandals, led by …


Area roundup: Whitworth wins baseball finale heading into playoffs

A four-run first inning got Whitworth off to a fast start and the Pirates cruised to an 11-4 Northwest Conference baseball win over visiting Willamette on Sunday at Merkel Field …


Careywood, Idaho, residents fight for local post office

Carrie Bartelt greets each customer by name when they open the squeaky door to the modest post office in Careywood, an unincorporated community between Coeur d’Alene and Sandpoint. People know …


In brief: Idaho netting and moving pike

Northern Pike in a portion of Lake Coeur d’Alene are being netted for research on reducing their impact on native cutthroat trout. As many of the pike as possible are …


Uber, Lyft get court order blocking release of Spokane County reports

Ride-sharing juggernauts Lyft and Uber are fighting – and winning – a legal battle to keep ridership numbers and other data about their business in Spokane under wraps. A judge …


With academic progress rate up, NCAA lifts postseason ban on Vandals

An NCAA ban on postseason play for the University of Idaho football team has been lifted. The NCAA decision to lift the ban is because of the Vandals’ academic progress …


Big Sky basketball: Idaho overcomes Montana in double overtime

Connor Hill fell short in his five previous career tries at the Montana Grizzlies. Maybe the most agonizing setback occurred at Memorial Gym last season, when Montana pulled out a …


UI  Vandals

Coming up: Tonight vs. Montana, 7; Saturday vs. Montana State, 1 Outlook: Whatever good the Vandals did to their Big Sky Tournament hopes by upsetting Sacramento State on Feb. 14 …


Eagle, Vandal share Big Sky weekly women’s basketball honor

Eastern Washington and Idaho seniors shared the Big Sky Conference Player of the Week award in women’s basketball. Melissa Williams of Eastern had double-doubles in home wins over Southern Utah …


Post Falls wins Idaho 5A Region I wrestling championship

Post Falls had nine weight-class titles and cruised to a 5A Region I championship Saturday at Lakeland High School in Rathdrum. The Trojans had 16 wrestlers make the finals. Seth …


Eastern women rout Northern Arizona for sixth straight victory

Hayley Hodgins scored 19 points, Melissa Williams had 17 points and 10 rebounds and Eastern Washington routed Northern Arizona 73-42 in a Big Sky Conference game Saturday at Reese Court …


Study finds Idaho’s five tribes generate $1 billion in annual sales

Idaho’s five Indian tribes employ nearly 5,000 people and generate annual sales in excess of $1 billion, a new study says. The tribes hired Steven Peterson, a University of Idaho …


Idaho wildlife official warns against changing elk importing rules

BOISE – Idaho’s top wildlife official says an obscure rule change sought by domestic elk ranchers threatens the state’s hunting industry by introducing a deadly parasite into wild game populations. …


Idaho basketball: Maddie Schoening powers Sandpoint to state

Maddie Schoening scored 28 points Wednesday as Sandpoint qualified for the state tournament with a 58-43 win over Moscow in a 4A Region I girls basketball tournament loser-out game at …


Area women: Eastern knocks off first-place Montana

Hayley Hodgins’ 14 points led a balanced scoring attack as the Eastern Washington Eagles held off Big Sky Conference-leading Montana 65-64 Thursday night on Reese Court in Cheney. Jade Redmon …


Big Sky basketball: Mike Scott, Jordan Scott fuel Idaho’s win at Montana State

Mike Scott and Jordan Scott each scored 13 points as Idaho came back and held on to beat Montana State 80-71 on Thursday night in Bozeman. Jordan Scott, a freshman, …


Spike in Idaho flu deaths prompts warning

Sixteen people in Idaho have died from influenza as of Jan. 22, up from three deaths on Jan. 8. The spike in fatal cases has prompted state health officials to …


Area women: Gonzaga posts ninth consecutive victory

When you’re on a roll, sometimes even a lowly point total won’t slow you down. Gonzaga scored its second-lowest point total of the season, but it was still enough as …


Four corners: Idaho

Coming up: Tonight vs. North Dakota, 7; Saturday vs. Northern Colorado, 7 p.m. Outlook: Coming in on a three-game losing streak, the Vandals are all of a sudden facing a …


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 16, 2015, 2:39 p.m.

U.S. Supreme Court will decide gay marriage issue

Setting the stage for a potentially historic ruling, the Supreme Court announced Friday it will decide whether same-sex couples have a right to marry everywhere in America under the Constitution.


Women’s basketball: Inland Northwest teams off to successful starts

The Eastern Washington women’s basketball team went into the Sunshine State this week as apparent alligator bait for Florida, which had a four-year run of claiming its own Gator Holiday …


Idaho fills needs by signing 10 junior college players

Idaho football coach Paul Petrino welcomed 10 junior college players into the fold Wednesday during the 2014 midyear signing period, which allows schools to sign JUCO players who intend to …


Oregon QB Marcus Mariota big winner at awards show; Vandals’ Austin Rehkow denied

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Marcus Mariota put up nearly flawless numbers this season in leading Oregon to a spot in the first College Football Playoff. At the College Football …


Idaho’s Austin Rehkow, Josh McCain honored by Sun Belt

NCAA punting leader Austin Rehkow and receiver Josh McCain were Idaho’s representatives on the All-Sun Belt Conference first team announced Wednesday. Senior center Mike Marboe earned second-team honors, while freshman …


Idaho man gets 20 years to life for kidnap, rape of girl

A Coeur d’Alene man will spend at least 20 years behind bars for beating, raping and tying up a 13-year-old female relative last year. Michael David Nixon, 32, spent most …