Stories tagged: idaho
UPDATED: Tue., April 10, 2018, 4:12 p.m.
Idaho’s math and reading scores remain flat in U.S. test
Idaho students made no significant improvements in math and reading scores, according to the latest Nation’s Report Card released Tuesday.
UPDATED: Tue., April 10, 2018, 3:53 p.m.
Free-range parenting law eyed around U.S. after Utah gets buzz
After Utah passed the country’s first law legalizing so-called free-range parenting, groups in states from New York to Texas are pushing for similar steps to bolster the idea that supporters …
Mon., April 9, 2018, 4:14 p.m.
Low-income areas in North Idaho certified for Opportunity Zone investments
The U.S. Treasury Department has certified low-income census tracts as federal “Opportunity Zones” in the cites of Post Falls and Moscow, Idaho, and Benewah, Bonner, Boundary and Shoshone counties.
UPDATED: Mon., April 9, 2018, 9:32 a.m.
Top GOP candidates talk penalties, prosecution for abortion
Idaho Republican gubernatorial candidate Tommy Ahlquist once promised to sign legislation allowing for the prosecution of women who have had abortions, while challenger Lt. Gov. Brad Little offered tepid support …
UPDATED: Sun., April 8, 2018, 9:09 p.m.
Interstate crash involving apple truck results in injuries
Authorities say a four-vehicle accident, which included a semitruck loaded with apples, on an Idaho interstate resulted in injuries.
Sat., April 7, 2018, 2:15 p.m.
Police investigating unattended death in Boise
Police in Boise are investigating the death of a man who was found unconscious in his vehicle.
Sat., April 7, 2018, 2:12 p.m.
Small earthquake rattles eastern Idaho, no damage reported
A small earthquake occurred in eastern Idaho but there are no reports of damage.
Fri., April 6, 2018, 12:58 p.m.
Agency expands Sawtooth Forest through ranch acquisition
The U.S. Forest Service has expanded the Sawtooth National Forest through the acquisition of a ranch in central Idaho.
UPDATED: Sat., April 7, 2018, 2:23 p.m.
Pipeline break spills diesel fuel in south-central Idaho
A pipeline in south-central Idaho near Buhl ruptured and spilled diesel fuel that contaminated soil and a pond used for watering livestock.
Fri., April 6, 2018, 5:45 a.m.
Idaho shortens whitetail deer season in Unit 10A, ends use of extra deer tags
The Idaho Fish and Game Commission ended the use of extra deer tags in Unit 10A and also shortened the whitetail season there, following activism started by hunters from Orofino.
Thu., April 5, 2018, 12:40 p.m.
Syngenta plans $30M expansion to Nampa facility
Agribusiness giant Syngenta is planning a $30 million expansion to its research and seed production facility in western Idaho.
Thu., April 5, 2018, 10:20 a.m.
Meet 5 Magic Valley residents who practice rare trades
Times have changed. So who still practices the dying arts in our modern world?
Thu., April 5, 2018, 8:36 a.m.
Grip on Sports: As times change, even the most ancient of traditions need to change as well
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Tradition and history are crucial elements in every sport. But none celebrate it more than golf, which traces its roots back to sheepherders and sailors …
Thu., April 5, 2018, 6 a.m.
Making the transition from pavement to dirt: Tips, tricks for trail running noobs
So you’re a runner. A motivated, pavement pounding, mileage tracking, road warrior, addicted to the euphoric response that follows pushing your body and mind to their limits.
UPDATED: Wed., April 4, 2018, 2:35 p.m.
Nampa teen pleads guilty to stabbing girl at high school
A 17-year-old Idaho student has pleaded guilty to stabbing his ex-girlfriend in the parking lot of a Nampa high school.
Wed., April 4, 2018, 7:47 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The past and the future collided a bit yesterday at Idaho and around the area
A GRIP ON SPORTS • If you like news instead of games, then yesterday was your day in the Inland Northwest sports world. But don’t despair if that is not …
Mon., April 2, 2018, 10:29 p.m.
Idaho to require coverage for autism treatment
Idaho is joining a long list of states to require health insurers provide coverage for the treatment of autism, Department of Insurance Director Dean Cameron announced Monday.
UPDATED: Mon., April 2, 2018, 3:36 p.m.
Report: Idaho workers’ earnings led nation in ’17
A recent report says Idaho led the nation last year in workers’ earnings growth.
Sat., March 31, 2018, 10:32 a.m.
Ketchum library plans $12.5 million expansion, renovation
Some indoor work has started on a proposed $12.5 million expansion and renovation of The Community Library in Ketchum, but local officials have yet to approve the overall project.
Fri., March 30, 2018, 12:35 p.m.
Idaho AG supports religious protections for health workers
Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden has signed a letter supporting President Donald Trump’s effort to protect the rights of health workers who object to participating in abortions and other procedures.
Fri., March 30, 2018, 10:36 a.m.
Idaho seeks hunters’ opinions on deer management
Idaho Fish and Game is soliciting hunters’ opinions on white-tail deer management. The department mailed some license holders, emailed others and made the survey available online to anyone. The survey …
Fri., March 30, 2018, 9:25 a.m.
Defense attorney appointed to Idaho death penalty case
An attorney qualified to handle death penalty cases has been appointed to represent the Washington state man accused of stabbing to death a cab driver in northern Idaho.
UPDATED: Fri., March 30, 2018, 8:05 p.m.
Post falls man charged with second-degree murder
A Post Falls man was arrested Tuesday on charges of second-degree murder, failure to notify authorities of a death and possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver.
Thu., March 29, 2018, 8:32 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Baseball begins to tie together generations again today
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Down in our basement sits a ragged hardbound copy of one the original Baseball Encyclopedias, billed as the bible of baseball. It was my father’s. …
Thu., March 29, 2018, 5 a.m.
Everyone could use a Guardian Angel like Sharon Garwood
Avondale Lake’s neighbors were watching out for a couple of boys playing on thin ice.
UPDATED: Wed., March 28, 2018, 9:25 p.m.
Ronald Nold back in court after suicide attempt, banned from Eagles
Wearing an anti-suicide jail smock, former Coeur d’Alene Eagles president Ronald Nold was back in court Wednesday.
UPDATED: Wed., March 28, 2018, 3:46 p.m.
‘Justice for Hank’ dog-beating trial ends in guilty verdict
After nearly a year of campaigning, investigating and pleading, it appears a family’s pursuit to find “Justice for Hank” may be coming to a close.
UPDATED: Tue., March 27, 2018, 3:43 p.m.
Judge: U.S. illegally quarantined some Idaho potato fields
A federal judge ruled that the U.S. government illegally quarantined some Idaho potato fields infested with a microscopic pest that could threaten the state’s $1.2 billion potato industry, but he …
Tue., March 27, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Coincidence or not, WCC changes seem to fit what Gonzaga wants
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Do you believe in coincidence? Or do all things happen for a reason? If you are in the coincidence camp, some changes released yesterday from …
Mon., March 26, 2018, 9:04 a.m.
Rathdrum becomes first Monarch USA city in Idaho
Officials in the northern Idaho city of Rathdrum are hoping a new designation will attract a new kind of tourists: Monarch butterflies.