Stories tagged: idaho
Tue., March 21, 2017, 9:12 a.m.
600,000 chinook fry lost at Kooskia hatchery
Fisheries officials are hopeful they can mitigate the loss of 600,000 spring chinook fry at the Kooskia National Fish Hatchery but are anxious over the fate of 1.4 million juvenile …
Tue., March 21, 2017, 8:56 a.m.
Moscow man convicted of child porn could get probation instead of prison
Judge John R. Stegner may consider a sentence even more lenient than one agreed upon in a plea deal for a Moscow man who admitted possessing child pornography.
Tue., March 21, 2017, 8:54 a.m.
Lewiston’s St. Joseph Medical Center sale can proceed, Idaho AG says
The Idaho attorney general’s office will allow a pending sale of St. Joseph Regional Medical Center to proceed – as long as the sale adheres to a list of conditions.
Tue., March 21, 2017, 8:19 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The M’s still have a few unanswered questions even though the regular season is just a fortnight away
A GRIP ON SPORTS • We interrupt this college basketball lovefest that is late March to bring you some really important news. In two weeks the major league baseball season …
Mon., March 20, 2017, 3:56 p.m.
Officials identify Idaho man killed in Montana crash
Butte-Silver Bow County officials have released the name of a 47-year-old Idaho man who died after being struck by a semitrailer while pushing his car off the interstate in southwestern …
Mon., March 20, 2017, 12:46 p.m.
Attorney General Wasden’s budget narrowly clears Idaho House
Idaho House lawmakers used Attorney General Lawrence Wasden’s budget plan for fiscal year 2018 to highlight their displeasure with the chief legal officer’s recent agreement to repeal two anti-abortion laws.
Mon., March 20, 2017, 12:40 p.m.
Conjoined twins return home to Idaho
Eastern Idaho parents Nick and Chelsea Torres are home with their newborn conjoined twins after a six-day drive from Texas.
Mon., March 20, 2017, 12:12 p.m.
Public schools budget easily passes Idaho House
Idaho’s public schools funding proposal for fiscal year 2018 – the largest share of the state’s budget – has cleared the Idaho House.
Mon., March 20, 2017, 9:16 a.m.
University of Idaho law school in Boise on track
The University of Idaho College of Law’s efforts to begin a first-year law program in Boise have come to fruition, after the American Bar Association gave the plan its seal …
Mon., March 20, 2017, 8:54 a.m.
Idaho sets spring chinook fishing seasons
Idaho’s chinook fishing season will open on some rivers April 22.
Mon., March 20, 2017, 8:33 a.m.
East Idaho man dies in farm equipment accident
A Rexburg father has died after he became entangled in the rotor of farm equipment.
Mon., March 20, 2017, 8:17 a.m.
Grip on Sports: What do we do for the next three days without NCAA games to fill our time?
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Mondays are the worst. The Monday after the first NCAA basketball tournament weekend? The worst of the worst. If today wasn’t the first day of …
Fri., March 17, 2017, 9:16 p.m.
Otter: Don’t repeal the grocery tax
Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter says Idaho lawmakers should not repeal the state’s grocery tax, adding that he sees no reason to change the current system.
UPDATED: Fri., March 17, 2017, 5:41 p.m.
Idaho senator makes another run at relaxing child labor laws for family-owned logging operations
U.S. Sen. Jim Risch wants to relax child labor laws to allow 16-year-olds to run logging equipment under parental supervision in family-owned businesses.
Fri., March 17, 2017, 8:35 a.m.
Grip on Sports: There has always been a connection between St. Patrick’s Day and sports
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s St. Patrick’s Day. I have bad memories of St. Patrick’s Day. And it has nothing to do with green beer. At least not with …
UPDATED: Thu., March 16, 2017, 10:49 p.m.
Idaho agency loosens agricultural field burning restrictions
Idaho officials on Thursday approved rules loosening restrictions on agricultural field burning that health advocates say will lead to breathing problems for some residents.
Thu., March 16, 2017, 8:52 a.m.
Grip on Sports: As the NCAA tournament begins, a reminder fame is fleeting everywhere but at Gonzaga these days
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It is called March Madness, right? Well, the madness part of it started yesterday. Well, actually earlier this week. As we march to the NCAA …
UPDATED: Wed., March 15, 2017, 11:05 p.m.
Coeur d’Alene officials weigh possible sale of land next to Tubbs Hill
The Coeur d’Alene urban renewal district, ignite cda, postponed a decision that would sell a small piece of land on the north side of Tubbs Hill, Wednesday.
UPDATED: Wed., March 15, 2017, 11:07 p.m.
Sgt. Greg Moore’s widow urges Idaho lawmakers to keep Affordable Care Act
The widow of Coeur d’Alene police Sgt. Greg Moore is urging Idaho lawmakers not to repeal the Affordable Care Act without a “comparable replacement,” saying the law enabled her to …
UPDATED: Wed., March 15, 2017, 4:22 p.m.
Mudslide causes train to derail in Boundary County
A mudslide caused a dozen train cars to derail and some tumbled down a steep hillside Wednesday morning in Boundary County, Idaho.
Wed., March 15, 2017, 8:32 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Today is the day to get chores done, because the rest of the week is NCAA basketball
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The Madness has begun, albeit only in fits and starts. The first two of the four NCAA tourney play-in games – call them what you …
UPDATED: Tue., March 14, 2017, 10:52 p.m.
Coeur d’Alene voters overwhelmingly approve $68 million school bond, levy
The Coeur d’Alene School district took a risk this year, asking voters to approve a bond and levy totaling $68 million. It was a risk that paid off.
Tue., March 14, 2017, 3:41 p.m.
Idaho plan to save wildlife gets OK from federal officials
Federal officials said they have approved Idaho’s wildlife conservation plan that allows the state to seek federal money to bolster mainly nongame species and avoid potential listings under the Endangered …
UPDATED: Mon., March 13, 2017, 4:56 p.m.
Idaho boasts top job growth rate in 2016
Idaho saw 4 percent job growth last year, giving it the fastest rate in the nation, the Idaho Department of Labor said Monday.
Mon., March 13, 2017, 8:56 a.m.
Grip on Sports: As soon as you turned the TV on, you knew Gonzaga was a No. 1 seed – if you were observant
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Did you turn on CBS’ NCAA selection show yesterday afternoon with one main objective? You know, to find out if Gonzaga was a No. 1 …
Sun., March 12, 2017, 9:10 p.m.
Conservation group maps land protection strategy in Northwest states
A conservation group has created maps identifying key landscapes in three Western states most likely to sustain native species amid climate change and is distributing money to protect private lands …
UPDATED: Sat., March 11, 2017, 11:36 p.m.
Worries growing for wheat farmers
Farmers are facing a belt-tightening year as wheat prices slip below the break-even mark, signaling the third consecutive year of financial hardship.
Sat., March 11, 2017, 8:05 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Some days in Reno are like Friday, though probably only a few have been worse
A GRIP ON SPORTS • That was a bad day in the world’s biggest little city. At least for teams from around the Inland Northwest. The Big Sky Conference basketball …
Sat., March 11, 2017, midnight
David H. Greegor Jr.: Omitting science standards means erasing truth
Among those who pay attention not only to the overwhelming scientific evidence but also extraordinary and obvious weather and climate disasters, there is no debate.
Fri., March 10, 2017, 10:52 a.m.
Moscow residents will not vote on $10 million bond this spring
Moscow voters will not be asked this spring to vote on a $10 million general obligation bond for a new police station, fire equipment, streets and infrastructure, said Moscow Mayor …