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UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 17, 2018, 7:32 p.m.

Their son and their dog were sprayed with government cyanide. Now they’re on a crusade.

A cyanide device meant to kill coyotes went off in a field near Theresa Mansfield’s Pocatello home, injuring her son Canyon and killing his yellow Lab, Kasey, on March 16, …

Private school future in flux after official’s indictment

A man accused of playing a part in a multimillion-dollar cellphone smuggling ring told the Idaho Press on Wednesday that his biggest concern is the future of the private classical …

UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 16, 2018, 10:13 p.m.

Judge rejects bid to move trial of Idaho teacher accused of killing puppy

Despite the hundreds of thousands of people outside of this Franklin County city who think that a local biology teacher who allegedly fed a live puppy to a snapping turtle …

Grip on Sports: After denying the importance of the game, WSU denies Eastern much of a chance for another upset

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Washington State’s week of denial ended Saturday night with its defense denying Eastern Washington much of a chance to score. And the Cougars showing on …

UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 16, 2018, 8:55 p.m.

Making a house a home: Lewiston doctors renovate historic residence

While Lewiston’s Normal Hill is known for its historic homes, some of its finest gems have fallen into disrepair over the decades. A husband and wife team of Lewiston cardiologists …

Proposed Lochsa River designation loses ground

There’s a chance a proposal to designate the Lochsa River corridor as a National Historic site could be scuttled even before the state review board considers it.

Top staffers for Idaho governor candidate Paulette Jordan resign

Two of the top staffers for Idaho Democratic gubernatorial candidate Paulette Jordan have resigned with less than two months left before the Nov. 6 election.

Native American bones will be turned over to tribes

The University of Idaho and U.S. Forest Service’s Boise National Forest say they’ve identified human remains from Native Americans in their holdings that will be turned over to present-day tribes.

Boise woman pleads guilty after car fire kills daughter

A 31-year-old woman has pleaded guilty to two counts of felony injury to a child following a car fire that killed one of her children and injured another.

Grip on Sports: Hurricanes now seem to have an impact on college football schedules every year

A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s just one of those fall Fridays, isn’t it? You take a look at the television schedule, check the weather report, say a little pray …

Proposed Lochsa designation draws fire

In spite of assurances that listing the Lochsa River corridor in the National Register of Historic Places would not negatively affect the public, a large, vocal group of people at …

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 9:03 p.m.

Huckleberries: Bridge pilgrimage recalls stories from another era

Coeur d’Alene landscape architect Jon Mueller knew where he wanted to be on what would have been his father’s 100th birthday, Sept. 8 – the bridge over Mica Creek up …

Cleanup work at eastern Idaho nuclear site resumes

Cleanup work has resumed at an eastern Idaho nuclear site months after the rupture of several barrels containing radioactive sludge.

She was at Table Rock to check out the view. Someone pushed her car off the cliff.

A trip to Boise’s Table Rock to see the city lights turned sour last month when a woman returned to the parking lot to find her vehicle had been crashed …

Defense attorney says her DUI arrest a ‘blessing in disguise’

An Asotin County public defender facing a DUI charge made her first appearance as a defendant Tuesday in District Court.

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 8:55 p.m.

Idaho hunters, anglers contend with disappearing ink routine

Idaho anglers and hunters have to contend with more than just elusive fish and wildlife. Now, even their licenses and tags are vanishing.

Truck driver had 20 traffic violations prior to fatal crash

An investigation revealed that a truck driver who authorities say caused a crash that killed him and three Idaho airmen had more than 20 traffic violations in several states.

Budget office warns Idahoans may face bigger tax bills

Idahoans may see smaller refunds when filing their 2018 taxes next year because of major changes tied to the new tax law, Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter’s budget office warned on …

100 deaths reported on Idaho roads during summer

More traffic deaths happen during the summer than any other time of year. Idaho State police say they responded to a fatal accident nearly every day this year during a …

UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 10, 2018, 10:33 a.m.

More claims of abuse, retaliation at Idaho state-run center for the disabled

A former employee of a state-run facility in Nampa has filed a whistleblower claim against two Idaho agencies, saying she spoke up about abuse and neglect, then was pulled from …

Lewiston man is beating the odds

Earlier this month, Bill Wade celebrated 55 years of marriage to his wife, Lou Wade. Earlier this year, he celebrated his 78th birthday. But perhaps most importantly, he recently passed …

Grip on Sports: The new NFL season opens a lot like the old one ended, at least for the Seahawks

A GRIP ON SPORTS • The first Sunday of NFL football is over. Why is it that, despite wholesale changes in the offseason, so many teams haven’t really changed at …

Veterans at Idaho retreat have ‘walked the same boots’

The veteran retreat, in its fourth year, is funded and facilitated by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 889 and the VFW Post 889 Auxiliary with support from generous partners …

Health experts alarmed by jump in STDs in Idaho

Health experts say they are alarmed by a significant increase in reports of sexually transmitted diseases both throughout the state and nationally.

Fallen firefighters memorial offers solemn remembrance, as 9/11 anniversary approaches

Deputy Chief Kirk Carpenter of the Nampa Fire Department told the crowd at the annual Idaho Fallen Firefighters Memorial ceremony on Friday that he’s a third-generation firefighter, following in the …

Tara Westover, a featured author for Spokesman’s Northwest Passages Book Club, to give presentation at UI

Author Tara Westover will take part in the Runstad Lecture Series at 7 p.m. Monday with a presentation on her book, “Educated: A Memoir.” Last May, she was a featured …

Youth argue Second Amendment rights, gun control at rally in Boise

On the steps of the Idaho State Capitol Building, issues of Second Amendment rights and gun control played out not at the hands of the nearly 1,000 who came to …

Grip on Sports: From emotional releases to penalties to calling off the fight, yesterday’s action kept our attention

A GRIP ON SPORTS • It may not have been officially be Flag Day, but that’s how it felt Saturday around here. Washington State raised its Cougar one in an …

Here’s how Idaho became home to the nation’s top nuclear lab

The land, which belongs to the U.S. Department of Energy, is commonly known as the Idaho National Laboratory site. In Idaho Falls, they simply call it “The Site.”

More than 600 turn out for Snake River protest Saturday

On Saturday, roughly 600 joined in the annual Free the Snake Flotilla, a protest of the four lower Snake River Dams.