Stories tagged: idaho
UPDATED: Tue., April 4, 2017, 8:04 p.m.
Groups sue to stop US use of cyanide predator killing traps
Environmental and animal-welfare groups have filed a lawsuit claiming the U.S. government is violating the Endangered Species Act by allowing the use of two predator-killing poisons.
Tue., April 4, 2017, 11:22 a.m.
Idaho teacher accused of sex with student pleads not guilty
A former Idaho teacher accused of having sex with a student has pleaded not guilty.
UPDATED: Tue., April 4, 2017, 1:13 p.m.
Amazon tax deal to remain secret in Idaho
Amazon has begun collecting sales tax on internet purchases shipped to Idaho under an agreement reached with state officials earlier this year, but details surrounding the deal aren’t being disclosed.
UPDATED: Tue., April 4, 2017, 9:16 a.m.
Two being held on Idaho charges escape Yakima jail
Jail authorities say two men being held on charges out of Idaho have escaped from the county jail in Yakima.
Tue., April 4, 2017, 8:49 a.m.
Officials predict low return of steelhead to Snake River
Fisheries managers are predicting this year’s return of steelhead to the Snake River and its tributaries will be the lowest in about two decades.
Mon., April 3, 2017, 10:21 a.m.
Boise man sleeping in dumpster wakes up in garbage truck
Officials say a Boise man has been taken to a hospital after the dumpster he was sleeping in was emptied into a garbage truck.
UPDATED: Mon., April 3, 2017, 6:51 p.m.
Boise man in homeless lawsuit to run for governor
A Boise man who was once a plaintiff in a high-profile anti-panhandling lawsuit has registered as a Republican candidate for Idaho governor.
Mon., April 3, 2017, 9:18 a.m.
Child abuse, drug culture overwhelm Idaho’s foster system
Officials say far fewer foster care placements are available in south-central Idaho than in the rest of the state, while the number of children removed from their homes is on …
Sun., April 2, 2017, 11:28 p.m.
Man pleads guilty to striking, killing Australian satirist in Idaho
An Idaho man who struck and killed a renowned Australian humorist with his pickup truck will be sentenced in May after pleading guilty to vehicular manslaughter and leaving the scene …
Sun., April 2, 2017, 3:40 p.m.
Medical, technical charter schools populate Idaho workforce
When Madison Sargent enrolled in Meridian Technical Charter High School as a freshman, she wasn’t a tech geek. She didn’t even own a computer. She preferred spending time outdoors when …
Sun., April 2, 2017, 8:57 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Gonzaga’s national title dream is no longer just a fantasy as it was 40 years ago
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It wasn’t an April Fools’ joke, though it certainly had the sound of one. “Hey mom, did you hear. Gonzaga won. The Zags are in …
UPDATED: Sun., April 2, 2017, 12:08 a.m.
Idaho declares emergency due to high water on Boise River
The city of Boise, Ada County and the state have all declared a state of emergency because of high water levels on the Boise River.
Fri., March 31, 2017, 9:51 a.m.
Idaho man pleads guilty of failing to report man’s death
Officials say an Idaho man admitted he was guilty of failing to report the death of another man after a fatal overdose.
Fri., March 31, 2017, 9:21 a.m.
Pullman-Moscow airport eyes expanding parking
An expanded parking lot at the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport could open the door for more revenue from rental car businesses.
Fri., March 31, 2017, 8:36 a.m.
Tribe euthanizes dog pack after 2-year-old boy attacked
Animal control officials have euthanized eight of 11 dogs that attacked and seriously injured a 2-year-old boy north of Pocatello.
Thu., March 30, 2017, 3:01 p.m.
Idaho State announces retirement of head football coach
Idaho State University says football coach Mike Kramer has retired and a former assistant will take over head coaching duties.
UPDATED: Thu., March 30, 2017, 10:19 p.m.
Sockeye salmon removed from flood-threatened Idaho hatchery
About 4,000 endangered Snake River sockeye salmon have been evacuated from a flood-threatened hatchery in southwestern Idaho.
Thu., March 30, 2017, 10:01 a.m.
Officials remove cattle carcasses from Oregon reservoir
Officials have removed a number of cattle carcasses from a popular reservoir just west of the Oregon-Idaho border.
Thu., March 30, 2017, 9:58 a.m.
Idaho employers to pay the cost of political infighting
Idaho employers will pay millions of dollars more than necessary in unemployment insurance taxes after a bill that was supposed to lower those costs failed on the final day of …
Thu., March 30, 2017, 8:50 a.m.
Bomb squad destroys explosives in southeastern Idaho
Southeast Idaho officials say explosives likely left behind by a road construction crew in Pocatello have been destroyed with an explosion.
Wed., March 29, 2017, 2:59 p.m.
Ban sought for cyanide trap that hurt Idaho boy, killed dog
Environmental groups have petitioned the U.S. Agriculture Department to ban its use of cyanide-ejecting devices aimed at killing coyotes after one went off near a boy and his dog earlier …
UPDATED: Wed., March 29, 2017, 4:41 p.m.
Officials approve funding for $90M cybersecurity center
Idaho state officials approve the use of $90 million worth of bonds for the construction of two new buildings at a federal research facility
UPDATED: Tue., March 28, 2017, 2:55 p.m.
Cyanide device on U.S. land in Idaho broke agency policy
A cyanide device for killing coyotes that spewed the poison on a boy and killed his dog was set up on public land in Idaho in February despite a decision …
Tue., March 28, 2017, 12:52 p.m.
Post Falls man sought for involvement in mail theft ring with 400 victims
The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man believed to have led a large mail and package theft ring that involved 400 victims.
Tue., March 28, 2017, 9:54 a.m.
Property sale paves way for potential downtown Boise stadium
A property sale in downtown Boise has re-energized hopes for a downtown stadium.
Tue., March 28, 2017, 9:51 a.m.
Caldwell man gets 40 years for child porn, sex abuse
A Caldwell, Idaho, man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for making child pornography and sexually abusing a minor.
Tue., March 28, 2017, 9:47 a.m.
Idaho police shoot a woman during a Monday vehicle pursuit
Idaho State Police say officers who shot a woman while trying to arrest a fleeing suspect were justified in their actions.
Tue., March 28, 2017, 7:44 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Some college coaching traditions are heartwarming; others just give us heartburn
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s funny how life’s little journeys lead us down the road to the future. It showed yesterday as the Final Four coaches met the media …
Mon., March 27, 2017, 11:11 a.m.
Disruptive Idaho session prompts bill to change process
An Idaho Democrat wants to amend the state’s Constitution to no longer require lawmakers from reading an entire bill aloud before they can vote on it.
Mon., March 27, 2017, 9:54 a.m.
Hiker dies after fall in southwest Idaho recreation area
Authorities say a 20-year-old man has died after falling more than 70 feet off a cliff in a southwest Idaho hiking area.